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#Overcrowding

# overcrowding - Saturday 30 April, 2022

INMO warns of 'real problem along western seaboard' with record-breaking overcrowding
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

INMO warns of 'real problem along western seaboard' with record-breaking overcrowding

Apr 30th 2022, 6:11 PM 18,194 Views 19 Comments

There was record-breaking overcrowding in University Hospital Limerick in April.

# overcrowding - Saturday 26 March, 2022

Mayo hospital staff face 'extraordinary and overwhelming' conditions as Covid cases mount
# Mayo
# Mayo

Mayo hospital staff face 'extraordinary and overwhelming' conditions as Covid cases mount

Mar 26th 2022, 2:45 PM 24,567 Views 18 Comments

The INMO said face mask mandates need to be reintroduced.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

Limerick hospital defers most elective activity due to Covid and 'surge' in ED presentations
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Limerick hospital defers most elective activity due to Covid and 'surge' in ED presentations

Mar 23rd 2022, 10:20 PM 15,895 Views 18 Comments

A record 100 patients were on trolleys in corridors today in the hospital’s Emergency Department and on general wards.

# overcrowding - Monday 21 March, 2022

Emergency measures needed to tackle hospital overcrowding, INMO says
# INMO
# INMO

Emergency measures needed to tackle hospital overcrowding, INMO says

Mar 21st 2022, 9:58 PM 13,911 Views 16 Comments

HSE boss Paul Reid said today that people being reinfected with Covid-19 is not an unusual occurrence.

# overcrowding - Monday 14 March, 2022

Overcrowding and over 1,000 Covid-19 cases in hospitals is 'recipe for disaster', INMO says
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Overcrowding and over 1,000 Covid-19 cases in hospitals is 'recipe for disaster', INMO says

Mar 14th 2022, 1:47 PM 19,779 Views 12 Comments

A total of 1,042 patients are in hospital with Covid-19 currently.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 2 March, 2022

Ambulances queue outside overcrowded Limerick emergency department as trolley crisis continues
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Ambulances queue outside overcrowded Limerick emergency department as trolley crisis continues

Mar 2nd 2022, 10:56 PM 24,448 Views 28 Comments

One source said ambulance crews were “marooned” in the hospital today as there weren;t enough trolleys to hand patients over to staff.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

Mater Hospital asks public to avoid emergency department as Covid-19 patients rise
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Mater Hospital asks public to avoid emergency department as Covid-19 patients rise

Feb 9th 2022, 2:35 PM 19,621 Views 6 Comments

Nearly 600 people were waiting in hospitals around the country for a bed this morning.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Excess deaths of 360 a year due to A&E delays in Ireland may be 'significant underestimate'
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Excess deaths of 360 a year due to A&E delays in Ireland may be 'significant underestimate'

Feb 2nd 2022, 12:03 AM 13,588 Views 16 Comments
  • A new study has suggested that one extra death may be caused for every 82 people waiting more than five hours.
  • The Irish Association for Emergency Medicine has said that five hour waits are "normal" within Irish hospitals.
  • Investment in beds is what's needed according to doctors, writes Rónán Duffy.

# overcrowding - Monday 13 December, 2021

Number of patients on hospital trolleys hits highest level since pandemic began
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Number of patients on hospital trolleys hits highest level since pandemic began

Dec 13th 2021, 4:44 PM 33,355 Views 60 Comments

Today’s trolley figures have returned to similar pre-pandemic figures hit in 2019.

# overcrowding - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Limerick Hospital records highest daily trolley figure ever with 95 patients waiting for beds
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Limerick Hospital records highest daily trolley figure ever with 95 patients waiting for beds

Nov 16th 2021, 12:19 PM 12,551 Views 18 Comments

409 admitted patients were waiting for beds in hospitals across the country this morning.

# overcrowding - Monday 1 November, 2021

Are you a healthcare worker worried about hospitals this winter? We want to hear your story
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Are you a healthcare worker worried about hospitals this winter? We want to hear your story

Nov 1st 2021, 4:13 PM 9,861 Views 0 Comments

We want to get a sense of the difficulties staff are facing as hospitals fill up. Tell us your story.

# overcrowding - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

'Staff are beyond breaking point': Government accused of leaving health service vulnerable
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

'Staff are beyond breaking point': Government accused of leaving health service vulnerable

Oct 19th 2021, 6:27 PM 20,182 Views 15 Comments

Taoiseach Micheal Martin said said that close to 938 beds are to be ‘delivered’ by the end of the year.

# overcrowding - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

'Extremely dangerous': Overcrowding at Cork University Hospital reaches pandemic peak
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'Extremely dangerous': Overcrowding at Cork University Hospital reaches pandemic peak

Aug 31st 2021, 1:50 PM 18,126 Views 25 Comments

The INMO stated that 63 patients were waiting on trolleys in CUH today.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

'Something has to give': INMO asks Health Minister to intervene at overcrowded Limerick hospital
# University Hospital Limerick
# University Hospital Limerick

'Something has to give': INMO asks Health Minister to intervene at overcrowded Limerick hospital

Jul 28th 2021, 5:27 PM 15,808 Views 18 Comments

Members say that UHL had 52 patients on trolleys this morning, despite gaining more than 110 new beds since January.

