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#A and E

# a-and-e - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Heroin the number one drug for hospital admissions as 'legal high' use grows

A new psychoactive substance has also been shown to be on the rise.

# a-and-e - 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.

# a-and-e - Sunday 23 February, 2014

'Trust of the community' needed if Dublin A&E closures go ahead

“We shouldn’t be scared of reform,” the Irish Patients Association said, following reports that a number may close.

# a-and-e - Thursday 19 July, 2012

'People are dying' - pleas for a basic emergency service in Roscommon after death of teen

Roscommon Hospital Action Committee has said that there are people dying because of the decision to remove emergency services from the hospital.

# a-and-e - Saturday 16 July, 2011

Roscommon A&E closure led to 200km round trip for elderly patient

The daughters of John Bligh have told how the journey left their father frail and them fearing the worst.

# a-and-e - Saturday 25 June, 2011

Tallaght A&E to undergo safety probe

The Health Information and Quality Authority will carry out a statutory investigation into the care given to acute patients.

# a-and-e - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Portlaoise hospital cuts services to cut costs

A memo sent to staff at Midlands Regional Hospital indicates that the out-patient and in-patient departments will be affected.

# a-and-e - Sunday 19 June, 2011

Health cuts could hit A&Es in Limerick and Drogheda

It comes as there were warnings about accident and emergency services in Dublin and Laois earlier this week.

# a-and-e - Friday 17 June, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Friday

In today’s fix: Private courses for secondary teachers, goat-killing bodhrán makers and the Take That invasion begins…

Portlaoise A&E next for the chop?

It’s claimed the department will be unable to cope by mid July because of doctor shortages.