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#Hospital

# hospital - Thursday 7 February, 2019

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

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

# hospital - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Three-quarters of Irish people support nurses as 24-hour strike kicks off around the country

The nurses have gone on strike over what they call a recruitment and retention issue in the healthcare sector.

# hospital - Friday 25 January, 2019

Man arrested over alleged sexual assault at Dublin hospital

The alleged incident happened on 26 December.

# hospital - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Coombe hospital denies board intervened to refuse abortion for woman with a fatal foetal diagnosis

Earlier Ruth Coppinger told the Dáil that two doctors confirmed it was a fatal foetal abnormality, but the board refused the abortion.

# hospital - Monday 14 January, 2019

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Most people don't support changing hospital names to remove religious references

Locals recently protested the proposed name change of Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

# hospital - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Psychiatric nurses to strike in February over 'recruitment and retention crisis'

They join members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation who are also due to go on strike.

# hospital - Monday 7 January, 2019

'Not too late to get vaccinated': Swine flu can be 'very dangerous', warns minister

A significant increase in cases of the H1N1 strain has been reported.

# hospital - Monday 24 December, 2018

Three patients taken to hospital after fire on a ward at St Luke's Hospital in Dublin

One patient is being treated for burn injuries and two with smoke inhalation.

# hospital - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Man seriously injured after being hit by van in Limerick

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

# hospital - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

FactCheck: Were Irish hospital staff told to stop calling patients 'love' or 'dear'?

Yesterday it was described as political correctness “gone mad”, but did the HSE even say it?

# hospital - Monday 26 November, 2018

From The42 Kick-off between Burnley and Newcastle delayed as referee's assessor collapses in tunnel Hospital

Kick-off between Burnley and Newcastle delayed as referee's assessor collapses in tunnel

The game will now kick-off at 8.30pm after a person was taken to hospital on Monday evening.

# hospital - Monday 19 November, 2018

Delayed discharges are leading to infections, falls and overcrowding

Families failing to engage with the Fair Deal Scheme is one of the reasons behind so-called ‘bed blockers’.

UK healthcare professional arrested on suspicion of poisoning patients

The allegations related to the alleged mistreatment and neglect on the stroke unit in November 2018.

# hospital - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

'Perfect storm' will see over 1,000 people on trolleys this winter

The IMO has said the situation won’t be due to a “flu crisis”, rather a “failure of policy”.

# hospital - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Anorexia patients hide batteries in sanitary pads to appear heavier while being treated in hospital

Some also engage in “animated conversation” in an effort to burn calories.

# hospital - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Baby girl dies after incident involving cord of window blind

A child has died after an incident involving a window blind cord in Cork city.

# hospital - Sunday 9 September, 2018

84 dead following vicious fighting in Yemen after peace talks fail

11 coalition soldiers and at least 73 Huthi rebels have died.

# hospital - Friday 31 August, 2018

'Worst August on record' for hospital overcrowding with almost 8,000 on trolleys

The HSE has said it regrets any delays experienced by patients.

# hospital - Sunday 26 August, 2018

'I will hold the HSE responsible if no ambulance is available for my sick partner'

A review found that additional staff are needed in order for the NAS to meet response time targets.

# hospital - Friday 24 August, 2018

Parents of toddler who was unresponsive for an hour given 'mixed messages' about ambulance location

“Another 2 minutes and we would have been dealing with a very different outcome,” the parents were told at the Cavan hospital.

# hospital - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Worker who 'feared for her life' with psychiatric patient awarded €2.5k over delay in handling complaint

The general operative felt that her grievances weren’t listened to by management.

# hospital - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Warning issued after five more people contract measles in Dublin

The HSE is “particularly concerned” about the risk of measles in children who recently attended Temple Street Children’s University Hospital.

# hospital - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Hospital secures court orders to stop two patients with dementia from leaving

One of the patients set off a fire alarm and has severe paranoia.

# hospital - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Demi Lovato rushed to hospital following suspected heroin overdose

The 25-year-old singer has struggled with addiction problems in the past.

# hospital - Sunday 8 July, 2018

# hospital - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

HSE spends nearly €1m a day paying agency nurses and doctors

Every day, the HSE spends over €800,000 on agency staff.

# hospital - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Chef Myrtle Allen of Ballymaloe House has died aged 94 RIP

Chef Myrtle Allen of Ballymaloe House has died aged 94

The mother-in-law of Darina Allen died surrounded by her family at hospital.

# hospital - Monday 11 June, 2018

State settles case with Drogheda family over death of eight-day-old baby

In July 2014, baby Thomas died after a feeding tube was inserted into a chamber of his heart.

# hospital - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Man who was discovered with serious head injuries in Bray dies

Gardaí and emergency services were called to a scene outside a hotel on Bray’s Main St at 2am yesterday morning.

# hospital - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Hospital staff member sacked for accessing Ed Sheeran data

The BBC reports that two staff members were disciplined on the same date Sheeran was admitted.

# hospital - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Homophobic motive suspected after teenager allegedly inflicts serious head injury on woman with cordless drill

The alleged assault happened in Strabane, Co Tyrone, at about 2am this morning.

# hospital - Monday 16 April, 2018

Galway hospital denies claims emergency department patients were 'hidden' during Taoiseach's visit

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar visited University College Hospital Galway last Thursday.

Homeless man found dead in chair in waiting area of Tallaght Hospital

The hospital says the man had been sheltering in the hospital and had not sought treatment.

# hospital - Monday 9 April, 2018

Doctors want to bring in alcohol tests for pregnant women

The aim of the tests would be to reduce instances of foetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Ireland.

# hospital - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Patients at A&E should be either admitted or discharged within six hours, not 14 - IMO chief

Peadar Gilligan made his inaugural address as president of the Irish Medical Organisation at the group’s AGM in Killarney this evening.

# hospital - Saturday 31 March, 2018

The department of play: How Irish hospitals help children feel calm and safe during their stays

Temple Street and Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin both have designated play specialists to care for the children.

From The42 Former England captain Ray Wilkins critically ill in hospital after suffering heart attack Hospital

Former England captain Ray Wilkins critically ill in hospital after suffering heart attack

The former Chelsea and England midfielder suffered a heart attack and fall at home, leading to him being placed into a coma

# hospital - Friday 16 March, 2018

HSE ordered to carry out review of car parking charges at hospitals

The Irish Cancer Society had been calling on hospitals to waive fees for people undergoing long term treatment.

# hospital - Monday 12 March, 2018

'I've never seen anything this extreme': 34-year-old man died due to 'torrential' nosebleed

Joao Carlos Araujo died in Connolly Memorial Hospital in Dublin in 2016.

# hospital - Friday 23 February, 2018

Doctor says 'paralytically, unconsciously drunk' teens at West Cork disco could have died

Medical professionals who treated the teenagers said parents need to take more responsibility for their children’s behaviour.

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