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#Portlaoise Hospital

# portlaoise-hospital - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Nurses at Portlaoise hospital raise concerns after Covid outbreak leads to closure of ward
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Nurses at Portlaoise hospital raise concerns after Covid outbreak leads to closure of ward

Oct 15th 2020, 5:22 PM 28,463 Views 7 Comments

The medical ward at Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise is no longer accepting new patients.

# portlaoise-hospital - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Parents of baby who died after 22 minutes at Portlaoise Hospital 'extremely upset' over inquiry outcome
# Baby Mark
# Baby Mark

Parents of baby who died after 22 minutes at Portlaoise Hospital 'extremely upset' over inquiry outcome

Apr 25th 2018, 12:36 PM 29,054 Views 9 Comments

One doctor has faced seven allegations of professional misconduct and/or poor professional performance at the inquiry.

# portlaoise-hospital - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Prison officers will have to travel hours with inmates if Portlaoise A&E closes
# Downgrade
# Downgrade

Prison officers will have to travel hours with inmates if Portlaoise A&E closes

Jun 10th 2015, 10:25 PM 6,206 Views 26 Comments

The closure will create additional risks and be more costly, said the POA.

# portlaoise-hospital - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Varadkar 'ashamed' of patient treatment at Portlaoise hospital
# Maternity
# Maternity

Varadkar 'ashamed' of patient treatment at Portlaoise hospital

May 14th 2015, 9:00 PM 18,752 Views 61 Comments

The Minister for Health met with bereaved parents last night to hear their stories.

# portlaoise-hospital - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

'I was sent home three days before my baby died and told I just had a kidney infection'
# Portlaoise Hospital
# Portlaoise Hospital

'I was sent home three days before my baby died and told I just had a kidney infection'

Dec 16th 2014, 6:29 PM 16,580 Views 27 Comments

A mother has come forward about her experience at Portlaoise Regional Hospital in 2007.

# portlaoise-hospital - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

These are the experts who will investigate baby deaths at Portlaoise Hospital
# Watchdog
# Watchdog

These are the experts who will investigate baby deaths at Portlaoise Hospital

Apr 29th 2014, 10:11 AM 7,378 Views 2 Comments

HIQA will carry out a review of the quality of service provided at the hospital.

# portlaoise-hospital - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Prime Time investigation reveals details of fifth baby death at Portlaoise Hospital
# Baby Deaths
# Baby Deaths

Prime Time investigation reveals details of fifth baby death at Portlaoise Hospital

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:38 PM 16,824 Views 9 Comments

Amy Delahunt and Ollie Kelly were told by the hospital that they would have to request the review into the death of their daughter under the Freedom of Information Act.

# portlaoise-hospital - Friday 28 March, 2014

Man dies in single vehicle crash on Laois motorway
# Roads
# Roads

Man dies in single vehicle crash on Laois motorway

Mar 28th 2014, 7:58 AM 9,045 Views 5 Comments

The 47-year-old died in the crash on the M7 outside Portlaoise.

# portlaoise-hospital - Friday 21 March, 2014

HIQA to investigate extent of serious adverse incidents at Portlaoise
# Baby Deaths
# Baby Deaths

HIQA to investigate extent of serious adverse incidents at Portlaoise

Mar 21st 2014, 11:31 AM 5,715 Views 6 Comments

Dr James Reilly requested the watchdog to examine the “safety, quality and standards of services” following the deaths of a number of babies at Portlaoise Hospital.

# portlaoise-hospital - Thursday 6 March, 2014

'Why did it take a Prime Time programme to highlight the problems at Portlaoise maternity unit?'
# Lack Of Compassion
# Lack Of Compassion

'Why did it take a Prime Time programme to highlight the problems at Portlaoise maternity unit?'

Mar 6th 2014, 1:01 PM 7,704 Views 22 Comments

The chief medical officer was questioned on the deaths of babies at Portlaoise this morning.

Shortage of midwives in every public maternity unit in Ireland
# Shortfall
# Shortfall

Shortage of midwives in every public maternity unit in Ireland

Mar 6th 2014, 12:00 PM 8,527 Views 26 Comments

Portlaoise, Mullingar and the Rotunda have the biggest shortage of midwives.

TDs and Senators to question chief medical officer on Portlaoise baby deaths
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

TDs and Senators to question chief medical officer on Portlaoise baby deaths

Mar 6th 2014, 6:15 AM 4,387 Views 2 Comments

Tony Holohan is to appear before the committee this morning. He published a review of the situation last month.

# portlaoise-hospital - Friday 28 February, 2014

HSE replaces management at Portlaoise hospital in response to baby deaths
# Baby Deaths
# Baby Deaths

HSE replaces management at Portlaoise hospital in response to baby deaths

Feb 28th 2014, 4:43 PM 13,740 Views 30 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation said today that a staffing deficit in the hospital’s maternity unit means employees are facing double the workload.

# portlaoise-hospital - Saturday 8 February, 2014

New legislation to compel hospitals to admit negligence to families
# Open Disclosure
# Open Disclosure

New legislation to compel hospitals to admit negligence to families

Feb 8th 2014, 5:11 PM 6,537 Views 17 Comments

The move follows revelations about the deaths of four babies at Portlaoise Hospital.

# portlaoise-hospital - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

‘Concerns will be addressed in full’: Emotional Reilly says baby deaths are ‘disturbing’
# Portlaoise Hospital
# Portlaoise Hospital

‘Concerns will be addressed in full’: Emotional Reilly says baby deaths are ‘disturbing’

Feb 5th 2014, 11:40 PM 13,943 Views 31 Comments

The Minister for Health appeared close to tears in the Dáil earlier.