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# nurse - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Life on a Covid ward: 'We were the last people some patients saw, but many died on their own'
# Covid19
# Covid19

Life on a Covid ward: 'We were the last people some patients saw, but many died on their own'

Jan 21st 2021, 6:19 PM 19,078 Views 8 Comments

Clinical Nurse Manager Bernie Waterhouse shared her experience of working on a Covid ward for the last ten months.

# nurse - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Student nurses 'frustrated' at 'last-minute decision' to redeploy teaching nurses to help with Covid-19 surge
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Student nurses 'frustrated' at 'last-minute decision' to redeploy teaching nurses to help with Covid-19 surge

Updated Jan 17th 2021, 1:17 PM 46,131 Views 56 Comments

Clinical placements for most student nurses and midwives – due to start tomorrow – have been suspended.

# nurse - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Debunked: No, this US nurse who fainted after her Covid-19 vaccine has not died
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, this US nurse who fainted after her Covid-19 vaccine has not died

Dec 23rd 2020, 5:30 PM 89,940 Views 0 Comments

The nurse has said her fainting was not linked to the vaccine, but to a health condition she has.

# nurse - Friday 13 November, 2020

Nurse (30) accused of murdering eight babies in England appears in court
# Chester Crown Court
# Chester Crown Court

Nurse (30) accused of murdering eight babies in England appears in court

Nov 13th 2020, 7:50 PM 36,961 Views 0 Comments

Lucy Letby, aged 30, is alleged to have murdered five baby boys and three baby girls.

# nurse - Thursday 16 April, 2020

99-year-old raises £12m for NHS and funds pour in for family of pregnant nurse who died
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

99-year-old raises £12m for NHS and funds pour in for family of pregnant nurse who died

Apr 16th 2020, 7:29 AM 37,971 Views 13 Comments

Captain Tom Moore, who will turn 100 later this month, is walking laps of his garden to raise money for healthcare workers.

# nurse - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Council to implement identification system for healthcare worker vehicles to prevent clamping
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Council to implement identification system for healthcare worker vehicles to prevent clamping

Updated Mar 18th 2020, 5:39 PM 35,238 Views 49 Comments

There have been a number of reports in recent days of healthcare workers at hospitals having their cars clamped while they were working overtime.

# nurse - Saturday 21 December, 2019

'A shining light': Tributes to Irish nurse killed by falling tree branch in Melbourne
# Australia
# Australia

'A shining light': Tributes to Irish nurse killed by falling tree branch in Melbourne

Dec 21st 2019, 12:49 PM 48,911 Views 15 Comments

The Donegal woman has been named locally as Mary Ellen Molloy.

# nurse - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Nurse who saved unconscious bus driver describes 'frightening' ordeal for passengers
# Hero
# Hero

Nurse who saved unconscious bus driver describes 'frightening' ordeal for passengers

Mar 5th 2019, 3:21 PM 40,642 Views 43 Comments

The nurse managed to stop the bus when it went out of control and then started CPR on the driver.

# nurse - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Nurses on strike: 'You can't go home after your shift and feel you've done a good job'
# Outside The Coombe
# Outside The Coombe

Nurses on strike: 'You can't go home after your shift and feel you've done a good job'

Feb 7th 2019, 1:43 PM 12,388 Views 76 Comments

We spoke to nurses on the picket line at the Coombe maternity hospital.

# nurse - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

'A major national emergency': Government called to resolve nurses' strike as 50,000 patients affected this week
# Industrial Dispute
# Industrial Dispute

'A major national emergency': Government called to resolve nurses' strike as 50,000 patients affected this week

Feb 5th 2019, 12:05 AM 17,121 Views 60 Comments

Nurses across the country will be out on the picket lines outside hospitals and clinics today for the second day of strike action.

# nurse - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

German nurse admits to killing 100 patients as trial opens
# Niels Hoegel
# Niels Hoegel

German nurse admits to killing 100 patients as trial opens

Oct 30th 2018, 12:03 PM 20,056 Views 15 Comments

This is the biggest serial killing case in Germany’s post-war history.

# nurse - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Concerns raised at Dublin hospital over suicidal man's attempt to take own life
# Clontarf Hospital
# Clontarf Hospital

Concerns raised at Dublin hospital over suicidal man's attempt to take own life

Sep 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 45,461 Views 9 Comments

Hospital workers acted to save the man’s life after discovering him in a staff pantry engaging in self-harm.

# nurse - Monday 28 May, 2018

Irish nurse helps deliver baby boy on board rescue ship
# Miracle
# Miracle

Irish nurse helps deliver baby boy on board rescue ship

May 28th 2018, 9:07 AM 13,652 Views 14 Comments

The mother had been kidnapped in Libya and was subjected to regular beatings before she escaped.

