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# hospital - Saturday 20 July, 2013

20-year-old injured in Cork shooting
# Shooting
# Shooting

20-year-old injured in Cork shooting

Jul 20th 2013, 9:24 AM 8,300 Views 7 Comments

The shooting took place last night in the Fairhill area.

# hospital - Friday 19 July, 2013

Elderly woman dies after three-car collision near Galway village
# Roads
# Roads

Elderly woman dies after three-car collision near Galway village

Jul 19th 2013, 9:16 PM 9,023 Views 13 Comments

Three cars collided on the R446 near the village of Kilreekil at around 5pm this evening.

# hospital - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Over 49,000 people are waiting for inpatient or day case treatments
# Waiting List
# Waiting List

Over 49,000 people are waiting for inpatient or day case treatments

Jul 11th 2013, 4:38 PM 4,025 Views 16 Comments

Some 5,829 people are still waiting over 8 months despite the government’s target to ensure no one waits this long for treatment.

# hospital - Friday 5 July, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added smell-capturing
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added smell-capturing

Jul 5th 2013, 7:46 PM 4,168 Views 0 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# hospital - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Obama to meet Mandela's family - but won't visit him in hospital
# South Africa
# South Africa

Obama to meet Mandela's family - but won't visit him in hospital

Jun 29th 2013, 11:05 AM 4,544 Views 26 Comments

Barack and Michelle Obama will meet privately with members of Mandela’s family to offer their thoughts and prayers, a US official said.

# hospital - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Watch the animated life and times of Nelson Mandela
# Madiba
# Madiba

Watch the animated life and times of Nelson Mandela

Jun 27th 2013, 9:23 PM 5,147 Views 6 Comments

A series of animated videos tell the story of Madiba’s life, from birth to today.

# hospital - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Reports: Nelson Mandela 'on life support'
# South Africa
# South Africa

Reports: Nelson Mandela 'on life support'

Jun 26th 2013, 9:13 PM 6,736 Views 33 Comments

The former President of South Africa was admitted to hospital due to recurring lung problems.

2,500 patients a year are denied access to hospice services
# Hospice Care
# Hospice Care

2,500 patients a year are denied access to hospice services

Jun 26th 2013, 10:40 AM 3,367 Views 8 Comments

There should be 450 hospice beds in the country. Today, there are only 155 hospice beds available.

# hospital - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Nelson Mandela's ambulance broke down on way to hospital
# Mandela
# Mandela

Nelson Mandela's ambulance broke down on way to hospital

Jun 22nd 2013, 12:40 PM 6,291 Views 28 Comments

South African president Jacob Zuma confirmed the incident this morning, but said the 94-year-old former president suffered no harm.

# hospital - Friday 21 June, 2013

Watch this 3-year-old hear his dad's voice for the first time
# All Ears
From The Daily Edge
# All Ears

Watch this 3-year-old hear his dad's voice for the first time

Jun 21st 2013, 9:18 AM 2,931 Views 4 Comments

Born totally deaf, this is the moment Grayson Clamp first heard the words ‘I love you’.

# hospital - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Column: The new abortion law attempts to add clarity, but the Savita case could happen again
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The new abortion law attempts to add clarity, but the Savita case could happen again

Jun 20th 2013, 7:30 PM 99 Views 35 Comments

Forcing doctors to wait to see a ‘risk to life’ rather than just a ‘risk to health’ to a woman when considering performing an abortion could result in it becoming too late, write Dr Mary Favier and Dr Ciara Flynn.

# hospital - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Galway hospital board chairman apologises to Praveen Halappanavar for Savita's death
# Savita
# Savita

Galway hospital board chairman apologises to Praveen Halappanavar for Savita's death

Jun 18th 2013, 10:44 PM 7,088 Views 32 Comments

Noel Daly also moved to reassure the public that the hospital has implemented all of the interim recommendations.

‘Suicidal man’ turned away from Roscommon psychiatric unit
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

‘Suicidal man’ turned away from Roscommon psychiatric unit

Jun 18th 2013, 9:40 PM 22,027 Views 57 Comments

The unit of Roscommon County Hospital was shut at the weekend because of staff shortages.

