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# Beacon Hospital

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# beacon
Green light given for €75 million eight storey extension to Beacon Hospital
The scheme includes new A&E facilities and cancer care facilities.
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# Controversy
Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds
The review also found that the Beacon’s vaccination centre strayed from HSE advice on pre-preparing vaccine vials.
# Beacon Hospital
HSE review finds 'no blame' on school offered Covid vaccines by Beacon Hospital, minister says
Minister Stephen Donnelly said his department received the HSE review on Monday.
VHI CEO to resume role after investigation into him receiving Covid-19 vaccine at Beacon Hospital
The VHI had said in March that its CEO had received treatment for cancer at the Beacon Hospital.
# Queue
HSE aware of 'marginal' instances of people accessing vaccine ahead of position in schedule
Details of a review into the Beacon Hosptial’s vaccine allocation are being finalised today.
# St Gerard's
Bray school 'sincerely apologises' after vaccination of staff members at Beacon Hospital
The Beacon has ordered a review after teachers from a fee-paying school were inoculated at its vaccination centre.
# Beacon Hospital
HSE boss says breach of procedure by Beacon Hospital was a 'real body blow'
Paul Reid said there is no rationale as to why teachers in a private school were given the vaccine.
# Beacon Hospital
'This really touched a nerve with people': Minister for Health suspends vaccine operations at Beacon Hospital
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said he’d be interested to know what alternatives were explored by the hospital.
# Vaccines
Health Minister says Beacon Hospital will continue vaccinations despite private school controversy
Leftover vaccines were given to staff from St Gerard’s Catholic school in Bray this week.
The Dublin hospital gave "leftover vaccines" to 20 teachers and staff from St Gerard's Catholic school in Bray.
HSE CEO Paul Reid said the incident is "extremely annoying" and "extremely frustrating for the public".
What vaccine deliveries can Ireland and the EU expect from April onwards?
Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 currently stands at 310
# private hospitals
All 18 private hospitals now signed up to surge capacity deal as Beacon accepts arrangement
Until today, the Beacon Hospital had been the only private hospital not to sign up to the deal.
# surge capacity
'Beyond belief': HSE chief says Beacon Hospital should reconsider stance against signing surge capacity deal
The Beacon has chosen not to join a surge capacity agreement between private hospitals and the HSE.
# healthcare workers
Varadkar says designating the Beacon Hospital as vaccination centre 'at odds' with its refusal to sign surge capacity deal
Beacon Hospital has not signed up to allow its ICU capacity be used by the public system.
# Beacon Hospital
Member of staff resigns from Beacon Hospital following expensive gifts scandal
A RTÉ Prime Time programme last week looked at purchasing officers who broke the rules of their employment.
# Investigation
Staff at Dublin hospital suspended for accepting expensive holidays
An RTE investigation found that staff accepted gifts from a supplier.
# Sold
Denis O'Brien to take over Beacon Hospital in Sandyford
UPMC Ireland said that a ‘generous offer’ was made by the businessman.
# winner
Beacon Hospital wins award for delivering pioneering cancer treatment
UPMC Beacon Hospital is the only hospital in Ireland to provide the treatment.
# Cancer
Vaccine could prevent colon cancer in high risk patients
Clinical trials of a vaccine on patients at high risk of developing the disease has produced results which researchers say could spare patients the risk and inconvenience of invasive tests such as colonoscopies.