# nurse - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Living with Parkinson's in Ireland: 'If I was dependent on the HSE I wouldn't be able to move now'
# Mobility
# Mobility

Living with Parkinson's in Ireland: 'If I was dependent on the HSE I wouldn't be able to move now'

Apr 7th 2018, 10:00 PM 30,977 Views 28 Comments

There are 12,000 people in Ireland living with Parkinson’s disease and numbers are continuing to rise.

# nurse - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Male nurse in Germany jailed for killing two patients 'murdered more than 100'
# New Charges
# New Charges

Male nurse in Germany jailed for killing two patients 'murdered more than 100'

Nov 9th 2017, 8:10 PM 17,264 Views 16 Comments

Police have consistently revised up their estimates of the number of victims.

# nurse - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Utah police officer fired after being caught on camera handcuffing and dragging nurse
# Alex Wubbels
# Alex Wubbels

Utah police officer fired after being caught on camera handcuffing and dragging nurse

Oct 11th 2017, 10:50 PM 46,052 Views 33 Comments

A video went viral in August of Detective Jeff Payne handcuffing a nurse who refused to draw a patient’s blood.

# nurse - Friday 1 September, 2017

'Please sir, you're hurting me': Video shows nurse being arrested for refusing to take blood sample
# Utah
# Utah

'Please sir, you're hurting me': Video shows nurse being arrested for refusing to take blood sample

Sep 1st 2017, 4:17 PM 102,061 Views 139 Comments

Police ordered Alex Wubbels to take a blood sample from an unconscious patient, but she said that was against hospital policy.

# nurse - Monday 28 August, 2017

Nurse jailed for killing two hospital patients 'murdered at least 90 people'
# Niels Hoegel
# Niels Hoegel

Nurse jailed for killing two hospital patients 'murdered at least 90 people'

Aug 28th 2017, 12:03 PM 23,726 Views 7 Comments

Police say that it is post-war Germany’s worst killing spree.

# nurse - Friday 7 July, 2017

Male nurse who contacted patient on Whatsapp and Facebook found guilty of professional misconduct
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Male nurse who contacted patient on Whatsapp and Facebook found guilty of professional misconduct

Jul 7th 2017, 7:36 PM 38,831 Views 0 Comments

The nurse was also found guilty of non-compliance with the nurses’ professional code of conduct.

# nurse - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Nurse who took €100 from MS patient found guilty of professional misconduct
# Donegal
# Donegal

Nurse who took €100 from MS patient found guilty of professional misconduct

Jan 31st 2017, 7:50 PM 20,932 Views 16 Comments

“I’m willing to change. I’m so dedicated to my job and I’m really patient-focused.”

# nurse - Friday 23 December, 2016

'I just want people to remember her': A mother's first Christmas without her little girl
# Lauralynn
# Lauralynn

'I just want people to remember her': A mother's first Christmas without her little girl

Dec 23rd 2016, 7:00 AM 14,922 Views 6 Comments

Tara Curran said the family’s spirits were lifted when they received a special gift from hospice staff on Christmas Eve.

# nurse - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'I'd have more money and less stress working in Aldi': Our new generation of frontline staff have had enough
# Public Servants
# Public Servants

'I'd have more money and less stress working in Aldi': Our new generation of frontline staff have had enough

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 88,638 Views 163 Comments

We spoke to a garda, a nurse and a teacher who are just a couple of years into their careers – and already disenfranchised.

# nurse - Monday 17 October, 2016

The 'pressure cooker' healthcare system and other reasons why nurses are travelling abroad
# Quality Of Care
# Quality Of Care

The 'pressure cooker' healthcare system and other reasons why nurses are travelling abroad

Oct 17th 2016, 6:10 AM 8,957 Views 6 Comments

“There are better opportunities, there’s a greater respect for the nurse’s role, the work and pay conditions are better, and the lifestyle is freer.”

# nurse - Thursday 13 October, 2016

This woman had an excellent response to being called 'just a nurse'
# Proud
From The Daily Edge
# Proud

This woman had an excellent response to being called 'just a nurse'

Oct 13th 2016, 7:46 PM 6,680 Views 2 Comments

“I have helped babies into the world, many of whom needed assistance to take their first breath, and yet I am just a nurse.”

# nurse - Friday 7 October, 2016

'We aren't nurses anymore: we are slaves' - Irish nurses explain why they've had enough
# Ballot To Strike
# Ballot To Strike

'We aren't nurses anymore: we are slaves' - Irish nurses explain why they've had enough

Oct 7th 2016, 6:01 AM 42,360 Views 77 Comments

A post from a student nurse has gone viral for how it portrays the many difficulties of working in the Irish health sector.

# nurse - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Nurse gets life sentence for murdering three patients in Denmark
# Denmark
# Denmark

Nurse gets life sentence for murdering three patients in Denmark

Jun 25th 2016, 7:30 AM 12,023 Views 8 Comments

Christina Hansen was found guilty of administering overdoses of medication to three elderly patients.