# overcrowding - Friday 18 June, 2021

INMO seeks emergency meeting with HSE to tackle 'hazardous' hospital overcrowding
# Health Service
# Health Service

INMO seeks emergency meeting with HSE to tackle 'hazardous' hospital overcrowding

Jun 18th 2021, 11:01 PM 22,708 Views 25 Comments

The union said that some hospitals are approaching pre-pandemic levels of overcrowding.

# overcrowding - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Ireland's hospitals are more overcrowded than at any point since pandemic began, INMO warns
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Ireland's hospitals are more overcrowded than at any point since pandemic began, INMO warns

May 11th 2021, 6:51 PM 30,214 Views 33 Comments

376 admitted patients went without beds across Ireland this morning.

# overcrowding - Friday 23 April, 2021

'Significant' demand for beds at Limerick Hospital from people who had Covid, but still need to recover
# Emergency Department
# Emergency Department

'Significant' demand for beds at Limerick Hospital from people who had Covid, but still need to recover

Apr 23rd 2021, 10:48 PM 29,927 Views 22 Comments

The hospital group responded to calls from the INMO for a Hiqa investigation into overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick

# overcrowding - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

People urged to avoid Limerick Hospital ED due to 'unprecedented level' of patient presentations
# Limerick
# Limerick

People urged to avoid Limerick Hospital ED due to 'unprecedented level' of patient presentations

Apr 21st 2021, 9:45 PM 55,951 Views 60 Comments

A total of 283 patients attended the Limerick ED in the 24 hours to 8am today.

# overcrowding - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Over 53,000 patients went without beds in Irish hospitals in 2020, INMO says
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

Over 53,000 patients went without beds in Irish hospitals in 2020, INMO says

Dec 31st 2020, 2:28 PM 10,747 Views 36 Comments

The organisation said hospital overcrowding is “unacceptable at the best of times, but it is doubly so when dealing with a contagious virus”.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Dr Anthony O'Connor: History matters, but the record numbers on trolleys should trump commemoration debates
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Anthony O'Connor: History matters, but the record numbers on trolleys should trump commemoration debates

Jan 8th 2020, 4:55 PM 18,229 Views 32 Comments

Why are we fighting the battles of the past rather than honouring the ideals of the Republic?

# overcrowding - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

'I'm exhausted': Frustration in the Mater Hospital's 'rammed' Emergency Department
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'I'm exhausted': Frustration in the Mater Hospital's 'rammed' Emergency Department

Jan 7th 2020, 12:05 AM 26,791 Views 39 Comments

The Mater was the hospital with the highest number of patients on trolleys in Dublin yesterday morning, according to the INMO.

# overcrowding - Monday 6 January, 2020

It's the worst ever day for trolley overcrowding in Irish hospitals since records began, INMO says
# Health Service
# Health Service

It's the worst ever day for trolley overcrowding in Irish hospitals since records began, INMO says

Jan 6th 2020, 10:37 AM 13,028 Views 55 Comments

There were 92 patients waiting for a bed at University Hospital Limerick, alone.

# overcrowding - Thursday 2 January, 2020

HSE can't 'willy-nilly' hire whoever they want, Harris says
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

HSE can't 'willy-nilly' hire whoever they want, Harris says

Jan 2nd 2020, 11:45 AM 22,712 Views 30 Comments

The government has repeatedly said a recruitment freeze is not in operation.

'A national scandal': 2019 was the worst year on record for hospital overcrowding as 118,000 went without a bed
# Hospital Overcrowding
# Hospital Overcrowding

'A national scandal': 2019 was the worst year on record for hospital overcrowding as 118,000 went without a bed

Jan 2nd 2020, 7:00 AM 11,484 Views 33 Comments

Over 1,300 of the patients were children younger than 16.

'Absolutely shambolic': Commuters slam Irish Rail call for Dart users to stagger morning journeys
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'Absolutely shambolic': Commuters slam Irish Rail call for Dart users to stagger morning journeys

Jan 2nd 2020, 6:30 AM 50,864 Views 54 Comments

The PeakTime website was launched to try to reduce overcrowding on carriages during rush-hour.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Patients on trolleys moved from overcrowded Limerick ED after unannounced fire officer visit
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Patients on trolleys moved from overcrowded Limerick ED after unannounced fire officer visit

Nov 27th 2019, 7:36 PM 29,736 Views 27 Comments

The senior fire officer visited after concerns were raised about the number of trolleys in corridors in the ED.

# overcrowding - Monday 25 November, 2019

'Bespoke plan' needed as Limerick hospital continues to break overcrowding record
# Uhl
# Uhl

'Bespoke plan' needed as Limerick hospital continues to break overcrowding record

Nov 25th 2019, 2:20 PM 9,425 Views 21 Comments

Some 85 patients were without beds in University Hospital Limerick this morning.

