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#Rotunda Hospital

# rotunda-hospital - This year 2022

Stardust inquest to move to the Rotunda Hospital after concerns over possible delay
# Stardust Inquest
# Stardust Inquest

Stardust inquest to move to the Rotunda Hospital after concerns over possible delay

Feb 9th 2022, 11:37 AM 7,003 Views 0 Comments

The inquest will now be held in the Pillar Room in the Rotunda Hospital.

# rotunda-hospital - Last year 2021

Rotunda Hospital will relax restrictions for antenatal appointments from 1 November
# Visitor Restrictions
# Visitor Restrictions

Rotunda Hospital will relax restrictions for antenatal appointments from 1 November

Oct 20th 2021, 6:35 PM 9,535 Views 6 Comments

Only one nominated companion or partner is allowed to visit the hospital.

Rotunda Hospital to relax some Covid-19 restrictions for partners from Monday
# Rotunda Hospital
# Rotunda Hospital

Rotunda Hospital to relax some Covid-19 restrictions for partners from Monday

Sep 11th 2021, 11:10 AM 26,827 Views 52 Comments

The hospital has issued new guidelines following the public criticism.

Rotunda Master: Higher vaccination uptake among inpatients would allow restrictions to be eased
# Maternity Restrictions
# Maternity Restrictions

Rotunda Master: Higher vaccination uptake among inpatients would allow restrictions to be eased

Aug 11th 2021, 11:10 AM 19,608 Views 64 Comments

High vaccination rates among the general population are not being reflected in maternity hospitals.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Jul 16th 2021, 9:03 PM 7,578 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Experts have 'concerns' about Rotunda trial involving induction of healthy first-time mothers
# Clinical Trial
# Clinical Trial

Experts have 'concerns' about Rotunda trial involving induction of healthy first-time mothers

Jul 16th 2021, 12:05 AM 57,609 Views 22 Comments
  • The trial aims to assess two different methods of induction for healthy first-time mothers at 39 weeks pregnant.
  • Concerns have been raised about the way in which information on the trial is being presented to pregnant people.
  • The trial began in November 2020 and 86 women have so far taken part, Orla Dwyer reports.
Two family members of staff at second Dublin hospital received Covid-19 vaccine
# Rotunda
# Rotunda

Two family members of staff at second Dublin hospital received Covid-19 vaccine

Jan 18th 2021, 9:34 PM 50,387 Views 101 Comments

It comes a similar controversy at the Coombe Hospital was reported last night.

Partners no longer allowed to attend 20-week pregnancy scan, Rotunda announces
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Partners no longer allowed to attend 20-week pregnancy scan, Rotunda announces

Updated Jan 4th 2021, 10:05 PM 43,284 Views 63 Comments

The “very difficult decision” was made “due to the surge in community-acquired Covid-19 infections”.

# rotunda-hospital - All time

Some new and expectant mothers finding Covid-19 crisis 'very challenging'
# Rotunda Hospital
# Rotunda Hospital

Some new and expectant mothers finding Covid-19 crisis 'very challenging'

May 11th 2020, 6:10 AM 26,042 Views 7 Comments

Up to one in five women experience mental health difficulties in pregnancy or after birth.

First baby of 2020 born at Rotunda Hospital in Dublin
# New Year
# New Year

First baby of 2020 born at Rotunda Hospital in Dublin

Jan 1st 2020, 1:12 PM 48,931 Views 60 Comments

Victoria Setuke was born at 12.12am.

Rotunda told to rely on 'short-term measures' to keep babies safe amid 'crisis'
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Rotunda told to rely on 'short-term measures' to keep babies safe amid 'crisis'

Jul 24th 2019, 12:05 AM 21,420 Views 11 Comments

An outbreak of infection earlier this year saw eight babies affected – with the death of one infant referred to the coroner.

