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# icu - Thursday 14 January, 2021

1,792 Covid-19 patients in hospital as figure continues to surpass double previous peak
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

1,792 Covid-19 patients in hospital as figure continues to surpass double previous peak

Thu 9:45 AM 46,680 Views 91 Comments

The number of people in hospital is now more than twice that of the previous pandemic peak.

# icu - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Private hospitals to treat urgent non-Covid patients, as HSE braces for further rise in hospitalisations
# Hospital Capacity
# Hospital Capacity

Private hospitals to treat urgent non-Covid patients, as HSE braces for further rise in hospitalisations

Updated Jan 10th 2021, 2:30 PM 58,915 Views 97 Comments

There are now 1,421 people with Covid-19 in hospital, with 121 in ICU.

# icu - Friday 8 January, 2021

'Exhausted' ICU nurses at St Vincent's say safety concerns they raised months ago have not been addressed
# Svuh
# Svuh

'Exhausted' ICU nurses at St Vincent's say safety concerns they raised months ago have not been addressed

Jan 8th 2021, 1:46 PM 80,102 Views 49 Comments

Nurses have expressed frustration over shower and sink facilities, as well as not being prioritised for the Covid-19 vaccine.

# icu - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

What's the total ICU bed capacity for the latest Covid-19 surge?
# Hospitalisation
# Hospitalisation

What's the total ICU bed capacity for the latest Covid-19 surge?

Jan 6th 2021, 6:05 AM 31,320 Views 32 Comments

The HSE has said it would, of course, continue to care for patients beyond capacity but the level of care would not be the same.

# icu - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Further restrictions not ruled out, says Varadkar as hospitals under 'extreme pressure'
# INMO
# INMO

Further restrictions not ruled out, says Varadkar as hospitals under 'extreme pressure'

Updated Jan 3rd 2021, 1:16 PM 136,258 Views 201 Comments
  • Tánaiste says there is a strong case for leaving current restrictions in place until those most at risk are vaccinated
  • There are now 673 patients with Covid-19 being treated in hospital
  • Dr Colm Henry estimates hospitalisation levels of 1,300 or more by the end of January
  • Over 100 nurses are out of work for covid-related reasons at Cork University Hospital

# icu - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Lowest number of Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU since early October
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Lowest number of Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU since early October

Dec 12th 2020, 4:42 PM 23,509 Views 12 Comments

In hospitals, there have been 12 admissions and 12 discharges in the last 24 hours.

# icu - Saturday 14 November, 2020

'Encouraging news': Covid-19 hospitalisations fall compared to start of Level Five
# Patients
# Patients

'Encouraging news': Covid-19 hospitalisations fall compared to start of Level Five

Nov 14th 2020, 2:45 PM 30,266 Views 36 Comments

Currently, there are 254 patients with Covid-19 in hospital, with 35 in ICU.

# icu - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Many European countries running out of ICU beds amid surge in Covid-19 cases
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Many European countries running out of ICU beds amid surge in Covid-19 cases

Nov 10th 2020, 9:11 AM 33,911 Views 66 Comments

Medics in Italy, France, Spain and Germany have expressed concern over a lack of capacity and medical staff to treat patients.

# icu - Monday 26 October, 2020

Highest number of Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU since end of May
# Hospital
# Hospital

Highest number of Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU since end of May

Oct 26th 2020, 1:12 PM 54,031 Views 106 Comments

There are 344 people in hospital and 39 in ICU.

# icu - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Covid-19: Zero ICU beds available in nine acute hospitals across Ireland
# Capacity
# Capacity

Covid-19: Zero ICU beds available in nine acute hospitals across Ireland

Oct 15th 2020, 8:10 AM 76,196 Views 109 Comments

It comes after health officials confirmed 1.095 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland and five further deaths.

# icu - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

There are now 156 Covid-19 patients in hospital and 25 in ICU
# Cases Rising
# Cases Rising

There are now 156 Covid-19 patients in hospital and 25 in ICU

Oct 7th 2020, 6:45 PM 38,045 Views 89 Comments

Last Thursday, there were 122 hospitalisations and 20 people in ICU.

