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# university-hospital-limerick - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Heart attack patients taking 18 hours longer to present at hospital during lockdown

Experts say fear of Covid-19 is keeping patients away from hospitals despite the higher risk of cardiac death.

# university-hospital-limerick - Friday 6 March, 2020

Covid-19: Health authorities 'working rapidly' to identify contacts of doctor and his family in Limerick Uhl

Covid-19: Health authorities 'working rapidly' to identify contacts of doctor and his family in Limerick

Patients who may have come into contact with one of the confirmed cases of Covid-19 are being contacted directly.

# university-hospital-limerick - Monday 6 January, 2020

HSE apologises to those affected by overcrowded emergency departments as some hospitals ban visitors

Hospitals in Cork, Waterford, and South Tipperary have all imposed strict visiting restrictions.

# university-hospital-limerick - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

'Beyond crisis point': Limerick hospital breaks record for number of patients waiting on trolleys

Last month, Limerick had over 1,400 patients without beds.

# university-hospital-limerick - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Woman (70) ‘left for 105 hours on trolley’ in Limerick Hospital

The facility topped national charts for patients on trolleys in September.

# university-hospital-limerick - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Complaint to Ombudsman after man 'distressed' over hearing instrument noise during surgery

The Ombudsman received more than 3,300 complaints about public services last year.

# university-hospital-limerick - Monday 25 March, 2019

Man (50s) killed in single-vehicle collision in Co Clare

The driver was killed at Castlefergus at around 9.15pm last night.

# university-hospital-limerick - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Man says mother developed sepsis in 'torturous 42 degree' hospital ward

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said that hospital management “should be responding to the needs of their patients”.

# university-hospital-limerick - Monday 19 March, 2018

Teenager arrested in connection with fatal nightclub stabbing released without charge

A second man was injured during the altercation, which occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# university-hospital-limerick - Monday 1 January, 2018

Man (23) charged with assault causing harm following Clare stabbing

The assault took place on Saturday evening at 5.30pm on Henry Street, Kilrush, Co Clare.

# university-hospital-limerick - Friday 21 July, 2017

Limerick hospital apologises after pensioner forced to hear his own leg amputation

Peter Stapleton was not given headphones and was forced to listen to his upper leg being cut off with a saw.

# university-hospital-limerick - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Man dies after shooting on grounds of Limerick hospital

Foul play is not suspected.

# university-hospital-limerick - Monday 13 June, 2016

Woman missing from Limerick found safe and well

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.

# university-hospital-limerick - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Kerry teenager in serious condition in hospital after motorbike crash

The young man was rushed to University Hospital Limerick

# university-hospital-limerick - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Man in his 70s dies after ambulance breaks down on the way to hospital

It is not known if the breakdown affected the man’s survival chances.

# university-hospital-limerick - Monday 29 June, 2015

Doctor accused of putting cancer patients' health at risk and showing 'lack of empathy'

Dr Saqib Ahmed worked as a registrar in oncology from July to November 2012 at University Hospital Limerick.

# university-hospital-limerick - Monday 29 September, 2014

"Deplorable overcrowding": Dozens on trolleys in Limerick hospital

The INMO said today that the Major Emergency Plan should have been implemented at the hospital today, with 47 people on trolleys in the Emergency Department this morning.

# university-hospital-limerick - Friday 8 August, 2014

Galway mental health unit used new observation area 'as office space'

HSE has responded saying that the new unit has not been comissioned for use, but this is being examined “in the context of new staff being employed”.

# university-hospital-limerick - Friday 6 June, 2014

Limerick Hospital emergency department "not fit for purpose"

HIQA also found that there were problems admitting children to adult units.

# university-hospital-limerick - Monday 9 December, 2013

University of Limerick to create 290 full-time jobs in major expansion UL

University of Limerick to create 290 full-time jobs in major expansion

The plan includes a new city centre campus, facilities at University Hospital Limerick and a team training centre for Munster Rugby.

# university-hospital-limerick - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

HSE West ordered to pay €70,000 to woman it discriminated against

The Employment Equality Tribunal ordered the HSE to pay almost the maximum in compensation to a woman it failed to suitably accommodate.