# hospital - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Three babies infected with MSSA at Derry hospital
# Deep Clean
# Deep Clean

Three babies infected with MSSA at Derry hospital

Jun 12th 2013, 3:36 PM 5,102 Views 10 Comments

The infants are said to be stable today as the hospital undertakes infection prevention and control measures, including a deep clean.

# hospital - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Prayers for Mandela as country urged to 'let him go'
# Nelson Mandela
# Nelson Mandela

Prayers for Mandela as country urged to 'let him go'

Jun 9th 2013, 10:24 AM 13,966 Views 30 Comments

It is the fourth hospital stay since December for Mandela, who turns 95 next month.

# hospital - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Mandela back in hospital in 'serious but stable' condition
# Nelson Mandela
# Nelson Mandela

Mandela back in hospital in 'serious but stable' condition

Jun 8th 2013, 12:33 PM 3,404 Views 8 Comments

It marks the second hospitalisation in as many months for the frail anti-apartheid hero, who will turn 95 in July.

# hospital - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Column: I can’t pinpoint the moment I decided I wasn’t going to eat anymore
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I can’t pinpoint the moment I decided I wasn’t going to eat anymore

May 26th 2013, 1:30 PM 602 Views 17 Comments

Suffering from anorexia as a teenager, Jenny Conlon’s weight dropped to just 6 stone before. While speaking about her experience for the first time is difficult, she says if it helps one person, it will be worth it.

# hospital - Friday 24 May, 2013

Poll: Have you ever lodged a complaint about a hospital?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever lodged a complaint about a hospital?

May 24th 2013, 10:19 AM 11,977 Views 108 Comments

Almost 227,000 patients in 2011 were unaware that they could lodge a complaint about their hospital stay.

# hospital - Monday 20 May, 2013

Parents had to console garda sent to the scene of their son’s suicide
# Suicide
# Suicide

Parents had to console garda sent to the scene of their son’s suicide

May 20th 2013, 4:01 PM 41,611 Views 87 Comments

A report on suicide out today found that up to 50 per cent of under-18 suicide deaths may be part of clusters.

# hospital - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Woman arrested after man seriously injured by petrol bomb
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Woman arrested after man seriously injured by petrol bomb

May 5th 2013, 6:16 PM 7,160 Views 6 Comments

The lit petrol bomb was thrown through the window of a house in Derry, seriously injuring the 45-year-old man inside.

# hospital - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital
# Norovirus
# Norovirus

Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital

May 4th 2013, 12:02 PM 7,810 Views 16 Comments

The hospital is trying to contain an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug and has asked the public to avoid visiting unless absolutely essential.

# hospital - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Man pretends to be member of Pink Floyd to get free health care
# Uncomfortably Numb
From The Daily Edge
# Uncomfortably Numb

Man pretends to be member of Pink Floyd to get free health care

May 2nd 2013, 3:03 PM 889 Views 0 Comments

He would have got away with it too, if it wasn’t for those pesky… er… cops.

# hospital - Friday 26 April, 2013

Health risks in hospital baby baths discovered in random inspection
# Healthscare
# Healthscare

Health risks in hospital baby baths discovered in random inspection

Apr 26th 2013, 2:22 PM 13,213 Views 27 Comments

A HIQA assessment of Letterkenny General Hospital finds that the absence of a cleaning system poses a risk to child health.

Boston bombing suspect moved to prison
# Boston Bombings
# Boston Bombings

Boston bombing suspect moved to prison

Apr 26th 2013, 12:05 PM 10,730 Views 139 Comments

He has been moved to a prison medical centre, reports say.

# hospital - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Column: For women giving birth in a war zone, I was more than just a midwife
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: For women giving birth in a war zone, I was more than just a midwife

Apr 25th 2013, 7:30 PM 170 Views 11 Comments

Tens of thousands have died in the ongoing, bloody conflict in Syria to date – and those who remain live under constant threat of violence. Midwife Cathy Janssens writes about trying to bring new life into the world in such unstable circumstances.

