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#Intensive care

# intensive-care - Thursday 25 November, 2021

ICU nurses: 'No more clapping by the public or lighting candles. At this stage, it's an insult'
# Capacity
# Capacity

ICU nurses: 'No more clapping by the public or lighting candles. At this stage, it's an insult'

Nov 25th 2021, 12:05 AM 99,623 Views 68 Comments
  • Staff in intensive care units say they're at breaking point as a fourth Covid surge hits, Órla Ryan reports
  • "ICU nurses and doctors are absolutely exhausted and we haven't even hit the winter peak," one nurse said
  • Most ICU beds are full and the HSE is making efforts to increase surge capacity

# intensive-care - Monday 22 November, 2021

Irish Kidney Association calls for clarity after transplant postponed over ICU capacity issues
# Delayed Transplant
# Delayed Transplant

Irish Kidney Association calls for clarity after transplant postponed over ICU capacity issues

Nov 22nd 2021, 6:37 PM 14,617 Views 10 Comments

The association said it hopes this was an isolated incident

# intensive-care - Monday 25 October, 2021

20 pregnant and postpartum women admitted to ICU with Covid since June, obstetrician says
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

20 pregnant and postpartum women admitted to ICU with Covid since June, obstetrician says

Oct 25th 2021, 4:23 PM 37,665 Views 60 Comments

Dr. Cliona Murphy also said that three women had been transferred to general hospitals for ICU care this weekend alone.

# intensive-care - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

Increase of 12 Covid-19 patients in ICU departments in the last 24 hours
# Surge Concerns
# Surge Concerns

Increase of 12 Covid-19 patients in ICU departments in the last 24 hours

Oct 20th 2021, 3:45 PM 14,380 Views 22 Comments

There are 86 Covid-19 patients in the country’s ICU departments.

# intensive-care - Thursday 7 October, 2021

INMO calls for services at St Vincent's ICU to be 'curtailed until unit is adequately staffed'
# Intensive Care
# Intensive Care

INMO calls for services at St Vincent's ICU to be 'curtailed until unit is adequately staffed'

Oct 7th 2021, 4:55 PM 9,902 Views 0 Comments

Nurses have to use a baby monitor to watch certain patients due to staff shortages, The Journal reported earlier today.

Staff shortages force ICU nurses at St Vincent's Hospital to watch patients with baby monitor
# On The Frontline
# On The Frontline

Staff shortages force ICU nurses at St Vincent's Hospital to watch patients with baby monitor

Oct 7th 2021, 12:10 AM 70,838 Views 0 Comments
  • The ICU is at "breaking point" with a few "near misses" in recent months, Órla Ryan reports
  • Nurses say they have been forced to use a baby monitor to watch certain patients due to staff shortages
  • "The pandemic broke us ... It was horrendous, some of the shifts we put in were indescribable."

# intensive-care - Monday 26 April, 2021

Covid-19: 173 patients being treated in hospital
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Covid-19: 173 patients being treated in hospital

Apr 26th 2021, 9:47 AM 18,630 Views 16 Comments

46 people are in ICU.

# intensive-care - 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 42,558 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.

# intensive-care - 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 89,425 Views 49 Comments

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

# intensive-care - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Half of patients admitted to ICU with Covid-19 have chronic heart disease
# Hospitalisation
# Hospitalisation

Half of patients admitted to ICU with Covid-19 have chronic heart disease

May 6th 2020, 9:12 PM 24,883 Views 36 Comments

More than 2,800 people have been hospitalised with the disease, with 373 of those admitted to intensive care units.

# intensive-care - 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 29,780 Views 13 Comments

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

# intensive-care - 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 202,119 Views 228 Comments

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

# intensive-care - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Welterweight champ Spence in serious condition but 'expected to survive' following car crash
# Intensive Care
From The42
# Intensive Care

Welterweight champ Spence in serious condition but 'expected to survive' following car crash

Oct 10th 2019, 4:44 PM 6,209 Views 2 Comments

The unbeaten American sensation was ejected from his Ferrari in a rollover crash on Thursday morning.

# intensive-care - Monday 10 December, 2018

French teenager in intensive care after suffering heart attack while playing rugby
# Trauma
From The42
# Trauma

French teenager in intensive care after suffering heart attack while playing rugby

Dec 10th 2018, 4:58 PM 8,324 Views 7 Comments

Nicolas Chauvin, 19, suffered the cardiac arrest while playing for the Stade Francais youth academy.

# intensive-care - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Ex-Connacht hooker out of intensive care after suffering stroke
# Get Well Soon
From The42
# Get Well Soon

Ex-Connacht hooker out of intensive care after suffering stroke

Aug 15th 2018, 11:11 AM 6,022 Views 3 Comments

The 36-year-old remains under heavy sedation after doctors found a blood clot on his brain.

