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#Rotunda Hospital

# rotunda-hospital - Monday 11 May, 2020

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

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

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' Exclusive

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

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 Exclusive

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 Exclusive

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

Take 5: Friday

Five things you need to know: the scramble to leave Libya, a war-time era shell in Wexford, and who’s getting to crush Seán Fitzpatrick’s BMW.