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#Accident and Emergency

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

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

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

“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 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

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

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

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?'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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