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# trolleys - Thursday 12 February, 2015

The hospital with the worst overcrowding problem is getting a boost of nurses
# Our Lady Of Lourdes
# Our Lady Of Lourdes

The hospital with the worst overcrowding problem is getting a boost of nurses

Feb 12th 2015, 7:25 PM 15,592 Views 29 Comments

Changes are set to occur after an appearance by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation before the Labour Relations Commission yesterday.

Minister: Trust me, I'm aware of cases like Lucy
# Medical Cards
# Medical Cards

Minister: Trust me, I'm aware of cases like Lucy

Feb 12th 2015, 1:46 PM 17,639 Views 57 Comments

“It’s not that the system isn’t sympathetic, it is – who wouldn’t be?”

# trolleys - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Sex, Smirnoff and the Six Nations: The week in numbers
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Sex, Smirnoff and the Six Nations: The week in numbers

Feb 7th 2015, 7:00 PM 17,210 Views 11 Comments

Plus: How much does it cost to replace the lightbulb at the top of the Spire?

# trolleys - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

"A poor example": Varadkar heavily criticises Martin over emergency department crisis
# HOSPITAL CRISIS
# HOSPITAL CRISIS

"A poor example": Varadkar heavily criticises Martin over emergency department crisis

Jan 14th 2015, 9:45 PM 29,819 Views 68 Comments

The Health Minister said no one wants to sort out the overcrowding crisis more than he does.

'Elderly patients are being kept on trolleys for days'
# HOSPITAL CRISIS
# HOSPITAL CRISIS

'Elderly patients are being kept on trolleys for days'

Jan 14th 2015, 6:23 PM 13,621 Views 38 Comments

Nurses brought their anger at overcrowding to the gates of the Dáil today.

# trolleys - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Red Rock, Eddie Hobbs, and "Al" Shatter: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Red Rock, Eddie Hobbs, and "Al" Shatter: The week in numbers

Jan 10th 2015, 7:00 PM 12,708 Views 12 Comments

Plus: How many extra seconds will we be getting in June?

# trolleys - Friday 9 January, 2015

There are 401 people on trolleys today
# HOSPITAL CRISIS
# HOSPITAL CRISIS

There are 401 people on trolleys today

Jan 9th 2015, 2:35 PM 6,898 Views 39 Comments

The figure peaked at more than 600 on Tuesday.

# trolleys - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Leo Varadkar 'needs to stop being a commentator'
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Leo Varadkar 'needs to stop being a commentator'

Jan 8th 2015, 12:45 PM 11,052 Views 54 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has slammed the Health Minister in the wake of the hospital overcrowding crisis.

# trolleys - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

'I'm sick to death of this problem' - Varadkar speaks out on A&E crisis
# Going To Get Worse
# Going To Get Worse

'I'm sick to death of this problem' - Varadkar speaks out on A&E crisis

Jan 7th 2015, 10:20 PM 35,682 Views 142 Comments

The Health Minister said the problem is going to get worse next week.

# trolleys - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

At Beaumont Hospital there is calm, but only on the surface
# Beds Crisis
# Beds Crisis

At Beaumont Hospital there is calm, but only on the surface

Jan 6th 2015, 9:55 PM 12,316 Views 28 Comments

The hospital had 41 people on trolleys today and has cancelled surgery for the week.

Leo Varadkar 'will return tomorrow' as Adams accuses him of being AWOL
# Trolleywatch
# Trolleywatch

Leo Varadkar 'will return tomorrow' as Adams accuses him of being AWOL

Jan 6th 2015, 9:55 PM 39,554 Views 224 Comments

The Department of Health says that Varadkar has been kept abreast of the situation.

# trolleys - Monday 5 January, 2015

Hospital overcrowding: Calls for Ireland to poach nurses from UK and Australia
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

Hospital overcrowding: Calls for Ireland to poach nurses from UK and Australia

Jan 5th 2015, 10:50 PM 24,460 Views 93 Comments

A record number of people are now waiting for beds, with the INMO saying industrial action is likely due to ‘chronic overcrowding’.

# trolleys - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

264 people are spending New Year's Eve on hospital trolleys
# Trolleywatch
# Trolleywatch

264 people are spending New Year's Eve on hospital trolleys

Dec 31st 2014, 1:45 PM 5,315 Views 24 Comments

The INMO says it’s like “Groundhog Day”.

# trolleys - Monday 3 November, 2014

'We're gravely concerned': Nurses at Naas Hospital to protest severe overcrowding
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

'We're gravely concerned': Nurses at Naas Hospital to protest severe overcrowding

Nov 3rd 2014, 5:38 PM 9,940 Views 10 Comments

INMO has said its members are “extremely worried at what lies ahead for the winter months”.

