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# coombe - Friday 7 May, 2021

I found out I was having a miscarriage this week. My husband wasn't allowed into the hospital.
# Covid Restrictions
# Covid Restrictions

I found out I was having a miscarriage this week. My husband wasn't allowed into the hospital.

May 7th 2021, 4:58 PM 25,624 Views 24 Comments

In spite of all the calls for hospitals to ease their Covid measures it was impossible to get a clear answer on whether my partner would be allowed in, our contributor writes.

# coombe - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Coombe Hospital report finds consultant took vaccine home and administered it to two family members
# Coombe
# Coombe

Coombe Hospital report finds consultant took vaccine home and administered it to two family members

Apr 1st 2021, 4:40 PM 125,293 Views 120 Comments
  • In January, 16 leftover Covid-19 vaccine doses were administered to family members of some Coombe staff.
  • Two of these doses were brought home by a consultant and delivered to family.
  • A review of the vaccine programme was carried out and the Board of the Coombe said it "accepts that mistakes were made".

# coombe - Monday 18 January, 2021

Coombe board to discuss some hospital staff family members receiving leftover vaccines
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Coombe board to discuss some hospital staff family members receiving leftover vaccines

Updated Jan 18th 2021, 7:32 PM 86,815 Views 290 Comments

The hospital said 16 vaccine doses would have been discarded if they were not used that day.

# coombe - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Nurses on strike: 'You can't go home after your shift and feel you've done a good job'
# Outside The Coombe
# Outside The Coombe

Nurses on strike: 'You can't go home after your shift and feel you've done a good job'

Feb 7th 2019, 1:43 PM 12,396 Views 76 Comments

We spoke to nurses on the picket line at the Coombe maternity hospital.

# coombe - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Drugs, cash, and fake passports seized in Dublin raid
# Coombe
# Coombe

Drugs, cash, and fake passports seized in Dublin raid

Aug 21st 2018, 4:55 PM 17,770 Views 9 Comments

Two men were arrested in connection with the investigation.

# coombe - Monday 26 December, 2016

Busy Coombe Hospital welcomes seven babies to the world on Christmas Day
# Christmas Gift
# Christmas Gift

Busy Coombe Hospital welcomes seven babies to the world on Christmas Day

Dec 26th 2016, 11:27 AM 14,375 Views 8 Comments

Little Sean Kelly-Murray was the first to arrive.

# coombe - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Inspection finds operating department at Coombe maternity hospital not fit for purpose
# Not Fit For Purpose
# Not Fit For Purpose

Inspection finds operating department at Coombe maternity hospital not fit for purpose

Nov 16th 2016, 7:25 PM 12,122 Views 31 Comments

The operating theatres, staff facilities and the storage of sterile supplies were all criticised.

# coombe - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Watch: Former residents look on as council flats torn down
# Demolished
# Demolished

Watch: Former residents look on as council flats torn down

Sep 8th 2016, 7:24 PM 16,911 Views 20 Comments

The flats were the last to be torn down in the first phase of the regeneration of St Teresa’s Gardens near The Coombe Hospital.

# coombe - Saturday 12 March, 2016

'It's a disgrace some women can't get the support they need'
# Gestational Diabetes
# Gestational Diabetes

'It's a disgrace some women can't get the support they need'

Mar 12th 2016, 10:00 AM 19,037 Views 24 Comments

About 8,000 women in Ireland develop gestational diabetes every year.

# coombe - Friday 27 March, 2015

Coombe to oversee maternity services at Portlaoise Hospital following deaths
# Newborns
# Newborns

Coombe to oversee maternity services at Portlaoise Hospital following deaths

Mar 27th 2015, 8:09 AM 9,103 Views 13 Comments

The new agreement is the first of its kind in Ireland.

# coombe - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

"I am a symphysiotomy survivor. I am glad it's all over"
# Court
# Court

"I am a symphysiotomy survivor. I am glad it's all over"

Feb 3rd 2015, 5:08 PM 11,501 Views 0 Comments

A symphysiotomy case settled in the High Court for undisclosed fee

# coombe - Friday 30 January, 2015

'If mammy coughed or sneezed or took a fit of laughing she would wet herself'
# Symphysiotomy
# Symphysiotomy

'If mammy coughed or sneezed or took a fit of laughing she would wet herself'

Jan 30th 2015, 4:11 PM 19,128 Views 0 Comments

The case currently being heard in the High Court is the first of its kind against a hospital.

# coombe - Thursday 25 December, 2014

'A busy day for babies': Christmas newborns welcomed at Ireland's maternity hospitals
# Special Deliveries
# Special Deliveries

'A busy day for babies': Christmas newborns welcomed at Ireland's maternity hospitals

Dec 25th 2014, 5:59 PM 28,619 Views 41 Comments

Azam Siddiqui was the first baby born on 25 December in Dublin.

# coombe - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Leo: Some hospitals do a great job with food... some Dublin ones, not so much
# Health
# Health

Leo: Some hospitals do a great job with food... some Dublin ones, not so much

Nov 26th 2014, 9:47 AM 13,361 Views 38 Comments

The Health Minister plans to meet with Michelin-starred chef Oliver Dunne over the issue.

# coombe - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Study finds 2 out of 3 mothers gain about 10lb by second pregnancy
# BABY WEIGHT
# BABY WEIGHT

Study finds 2 out of 3 mothers gain about 10lb by second pregnancy

Jun 19th 2014, 3:07 PM 10,232 Views 24 Comments

One in 20 first-time mothers had become obese by the time they became pregnant again.

# coombe - Sunday 15 December, 2013

'Secret Millionaire' community centre in Dublin's inner city closes down
# The Liberties
# The Liberties

'Secret Millionaire' community centre in Dublin's inner city closes down

Dec 15th 2013, 7:45 AM 31,224 Views 50 Comments

The St Nicholas of Myra centre in The Liberties in Dublin’s inner city had become a hub for people in the area – but now it faces the same fate as so many community centres.

# coombe - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Cabinet to make decision on location of National Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

Cabinet to make decision on location of National Children's Hospital

Nov 6th 2012, 7:31 AM 3,086 Views 39 Comments

The government is expected to announce its choice of a site for the long-awaited National Children’s Hospital later today.

# coombe - Monday 28 May, 2012

More details emerge on Coombe National Children's Hospital proposal
# National Children's Hospital
# National Children's Hospital

More details emerge on Coombe National Children's Hospital proposal

May 28th 2012, 12:17 PM 2,349 Views 11 Comments

More details have been revealed about the proposed site for the National Children’s Hospital at the Coombe, which would be tri-located on a 20.5 acre site.

# coombe - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Investigation launched into Coombe maternal death
# Investigation
# Investigation

Investigation launched into Coombe maternal death

May 17th 2012, 2:59 PM 6,538 Views 0 Comments

There were five maternal deaths at the Coombe between 2000 – 2011, with none as a result of obstetric causes.

# coombe - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

National Children's Hospital review group to report within 56 days
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

National Children's Hospital review group to report within 56 days

Mar 6th 2012, 5:27 PM 1,502 Views 13 Comments

The group’s terms of reference were agreed at Cabinet this morning as the Health Minister underlined the importance that the project get underway as soon as possible.

# coombe - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Man missing from Coombe area in Dublin
# Missing
# Missing

Man missing from Coombe area in Dublin

Nov 22nd 2011, 12:55 PM 1,401 Views 0 Comments

Keith Dempsey, 37, was last seen in the Coombe area on Wednesday 16 November by a family member.