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#Maternity Hospital

# maternity-hospital - Sunday 7 May, 2017

'Complete outrage': Protest against Sisters of Charity owning maternity hospital happening today

A petition against the order owning the hospital has been signed by over 100,000 people.

# maternity-hospital - Monday 1 May, 2017

Harris asks for a month to consider all options for ownership of maternity hospital

Minister Simon Harris has said that a public ownership option is possible for the hospital.

# maternity-hospital - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Mary Lou McDonald says the State needs to get maternity hospital site 'by any means'

The controversy over the proposed National Maternity Hospital is continuing.

# maternity-hospital - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Holles Street board re-endorses deal to move maternity hospital St Vincent's This post contains videos

Holles Street board re-endorses deal to move maternity hospital

Meanwhile, Health Minister Simon Harris said the compulsory purchase of the site is ‘not the solution’.

# maternity-hospital - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

'I’m sorry it’s come to this but I did try to warn you' - Texts between hospital bosses as row deepens

Dr Peter Boylan has refused to resign from the NMH board.

# maternity-hospital - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church

Health Minister Simon Harris has insisted the hospital will be independently run.

# maternity-hospital - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Accused of being 'hapless, helpless and hopeless', Harris wants 'cool heads' on maternity hospital

Addressing doctors today, Minister Harris sought to provide assurances on the project.

# maternity-hospital - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Health Minister: 'I have heard people say that nuns will be running the hospital. Not true'

It was claimed that 300 people attended today’s lunchtime protest outside the Department of Health.

Poll: Should the Sisters of Charity own the new National Maternity Hospital? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Sisters of Charity own the new National Maternity Hospital?

The current plan will see the €300 million hospital owned by the religious order.

Opinion: 'The government won't remove the Church from its authority over social services until we demand it'

It will take legal challenges on the grounds of gender discrimination to fully remove the Catholic Church from publicly-funded services, writes Colleen Hennessy.

# maternity-hospital - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

'I really thought we were beyond this point': Protest to be held tomorrow on new maternity hospital

Former junior health minister Kathleen Lynch told Drivetime that the hospital is not “going in the right direction”.

Over 70,000 sign petition to prevent Sisters of Charity becoming owners of maternity hospital

The Department of Health has insisted the new hospital will be independently run.

# maternity-hospital - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

'No religious influence': Harris defends new maternity hospital ownership in face of criticism

The Master of the new National Maternity Hospital said the facility will “revolutionise healthcare”.

# maternity-hospital - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Quads, triplets and twins born in quick succession at Limerick maternity hospital

The first set of quadruplets born in Limerick in 50 years arrived in October.

# maternity-hospital - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Couple who lost two babies at Portiuncula Hospital hope review will help other parents

Lorraine and Warren Reilly asked that the deaths of their two girls be considered in he current HSE review of maternity services.

# maternity-hospital - Friday 12 December, 2014

Single-use injection vial ‘used on multiple patients’ in maternity hospital

Three maternity hospitals visited by inspectors were found to be clean but with some exceptions.

# maternity-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.

# maternity-hospital - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Rhona Mahony says she ‘learned a lot’ from coping with controversy

The Master of Holles Street believes more emphasis needs to be placed on birth in this country.

# maternity-hospital - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Taoiseach says Ireland is ‘one of the safest places on the planet’ to have a baby

Enda Kenny was speaking in the Dáil today about the national review of maternity services which he said will help maintain our reputation as a good place to have a baby.

# maternity-hospital - Friday 24 January, 2014

328 jobs at risk as liquidators wind down Mount Carmel Hospital

Staff have been advised to report for duty as normal over the coming days.

# maternity-hospital - Monday 4 November, 2013

Billy Kelleher: ‘Intervention of An Taisce on Children’s Hospital location is significant’

Fianna Fáil’s health spokesperson called on the Minister for Health to address the concerns raised by Ireland’s National Trust.

# maternity-hospital - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Rotunda master warns of ‘intolerably high levels of activity’ in hospital

The Head of the Department of Neonatology also said that the inability of the hospital to replace frontline staff is “starting to show its effect”.

# maternity-hospital - Monday 30 September, 2013

No more wedges and sausage rolls for patients at the Coombe

The hospital completed a review earlier this year after TheJournal.ie brought this picture of a meal served in a maternity ward to its attention.

# maternity-hospital - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the government asking Facebook for users’ information and intervention in Syria.

# maternity-hospital - Saturday 12 January, 2013

13 things we learned from the Oireachtas abortion hearings this week

Three days of hearings on abortion were held by the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children this week ahead of expected and long-awaited legislation for the X Case.

# maternity-hospital - Monday 31 December, 2012

Maternity hospital adds ability to benchmark performance internationally

The system is set to allow Dublin’s Rotunda Hospital gauge its performance against other hospitals in both Ireland and the UK.

# maternity-hospital - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.