# trolleys - Saturday 13 September, 2014

'Winter is coming' and nurses say Irish hospitals are not prepared
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'Winter is coming' and nurses say Irish hospitals are not prepared

Sep 13th 2014, 5:00 PM 11,031 Views 23 Comments

Figures show there was a 19% increase in the number of patients on trolleys compared to last year.

# trolleys - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Teenager's death could lead to wider availability of Epipens
# Emma Sloan
# Emma Sloan

Teenager's death could lead to wider availability of Epipens

Jul 10th 2014, 1:09 PM 8,769 Views 24 Comments

Epipens, discretionary medical cards and medicinal marijuana all came up in today’s Oireachtas Health Committee meeting. There was even a Beyoncé & Jay Z reference.

# trolleys - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Tesco in Ballymun are charging a tenner deposit for trolleys
# Trollied
From The Daily Edge
# Trollied

Tesco in Ballymun are charging a tenner deposit for trolleys

Apr 17th 2014, 12:16 PM 8,851 Views 12 Comments

People just won’t return them.

# trolleys - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Reilly 'acknowledges discomfort and distress' of patients on trolleys
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

Reilly 'acknowledges discomfort and distress' of patients on trolleys

Jan 22nd 2014, 2:14 PM 5,367 Views 50 Comments

Reilly was challenged by Fianna Fáil TD Billy Kelleher in the Dáil today after it emerged almost 400 people were on trolleys across the country in one day this week.

# trolleys - Saturday 11 January, 2014

High Court, Mars, and Niall Horan: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

High Court, Mars, and Niall Horan: The week in numbers

Jan 11th 2014, 7:30 PM 11,379 Views 2 Comments

Plus: Where did Michael Noonan rank out of Europe’s Finance Ministers in a Financial Times list?

# trolleys - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Almost 60,000 people waited on trolleys in Emergency Departments last year
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Almost 60,000 people waited on trolleys in Emergency Departments last year

Jan 9th 2014, 10:09 PM 4,653 Views 29 Comments

New figures show the level of overcrowding at hospitals around the country.

# trolleys - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Emergency medics lash out as trolley numbers hit eight-month high
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Emergency medics lash out as trolley numbers hit eight-month high

Jan 9th 2013, 3:39 PM 5,447 Views 18 Comments

The Irish Association of Emergency Medicine criticises the failure to end waits on trolleys, as 385 wait for admission.

# trolleys - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Minister for Health "winning the war on trolley numbers"
# Health
# Health

Minister for Health "winning the war on trolley numbers"

Jul 24th 2012, 1:50 PM 3,159 Views 36 Comments

New figures show that there were almost 10,000 fewer people on trolleys so far this year.

# trolleys - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Hospitals 'hiding trolleys' on wards, says INMO
# Hospital
# Hospital

Hospitals 'hiding trolleys' on wards, says INMO

May 10th 2012, 12:17 PM 2,303 Views 24 Comments

The INMO said yesterday that some hospitals are placing extra beds or trolleys on wards on a permanent basis – but Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore finds this hard to believe.

# trolleys - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

2011 worst year for number of patients on trolleys - INMO
# Health
# Health

2011 worst year for number of patients on trolleys - INMO

Jan 18th 2012, 10:53 AM 1,024 Views 25 Comments

Over 86,400 people were left on trolleys as 2,229 public beds remain closed.

# trolleys - Friday 2 December, 2011

Column: How many people will austerity kill?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How many people will austerity kill?

Dec 2nd 2011, 7:47 AM 13 Views 34 Comments

The debate on the health service is a morass of figures. But cuts are life-or-death moral choices, writes Aaron McKenna.

# trolleys - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Drogheda hospital "in meltdown"
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Drogheda hospital "in meltdown"

Oct 4th 2011, 9:12 AM 722 Views 11 Comments

There are 53 patients on trolleys in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital today, the INMO has said, adding the situation “is now causing untold human suffering for patients”.

# trolleys - Thursday 4 August, 2011

Industrial action at Beaumont as nurses slam overcrowding
# Work To Rule
# Work To Rule

Industrial action at Beaumont as nurses slam overcrowding

Aug 4th 2011, 6:45 PM 487 Views 30 Comments

Nurses have started a work to rule because of overcrowding at the Dublin hospital.

# trolleys - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Trolley watch: the most depressing updates you'll get today?
# Health
# Health

Trolley watch: the most depressing updates you'll get today?

Jul 6th 2011, 1:08 PM 802 Views 2 Comments

Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation new mobile phone updater allows you to see how many patients are on trolleys around the country at any given time. It makes for stark reading.

# trolleys - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Tallaght Hospital staff told to urgently discharge patients to alleviate overcrowding
# Tallaght Hospital
# Tallaght Hospital

Tallaght Hospital staff told to urgently discharge patients to alleviate overcrowding

Mar 8th 2011, 6:22 PM 1,471 Views 0 Comments

Hospital CEO sent text message to staff this morning, calling for immediate discharges after 35 patients were kept on trolleys there yesterday.