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#Dignity

# dignity - Saturday 9 March, 2019

'It's about creating a system that's kind': HSE piloting scheme for homeless patients in hospitals

It comes as new stats show over 2,000 cases where a homeless person has been discharged from hospital in the past seven years.

# dignity - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Cork three-year-old waiting for wheelchair forced to spend time on the ground on all fours

His parents say that his dignity and safety are compromised daily.

# dignity - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Ward of court system is 'inadequate, archaic and has no place in the 21st Century'

A new report published today says there is “confusion and lack of understanding” around the whole system.

# dignity - Saturday 25 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 memories all Waterford people have of Dignity Dignity

11 memories all Waterford people have of Dignity

(Insert “losing dignity” joke here.)

# dignity - Monday 28 December, 2015

Japan apologises to women forced to be sex slaves for WWII soldiers

The Korean women were forced into military-run brothels.

# dignity - Friday 20 November, 2015

'He was traumatised': Beaumont Hospital apologises over care provided to Gerry Feeney

His family are calling for a hospital ombudsman be set up.

# dignity - Monday 2 November, 2015

Court hears how sex worker killed by ex-soldier was a 'loving carer' to her mother

Jimmy Devaney is set to be sentenced in two week’s time.

# dignity - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Woman gives birth on board migrant boat in the Mediterranean

The 25-year-old mother was making her way to Europe from Cameroon.

# dignity - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Complaints of 'failing to treat patients with dignity' against doctors have doubled

The number of complaints against qualified doctors is down in general however.

# dignity - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Opinion: Planning for loss of mental capacity should be as automatic as making a will

Opinion: Planning for loss of mental capacity should be as automatic as making a will

Making an advanced healthcare directive is good sense – serious illness, brain injury, accident or stroke could render any one of us incapacitated.

# dignity - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Here's how this bus could change homeless people's lives

There are over 3,500 people living on the streets in San Francisco.

# dignity - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Column: Economic rights are just as vital to a democracy as civil rights

We must rail against the insidious notion that moral norms are not rights at all but, rather, privileges bestowed upon us by our kindly masters, writes Dr Tom Hickey.

# dignity - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Byrne: Help people in Irish hospitals die with dignity

The Hollywood star was speaking at the launch of the Irish Hospice Foundation’s Design and Dignity Fund in the USA.

# dignity - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Poll: Do you think the law should be changed to allow for assisted suicide? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the law should be changed to allow for assisted suicide?

A man in Canada recorded a video eight days before he died asking for the laws on assisted suicide to be changed – what’s your view?

# dignity - Monday 15 April, 2013

Column: I cried when I heard about the mobility allowance cut - I can't take any more

The mobility grant gave me and my husband the chance to lead independent lives, with dignity, writes Miriam Murphy, who says this government are chipping away at the help for people with disabilities.

# dignity - Sunday 23 October, 2011

'Unwanted' Indian girls change their names in special ceremony Wanted This post contains videos

'Unwanted' Indian girls change their names in special ceremony

Almost 300 girls who were called Nakusa (or Unwanted) at birth have changed their names in India.