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# accident-and-emergency - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Dr Anthony O'Connor: History matters, but the record numbers on trolleys should trump commemoration debates
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Anthony O'Connor: History matters, but the record numbers on trolleys should trump commemoration debates

Jan 8th 2020, 4:55 PM 17,925 Views 32 Comments

Why are we fighting the battles of the past rather than honouring the ideals of the Republic?

# accident-and-emergency - Sunday 6 November, 2016

The doctor revamping emergency departments in the US has some advice for Irish hospitals
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

The doctor revamping emergency departments in the US has some advice for Irish hospitals

Nov 6th 2016, 10:00 PM 29,566 Views 24 Comments

“The patient doesn’t care who pays a salary or what title you have. People on the frontline need to be integrated in the decision making process.”

# accident-and-emergency - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Typo sees Sinn Féin election candidate listed as councillor
# Noeleen Moran
# Noeleen Moran

Typo sees Sinn Féin election candidate listed as councillor

Feb 13th 2016, 5:39 PM 32,517 Views 113 Comments

Noeleen Moran has said that it was a “typo and an honest mistake”.

# accident-and-emergency - Saturday 17 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 17th 2015, 2:58 PM 30,059 Views 8 Comments

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

# accident-and-emergency - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

'Strong possibility' of strike action after cancer patient left on trolley for five days
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

'Strong possibility' of strike action after cancer patient left on trolley for five days

Sep 8th 2015, 7:35 PM 22,452 Views 54 Comments

The man was one of 40 in need of a bed in the overcrowded Emergency Department in Our Lady of Lourdes.

# accident-and-emergency - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Beaumont Hospital only admitting 'urgent' emergency cases due to overcrowding
# Emergency Department
# Emergency Department

Beaumont Hospital only admitting 'urgent' emergency cases due to overcrowding

Dec 13th 2014, 7:55 PM 13,151 Views 49 Comments

Yesterday there were 45 people on trolleys.

# accident-and-emergency - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

A major concern: 'What would an unplanned visit to Limerick Hospital uncover?'
# Emergency Department
# Emergency Department

A major concern: 'What would an unplanned visit to Limerick Hospital uncover?'

Jun 11th 2014, 3:41 PM 10,643 Views 23 Comments

The emergency department at Limerick hospital was discussed in the Dáil today.

# accident-and-emergency - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Mater Hospital Emergency Department to close for 18 hours for relocation
# Mater Hospital
# Mater Hospital

Mater Hospital Emergency Department to close for 18 hours for relocation

Feb 7th 2013, 11:54 AM 8,469 Views 15 Comments

The relocation had previously been postponed as management at the hospital said it did not want to impose additional pressures on other hospitals.

# accident-and-emergency - 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 949 Views 12 Comments

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

# accident-and-emergency - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Roscommon Hospital A&E to close Monday
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Roscommon Hospital A&E to close Monday

Jul 5th 2011, 10:01 PM 2,688 Views 14 Comments

The emergency unit is being replaced by an ‘urgent care unit’, but what does that mean? What can it treat?

# accident-and-emergency - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Watchdog says serious risks to patients at Tallaght hospital
# Tallaght Hospital
# Tallaght Hospital

Watchdog says serious risks to patients at Tallaght hospital

Jun 30th 2011, 12:25 PM 395 Views 0 Comments

The Health Information and Quality Authority has published the terms of reference of its statutory inquiry into care in the hospital’s A&E.

# accident-and-emergency - 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 646 Views 8 Comments

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

# accident-and-emergency - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

US embassy warned diplomats about crumbling healthcare system
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

US embassy warned diplomats about crumbling healthcare system

Jun 7th 2011, 10:58 AM 434 Views 0 Comments

Visiting US diplomats were advised to be patient in the case of a medical emergency, because A&E wards are so overcrowded.