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#Hospital

# hospital - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Staff shortages restricting opening hours at children’s urgent care centre at Connolly Hospital

Opening hours at the centre in Dublin are currently 10am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

# hospital - Monday 11 November, 2019

Man jailed for raping his daughter while mother was terminally ill in hospital

The judge said that the victim, who has special needs, still has a bond with her father.

# hospital - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Mother can't be committed to CMH as it has reached 'full capacity in its quota of female patients', court hears

The woman was yesterday found not guilty by reason of insanity of the murder of her three-year-old daughter.

# hospital - Thursday 10 October, 2019

More than 9,785 people presented to hospital due to self-harm last year

There has been an increase in self-harm among young people aged 10-24 years.

# hospital - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

From The42 'I'm absolutely fine now': Kenny hails Swedish health system after falling ill on U21 duty All Better Now

'I'm absolutely fine now': Kenny hails Swedish health system after falling ill on U21 duty

The 47-year-old suffered a health scare after Ireland’s Euro qualifier win against Sweden.

# hospital - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

'They deserve better': Taoiseach apologises to patients waiting on hospital trolleys as numbers rise

There were 10,641 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals last month.

# hospital - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Group of bikers ride across Ireland donating equipment to neonatal units

The group has raised €55,000 to purchase equipment to donate and to sponsor a new room at Ronald McDonald House in Dublin.

# hospital - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Hospital seeks to have seriously ill child made ward of court so he can undergo treatment

The court heard the child’s father is opposed to the boy undergoing the severe course of treatment.

# hospital - Monday 22 July, 2019

Over 47,000 children waiting to see a specialist due to consultants shortage

Of that number, 1,989 children in Ireland are waiting to see a paediatric surgeon.

Home help care supports: How many people are waiting in your county?

A total of 6,819 people are waiting for funding for home help hours, but the HSE continues to deny any cuts to the service.

# hospital - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Harris says HSE can't continue in its current form and announces return of six regional healthcare areas

Harris described today’s announcement as the biggest restructuring of the HSE in 15 years .

So far this year, 32 children have had to stay in adult mental health units and it's going to continue to happen

HSE said placing children in adult units will ‘continue to be necessary’.

# hospital - Monday 8 July, 2019

A patient's chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke can vary depending on what hospital they attend

The report notes that the mortality rate for heart attack and stroke has continued to decrease year-on-year for the past 10 years.

# hospital - Friday 28 June, 2019

Nearly 300 health workers have been assaulted in Irish hospitals so far this year

Of the 279 assaults, 249 were on nurses and midwives.

# hospital - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Man (45) taken to hospital after Dublin assault

The man’s injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

# hospital - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Construction has started on the building frame of the National Children's Hospital

The hospital board will appear before an Oireachtas committee today.

# hospital - Monday 13 May, 2019

Man (30) stabbed multiple times in Cork city

The incident took place at Ardmore avenue, Knocknaheeny in the city.

# hospital - Monday 6 May, 2019

From The42 'I've been very lucky' - Casillas admits football future is uncertain as he leaves hospital Looking Forward

'I've been very lucky' - Casillas admits football future is uncertain as he leaves hospital

The Spanish goalkeeping was training with Porto when he suffered a heart attack.

# hospital - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

From The42 Legendary Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas in stable condition after suffering heart attack Hospital

Legendary Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas in stable condition after suffering heart attack

The 37-year-old was rushed into surgery on Wednesday afternoon but is now conscious in hospital.

# hospital - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

University Hospital Waterford to address reports of dead bodies left on trolleys in corridors

One of the hospital’s pathologists Professor Rob Landers said that conditions in the mortuary are “quite primitive”.

# hospital - Monday 22 April, 2019

'It's just not good behaviour': Hospital anti-smoking policy flouted by patients and visitors

On 4 July 2012, Beaumont Hospital became a “tobacco-free campus”.

# hospital - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

From The42 Brazil legend Pele undergoes treatment after being taken to hospital in Paris Get Well Soon

Brazil legend Pele undergoes treatment after being taken to hospital in Paris

The 78-year-old was being treated for ‘a light fever’ prior to the long flight back to his home country.

# hospital - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Baby whose mother was found dead at Cork maternity hospital has also died

An investigation into the deaths is under way.

# hospital - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Have you been on a hospital waiting list for six months? Here are the government's latest plans

Minister for Health Simon Harris has published a new plan aimed at reducing waiting times for patients.

# 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

Most people don't support changing hospital names to remove religious references Our Lady Of Lourdes This post contains videos

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.

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