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Dublin: 10 °C Tuesday 19 November, 2019


# nhs - Saturday 9 November, 2019

Explainer: Corbyn says Johnson plans to 'sell out' the NHS to Trump - but what does that actually mean?

It’s a big talking point – aside from Brexit – in the UK general election campaign. But what’s it all about?

# nhs - Monday 24 June, 2019

Former British deputy PM John Prescott admitted to hospital after suffering stroke

Prescott served as deputy Prime Minister to Tony Blair between the years of 1997 and 2007.

# nhs - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Bitter medicine: NHS 'harmed' in all Brexit scenarios, but no-deal will hit hardest

In the run up to the 2016 Brexit vote, ‘Leave’ campaigners promised it would deliver millions for the NHS.

# nhs - Monday 19 November, 2018

UK healthcare professional arrested on suspicion of poisoning patients

The allegations related to the alleged mistreatment and neglect on the stroke unit in November 2018.

# nhs - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

NHS hospitals in England risk drug shortages in no-deal Brexit scenario, leaked letter warns

With a no-deal Brexit looking increasingly possible, a group representing hospitals in England has sounded the warning.

# nhs - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Female healthcare worker arrested over murder of eight babies at hospital in Chester

Police in Chester had been investigating the death of infants at the hospital since May 2017.

# nhs - Thursday 21 June, 2018

'Horrifying, shameful, unforgivable': UK families call for criminal charges over hospital deaths

An independent inquiry looked into deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital.

# nhs - Sunday 17 June, 2018

'We're one United Kingdom' - Theresa May describes EU plans as an Irish Sea border Across The Water This post contains videos

'We're one United Kingdom' - Theresa May describes EU plans as an Irish Sea border

May says that the EU’s ‘backstop’ plan is not acceptable.

# nhs - Sunday 13 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge Little Mix's next album could be about the NHS, if their fans have anything to do with it Don't Ask Twitter

Little Mix's next album could be about the NHS, if their fans have anything to do with it

This is why the internet cannot be trusted.

# nhs - Monday 5 February, 2018

Donald Trump has united British politicians after he went after the 'broke' NHS

Trump’s tweet comes after UK marchers have been calling for more NHS funding.

# nhs - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Number of elderly people with four or more diseases to double by 2035

A third of these people will be diagnosed with dementia, depression or a cognitive impairment.

# nhs - Friday 12 January, 2018

Surgeon who burnt his initials on the livers of two patients avoids jail and gets £10k fine

Simon Bramhall said he was trying to relieve tension in the operating theatre.

# nhs - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'They have taken away my trust': Paramedic sprayed with 'noxious' liquid brands attackers cowards

The paramedic was treated for her injuries but was discharged from hospital.

# nhs - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

5,000 cyber-attacks were attempted against one Irish hospital in just 24 hours

The HSE decided to cut external communications, including emails and server connections, on Friday.

# nhs - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

There have been lots of cyber attacks on State websites that the public aren't even aware of

There have been calls for the Garda cyber crime unit to be beefed up.

# nhs - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Growing global cyberattack hits 200,000 victims so far and there's more to come

Fears for millions of users who will be turning on their computers tomorrow morning.

# nhs - Saturday 13 May, 2017

No reports of computer virus attacks in Ireland following global hacking

The situation is being monitored currently by the NCSC.

# nhs - Friday 12 May, 2017

HSE removes all external access to its network following NHS cyber attack

The HSE leadership convened a meeting tonight to decide what steps to take.

'This was an international attack': NHS plunged into chaos in large-scale cyber hack

Theresa May has said the cyber attack wasn’t specifically targeting the NHS.

# nhs - Monday 6 March, 2017

Ever lied on your CV? This NHS executive on £100k a year said he had two PhDs (he hadn't)

Jon Andrewes was sentenced to two years in jail at Exeter Crown Court today.

# nhs - Monday 27 February, 2017

Family wants criminal inquiry after 5-year-old turned away by GP dies of asthma attack in Wales

Ellie-May Clark was told to come back the next day after she was a few minutes late for her appointment.

# nhs - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Pfizer gets record fine for 2600% price increase on epilepsy drug

Pfizer raised prices to a level that were said to be “excessive and unfair”.

# nhs - Monday 14 December, 2015

Tinder encouraging users to swipe to donate their organs NHS

Tinder encouraging users to swipe to donate their organs

The NHS has teamed up with the dating app for an organ donor campaign.

# nhs - Monday 7 December, 2015

Ireland's health system is broken, we need an NHS model like the UK

Private for-profit health care systems are both more costly and provide lower quality care than public systems, writes Julien Mercille.

# nhs - Friday 13 November, 2015

British government considers blacklisting homeopathy treatments

A minister confirmed the government is looking at removing these products from the NHS prescription list.

# nhs - Friday 24 July, 2015

Unfortunately, this Sky News reporter getting videobombed brilliantly is all a big fake Not A Kind Of Magic This post contains videos

Unfortunately, this Sky News reporter getting videobombed brilliantly is all a big fake

But seriously, if only all their reports were like this…

# nhs - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge "Believe in something!" - Here's why everyone's talking about Michael Sheen's stirring speech Get Out

# nhs - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Jimmy Savile was known as a 'sex pest' but complaints were still not taken seriously

Another shocking report into the appalling behaviour of the “opportunistic predator”.

# nhs - Friday 13 February, 2015

It's official: Sex is good for you

So now we know.

# nhs - Thursday 12 February, 2015

The things most likely to kill you in one handy infographic

People worry about being murdered and dying in plane crashes but the NHS says it’s the heart disease that’ll get you.

# nhs - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Irish hospitals aren't the only ones dealing with an overcrowding crisis

It’s a very similar story in England.

# nhs - Monday 13 October, 2014

Pics: NHS workers stage first strike in 32 years

The strike follows a rejection by the government of an across-the-board pay rise for workers.

# nhs - Thursday 9 October, 2014

This TD wants to tax lotto winnings to pay for more teachers

Stephen Donnelly also wants us to team up with the NHS and make Irish Water more efficient.

# nhs - Friday 29 August, 2014

UK hospitals to be fined for serving up unhealthy food

There have been calls to have a national standard of hospital food for Irish hospitals.

# nhs - Friday 8 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about US strikes on Iraq, a new weather warning, and an Irish woman charged over baby death.

NHS clarifies "call for Irish blood donations"

And we thought we were special.

# nhs - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Are gardaí investigating Savile's activities in Ireland? They're staying tight-lipped Crc

Are gardaí investigating Savile's activities in Ireland? They're staying tight-lipped

A solicitor who represented a number of Savile’s victims said that Ireland needs to “dig deeper” with its investigations.

# nhs - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Group says HSE should pay for chemo patients to have eggs frozen

Those on lower incomes are selling life insurance policies and taking out considerable loans to cover costs.

# nhs - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Claim that high protein diets are as bad as smoking dismissed as 'PR hype'

The NHS has released a detail take-down of the claim that appeared in news reports earlier this week.

# nhs - Saturday 15 February, 2014

INMO look at patient care guidelines in wake of Francis Report recommendations

The report, published last year, looked at the failings of a UK hospital that led to the deaths of as many as 500 patients.

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