# icu - Monday 5 October, 2020

'They need to dramatically change their attitude': Concern that HSE will struggle to recruit for new beds
# Winter Plan
# Winter Plan

'They need to dramatically change their attitude': Concern that HSE will struggle to recruit for new beds

Oct 5th 2020, 12:05 AM 39,218 Views 34 Comments

An additional 251 acute beds are to be opened in the last three months of 2020.

# icu - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Jim O'Callaghan: 'There's a danger in a political system that blindly follows everything NPHET says'
# Interview
# Interview

Jim O'Callaghan: 'There's a danger in a political system that blindly follows everything NPHET says'

Oct 3rd 2020, 6:30 AM 41,529 Views 83 Comments

Making the tough decisions in government during a pandemic is not easy, says O’Callaghan.

# icu - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

How many ICU beds do we actually have and what happened to the Covid surge capacity?
# Intensive Care
# Intensive Care

How many ICU beds do we actually have and what happened to the Covid surge capacity?

Sep 30th 2020, 7:30 AM 73,634 Views 49 Comments

During the height of the pandemic, hospitals used high dependency and post-operative beds on a temporary basis.

# icu - Sunday 27 September, 2020

HSE boss issues 'call to arms' for public to stick to health advice as hospitals come under increasing pressure
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

HSE boss issues 'call to arms' for public to stick to health advice as hospitals come under increasing pressure

Sep 27th 2020, 1:49 PM 31,601 Views 37 Comments

The number of people in hospital is at its highest level in months.

# icu - Thursday 24 September, 2020

'Exhausted' healthcare workers worry about long winter as Covid-19 hospital numbers rise
# Covid19
# Covid19

'Exhausted' healthcare workers worry about long winter as Covid-19 hospital numbers rise

Sep 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 16,953 Views 37 Comments

Doctors treating patients with the disease have said the severity of the illness for those admitted to hospital has not changed.

# icu - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

The number of Covid-19 cases in Irish hospitals is now 68, the highest figure since mid-June
# Covid19
# Covid19

The number of Covid-19 cases in Irish hospitals is now 68, the highest figure since mid-June

Sep 15th 2020, 6:17 PM 31,794 Views 42 Comments

There are currently 13 C0vid-19 cases in ICU – the highest figure since 30 June.

# icu - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Sharp increase in suspected Covid-19 cases in ICU in 24 hours
# HSE
# HSE

Sharp increase in suspected Covid-19 cases in ICU in 24 hours

Aug 6th 2020, 4:36 PM 197,129 Views 111 Comments

Fourteen people were in critical care units with suspected Covid-19 ast of 6.30pm last night.

# icu - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Covid-19: Six cases in Irish hospitals, down from peak of 879
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Six cases in Irish hospitals, down from peak of 879

Jul 30th 2020, 8:51 AM 30,206 Views 61 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid revealed the figure this morning.

# icu - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Harris says 20km rule important to avoid virus being brought into less affected areas
# Easing Restrictions
# Easing Restrictions

Harris says 20km rule important to avoid virus being brought into less affected areas

Jun 3rd 2020, 2:22 PM 37,916 Views 71 Comments

The number of Covid-19 cases in ICU has fallen to 36, according to the latest figures.

# icu - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in ICU drops to 42, down from peak of 160
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in ICU drops to 42, down from peak of 160

May 30th 2020, 4:01 PM 18,204 Views 19 Comments

The peak of patients requiring ICU care occurred on 4 April, with 160 people in intensive care beds.

# icu - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Number of people infected by a confirmed case of Covid-19 has fallen again
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Number of people infected by a confirmed case of Covid-19 has fallen again

May 7th 2020, 5:08 PM 27,391 Views 26 Comments

Harris said the number of admissions to hospital and intensive care have halved in the last week.

# icu - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in ICU has fallen below 100
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in ICU has fallen below 100

May 2nd 2020, 5:20 PM 30,411 Views 43 Comments

The number of people in ICU is a figure Harris said will watched very carefully over the coming weeks.

# icu - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Taoiseach says ICU numbers still too high for restrictions to be lifted
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Taoiseach says ICU numbers still too high for restrictions to be lifted

Apr 29th 2020, 11:17 AM 67,607 Views 118 Comments

A plan on how the country will be reopened will be published in the coming days.

