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# hospital - Today’s News


# hospital - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Woman hospitalised after being assaulted by man impersonating garda at roadside robbery

The woman was stopped by a dark coloured Ford Mondeo which had a blue flashing light attached – giving the impression it was a garda car.

# hospital - Monday 8 February, 2016

Varadkar defends comments about extra resources making hospitals slow down

The minister said he accepted that overcrowding can also delay patient treatment.

# hospital - Monday 1 February, 2016

Man killed and two gardaí injured in Galway crash

The incident happened shortly after 12.30am last night.

# hospital - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Hospital ‘solely responsible and negligent’ for cleaner being pricked by needle

St Vincent’s Hospital was found to be solely liable in the case.

# hospital - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

‘Needles, doctors and hospitals have been a part of Colleen’s life for as long as she remembers’

Colleen’s mother commends the hospital staff for their work, but says her daughter has been left languishing on waiting lists for years.

# hospital - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Man in serious condition after falling from first floor of Limerick hospital

The HSE said it is looking into the incident.

# hospital - Friday 15 January, 2016

Our nutritionally shallow diets are clogging up our hospitals

We need a combination of short, medium and long term policies to deal with this, writes Ross Golden-Bannon.

# hospital - Friday 8 January, 2016

Bulldozers demolish part of hospital with patients still inside

No one was injured in the incident but bodies in the morgue were buried under rubble.

# hospital - Thursday 7 January, 2016

One person hospitalised after collision between car and Luas

The incident happened shortly after 5pm yesterday evening.

# hospital - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Overcrowding at Beaumont Hospital ‘inhumane’, with elderly woman left on chair all night

The north Dublin hospital has asked people to avoid attending its emergency department unless absolutely necessary.

# hospital - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Italy orders investigations after spate of childbirth deaths

The country has one of the lowest maternal mortality rates in the world.

# hospital - Monday 28 December, 2015

Michael Noonan spent Christmas in hospital due to fluid on his chest

The Finance Minister says he is “well on the mend”.

# hospital - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

There’s to be a ‘zero tolerance’ approach to patients waiting in emergency departments

It’s among a rang of rules to help fight hospital overcrowding.

# hospital - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Man taken to hospital after stabbing himself in the head in Heathrow airport

It is understood the man took the knife from a shop in the departure lounge.

# hospital - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Psychiatric patients killed in hospital fire had been given tranquillisers

The epicentre of the fire was in a place where bedridden patients were sleeping – many having been given tranquillisers.

# hospital - Friday 11 December, 2015

Couple take baby boy home from hospital – find out he’s been swapped with a girl

There was no other complaint of any missing baby at the hospital.

# hospital - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

One in six three-year-olds have had injuries that needed hospital attention

Boys are more likely to get injured than girls.

# hospital - Friday 27 November, 2015

Temple Street has postponed surgeries because of the number of sick babies

The hospital says it has had a large number of winter-related admissions.

# hospital - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

“The most patient group of public servants ever known to mankind”

Strike action is set to take place on 15 December.

Further €9 million awarded to girl who suffered brain injury at birth

Roisin Conroy has cerebral palsy as a result of her birth at the hospital in Portlaoise in 2001.

# hospital - Monday 16 November, 2015

16-year-old boy shot dead in Liverpool

Police were called to the scene of the shooting just before 11.10 last night.

# hospital - Sunday 15 November, 2015

‘It’s my job to help the family plan and care for their dying children at home’

Anne Tan’s career changed after meeting two terminally ill children.

# hospital - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Concerns over ‘dilapidated’ operating theatre, legionnaires’ disease at Kerry hospital

Problems with the theatre were of particular concern because it’s such a high-risk clinical area, inspectors found.

Louth toddler nearly died after biting into liquid washing machine tablet

Jenny Maher spent two weeks in Temple Street Hospital.

# hospital - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Charity review finds US attack on MSF hospital “conducted with a purpose to kill and destroy”

At least 30 people were killed, including 13 staff members, 10 patients and seven unrecognisable bodies yet to be identified.

# hospital - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Alleged sexual assault of woman (87) in all-male ward investigated

The assault is alleged to have happened last week.

# hospital - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Six-year-old boy assaulted by man in Lidl car park

The boy suffered an injury to his arm which required hospital treatment.

# hospital - Monday 2 November, 2015

Arrest and court appearance after Halloween stabbings in Dublin

One man was killed over the weekend and two others were seriously injured.

# hospital - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Appeal for woman who left hospital after giving birth to baby boy

Police in the UK have said they are not pursuing any criminal charges against her.

# hospital - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Varadkar dismisses claims 10,000 Irish children have teeth extracted in hospital each year

The Irish Dental Association has described the figures as a “national disgrace”.

# hospital - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

‘Nothing else seemed to matter when she died. I didn’t understand why God would take our little girl?’

Michael McEnery provides a personal and heartfelt account of the loss of his young daughter Annabel to cancer. Here he talks about how he and his family got through such a horrific ordeal.

The British nurse who fought off Ebola last year is now ‘critically ill’ again

Pauline Cafferkey’s condition deteriorated further today, her hospital said in a statement.

# hospital - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Man ‘risked his life’ by swallowing cannabis pellets to get money for his sick mum

The Spanish national swallowed 107 pellets. He was jailed for 18 months.

Girl (11) awarded €35k in damages after getting finger trapped in seat

The girl’s hand became trapped while she was at a play.

# hospital - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Obama promises investigation into US hospital airstrike that saw “patients burn to death in their beds”

12 Médecins Sans Frontiéres (MSF) staff members were killed in the attack.

# hospital - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Dublin Bus investigating after toddler (3) jabbed with ‘filthy’ drug needle

The little girl was rushed to hospital for tests.

# hospital - Monday 14 September, 2015

Study of Dublin suburb finds people more stressed than 14 years ago

The circumstances of 1,082 people from Tallaght were captured on a range of issues.

# hospital - Thursday 10 September, 2015

This woman has been living in a Galway hospital for three years waiting for her home to be made safe

‘I have now spent three Christmases in hospital. I try to bring Christmas to me by hanging up decorations.’

# hospital - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

29 hospitalised after taking hallucinogenic drug at homeopathy conference

Some patients were suffering from breathing problems and delusions.

# hospital - Friday 4 September, 2015

18-year-old killed in single car collision in Cavan

The incident happened just before 5.30pm yesterday evening. The road is closed and diversions are in place.

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