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# hospital - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

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

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

May 1st 2019, 5:00 PM 46,064 Views 17 Comments

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
# Mortuary Building
# Mortuary Building

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

Updated Apr 24th 2019, 12:51 PM 40,880 Views 112 Comments

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
# Smoking
# Smoking

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

Apr 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 49,372 Views 158 Comments

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

# hospital - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 3rd 2019, 6:30 PM 4,084 Views 4 Comments

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
# CUMH
# CUMH

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

Mar 27th 2019, 7:29 AM 79,396 Views 39 Comments

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
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

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

Mar 12th 2019, 1:06 PM 23,380 Views 14 Comments

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'
# Outside The Coombe
# Outside The Coombe

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

Feb 7th 2019, 1:43 PM 12,396 Views 76 Comments

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
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

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

Jan 30th 2019, 6:15 AM 16,877 Views 99 Comments

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
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Man arrested over alleged sexual assault at Dublin hospital

Jan 25th 2019, 2:11 PM 23,458 Views 0 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Updated Jan 17th 2019, 9:46 PM 82,371 Views 254 Comments

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
# Our Lady Of Lourdes

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

Jan 14th 2019, 12:05 AM 23,577 Views 120 Comments

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'
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

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

Jan 10th 2019, 4:45 PM 10,167 Views 45 Comments

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
# On The Rise
# On The Rise

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

Jan 7th 2019, 2:24 PM 32,559 Views 31 Comments

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
# Investigation
# Investigation

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

Dec 24th 2018, 2:21 PM 17,816 Views 0 Comments

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
# Hospital
# Hospital

Man seriously injured after being hit by van in Limerick

Dec 12th 2018, 10:39 PM 16,855 Views 5 Comments

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'?
# Pet Names
# Pet Names

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

Dec 4th 2018, 11:49 AM 42,000 Views 53 Comments

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

# hospital - Monday 26 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 26th 2018, 7:56 PM 10,667 Views 2 Comments

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
# Bed Blockers
# Bed Blockers

Delayed discharges are leading to infections, falls and overcrowding

Nov 19th 2018, 9:11 PM 10,029 Views 22 Comments

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
# Blackpool
# Blackpool

UK healthcare professional arrested on suspicion of poisoning patients

Nov 19th 2018, 3:25 PM 11,064 Views 1 Comment

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
# Warning
# Warning

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

Oct 30th 2018, 7:34 AM 17,793 Views 45 Comments

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
# Sligo
# Sligo

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

Sep 13th 2018, 4:00 PM 28,167 Views 16 Comments

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
# Cork
# Cork

Baby girl dies after incident involving cord of window blind

Sep 11th 2018, 5:35 PM 44,420 Views 13 Comments

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
# Hodeida
# Hodeida

84 dead following vicious fighting in Yemen after peace talks fail

Sep 9th 2018, 5:22 PM 6,967 Views 19 Comments

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
# Nursing Vacancies
# Nursing Vacancies

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

Updated Aug 31st 2018, 3:16 PM 13,025 Views 63 Comments

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'
# Ambulance Delays
# Ambulance Delays

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

Aug 26th 2018, 12:05 AM 31,826 Views 19 Comments

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
# Cavan
# Cavan

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

Aug 24th 2018, 12:15 AM 38,847 Views 21 Comments

“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
# Dispute
# Dispute

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

Aug 18th 2018, 7:00 AM 17,360 Views 0 Comments

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
# Temple Street
# Temple Street

Warning issued after five more people contract measles in Dublin

Aug 9th 2018, 6:58 PM 31,547 Views 89 Comments

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
# Serious Concerns
# Serious Concerns

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

Aug 2nd 2018, 4:17 PM 17,199 Views 0 Comments

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
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

Demi Lovato rushed to hospital following suspected heroin overdose

Jul 24th 2018, 10:36 PM 63,753 Views 51 Comments

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

# hospital - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Oberstown teenager who went on rampage through Beaumont Hospital was 'high on hypnotic drugs'
# Oberstown
# Oberstown

Oberstown teenager who went on rampage through Beaumont Hospital was 'high on hypnotic drugs'

Jul 8th 2018, 5:55 PM 42,800 Views 55 Comments

The incident happened on Friday night.

# hospital - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 26th 2018, 6:14 PM 12,412 Views 47 Comments

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
# RIP

Chef Myrtle Allen of Ballymaloe House has died aged 94

Jun 13th 2018, 11:35 AM 31,919 Views 12 Comments

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
# Baby Thomas
# Baby Thomas

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

Jun 11th 2018, 4:55 PM 16,798 Views 10 Comments

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
# Bray
# Bray

Man who was discovered with serious head injuries in Bray dies

Jun 10th 2018, 9:00 AM 23,861 Views 1 Comment

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
# Ipswich
# Ipswich

Hospital staff member sacked for accessing Ed Sheeran data

May 19th 2018, 7:42 PM 94,061 Views 28 Comments

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
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

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

May 5th 2018, 12:35 PM 62,595 Views 51 Comments

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
# Galway
# Galway

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

Apr 16th 2018, 4:31 PM 34,365 Views 54 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar visited University College Hospital Galway last Thursday.

Homeless man found dead in chair in waiting area of Tallaght Hospital
# Emergency Dept
# Emergency Dept

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

Apr 16th 2018, 7:48 AM 26,660 Views 48 Comments

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
# Intervention
# Intervention

Doctors want to bring in alcohol tests for pregnant women

Apr 9th 2018, 4:13 PM 28,094 Views 93 Comments

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