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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Midland Regional Hospital

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# Protest
Mullingar hospital nurses protest over understaffing and workload
The INMO says Mullingar is facing 50 unfilled nursing shifts over the coming fortnight.
# appeal
Gardaí renew appeal for information to help find Carlow man missing since March
Rafal Filipowicz has been missing from his home since 16 March.
# Portlaoise
Appeal to help find man last seen near Midland Regional Hospital
The 30-year-old was last seen on 21 March.
# staying active
Less than one-third of adults get enough exercise, but some workplaces want to change that
It’s recommended that adults get 30 minutes of moderate activity five times a week.
# discharge summary
Mullingar hospital apologises to new mother after a 'series of errors'
After suffering from bleeding and ongoing pain, the woman was not contacted by the hospital and eventually had to go to A&E.
# Longford Town
Man in his 30s stabbed repeatedly by gang of youths in Longford
The incident happened just after 8.30pm last night.
# Portlaoise
Mental health: 'Shocking' report finds patients secluded for two days at a time
Seclusion is a standard practice in mental health treatments, but should be used “as a last resort only”.
# not impressed
Decision to outsource surgery at Portlaoise "threatens existence of hospital"
The news that complex surgery will no longer be performed at Portlaoise follows last month’s highly critical HIQA report into the standard of care at the hospital.
# Midland Regional Hospital
'They were lied to': Health Minister speaks out over baby deaths
The Health Minister Leo Varadkar has spoken out about the findings in HIQA’s report on the Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you feel safe in Irish hospitals?
The report in Portlaoise has posed some important questions.
# Mullingar
HSE investigate death of baby born at Midlands Hospital
The infant was born at a hospital in Mullingar, and later transferred to a specialist Neo-Natal Unit
# Offaly
Teenager in stable condition after falling from hotel balcony onto car below
The 18-year-old was attending a function at the hotel in Offaly last night.
# co laois
Little girl (3) killed after being hit by van in Portlaoise
The toddler was struck by a van at St Brigid’s Place just after midday.
# Edenderry
Witnesses to 'suspicious' activity sought after murder of Thomas Dooley
Witnesses to unusual activity in the area where the 64-year-old’s body was found are being asked to contact gardaí.
# Trolleywatch
HSE approves recruitment of new nurses over Tullamore hospital crisis
The INMO has called on the HSE to act immediately.
# fatal failures
Deaths of babies at maternity units investigated
The RTÉ Investigations Unit found that bereaved families were not told that investigations had taken place into their babies’ deaths.
# glass half full
Pioneering treatment in Tullamore Hospital replaces bone with glass to fight infection
Tullamore Hospital is one of four international centres that is trialling the use of bioactive glass in treatments.
# Roads
Motorcyclist seriously injured in collision with bus in Birr
The collision happened on the R439 at around 2.30pm this afternoon.
# Crime
Gardaí investigate stabbings in Tullamore and Cork
A man died of apparent stab wounds in Tullamore last night. In an unconnected case, two men were stabbed during a suspected robbery in Cork.
# Roads
Man dies in Westmeath crash
The man in his 20s was involved in a two car collision near Mullingar.