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#cath lab

# cath-lab - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Waterford cath lab closed to emergency cardiac care for two days due to equipment fault

The cardiac cath lab has been unable to provide services such as stenting procedures.

# cath-lab - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Harris vows to 'expedite review' of cardiac services following protests

The Health Minister said a nationwide review will take place.

# cath-lab - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'I had a heart attack myself - if people don't get help in that first hour, they won't make it'

Around 200 people gathered outside Dáil Éireann today to call for 24-hour cardiac care for Waterford and the South-East.

# cath-lab - Monday 26 June, 2017

'If you have a heart attack in Waterford, Wexford or Kilkenny you should be treated the same'

Waterford man Tom Power died in an ambulance en route to Cork University Hospital having suffered a heart attack.

# cath-lab - Friday 23 June, 2017

Crowds gather at Waterford hospital after man dies while being transferred to Cork

A 40-year-old man from Waterford died while being transported in an ambulance to a hospital in Cork.

# cath-lab - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Family calls for improved cardiac services at Waterford after man dies during ambulance transfer

His sister says Thomas Power (40) wouldn’t have died had the cath lab been open on Sundays.

# cath-lab - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Halligan urges Fianna Fáil to call election after his mobile cath lab deal criticised

Halligan threatened to leave the minority government last year after an independent clinical review found a second lab was not justified.

# cath-lab - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Questions continue to stack up regarding cardiac services at Waterford Hospital UHW

Questions continue to stack up regarding cardiac services at Waterford Hospital

The recommendation not to provide a second cardiac cath lab at the hospital has caused a political rumpus that shows no signs of calming.

# cath-lab - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Doctors 'utterly reject' report into Waterford cardiac services and say lives are 'absolutely' at risk

They want to meet with Health Minister Simon Harris as soon as possible.

# cath-lab - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Fine Gael TD criticises John Halligan's 'extraordinary' comments about colleagues

An ongoing row about cardiac care services in Waterford could have serious consequences for the Government.

# cath-lab - Friday 9 September, 2016

The man who reviewed Waterford's cardiac care defends decision on no second lab

Cardiologist Dr Niall Herity has concluded that University Hospital Waterford does not need a second cath lab.