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

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

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

Aug 4th 2016, 7:44 PM 12,975 Views 37 Comments

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
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

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

Dec 22nd 2015, 9:49 AM 13,419 Views 47 Comments

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
# Reform
# Reform

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

Feb 23rd 2014, 3:59 PM 11,467 Views 25 Comments

“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
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

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

Jul 19th 2012, 12:21 PM 4,730 Views 45 Comments

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
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

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

Jul 16th 2011, 11:14 AM 951 Views 12 Comments

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
# Patient Care
# Patient Care

Tallaght A&E to undergo safety probe

Jun 25th 2011, 11:19 AM 357 Views 1 Comment

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
# Shortages
# Shortages

Portlaoise hospital cuts services to cut costs

Jun 21st 2011, 3:47 PM 584 Views 1 Comment

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
# Health Cuts
# Health Cuts

Health cuts could hit A&Es in Limerick and Drogheda

Jun 19th 2011, 12:44 PM 655 Views 8 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Friday
# The Daily Fix
# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Jun 17th 2011, 7:57 PM 1,797 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Portlaoise A&E next for the chop?

Jun 17th 2011, 5:38 PM 517 Views 0 Comments

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