Simon Harris vows to meet Rotunda chief to discuss new wing to tackle 'safety crisis' for premature babies
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Simon Harris vows to meet Rotunda chief to discuss new wing to tackle 'safety crisis' for premature babies

Jun 19th 2019, 7:00 PM 8,099 Views 14 Comments

An outbreak of infection recently saw eight babies affected – with the death of one infant referred to the coroner.

Rotunda urges Simon Harris to secure new hospital wing to tackle 'safety crisis' for premature babies
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Rotunda urges Simon Harris to secure new hospital wing to tackle 'safety crisis' for premature babies

Jun 19th 2019, 12:05 AM 10,923 Views 10 Comments

The maternity hospital is earmarked to relocate to Blanchardstown but it doesn’t know when that will be.

Rotunda hospital chief warns of 'intolerable safety crisis' for premature babies
# Bug Outbreak
# Bug Outbreak

Rotunda hospital chief warns of 'intolerable safety crisis' for premature babies

Jun 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 36,502 Views 20 Comments

Intensive care unit saw outbreak of infection affect eight babies – with the death of one infant referred to coroner.

Ten out of 19 maternity units have abortion services in place
# Rotunda Hospital
# Rotunda Hospital

Ten out of 19 maternity units have abortion services in place

Apr 21st 2019, 12:10 AM 26,183 Views 71 Comments

The HSE has said that “service demand remains within the predicted limits” in relation to abortion services.

Teenager who was 26 weeks pregnant thought she 'was getting chubby' before giving birth in kitchen
# One Born Every Minute
# One Born Every Minute

Teenager who was 26 weeks pregnant thought she 'was getting chubby' before giving birth in kitchen

Oct 4th 2018, 12:49 PM 58,456 Views 49 Comments

Milaois Murphy believed she had appendicitis on the night her daughter Harper was born.

'The little knitted octopuses worked brilliantly': How a Dublin knitting group helped these premature twins
# Tentacles For Tinies
# Tentacles For Tinies

'The little knitted octopuses worked brilliantly': How a Dublin knitting group helped these premature twins

Jul 28th 2018, 5:30 PM 22,653 Views 5 Comments

Eli and Ezra were born at 27 weeks and needed constant care – luckily they got some through the assistance of the Rotunda Knitters.

'We have asked them to stop': Both sides in referendum condemn graphic posters outside maternity hospitals
# Icbr
# Icbr

'We have asked them to stop': Both sides in referendum condemn graphic posters outside maternity hospitals

May 1st 2018, 2:01 PM 69,457 Views 357 Comments

The Irish Centre for Bioethical Reform conducted the displays at three Dublin maternity hospitals yesterday.

80 babies delivered at Holles St and Rotunda during storm ... including one Emma
# Snow Angels
# Snow Angels

80 babies delivered at Holles St and Rotunda during storm ... including one Emma

Mar 2nd 2018, 2:38 PM 47,026 Views 44 Comments

No one has been called Beast or East though.

Long queues at Rotunda Hospital partly caused by new IT system
# Maternity Services
# Maternity Services

Long queues at Rotunda Hospital partly caused by new IT system

Dec 20th 2017, 9:42 PM 17,099 Views 12 Comments

The hospital has received two complaints in relation to yesterday’s long waiting times.

Dublin maternity hospital chief says Irish abortion patient died while flying home after termination
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Dublin maternity hospital chief says Irish abortion patient died while flying home after termination

Oct 12th 2017, 10:53 AM 33,150 Views 141 Comments

Fergal Malone revealed the woman’s death at yesterday’s hearing of the Committee on the Eighth Amendment.

'Lethal', 'insane' - cyclists have their say on what it's like dealing with the Luas expansion works
# Luas Cross City
# Luas Cross City

'Lethal', 'insane' - cyclists have their say on what it's like dealing with the Luas expansion works

Apr 27th 2017, 12:05 AM 18,214 Views 173 Comments

Many people have complained to Transport Infrastructure Ireland regarding the sometimes-hazardous nature of cycling near Luas works.

