# emergency-department - Saturday 13 April, 2013
The Irish Association for Emergency Medicine has said that the problem will worsen after July.
# emergency-department - Saturday 16 February, 2013
The new emergency department at the hospital will open tomorrow.
# emergency-department - Thursday 14 February, 2013
Patients that are seriously ill or injured should dial 999 or go directly to another Emergency Department.
# emergency-department - Thursday 7 February, 2013
The relocation had previously been postponed as management at the hospital said it did not want to impose additional pressures on other hospitals.
# emergency-department - Friday 25 January, 2013
Management said it did not want to impose additional pressures on other hospitals.
# emergency-department - Friday 4 January, 2013
Restrictions are still place in Limerick and Cavan though the number of reported cases have significantly declined.
# emergency-department - Sunday 2 December, 2012
Dr Declan Bedford said we need a national strategy that should include minimum pricing in Ireland to control alcohol sales at discount prices.
# emergency-department - Friday 19 October, 2012
Beaumont Hospital in Dublin had the largest overspend in the hospital sector running at nearly €20 million at the end of August.
# emergency-department - Wednesday 22 August, 2012
The HSE has produced a report which proposes getting rid of all agency staff in three hospitals – but the plan has drawn harsh criticism.
# emergency-department - Saturday 21 July, 2012
The emergency department at Cork’s South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital will close next weekend.
# emergency-department - Thursday 19 July, 2012
The National Ambulance Service says it followed all correct protocols, and says the shortest route isn’t always the best one.
Roscommon Hospital Action Committee has said that there are people dying because of the decision to remove emergency services from the hospital.
# emergency-department - Wednesday 20 June, 2012
24-hour emergency services at Our Lady’s Hospital are to cease in August.
# emergency-department - Thursday 7 June, 2012
The latest HSE performance report evaluates hospitals’ discharge and admission rates, as well as response times and lengths of stay.
# emergency-department - Monday 28 May, 2012
If Tallaght can change procedures within three days to cut waiting times, the IAEM says, so can other hospitals.
# emergency-department - Thursday 17 May, 2012
Health watchdog HIQA found that over 80 per cent of patients in the emergency department were kept on a corridor and had to wait around 13 hours for a bed.
The report by the Health Information and Quality Authority will be published at 11am this morning.
# emergency-department - Tuesday 10 April, 2012
# emergency-department - Thursday 29 March, 2012
The Mid Western Regional Hospital has said patients should only come to its emergency department in cases of “urgent need”.
# emergency-department - Tuesday 21 February, 2012
The HSE’s report for December 2011 also showed that 62 posts – mostly in emergency medicine and psychiatry – need to be filled.
# emergency-department - Monday 6 February, 2012
A review by the Irish Association for Emergency Medicine shows there is an “unsafe deficit” within a certain grade in the Emergency Medicine tier, even after the recruitment of staff from abroad.
# emergency-department - Friday 3 February, 2012
More bad news for already-stretched household budgets as insurance costs have now risen by up to 65 per cent in the past 13 months.
# emergency-department - Thursday 13 October, 2011
A local doctor has expressed fears over the closure at the city’s South Infirmary, which was announced today.
# emergency-department - Tuesday 4 October, 2011
Nurses are calling on the HSE and Dept of Health to address “gross overcrowding” at the hospital, where 17 admitted patients were waiting on trolleys for a bed yesterday.
# emergency-department - Thursday 29 September, 2011
Meanwhile, Health Minister Dr James Reilly says the work stoppages are “unsafe, unsound and unwarranted”.
# emergency-department - Monday 26 September, 2011
The Irish Association of Emergency Medicine believes changing the management of emergency departments could save hundreds of lives.
# emergency-department - Saturday 24 September, 2011
Galway University Hospital has asked members of the public to only present to the Emergency Department if there is a genuine emergency.
# emergency-department - Wednesday 21 September, 2011
Nurses at Limerick’s Mid Western Regional Hospital are holding a picket line outside thie hospital from 1pm to 5pm today.
# emergency-department - Thursday 15 September, 2011
Overcrowding has led to “appalling conditions” in a Limerick emergency department, a nurses’ union said.
# emergency-department - Tuesday 6 September, 2011
In today’s Fix: Emergency Department nurses in Limerick vote in favour of industrial action; former Chief of General Staff of the Yugoslav army is jailed for war crimes; and we are left in no doubt about Madonna’s taste in blooms…
Nurses in the Emergency Department at the Mid Western Regional Hospital have voted in favour of taking industrial action over bed capacity at the Limerick hospital.
Up to 70 nurses at the Emergency Department in the Mid Western Regional Hospital in Limerick are balloting on whether to take industrial action today.
# emergency-department - Monday 8 August, 2011
Protesters say they will continue the sit-in into the night as the urgent care facility at the hospital closes its doors.
# emergency-department - Thursday 4 August, 2011
Nurses have started a work to rule because of overcrowding at the Dublin hospital.
# emergency-department - Wednesday 6 July, 2011
Tense scenes in the Dáil ahead of this evening’s vote on cutting Roscommon’s emergency department.
Thousands will protest the closure of the emergency department at Roscommon County Hospital today. The department was considered to be unsafe….so is it right to close it?
# emergency-department - Tuesday 5 July, 2011
The emergency unit is being replaced by an ‘urgent care unit’, but what does that mean? What can it treat?
# emergency-department - Monday 27 June, 2011
The Taoiseach has confirmed that the hospital’s emergency department will no longer be 24/7.
As HIQA launches its investigation into emergency services at Tallaght Hospital, TheJournal.ie asks how you feel about emergency treatment in Ireland.
Emergency Medicine group calls for HIQA to expand its investigation to all hospitals which have a record of chronic overcrowding in their emergency departments.