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#Hospital Beds

# hospital-beds - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Consultants call for increase in hospital bed capacity
# IHCA
# IHCA

Consultants call for increase in hospital bed capacity

May 16th 2020, 3:39 PM 21,633 Views 19 Comments

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association has warned that waiting lists will continue to grow amid the coronavirus response.

# hospital-beds - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

First patients arrive at Citywest self-isolation centre as Harris warns of 'very significant pressure' on hospitals
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

First patients arrive at Citywest self-isolation centre as Harris warns of 'very significant pressure' on hospitals

Apr 1st 2020, 5:16 PM 67,136 Views 52 Comments

Similar centres will be set up around the country.

# hospital-beds - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

The HSE has €1.4 billion more to spend on healthcare in 2020
# Health Service
# Health Service

The HSE has €1.4 billion more to spend on healthcare in 2020

Dec 17th 2019, 4:36 PM 12,045 Views 32 Comments

In total, it has €17.4 billion – a 6.3% increase in funding compared to 2019.

# hospital-beds - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

A 10% increase in nursing home places would reduce hospital stays by 19,000 days
# ESRI
# ESRI

A 10% increase in nursing home places would reduce hospital stays by 19,000 days

Sep 18th 2019, 6:10 AM 5,977 Views 7 Comments

An ERSI report says that a 10% increase in the supply of home would increase hospital bed availability dramatically.

# hospital-beds - Friday 6 January, 2017

GPs say they're not to blame for overcrowded hospitals
# Critical
# Critical

GPs say they're not to blame for overcrowded hospitals

Jan 6th 2017, 10:12 AM 17,319 Views 113 Comments

There have been some suggestion that local practices referring cases to Emergency Departments is making the problem worse.

# hospital-beds - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Divorce, preschool, and hospital beds: A snapshot of how Ireland compares to the rest of Europe
# Maps
# Maps

Divorce, preschool, and hospital beds: A snapshot of how Ireland compares to the rest of Europe

Oct 18th 2015, 8:15 AM 29,780 Views 24 Comments

We’ve taken a look at some Eurostat data.

# hospital-beds - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Poll: Would you feel safe in an Irish hospital right now?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you feel safe in an Irish hospital right now?

Jan 7th 2015, 8:46 AM 11,018 Views 54 Comments

The number of patients waiting on trolleys hit a record high yesterday.

# hospital-beds - Sunday 6 April, 2014

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Apr 6th 2014, 8:12 AM 12,828 Views 6 Comments

It’s the last day of the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as we start the day.

# hospital-beds - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Almost 60,000 people waited on trolleys in Emergency Departments last year
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Almost 60,000 people waited on trolleys in Emergency Departments last year

Jan 9th 2014, 10:09 PM 4,621 Views 29 Comments

New figures show the level of overcrowding at hospitals around the country.

# hospital-beds - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

374: Number of patients on hospital trolleys at highest in months
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

374: Number of patients on hospital trolleys at highest in months

Jan 8th 2014, 8:53 PM 6,968 Views 32 Comments

There are 374 patients on trolleys in Ireland today – the highest figure since April last year.

# hospital-beds - Monday 30 July, 2012

Opening ceremony hospital beds to be donated to Tunisia
# London 2012
# London 2012

Opening ceremony hospital beds to be donated to Tunisia

Jul 30th 2012, 10:05 AM 6,250 Views 6 Comments

The 320 beds will have all lights and wiring removed before they are donated to hospitals in Tunisia.

# hospital-beds - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Video: Reilly tells nurses that closed hospital beds will not be reopened
# Health
# Health

Video: Reilly tells nurses that closed hospital beds will not be reopened

May 12th 2012, 2:10 PM 2,624 Views 32 Comments

James Reilly also told delegates at the INMO conference that nurses can do more of the work that doctors have done historically.

# hospital-beds - Monday 5 December, 2011

In numbers: the first half of Budget 2012
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

In numbers: the first half of Budget 2012

Dec 5th 2011, 6:14 PM 6,703 Views 43 Comments

A numerical breakdown of where the government has cut €2.2 billion in spending,

VHI warns premiums could jump 50 per cent over health reforms
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

VHI warns premiums could jump 50 per cent over health reforms

Dec 5th 2011, 5:34 PM 2,773 Views 20 Comments

Minister Howlin said the govt would seek to save €143m by improving “the generation and collection of private income in public hospitals”.

# hospital-beds - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Trolley watch: the most depressing updates you'll get today?
# Health
# Health

Trolley watch: the most depressing updates you'll get today?

Jul 6th 2011, 1:08 PM 785 Views 2 Comments

Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation new mobile phone updater allows you to see how many patients are on trolleys around the country at any given time. It makes for stark reading.

# hospital-beds - Monday 14 February, 2011

2010 was the worst year for overcrowding in hospitals
# Health
# Health

2010 was the worst year for overcrowding in hospitals

Feb 14th 2011, 2:56 PM 808 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says the problem has increased by over a third over the past five years.

# hospital-beds - Friday 7 January, 2011

Has ANYONE seen Mary Harney?
# Where's Harney?
# Where's Harney?

Has ANYONE seen Mary Harney?

Jan 7th 2011, 9:47 AM 2,024 Views 0 Comments

Any information leading to her recovery can be sent to tips@thejournal.ie

# hospital-beds - Monday 16 August, 2010

Patients still waiting over 24 hours for beds
# HSE Fail
# HSE Fail

Patients still waiting over 24 hours for beds

Aug 16th 2010, 2:57 PM 105 Views 0 Comments

Blanchardstown’s Connolly hospital fairs worst.