Warning of dating app dangers after increase in numbers at sexual assault unit
# Rape
# Rape

Warning of dating app dangers after increase in numbers at sexual assault unit

Jan 12th 2016, 6:22 PM 16,841 Views 11 Comments

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre said there was a 36% increase in victims being accompanied to the unit in the Rotunda Hospital.

Abortion bill hasn't led to more women "claiming suicidality" to get a termination
# Rotunda Hospital
# Rotunda Hospital

Abortion bill hasn't led to more women "claiming suicidality" to get a termination

Jan 10th 2016, 2:47 PM 11,641 Views 61 Comments

Fears that this would happen have been proven unfounded.

'My biggest fear was delivering on the plane': Mother whose labour caused an emergency landing in Dublin speaks out
# Birth In The Air
# Birth In The Air

'My biggest fear was delivering on the plane': Mother whose labour caused an emergency landing in Dublin speaks out

Oct 30th 2015, 6:50 PM 19,088 Views 14 Comments

Jenny Drake and her now daughter Zoe Ireland are doing well.

Over 100 twins saved by laser surgery while still in the womb
# Rotunda Hospital
# Rotunda Hospital

Over 100 twins saved by laser surgery while still in the womb

Oct 6th 2015, 11:28 AM 13,085 Views 11 Comments

The procedure involves placing a tiny camera through the mother’s abdomen and into the womb.

Consultant turned tap and pregnant woman told, 'That’s the volume of blood that will gush out of you'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Consultant turned tap and pregnant woman told, 'That’s the volume of blood that will gush out of you'

Sep 1st 2015, 8:00 AM 9,328 Views 116 Comments

Dil Wickremasinghe writes about how she was treated by doctors when she opted for a home birth.

This baby girl was delivered by Dublin firefighters this morning
# Baptism Of Fire
# Baptism Of Fire

This baby girl was delivered by Dublin firefighters this morning

Aug 3rd 2015, 11:25 AM 28,688 Views 26 Comments

Baby Eva’s parents will have a good story to tell her when she’s older.

The Rotunda's fertility clinic has been sold off to an Australian company
# Eggs In One Basket
# Eggs In One Basket

The Rotunda's fertility clinic has been sold off to an Australian company

Dec 24th 2014, 5:26 PM 14,851 Views 17 Comments

The deal was worth a total of €6 million and the hospital wants to use its share towards new facilities.

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 8,563 Views 26 Comments

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

Maternity unit and patient equipment at Tipperary hospital are unclean
# HIQA Inspections
# HIQA Inspections

Maternity unit and patient equipment at Tipperary hospital are unclean

Jun 21st 2013, 11:30 AM 5,017 Views 10 Comments

The Health Information and Quality Authority has carried out inspections on five hospitals with South Tipperary General Hospital coming in for particularly strong criticism.

Abortion legislation should be 'short, clear and not mention suicide'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Abortion legislation should be 'short, clear and not mention suicide'

Apr 5th 2013, 12:59 PM 7,126 Views 273 Comments

Dr Sam Coulter-Smith, master of the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin, says his profession would welcome the clarity and comfort that legislation will bring.

Maternity hospital adds ability to benchmark performance internationally
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Maternity hospital adds ability to benchmark performance internationally

Dec 31st 2012, 9:45 AM 6,312 Views 0 Comments

The system is set to allow Dublin’s Rotunda Hospital gauge its performance against other hospitals in both Ireland and the UK.

Hospitals in new push backing Mater site for National Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

Hospitals in new push backing Mater site for National Children's Hospital

Apr 9th 2012, 10:23 AM 3,733 Views 69 Comments

The Sisters of Mercy have reportedly offered to hand over the existing Mater hospital building to the State.

Demand for public IVF treatment doubled in recession
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Demand for public IVF treatment doubled in recession

Feb 25th 2011, 5:22 PM 1,418 Views 0 Comments

Dublin’s only assisted birth centre that offers free treatment to medical card holders saw clients double since 2007.