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# rotunda-hospital - Saturday 11 September, 2021

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 26,666 Views 52 Comments

The hospital has issued new guidelines following the public criticism.

# rotunda-hospital - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

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 19,533 Views 64 Comments

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

# rotunda-hospital - Friday 16 July, 2021

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Jul 16th 2021, 9:03 PM 7,501 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 55,787 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.

# rotunda-hospital - Monday 18 January, 2021

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 50,308 Views 95 Comments

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

# rotunda-hospital - Monday 4 January, 2021

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 43,158 Views 63 Comments

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

# rotunda-hospital - Monday 11 May, 2020

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 25,997 Views 7 Comments

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

# rotunda-hospital - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

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 48,871 Views 60 Comments

Victoria Setuke was born at 12.12am.

# rotunda-hospital - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

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 21,383 Views 11 Comments

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

# rotunda-hospital - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

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 8,074 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 10,850 Views 9 Comments

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

# rotunda-hospital - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

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 36,421 Views 20 Comments

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

# rotunda-hospital - Sunday 21 April, 2019

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 25,995 Views 71 Comments

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

# rotunda-hospital - Thursday 4 October, 2018

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 58,301 Views 49 Comments

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

# rotunda-hospital - Saturday 28 July, 2018

'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 22,615 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.

# rotunda-hospital - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

'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 69,381 Views 357 Comments

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

# rotunda-hospital - Friday 2 March, 2018

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 47,006 Views 44 Comments

No one has been called Beast or East though.

# rotunda-hospital - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

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 17,081 Views 12 Comments

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

# rotunda-hospital - Thursday 12 October, 2017

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 33,090 Views 130 Comments

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

# rotunda-hospital - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'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 18,188 Views 173 Comments

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

# rotunda-hospital - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

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 16,828 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.

# rotunda-hospital - Sunday 10 January, 2016

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 11,620 Views 61 Comments

Fears that this would happen have been proven unfounded.

# rotunda-hospital - Friday 30 October, 2015

'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 19,068 Views 14 Comments

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

# rotunda-hospital - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

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 13,036 Views 11 Comments

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

# rotunda-hospital - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

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 8,816 Views 116 Comments

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

# rotunda-hospital - Monday 3 August, 2015

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 28,663 Views 26 Comments

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

# rotunda-hospital - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

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 14,777 Views 17 Comments

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

# rotunda-hospital - Thursday 6 March, 2014

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 8,524 Views 26 Comments

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

# rotunda-hospital - Friday 21 June, 2013

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 4,994 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.

# rotunda-hospital - Friday 5 April, 2013

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 7,109 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.

# rotunda-hospital - Monday 31 December, 2012

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

Maternity hospital adds ability to benchmark performance internationally

Dec 31st 2012, 9:45 AM 6,294 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.

# rotunda-hospital - Monday 9 April, 2012

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 3,703 Views 69 Comments

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

# rotunda-hospital - Friday 25 February, 2011

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

Demand for public IVF treatment doubled in recession

Feb 25th 2011, 5:22 PM 1,399 Views 0 Comments

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