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# patient - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Second patient in world to be cleared of HIV reveals identity

Adam Castillejo achieved “sustained remission” from HIV.

# patient - Monday 9 March, 2020

Irish coronavirus patient describes how it feels to get the illness and what happens when you tell the HSE

The man recently returned to Ireland after going on a short trip.

# patient - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Coronavirus: Irish citizens might get place on French evacuation flight from China

A separate flight is leaving for the UK at 9pm Irish time tonight.

# patient - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Dentists say government's new oral health policy will result in more teeth being extracted in both children and adults

The Irish Dental Association says policy will be ‘catastrophic’ for adults and children in lower income areas.

# patient - Friday 15 February, 2019

Patient dies after falling from fourth-floor window at Mater Hospital

Gardaí are investigating the incident.

# patient - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Tallaght Hospital says new app will 'help patients get the most from their treatment'

It’s the first public hospital in Ireland to launch this type of app.

# patient - Friday 13 October, 2017

'Totally unacceptable': Two people spend night on chairs in mental health unit

The Psychiatric Nurses Association has said the situation is intolerable for patients and upsetting for staff.

# patient - Monday 19 June, 2017

'My patients die younger and develop chronic conditions earlier than affluent patients'

The current healthcare delivery does not recognise their increased health needs, writes Dr David Gibney.

# patient - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Ambulance took 40 minutes to reach cardiac arrest patient in Kells

The ambulance service said a number of its resources were engaged on other emergency calls at the time.

# patient - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge 21 things Irish people have absolutely no patience for My Rage

# patient - Sunday 19 June, 2016

A terminally ill doctor wants all hospital staff to introduce themselves to patients Hello My Name Is This post contains videos

A terminally ill doctor wants all hospital staff to introduce themselves to patients

St James’s Hospital in Dublin has signed up to her campaign.

# patient - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Terminal cancer patient pleads with government to pay for drug that could prolong her life

A 59-year-old woman says she is begging the government to pay for a cancer drug that could prolong her life.

# patient - Friday 12 June, 2015

World's first penis transplant patient 'to become a father'

The operation, which took 9 hours to complete, was carried out in December of last year.

# patient - Friday 5 June, 2015

Kieran's life-changing new ears are made from his ribs

He was born without ears, but surgery has changed his life.

# patient - Friday 30 January, 2015

Contentious flu drug DOES work, latest trials show

It reduces the length of symptoms, new research shows.

# patient - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Condition of UK Ebola patient has deteriorated to "critical"

A second person is now being tested for Ebola as a “precautionary measure” in Swindon.

# patient - Friday 17 October, 2014

Cruise ship heading home with Ebola scare passenger in isolation

Cruise ship heading home with Ebola scare passenger in isolation

The woman is said to have no symptoms and to be at low risk to the guests and crew.

# patient - Friday 10 October, 2014

Sexual assault patients could have more time to keep biological evidence

It is planned that biological evidence could be kept for up to a year.

# patient - Friday 15 August, 2014

Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital

A Dublin hospital had restricted access to the patient as they investigated Ebola as a possibility – they have now cleared him.

# patient - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Patient sets mattress on fire in Beaumont Hospital

The emergency department was off call for around four hours so the smoke could be cleared out.

# patient - Monday 21 July, 2014

Two ambulances break down in Louth in 24 hours

In one instance it took over an hour to transport a cardiac arrest patient to hospital because of the issue with the vehicle.

# patient - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Dangerous laser targets air ambulance carrying critically ill baby

The green laser was shone right into the cockpit. The air corps said it could carry risks to passenger and crew.

# patient - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

"Ironic" that last patient to leave Mount Carmel 'could be a public patient'

SIPTU said it is also concerned that staff could have to wait up to six months for pay owed.

# patient - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Family's joy as heart transplant dad could be home for Christmas

Shane O’Connell is currently in intensive care, and it is hoped he will get to be back in Kerry for Christmas Day.

# patient - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Fire Brigade ambulance breaks down with patient on board Exclusive

It was one of two breakdowns involving the service’s ambulances within the space of an hour this morning.

# patient - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

INMO: Patients who need care will receive care during doctors' strike

Liam Doran of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation said that the strike will impact on routine admissions and outpatient appointments.

# patient - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

'Several months' before it is known if Letterkenny hospital can fully reopen

The hospital’s emergency department was badly flooded in July during heavy rains.

# patient - Monday 15 July, 2013

Doctors to be balloted on industrial action over "dangerous" working hours

The Irish Medical Organisation says that non-consultant hospital doctors are “routinely forced” to work “dangerously long” hours in Ireland.

# patient - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

UK patient dies from SARS-like coronavirus

A total of 12 people worldwide have been diagnosed with the disease.

# patient - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Dentist who "raised the bar" caring for autistic patient wins top award

Dr Gillian Smith painstakingly treated Neal Dhondt for four months, which meant he did not have to have surgery.

# patient - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

HSE to modernise North Cork's ambulance service

The plans include a move from the current on duty system to one where staff are on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

# patient - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Ambulance involved in three-car accident in Derry

Nine people were hospitalised following the crash, which involved a number of cars.

# patient - Thursday 12 July, 2012

€5m investment for Galway company

Neuravi has secured the investment which will help it to hire more staff and start clinical trials on its device.