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#Hospital

# hospital - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Anorexia patients hide batteries in sanitary pads to appear heavier while being treated in hospital

Some also engage in “animated conversation” in an effort to burn calories.

# hospital - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Baby girl dies after incident involving cord of window blind

A child has died after an incident involving a window blind cord in Cork city.

# hospital - Sunday 9 September, 2018

84 dead following vicious fighting in Yemen after peace talks fail

11 coalition soldiers and at least 73 Huthi rebels have died.

# hospital - Friday 31 August, 2018

'Worst August on record' for hospital overcrowding with almost 8,000 on trolleys

The HSE has said it regrets any delays experienced by patients.

# hospital - Sunday 26 August, 2018

'I will hold the HSE responsible if no ambulance is available for my sick partner'

A review found that additional staff are needed in order for the NAS to meet response time targets.

# hospital - Friday 24 August, 2018

Parents of toddler who was unresponsive for an hour given 'mixed messages' about ambulance location

“Another 2 minutes and we would have been dealing with a very different outcome,” the parents were told at the Cavan hospital.

# hospital - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Worker who 'feared for her life' with psychiatric patient awarded €2.5k over delay in handling complaint

The general operative felt that her grievances weren’t listened to by management.

# hospital - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Warning issued after five more people contract measles in Dublin

The HSE is “particularly concerned” about the risk of measles in children who recently attended Temple Street Children’s University Hospital.

# hospital - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Hospital secures court orders to stop two patients with dementia from leaving

One of the patients set off a fire alarm and has severe paranoia.

# hospital - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Demi Lovato rushed to hospital following suspected heroin overdose

The 25-year-old singer has struggled with addiction problems in the past.

# hospital - Sunday 8 July, 2018

# hospital - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

HSE spends nearly €1m a day paying agency nurses and doctors

Every day, the HSE spends over €800,000 on agency staff.

# hospital - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Chef Myrtle Allen of Ballymaloe House has died aged 94 RIP

Chef Myrtle Allen of Ballymaloe House has died aged 94

The mother-in-law of Darina Allen died surrounded by her family at hospital.

# hospital - Monday 11 June, 2018

State settles case with Drogheda family over death of eight-day-old baby

In July 2014, baby Thomas died after a feeding tube was inserted into a chamber of his heart.

# hospital - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Man who was discovered with serious head injuries in Bray dies

Gardaí and emergency services were called to a scene outside a hotel on Bray’s Main St at 2am yesterday morning.

# hospital - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Hospital staff member sacked for accessing Ed Sheeran data

The BBC reports that two staff members were disciplined on the same date Sheeran was admitted.

# hospital - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Homophobic motive suspected after teenager allegedly inflicts serious head injury on woman with cordless drill

The alleged assault happened in Strabane, Co Tyrone, at about 2am this morning.

# hospital - Monday 16 April, 2018

Galway hospital denies claims emergency department patients were 'hidden' during Taoiseach's visit

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar visited University College Hospital Galway last Thursday.

Homeless man found dead in chair in waiting area of Tallaght Hospital

The hospital says the man had been sheltering in the hospital and had not sought treatment.

# hospital - Monday 9 April, 2018

Doctors want to bring in alcohol tests for pregnant women

The aim of the tests would be to reduce instances of foetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Ireland.

# hospital - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Patients at A&E should be either admitted or discharged within six hours, not 14 - IMO chief

Peadar Gilligan made his inaugural address as president of the Irish Medical Organisation at the group’s AGM in Killarney this evening.

# hospital - Saturday 31 March, 2018

The department of play: How Irish hospitals help children feel calm and safe during their stays

Temple Street and Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin both have designated play specialists to care for the children.

From The42 Former England captain Ray Wilkins critically ill in hospital after suffering heart attack Hospital

Former England captain Ray Wilkins critically ill in hospital after suffering heart attack

The former Chelsea and England midfielder suffered a heart attack and fall at home, leading to him being placed into a coma

# hospital - Friday 16 March, 2018

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.

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