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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Midlands Regional Hospital

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Search underway for masked gang who left man seriously injured after home break-in
The gang were armed with screwdrivers and sledgehammers.
Garda ombudsman notified after man dies following incident at Midlands Regional Hospital
Gardaí are understood to have had an interaction with the man before he died.
Midlands Regional Hospital in Tullamore hit by Windows ransomware attack
The hospital suffered a Windows Ransomware attack on Wednesday.
Man dies in a house fire in Longford
Local fire services and gardai were called to scene in Ballinalee just before 7pm yesterday evening.
Woman gives birth to baby that doctors told her had been dead for weeks
Aimee Nolan says she has still not received an explanation.
Bereaved parents: 'It needs to stop now, enough pain and enough hurt has been caused'
Calls have been made for HSE Chief Tony O’Brien to resign.
'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.
Baby's remains squeezed into tiny box and given to parents
The HIQA report into Midland Regional Hospital comes after an RTÉ investigation last year into the deaths of five babies at the hospital.
Recruiting: There are 90 midwife and nurse roles up for grabs in Mullingar
Last month staff were on the picket lines.
Three arrests after late night Longford car chase that ended in crash
The chase ended at Goshen Cross.
HSE: Don't come to Mullingar hospital ED unless absolutely necessary
The hospital said it needs the facilities it has to deal with any emergencies that might arise later this evening.
Doctors told pregnant woman her baby had died. Two days later they found a heartbeat
The HSE has apologised and said a full review of the case is under way.
'Overcrowded and clinically dangerous': Nurses criticise conditions at Mullingar hospital
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has called on the HSE to immediately recruit more staff at MRHM.
These are the experts who will investigate baby deaths at Portlaoise Hospital
HIQA will carry out a review of the quality of service provided at the hospital.
10-year-old boy dies after being struck by a car in Co Offaly
The collision occurred on the Tullamore to Rahan Road at Ballykilmurray at about 9.15 am.
‘Concerns will be addressed in full’: Emotional Reilly says baby deaths are ‘disturbing’
The Minister for Health appeared close to tears in the Dáil earlier.
‘We will get all the answers’ – Reilly says HIQA will review death of babies in Portlaoise
Reilly was speaking after one family, whose tragic story was outlined in a Prime Time special last week, met with members of the Oireachtas earlier today.
TDs call special private meeting to talk about baby deaths at Portlaoise
TD Jerry Buttimer said the families involved deserve a “full and frank explanation”.
Portlaoise midwives wrote to Cowen and Harney over 'fears that a mother or baby would die'
Last night’s Prime Time showed how four babies died in 6 years at Midlands Regional Hospital in Portlaoise.
Missed the Prime Time investigation last night? Here’s what you need to know
The programme investigated the deaths of four babies at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Portlaoise.
Diary of a First Time Dad: We've got company!
Our baby girl is a week old and my wife and I are settling into life as parents after exhausting Plans A to Z.
Pedestrian in his 70s killed in crash outside Mullingar hospital
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after the collision outside the Midland Regional Hospital in Westmeath this afternoon.
Woman dies in Offaly house fire
The 64-year-old woman was alone in the house at the time.
Woman, children injured in Mullingar house fire
Two gardaí entered the fire-stricken building to rescue a two-year-old who was trapped upstairs.
Portlaoise hospital cuts services to cut costs
A memo sent to staff at Midlands Regional Hospital indicates that the out-patient and in-patient departments will be affected.
The Daily Fix: Friday
In today’s fix: Private courses for secondary teachers, goat-killing bodhrán makers and the Take That invasion begins…
Portlaoise A&E next for the chop?
It’s claimed the department will be unable to cope by mid July because of doctor shortages.