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# Patients

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Industrial action at Beaumont as nurses slam overcrowding
Nurses have started a work to rule because of overcrowding at the Dublin hospital.
Medical data of Tallaght patients may have been breached
Medical records were given to a private firm to be transcribed and typed up.
Naas nurses to ballot on industrial action
Nurses in Naas General Hospital say the conditions are “unsafe” and they are “exasperated” with the situation.
Protest at Tallaght hospital in solidarity with staff
Demonstrators say the facility is seriously under resourced. Meanwhile a protest about Roscommon County Hospital is planned for Leinster House for Wednesday.
New ICU beds at Crumlin, but is the hospital in crisis?
The board of Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital says that the facility will run out of money by the end of the year.
Tallaght A&E to undergo safety probe
The Health Information and Quality Authority will carry out a statutory investigation into the care given to acute patients.
Medical emergency! There's a Father Jack on ward three
Doctors are naming troublesome patients after foul-mouthed Fr Jack Hackett, a list of hospital slang reveals.
Concerns raised over shortage of junior hospital doctors
The Irish Association of Emergency Medicine has said that shortages may lead to “potential avoidable harm” to patients.
GPs warn of major problems in changes to prescribing psychiatric drugs
Up to 48 hour delays predicted for greater Dublin area patients under the new scheme, but the HSE says it’s already in place in the rest of the country.