# icu - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Over 9,000 people have recovered from Covid-19, according to new figures
# Good News
# Good News

Over 9,000 people have recovered from Covid-19, according to new figures

Apr 22nd 2020, 9:26 AM 17,433 Views 28 Comments

The figures are based on an analysis of the confirmed cases as of Saturday.

# icu - Monday 13 April, 2020

Harris: 'There's no magic point at the start of May where life as we know it before coronavirus can resume'
# Covid19
# Covid19

Harris: 'There's no magic point at the start of May where life as we know it before coronavirus can resume'

Apr 13th 2020, 4:39 PM 69,358 Views 111 Comments

Factors such as ICU capacity and the reproduction rate of the virus will determine how and when restrictions can be eased back.

# icu - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Some mothers allowed just 15 minutes with their premature babies due to coronavirus restrictions
# Neonatal ICUs
# Neonatal ICUs

Some mothers allowed just 15 minutes with their premature babies due to coronavirus restrictions

Apr 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 24,571 Views 17 Comments

Parents are asking for better communication about why the extreme restrictions in neonatal ICUs are necessary.

# icu - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Holohan: Majority of people with Covid-19 are recovering and 53 who were in ICUs have been discharged
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Holohan: Majority of people with Covid-19 are recovering and 53 who were in ICUs have been discharged

Apr 8th 2020, 8:51 PM 44,593 Views 56 Comments

Although most people have been able to recover at home, officials said there is no room for complacency as vulnerable groups are still at a high risk.

# icu - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

New ethical guidelines for medical staff say 'stringent restrictions on ICU admission' are needed during the pandemic
# Intensive Care
# Intensive Care

New ethical guidelines for medical staff say 'stringent restrictions on ICU admission' are needed during the pandemic

Apr 7th 2020, 7:47 PM 29,693 Views 13 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the guidelines in relation to disability rights.

Boris Johnson remains in intensive care but is 'breathing without any assistance'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Boris Johnson remains in intensive care but is 'breathing without any assistance'

Updated Apr 7th 2020, 5:42 PM 47,810 Views 77 Comments

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab provided the public with an update on Johnson’s condition this afternoon.

# icu - Monday 6 April, 2020

Boris Johnson moved to intensive care unit as Covid-19 symptoms worsen
# ICU
# ICU

Boris Johnson moved to intensive care unit as Covid-19 symptoms worsen

Apr 6th 2020, 8:24 PM 202,042 Views 227 Comments

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will “deputise where necessary” while the prime minister is in intensive care.

# icu - Friday 27 March, 2020

Covid-19: ICUs will be at capacity within a few days, says Taoiseach
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: ICUs will be at capacity within a few days, says Taoiseach

Mar 27th 2020, 3:37 PM 56,492 Views 118 Comments

Varadkar also said that construction sites that cannot implement social distancing should be shut down.

# icu - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Girl (2) in ICU after swallowing fridge magnets
# Texas
# Texas

Girl (2) in ICU after swallowing fridge magnets

Jan 6th 2016, 3:01 PM 24,480 Views 25 Comments

The magnets stuck together and created holes in her intestines.

# icu - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Leo met some very small, very cute babies today
# New Icu
# New Icu

Leo met some very small, very cute babies today

Feb 25th 2015, 3:06 PM 15,692 Views 24 Comments

‘There’ll be trouble … his grandparents didn’t even get to hold him yet!’

# icu - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Christmas presents for sick children stolen from hospital
# Humbug
# Humbug

Christmas presents for sick children stolen from hospital

Dec 18th 2012, 12:24 PM 17,521 Views 44 Comments

Warning: this is possibly the saddest story you’re going to read this Christmas.

# icu - Monday 27 June, 2011

New ICU beds at Crumlin, but is the hospital in crisis?
# Funds
# Funds

New ICU beds at Crumlin, but is the hospital in crisis?

Jun 27th 2011, 5:14 PM 370 Views 2 Comments

The board of Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital says that the facility will run out of money by the end of the year.