# nurse - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Foreign hospitals are looking to hire Irish nurses this weekend
# Out The Door
# Out The Door

Foreign hospitals are looking to hire Irish nurses this weekend

Apr 19th 2016, 6:04 AM 14,892 Views 44 Comments

And the INMO says many are going to go.

# nurse - Friday 8 January, 2016

Bulldozers demolish part of hospital with patients still inside
# China
# China

Bulldozers demolish part of hospital with patients still inside

Jan 8th 2016, 10:44 PM 12,629 Views 12 Comments

No one was injured in the incident but bodies in the morgue were buried under rubble.

# nurse - Sunday 15 November, 2015

'It's my job to help the family plan and care for their dying children at home'
# Last Rites
# Last Rites

'It's my job to help the family plan and care for their dying children at home'

Nov 15th 2015, 6:30 PM 481 Views 4 Comments

Anne Tan’s career changed after meeting two terminally ill children.

# nurse - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Something bizarre is happening to Ebola survivors that doctors are struggling to explain
# Mystery
# Mystery

Something bizarre is happening to Ebola survivors that doctors are struggling to explain

Oct 17th 2015, 8:00 PM 61,680 Views 46 Comments

Saying that a patient is “cured” of the virus doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s been completely eradicated from the body.

# nurse - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Nurse jailed for raping 27 elderly patients
# Finland
# Finland

Nurse jailed for raping 27 elderly patients

Oct 1st 2015, 7:47 AM 25,656 Views 16 Comments

His victims were aged between 74 and 100 and some suffered from dementia or a physical disability.

# nurse - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Nurse who didn't want to get older ends her life through euthanasia
# Gill Pharaoh
# Gill Pharaoh

Nurse who didn't want to get older ends her life through euthanasia

Aug 4th 2015, 10:25 AM 21,094 Views 63 Comments

75-year-old Gill Pharaoh spent her life as a palliative care nurse.

# nurse - Thursday 23 July, 2015

The HSE is trying to entice Irish nurses back home with promises of money and contracts
# Vacancies
# Vacancies

The HSE is trying to entice Irish nurses back home with promises of money and contracts

Jul 23rd 2015, 7:36 AM 17,939 Views 56 Comments

It is seeking to attract up to 500 people and it is hoped it will encourage Irish nurses working abroad to come home.

# nurse - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Care assistant accused of sexually assaulting hospital patient goes on trial
# Courts
# Courts

Care assistant accused of sexually assaulting hospital patient goes on trial

Jun 11th 2015, 7:43 PM 14,058 Views 0 Comments

The woman, who cannot be identified, alleges that she was awoken by a rubbing sensation on her breast.

# nurse - Friday 5 June, 2015

European court rules French doctors can turn off Vincent Lambert's life support
# Right To Die
# Right To Die

European court rules French doctors can turn off Vincent Lambert's life support

Jun 5th 2015, 11:00 AM 21,444 Views 35 Comments

The man’s parents had been fighting to keep him on life support though his wife had said he would not want to be kept alive.

# nurse - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Court to rule if quadriplegic man in vegetative state should be allowed to die
# Euthanasia Debate
# Euthanasia Debate

Court to rule if quadriplegic man in vegetative state should be allowed to die

Jun 4th 2015, 7:55 AM 9,632 Views 15 Comments

He is on life support after a car accident.

# nurse - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Nurse punched in face by prisoner Jeffrey Dumbrell
# Violence
# Violence

Nurse punched in face by prisoner Jeffrey Dumbrell

May 19th 2015, 11:57 AM 27,883 Views 68 Comments

This latest assault comes after a spate of violent attacks in prisons in recent weeks.

# nurse - Friday 10 April, 2015

'There is an attempt to muzzle us': Nurse suspended after criticising psychiatric unit
# Cork
# Cork

'There is an attempt to muzzle us': Nurse suspended after criticising psychiatric unit

Apr 10th 2015, 10:57 AM 10,308 Views 18 Comments

Leo Varadkar said he will look into the issue.

# nurse - Friday 3 April, 2015

Nurse left shaken after carjacking outside children's hospital
# Temple Street
# Temple Street

Nurse left shaken after carjacking outside children's hospital

Apr 3rd 2015, 7:46 AM 15,032 Views 15 Comments

A man forced her out of her car after she parked it outside the hospital yesterday morning.

# nurse - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Male nurse struck off register for sexual contact with psychiatric patient
# Not Fit To Practice
# Not Fit To Practice

Male nurse struck off register for sexual contact with psychiatric patient

Mar 18th 2015, 2:52 PM 19,474 Views 12 Comments

Graham Browne was also found to have had an inappropriate relationship with a young girl in a service for victims of trauma.

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