# overcrowding - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

'Obscene': 679 patients waiting for hospital bed - the highest figure in 2019
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'Obscene': 679 patients waiting for hospital bed - the highest figure in 2019

Nov 5th 2019, 1:29 PM 11,484 Views 70 Comments

The number of patients on trolleys is the second highest ever recorded.

# overcrowding - Thursday 10 October, 2019

NTA says 'three years best case scenario' for roll out of additional train carriages
# Commuters
# Commuters

NTA says 'three years best case scenario' for roll out of additional train carriages

Oct 10th 2019, 5:52 PM 14,216 Views 29 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD Marc MacSharry said ‘stagger your journeys’ message isn’t practical for working people.

# overcrowding - Monday 23 September, 2019

Irish Rail to try persuade Dart users to stagger morning journeys to reduce overcrowding
# Peak Times
# Peak Times

Irish Rail to try persuade Dart users to stagger morning journeys to reduce overcrowding

Sep 23rd 2019, 8:05 AM 27,981 Views 70 Comments

A new website will allow commuters to check what services are less crowded.

# overcrowding - Friday 2 August, 2019

Primary pupils in Kerry are the most likely to be in an overcrowded classroom
# Primary Schools
# Primary Schools

Primary pupils in Kerry are the most likely to be in an overcrowded classroom

Aug 2nd 2019, 6:20 AM 15,326 Views 13 Comments

More than a fifth of registered primary pupils in the recent school year were in overcrowded classes.

# overcrowding - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

57 inmates killed in Brazilian prison riot
# ALTAMIRA
# ALTAMIRA

57 inmates killed in Brazilian prison riot

Jul 30th 2019, 6:56 AM 12,002 Views 1 Comment

Improvised knives appear to have been used in the turf war between rival prison gangs.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Rotunda told to rely on 'short-term measures' to keep babies safe amid 'crisis'
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Rotunda told to rely on 'short-term measures' to keep babies safe amid 'crisis'

Jul 24th 2019, 12:05 AM 21,394 Views 11 Comments

An outbreak of infection earlier this year saw eight babies affected – with the death of one infant referred to the coroner.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Images show 'dangerous overcrowding' taking place at migrant detention centres in Texas
# In America
# In America

Images show 'dangerous overcrowding' taking place at migrant detention centres in Texas

Jul 3rd 2019, 11:56 AM 12,222 Views 97 Comments

A report from the Inspector General at the Department of Homeland Security was published yesterday.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Simon Harris vows to meet Rotunda chief to discuss new wing to tackle 'safety crisis' for premature babies
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Simon Harris vows to meet Rotunda chief to discuss new wing to tackle 'safety crisis' for premature babies

Jun 19th 2019, 7:00 PM 8,077 Views 14 Comments

An outbreak of infection recently saw eight babies affected – with the death of one infant referred to the coroner.

Rotunda urges Simon Harris to secure new hospital wing to tackle 'safety crisis' for premature babies
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Rotunda urges Simon Harris to secure new hospital wing to tackle 'safety crisis' for premature babies

Jun 19th 2019, 12:05 AM 10,891 Views 10 Comments

The maternity hospital is earmarked to relocate to Blanchardstown but it doesn’t know when that will be.

# overcrowding - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Rotunda hospital chief warns of 'intolerable safety crisis' for premature babies
# Bug Outbreak
# Bug Outbreak

Rotunda hospital chief warns of 'intolerable safety crisis' for premature babies

Jun 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 36,464 Views 20 Comments

Intensive care unit saw outbreak of infection affect eight babies – with the death of one infant referred to coroner.

# overcrowding - Saturday 25 May, 2019

British climber dies on Mount Everest amid overcrowding concerns on world's highest peak
# Nepal
# Nepal

British climber dies on Mount Everest amid overcrowding concerns on world's highest peak

May 25th 2019, 11:00 AM 47,230 Views 48 Comments

Robin Fisher’s death follows that of Irishman Kevin Hynes who died yesterday.

# overcrowding - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Prisoners sleeping on floors as overcrowding a 'serious issue,' prison officers warn
# Criminal
# Criminal

Prisoners sleeping on floors as overcrowding a 'serious issue,' prison officers warn

May 2nd 2019, 8:48 AM 16,247 Views 60 Comments

The prison population in Ireland has seen the number of inmates rise by hundreds in Irish prisons over the past three years.

# overcrowding - Friday 26 April, 2019

Brazilian student: Coming to Dublin was a dream come true but sharing a house with 14 others was a nightmare
# Opinion
# Opinion

Brazilian student: Coming to Dublin was a dream come true but sharing a house with 14 others was a nightmare

Apr 26th 2019, 7:00 AM 90,953 Views 89 Comments

‘We are delighted to come and spend our savings on courses and accommodation but we need help to get set up. None of us wants to sleep on the streets,’ writes Ana Marta Gonçalves.

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