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# St James's Hospital

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August 2023
Closure of psychiatric unit in St James's Hospital labelled 'seriously concerning' by nurses
The unit equates to almost half of the available beds for the mental health services in St James’s Hospital.
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Breakthrough lymphoma treatment now available in Ireland as first patient receives therapy
Until now, patients who could benefit from T-cell (CAR-T) therapy had to travel to the UK for the treatment.
3 in 4 staff in country's two largest EDs showed signs of burnout during pandemic, study finds
The study was conducted by researchers at University College Cork.
Wording was 'a bit off, to put it midly' on hospital posters for cash prizes, says Harris
St James’s Hospital has been advertising prizes for wards that discharge patients before 11am.
Missing Dublin woman found safe and well
Kenneth, also called Robyn, Melia had last been seen on Monday at St James’s Hospital.
Prisoner escapes from custody while receiving treatment at St James's Hospital in Dublin
The incident happened at around 10am this morning.
Costs, changes and controversies: The decades-long saga behind the NCH
The controversy over the costs of the project is just the latest in a series of problems to affect the project
Woman injured after man hijacks car at St James's Hospital
The suspect crashed into another car and a security barrier.
Woman had to have aggressive chemotherapy and radiation treatment after cancer misdiagnosis
RTÉ Investigates has confirmed that two patients had their cancer misdiagnosed at the hospital.
Appeal over fire safety regulations of new children's hospital was made 'with an eye towards costs'
It was reported yesterday that the board had appealed three conditions imposed on the hospital.
Pest company called to St James's Hospital more than 100 times in last two years
Among the many different pests encountered on the hospital’s campus in recent times were ants, cockroaches, mice, pigeons, and woodlice.
Prayer vigil held at St James's Hospital this evening for victims of Clondalkin fire
It is believed the first funerals for the fire’s victims will take place on Monday.
Public asked to avoid St James's Hospital emergency department due to 'unusually high' demand
The hospital says that it is seeing an “unusually high” number of patients.
'When I came in here I couldn't walk. Now I've just been told I can go home'
The Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing was launched today by Michael D Higgins at St James’s Hospital, Dublin.
Children's hospital costs like a 'runaway train' as they rocket to €1bn
Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the debate about where the new children’s hospital should be built is “finished”.
Woman who slipped on human faeces at hospital awarded €16,000
Rachel Mooney was carrying trays and dishes at St James’s Hospital when the incident occurred.
Patients at St James's unable to have water with tablets due to leak
Staff are currently being advised to limit showers and bathing for patients.
Nurses 'seeking employment elsewhere' after they say St James's Hospital took their parking
Over 100 INMO members met last Thursday and condemned the actions of management.
A terminally ill doctor wants all hospital staff to introduce themselves to patients
St James’s Hospital in Dublin has signed up to her campaign.
Family of woman who died from ovarian cancer donates ultrasound scanners in her memory
The scanners were donated to the hospital’s outpatient gynaecology department by the Emer Casey Foundation.
Suspected human remains found near St James's Hospital
The suspected remains were unearthed among the roots of a tree.
The new national children's hospital is go... but not everyone is happy about it
Construction is set to begin this summer. The decision has been described as “a giant step forward for children’s healthcare in ireland”.
Hospital staff to vote on strike action over car parking charges
Siptu is to ballot its members at St James’s Hospital over new staff parking fees.
Man rushed to hospital after falling over railings outside Diceys Bar
The incident happened shortly after 4am this morning.
Visiting suspended at 2 hospitals in Dublin and Cork due to flu outbreak
Mercy University Hospital in Cork isn’t looking too good either…
No children and limited number of visitors allowed in St James's Hospital
Certain wards may need to be closed to all except specially approved compassionate visiting.
Dentists "outraged" after sudden closure of dental clinic in Dublin city
The HSE says that the clinic was closed because of concerns over the suitability of the building.
No evidence of graves found at new Children's Hospital site
The Development Board for the new hospital confirmed that a study has found “no evidence of a grave or any other features of archaeological significance”.
Opinion: St James’s is the "best site" for the children’s hospital? It's a complete farce.
Our son has profound disabilities and we sometimes have to visit hospital several times a week. St James’s is a totally unsuitable site for multiple reasons.
Labour Senator Jimmy Harte remains in critical but stable condition
Harte was found unconscious in the early hours of Saturday morning after sustaining serious injuries in what is now believed to have been an accidental fall.
Man hospitalised after altercation on Camden Street
Gardaí say they are trying to establish what happened and added that there have been no arrests at this stage.
Arrest made after man found critically injured on Dublin street
Gardaí have launched an investigation after the man was discovered on a street in Inchicore last night.
Gardaí seeking to trace two drivers, after girl killed in Greenhills Road smash
A 16-year-old girl from Tallaght died in the crash between a car and a Dublin Bus.
Man airlifted to hospital after suffering heart problems aboard ferry
The alarm was raised around 40km out to sea.
One third of people with bipolar disorder unable to work - report
Around 40,000 people in Ireland have bipolar disorder, but many were only diagnosed after experiencing symptoms for between 2 and 3 years.
12-month figures show near 30pc drop in patients waiting nine months
The latest figures from the patient treatment register have shown a drop of nearly 30 per cent in patients waiting more than nine months, when compared with March 2012.
St James's Hospital: No disruption to services expected during TEEU picket
No disruption to services is anticipated tomorrow during a planned picket by members of the Technical Engineering and Electrical Union, says hospital management.
Three arrested after man stabbed in Kimmage
A man was found with stab wounds outside a house in the south Dublin suburb just before 3am this morning.
Man released without charge over Dublin shooting
The man in his late 20s was being questioned over the shooting of Christopher Warren, who was dropped off at St James’s Hospital where he died of his injuries.
Man still being questioned over Dublin city shooting
The man can be held for up to seven days in connection with the fatal shooting of Christopher Warren, who was left at St James’s Hospital with gunshot wounds on Friday night.