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Dublin: 13 °C Tuesday 21 October, 2014

#Hospital

# hospital - Friday 17 October, 2014

Three quarters of Irish people want to die at home

Most people would like their condition managed by pain medication though almost three-quarters have not written any kind of care directive or given an indication of what they want to family members.

# hospital - Thursday 16 October, 2014

‘Unclean equipment posed high risk to patients’ at Tallaght Hospital

A report gave details of unclean equipment, unregulated isolation rooms and potential risk of inter-patient transmission of infective material because of low staffing levels.

# hospital - Monday 13 October, 2014

Pics: NHS workers stage first strike in 32 years

The strike follows a rejection by the government of an across-the-board pay rise for workers.

# hospital - Friday 10 October, 2014

Mother and child (3) taken to hospital after two-car collision

The young boy was taken to Temple Street Children’s Hospital.

Staff in six of Dublin’s major hospitals vote for strike action

The pay and roster dispute involves hospital porters, catering operatives, laboratory assistants and CSSD Technicians.

# hospital - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Renewed appeal for witnesses after passenger dies in fatal collision

A second man was injured in the collision after the car struck a wall.

# hospital - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

WHO says Ebola is “unavoidable” in Europe as three more isolated in Spain

A Spanish nurse tested positive for Ebola yesterday.

# hospital - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

12-year-old boy rescued after 50 foot fall

The boy was transported to hospital by helicopter this evening.

# hospital - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Toddler dies after being hit by van in Donegal driveway

The 22-month-old boy was from Letterkenny.

# hospital - Thursday 25 September, 2014

“The ward is built around babies, but it has to be used by people up to the age of 18″

The Youth Advisory Council of the new children’s hospital say that the wards need to be more comfortable.

# hospital - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

“What’s the fuss about?”: Children’s Hospital architect says project won’t be a problem

Patients groups have raised concerns about traffic congestion and other problems at the Dublin 8 location.

Another anonymous letter blasting the Children’s Hospital plan … but Leo’s not concerned

Jack and Jill CEO Jonathan Irwin believes the letter, said to be from a hospital consultant, is evidence of “horrifying things that are under the carpet”.

# hospital - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Five jump through upstairs window to escape house fire

The fire broke out at 3.55am today.

# hospital - Monday 22 September, 2014

48 taken to hospital after school bus and car collide in Co Tyrone

The crash happened in Drumquin on the Omagh Road this morning.

# hospital - Friday 19 September, 2014

Mixed reaction to new abortion guidelines for health professionals

The guidance document was published by the Department of Health today.

# hospital - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Woman in critical condition after escape from house fire

The PSNI has issued an appeal for information.

# 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.

# 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.

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