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#Portlaoise Hospital

# portlaoise-hospital - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Parents of baby who died after 22 minutes at Portlaoise Hospital 'extremely upset' over inquiry outcome

One doctor has faced seven allegations of professional misconduct and/or poor professional performance at the inquiry.

# portlaoise-hospital - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Prison officers will have to travel hours with inmates if Portlaoise A&E closes

The closure will create additional risks and be more costly, said the POA.

# portlaoise-hospital - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Varadkar 'ashamed' of patient treatment at Portlaoise hospital

The Minister for Health met with bereaved parents last night to hear their stories.

# portlaoise-hospital - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

'I was sent home three days before my baby died and told I just had a kidney infection'

A mother has come forward about her experience at Portlaoise Regional Hospital in 2007.

# portlaoise-hospital - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

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.

# portlaoise-hospital - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Prime Time investigation reveals details of fifth baby death at Portlaoise Hospital

Amy Delahunt and Ollie Kelly were told by the hospital that they would have to request the review into the death of their daughter under the Freedom of Information Act.

# portlaoise-hospital - Friday 28 March, 2014

Man dies in single vehicle crash on Laois motorway

The 47-year-old died in the crash on the M7 outside Portlaoise.

# portlaoise-hospital - Friday 21 March, 2014

HIQA to investigate extent of serious adverse incidents at Portlaoise

Dr James Reilly requested the watchdog to examine the “safety, quality and standards of services” following the deaths of a number of babies at Portlaoise Hospital.

# portlaoise-hospital - Thursday 6 March, 2014

'Why did it take a Prime Time programme to highlight the problems at Portlaoise maternity unit?'

The chief medical officer was questioned on the deaths of babies at Portlaoise this morning.

Shortage of midwives in every public maternity unit in Ireland

Portlaoise, Mullingar and the Rotunda have the biggest shortage of midwives.

TDs and Senators to question chief medical officer on Portlaoise baby deaths

Tony Holohan is to appear before the committee this morning. He published a review of the situation last month.

# portlaoise-hospital - Friday 28 February, 2014

HSE replaces management at Portlaoise hospital in response to baby deaths

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation said today that a staffing deficit in the hospital’s maternity unit means employees are facing double the workload.

# portlaoise-hospital - Saturday 8 February, 2014

New legislation to compel hospitals to admit negligence to families

The move follows revelations about the deaths of four babies at Portlaoise Hospital.

# portlaoise-hospital - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

‘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.