# hospital - Monday 15 April, 2013

Woman (22) due in court over Ennis stabbing
# Assault
# Assault

Woman (22) due in court over Ennis stabbing

Apr 15th 2013, 7:29 AM 6,133 Views 0 Comments

A woman was seriously injured during the incident in which she was stabbed on the grounds of a primary school in the town.

# hospital - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Ennis stabbing: Woman still in custody
# Ennis
# Ennis

Ennis stabbing: Woman still in custody

Apr 14th 2013, 3:55 PM 8,328 Views 3 Comments

It is understood the woman who was stabbed has been transferred to Cork University Hospital.

# hospital - Saturday 13 April, 2013

"Serious concern" over staff shortages in Emergency Departments
# Emergency Department
# Emergency Department

"Serious concern" over staff shortages in Emergency Departments

Apr 13th 2013, 3:01 PM 8,522 Views 44 Comments

The Irish Association for Emergency Medicine has said that the problem will worsen after July.

# hospital - Monday 8 April, 2013

12-month figures show near 30pc drop in patients waiting nine months
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

12-month figures show near 30pc drop in patients waiting nine months

Apr 8th 2013, 7:49 PM 4,406 Views 24 Comments

The latest figures from the patient treatment register have shown a drop of nearly 30 per cent in patients waiting more than nine months, when compared with March 2012.

'I'm grand': National winner Ryan Mania tweets from hospital after fall
# Horse Racing
From The42
# Horse Racing

'I'm grand': National winner Ryan Mania tweets from hospital after fall

Apr 8th 2013, 9:49 AM 5,823 Views 6 Comments

Mania, who made history at Aintree on Saturday, is set to be discharged from hospital later today.

Nurses to track hospital overcrowding
# Ward Watch
# Ward Watch

Nurses to track hospital overcrowding

Apr 8th 2013, 7:20 AM 5,575 Views 29 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) is to launch Ward Watch, a new initiative, this morning.

# hospital - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Man dies in crash involving a motorcycle and tractor
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Man dies in crash involving a motorcycle and tractor

Apr 7th 2013, 7:16 PM 31,594 Views 28 Comments

The motorcyclist died in Cavan this morning.

# hospital - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Calls for Savita report not to be published 'until family concerns are met'
# Savita
# Savita

Calls for Savita report not to be published 'until family concerns are met'

Apr 2nd 2013, 7:37 AM 4,355 Views 33 Comments

Savita Halappanavar’s husband Praveen is unhappy with the draft HSE report into his wife’s death.

# hospital - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Update: Louth man injured in serious stabbing
# Louth
# Louth

Update: Louth man injured in serious stabbing

Mar 31st 2013, 5:23 PM 10,627 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí have issued an appeal.

# hospital - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Nelson Mandela 'comfortable and responding to treatment'
# South Africa
# South Africa

Nelson Mandela 'comfortable and responding to treatment'

Mar 30th 2013, 1:00 PM 2,765 Views 1 Comment

The former SA president is now breathing without difficulty.

# hospital - Friday 29 March, 2013

JT McNamara's paralysis confirmed following Cheltenham fall
# Neck Injury
From The42
# Neck Injury

JT McNamara's paralysis confirmed following Cheltenham fall

Mar 29th 2013, 7:36 PM 53,727 Views 75 Comments

The Injured Jockey’s Fund has issued a statement on the Limerick jockey’s well-being.

Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital

Mar 29th 2013, 9:29 AM 7,385 Views 17 Comments

A total of 187 cases of influenza have been recorded at the hospital – and Beaumont is trying to stop that number from getting any higher.

# hospital - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Brave nine-year-old girl climbs canyon to find help after crash
# Survivor
# Survivor

Brave nine-year-old girl climbs canyon to find help after crash

Mar 26th 2013, 7:15 AM 10,808 Views 9 Comments

The young girl’s father died when the SUV he was driving overturned.