# intensive-care - Monday 4 June, 2018

Irish Olympian Jonty Evans in intensive care following fall
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Irish Olympian Jonty Evans in intensive care following fall

Jun 4th 2018, 5:40 PM 24,675 Views 10 Comments

The 46-year-old suffered the accident during the Tattersalls International Horse Trials

# intensive-care - Thursday 18 January, 2018

'People are dying': Life-saving surgeries delayed or cancelled due to intensive care bed shortage
# Critical
# Critical

'People are dying': Life-saving surgeries delayed or cancelled due to intensive care bed shortage

Jan 18th 2018, 6:05 AM 6,621 Views 19 Comments

Minister of State Jim Daly said increasing ICU capacity is a priority for the government in 2018.

# intensive-care - Friday 4 August, 2017

Mayo hospital apologises to patient made to drink mouthwash instead of water
# Intensive Care
# Intensive Care

Mayo hospital apologises to patient made to drink mouthwash instead of water

Aug 4th 2017, 7:46 AM 24,899 Views 43 Comments

The incident occurred at Mayo University Hospital on 12 June.

# intensive-care - Monday 19 December, 2016

Over €20,000 raised to aid recovery of Maynooth student Kym Owens
# Fundraising
# Fundraising

Over €20,000 raised to aid recovery of Maynooth student Kym Owens

Dec 19th 2016, 9:02 AM 36,058 Views 25 Comments

The teenager suffered multiple injuries as she walked back to her student accommodation late last month.

# intensive-care - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Maynooth student attack: Gardaí appeal for passengers from bus to get in contact
# Intensive Care
# Intensive Care

Maynooth student attack: Gardaí appeal for passengers from bus to get in contact

Nov 22nd 2016, 2:10 PM 49,180 Views 65 Comments

18-year-old Kym Owens was walking back to her digs when the attack took place.

# intensive-care - Monday 31 August, 2015

Family struggling with costs after son (20) breaks his back diving into Ibiza pool
# Spinal Injury
# Spinal Injury

Family struggling with costs after son (20) breaks his back diving into Ibiza pool

Aug 31st 2015, 12:16 PM 41,707 Views 17 Comments

Sean Paul McCabe’s family say he broke his back in two places.

# intensive-care - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Off-duty garda shot in attempted mugging in New Orleans
# Intensive Care
# Intensive Care

Off-duty garda shot in attempted mugging in New Orleans

Jan 28th 2015, 11:39 AM 20,899 Views 61 Comments

He’s now being treated for his wounds in hospital.

# intensive-care - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

F1 driver Bianchi remains in critical but stable condition
# Accident
From The42
# Accident

F1 driver Bianchi remains in critical but stable condition

Oct 14th 2014, 4:51 PM 1,770 Views 1 Comment

The driver suffered a serious head injury after crashing during the Japanese Grand Prix .

# intensive-care - Friday 16 May, 2014

A tiny baby weighing less than a pound was born this week
# Intensive Care
# Intensive Care

A tiny baby weighing less than a pound was born this week

May 16th 2014, 2:43 PM 27,525 Views 36 Comments

Decklan Maize was born four months premature to a Californian couple.

# intensive-care - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Irish boy contracts potentially fatal tetanus infection
# Get Immunised
# Get Immunised

Irish boy contracts potentially fatal tetanus infection

Dec 18th 2013, 9:45 AM 23,740 Views 114 Comments

The HSE are stressing the importance of vaccination against tetanus which causes death in between 10-25 per cent of cases.

# intensive-care - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Former Ireland cricketer in intensive care following fast food fracas
# Midnight Attack
From The42
# Midnight Attack

Former Ireland cricketer in intensive care following fast food fracas

Mar 27th 2013, 9:06 PM 27,939 Views 10 Comments

Kiwi all-rounder Jesse Ryder is reported to have suffered a fractured skull after he was set upon in Christchurch, NZ.

# intensive-care - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Mabbutt allays fears for Gascoigne's life after intensive care scare
# Rehab
From The42
# Rehab

Mabbutt allays fears for Gascoigne's life after intensive care scare

Feb 10th 2013, 1:41 PM 1,744 Views 0 Comments

The footballer’s former Tottenham teammate told Sky Sports that Gazza is ‘on the road to recovery’.

# intensive-care - Thursday 27 December, 2012

George Bush Senior in intensive care after 'setbacks'
# America
# America

George Bush Senior in intensive care after 'setbacks'

Dec 27th 2012, 7:42 AM 4,797 Views 34 Comments

The 41st president of the United States has been in hospital since November, but his condition worsened over the past four days.

# intensive-care - 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 17,542 Views 44 Comments

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

# intensive-care - Friday 17 February, 2012

Dutch prince buried in Austrian avalanche
# Avalanche
# Avalanche

Dutch prince buried in Austrian avalanche

Feb 17th 2012, 5:34 PM 8,597 Views 12 Comments

Prince Friso was taken to intensive care after being engulfed by the avalanche while skiing in Austria today.