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# hospital - Yesterday’s News

HSE ordered to carry out review of car parking charges at hospitals

The Irish Cancer Society had been calling on hospitals to waive fees for people undergoing long term treatment.

# hospital - Monday 12 March, 2018

'I've never seen anything this extreme': 34-year-old man died due to 'torrential' nosebleed

Joao Carlos Araujo died in Connolly Memorial Hospital in Dublin in 2016.

# hospital - Friday 23 February, 2018

Doctor says 'paralytically, unconsciously drunk' teens at West Cork disco could have died

Medical professionals who treated the teenagers said parents need to take more responsibility for their children’s behaviour.

# hospital - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

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.

# hospital - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Three-year-old girl rushed to hospital and woman arrested after incident in Dublin

A woman in her 40s has been arrested.

# hospital - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

'Have some morals': Father makes appeal to driver after teenager seriously injured in hit-and-run

John O’Reilly appealed for those responsible for his son’s “horrific” injuries to come forward.

# hospital - Friday 26 January, 2018

Witnesses describe mass panic as dozens killed in huge hospital blaze in South Korea

More than 130 were hurt in the fire, the country’s worst for 15 years.

# hospital - Thursday 25 January, 2018

34 people have died so far from the flu this season

The number of cases of flu continued to rise over the past week.

# hospital - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Tallaght Hospital says new app will 'help patients get the most from their treatment'

It’s the first public hospital in Ireland to launch this type of app.

# hospital - Friday 19 January, 2018

'This should not have happened': Parents of baby who died shortly after birth settle case with hospital

An apology from Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda was read out in court today.

# hospital - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

'I waited in A&E with my 5-week-old baby for 36 hours'

The Children’s Hospital Group said there has been an increase in young children and infants presenting with the flu and respiratory infections.

# hospital - Monday 1 January, 2018

The story of Alice Clifford, a Dublin mother who went missing from a hospital 38 years ago

“I’m not afraid of death, death is a natural part of life. But this isn’t natural.” Alice’s daughter Pat says that there are still many questions around her mother’s death.

'We're all delighted': The first baby of the new year was born in Ireland just seconds after midnight

The baby boy was born at exactly seven seconds after 12 and came in weighing 3.26kg (7lbs 3oz).

# hospital - Friday 29 December, 2017

Two patients require 'further treatment' after scans reviewed at Kerry hospital

A further 11 patients have had their cases re-examined.

# hospital - Friday 22 December, 2017

Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact

The move is an attempt to ease pressure on services over the busy Christmas period.

# hospital - Monday 18 December, 2017

Woman 'lucky to be alive' after two days stuck in Australian mine shaft

She tripped and fell down the eight-metre (26-foot) deep shaft while out for a walk.

# hospital - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Poll: Should we change the name of the children's hospital due to legal threats? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we change the name of the children's hospital due to legal threats?

An Arizona hospital has the same name.

# hospital - Friday 1 December, 2017

Retired surgeon guilty of sex attacks on young boys given 20 months in prison

Lawyers for the retired surgeon had previously claimed that imprisoning him would kill him.

Accidental death verdict at inquest of man who choked on Mars bar on the Luas

The inquest heard that a number of people got off the Luas at the Abbey Street stop in a bid to help David O’Reilly.

# hospital - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Leo Varadkar suggests consultants should 'clock in' to ensure they're at work

His comments were in response to an RTÉ Investigates programme which revealed that one consultant left his work at a public hospital to treat private patients at a different hospital.

# hospital - Monday 20 November, 2017

20% of cancer patients 'experienced PTSD after diagnosis'

That’s according to a new study published in a peer-reviewed journal.

# hospital - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Temple Street Children's Hospital warns of overcrowding at its emergency department

It is asking parents to think about all their care and treatment options before attending the ED.

# hospital - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh

The man’s car was found to have entered the water just after midnight last night.

# hospital - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Pensioner awarded €25,000 after being kicked and pushed at Beaumont Hospital

Phyllis Byrne, now 83, sued Beaumont Hospital, CPL Resources and CPL Healthcare.

# hospital - Monday 2 October, 2017

Patients 'have a right to ask doctors and nurses if they have received the flu vaccine'

Health Minister Simon Harris said just one third of all health workers got the vaccine last year.

# hospital - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Seriously ill homeless man receives emergency housing after challenging council in court

The man said that he did not wish to be taking up a hospital bed but he couldn’t go back to living on the streets.

# hospital - Sunday 10 September, 2017

The National Children's Hospital won't be named after a saint, but what should it be called?

The new name has come from a staff suggestion process, but hasn’t been revealed yet.

# hospital - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Man in critical condition after being pulled out of Dublin canal after All-Ireland final

A 23-year-old man got into difficulty in the canal at Portobello Harbour in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# hospital - Monday 4 September, 2017

Emergency department workers pin blame for hospital wildcat strikes on HSE

Navan emergency department was just one of many experiencing serious staff shortages as a result of the strikes this evening.

# hospital - Friday 18 August, 2017

Seriously ill homeless man granted leave to challenge Louth County Council over housing

The council has told the man it will not provide him with assistance because he was not habitually resident in the State.

# hospital - Saturday 12 August, 2017

At least 60 children die in hospital that suffered oxygen shortages

Authorities have launched an inquiry into the causes of the oxygen disruption but denied that it had caused the deaths.

# hospital - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Jeremy Clarkson admitted to Spanish hospital with pneumonia

The presenter is on holiday with his family.

'Project dietitian' appointed to help overhaul Ireland's hospital food

Improving the standard of food has been highlighted as a priority by Health Minister Simon Harris.

# hospital - Monday 24 July, 2017

Four people including seven-year-old girl hospitalised following Wicklow crash

One woman is in a serious condition in Beaumont Hospital.

# hospital - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Award-winning fairy garden donated to children's ward at Portiuncula Hospital

The garden received a certificate of distinction in the postcard section at Bloom this year.

# hospital - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'We wanted to mind it; now we're watching it burn' - Fire has gutted one of Cork city's best-known buildings

A massive fire broke out at St Kevin’s Asylum near the Lee Fields at about 6pm this evening.

143 women in Donegal are waiting over a year for a breast clinic appointment

Nearly 250 women who displayed symptoms of possible breast cancer have been waiting between six and 12 months.

# hospital - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Disgruntled ex-employee named as gunman who opened fire in New York hospital

He entered the building in a white coat with an automatic weapon concealed under his shirt, officials said.

# hospital - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'I really hope we don't run out of time': Desperate parents share stories of children's suicide attempts

They said they are fighting to keep their children alive while they wait months for services.

# hospital - Friday 23 June, 2017

Crowds gather at Waterford hospital after man dies while being transferred to Cork

A 40-year-old man from Waterford died while being transported in an ambulance to a hospital in Cork.

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