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#Hospital

# hospital - Today’s News

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# hospital - Saturday 13 September, 2014

‘Winter is coming’ and nurses say Irish hospitals are not prepared

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

Woman taken to hospital after car bursts in to flames on M50

The woman escaped with minor injuries.

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# hospital - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Group of Mount Carmel nurses owed €60k in redundancy payments

The nurses might not receive the payments, as they are now considered to be unsecured creditors under the liquidation.

# hospital - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From The Score Michael Schumacher leaves Swiss hospital to move home and continue rehab Progress

Michael Schumacher leaves Swiss hospital to move home and continue rehab

The former Formula One champion still has ‘a long and difficult road ahead’, according to a statement released this afternoon.

Fair play: Taxi drivers are throwing a huge party for 850 kids with special needs Fun

Fair play: Taxi drivers are throwing a huge party for 850 kids with special needs

Last year, organisers had struggled to get enough drivers involved but this year is going to be bigger and better than ever.

# hospital - Sunday 7 September, 2014

HSE buys Mount Carmel hospital, will turn it into ‘step down’ facility

The hospital went into liquidation at the beginning of this year.

# hospital - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s been talking about the fatal stab attack at a hospital in Waterford, the Charleville tragedy, James Reilly, and a 25ft granny.

# hospital - Friday 5 September, 2014

6-year-old boy in serious condition after being hit by a car in Dublin

The boy is being treated in Temple Street Hospital for his injuries.

# hospital - Sunday 31 August, 2014

After years of waiting, Billy gets his second cochlear implant

His mum was part of the Happy New Ear campaign, which called for a changed to the existing implant system.

# hospital - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Missing boy latest: Police issue European arrest warrant for parents

Ashya King, who has a brain tumour, was taken from hospital by his father, Brett King. He is now believed to be with his family in Spain.

# hospital - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Talks stall between IMO and HSE on consultant doctors

The sticking point is on how a consultant’s experience will be assessed in terms of where they land on the pay scale.

A new challenge for charities – how to replicate the Ice Bucket Challenge

The Make-A -Wish Foundation says that the face of charity donation has changed hugely in the past 12 months.

# hospital - Monday 25 August, 2014

Child crushed by fireplace in California earthquake

The child is in critical condition and some 130 people were injured in the quake.

# hospital - Friday 22 August, 2014

Two men arrested after man shot in both legs

A 28-year-old man was taken to hospital with gunshot wounds to both legs.

In focus: Myanmar struggles with ancient scourge of leprosy

Around 3,000 new cases are found each year in the country, and medical workers are warning that the debilitating disease could be on the rise once more.

# hospital - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

More patients should go home on the same day as having surgery (and Leo agrees)

Reduce waiting lists? Tick. Save money? Tick. The Minister for Health is all in favour.

Varadkar won’t be taking up nurses’ challenge – but he’ll meet them in September

The new Health Minister was asked to work a 12-hour shift in an Emergency Department.

Poll: Should Varadkar have accepted the nurses’ challenge? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Varadkar have accepted the nurses’ challenge?

The Minister for Health turned down an offer to observe a 12-hour shift in an Emergency Department.

# hospital - Monday 18 August, 2014

45-year-old man dies after being stabbed in Dublin

The incident occurred at around 10.45pm last night.

Young pilot Denis Metcalfe dies in single car Limerick crash

The 25-year -old was from Mallow in Co Cork.

# hospital - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Over 30 people, including children, found in shipping container at Essex docks UK

Over 30 people, including children, found in shipping container at Essex docks

Basildon Hospital states that it is dealing with a ‘major incident’.

Woman in her 70s seriously injured in Drogheda house fire

It’s understood the woman was asleep in the house when the fire broke out.

# hospital - Friday 15 August, 2014

Suspected Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital

Ebola was suspected as one possibility for man suffering ‘flu-like’ symptoms but he has been cleared by medics.

# hospital - Thursday 14 August, 2014

A woman has died after falling onto the track at Raheny station

Irish Rail has expressed its sympathies to the victim’s family and friends.

Patient sets mattress on fire in Beaumont Hospital

The emergency department was off call for around four hours so the smoke could be cleared out.

# hospital - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Man and woman shot outside Limerick house

The pair are being treated in hospital.

# hospital - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Priest dies from Ebola in Spain as death toll exceeds 1000

He had been treated with an experimental US serum after being evacuated from Liberia to Spain.

# hospital - Friday 8 August, 2014

Open thread: What’s your experience with hospital overcrowding?

Just last month more than 5,500 patients admitted found themselves on a trolley or in an emergency department.

# hospital - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Investigation begins after flooding closes Letterkenny emergency department

The flooding began last night – almost exactly a year after the hospital had suffered similar flooding.

# hospital - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Why have there been no prosecutions for female genital mutilation in Ireland?

FGM was outlawed in Ireland two years ago, but no one has been convicted under the new law yet.

# hospital - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Man seriously injured after being ‘pushed into bus’ at Aston Quay

Photos taken in the aftermath of the incident showed blood-spattered clothing next to the vehicle’s front wheel.

Nurses report ‘dangerous’ patient overcrowding at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

INMO is calling for the Drogheda hospital’s emergency department to be taken off call for 48 hours to ease the strain.

Parents say full time consultant needed at Limerick hospital for children with diabetes

The locum full time consultant post at the University Hospital Limerick is being replaced with a half time position.

# hospital - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Man in 50s found dead in Galway mountains

The man’s body was discovered yesterday evening.

# hospital - Thursday 17 July, 2014

‘Adding to chaos’: Waiting times for nursing home funding double over three months

The waiting time for funding increased from six to 12 weeks, while the number of people on the list rose by 500.

# hospital - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Dangerous laser targets air ambulance carrying critically ill baby

The green laser was shone right into the cockpit. The air corps said it could carry risks to passenger and crew.

# hospital - Friday 11 July, 2014

From The Score Pamplona bull run sends seven to hospital Trouble

Pamplona bull run sends seven to hospital

A 33-year-old Spanish man dislocated his right shoulder and another three suffered bruises and cuts.

# hospital - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Ambulance breaks down with life support patient on board

The National Ambulance Service said another vehicle was at the scene within around ten minutes but a paramedic in the region said the fleet is old and putting people at risk.

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