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#Psychiatric Unit

# psychiatric-unit - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Children being admitted to psychiatric units increases by a fifth, from 408 to 497
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# Health Research Board

Children being admitted to psychiatric units increases by a fifth, from 408 to 497

Jul 16th 2020, 2:20 PM 11,941 Views 3 Comments

Depression remains the most common diagnosis among children, followed by neuroses, eating disorders and schizophrenia.

# psychiatric-unit - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Litter, cigarette butts and cut hair observed on the floor of adult psychiatric unit
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Litter, cigarette butts and cut hair observed on the floor of adult psychiatric unit

Sep 2nd 2017, 6:00 AM 9,179 Views 11 Comments

The review of the Jonathan Swift Clinic found a number of failings.

# psychiatric-unit - Friday 20 February, 2015

'Lax' response by Cavan hospital to electro-shock blunder
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# Psychiatric Unit

'Lax' response by Cavan hospital to electro-shock blunder

Feb 20th 2015, 6:02 AM 16,105 Views 19 Comments

An inspection found a patient was not given the proper muscle relaxant before being shocked.

# psychiatric-unit - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Galway psychiatric unit "an accident waiting to happen"
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Galway psychiatric unit "an accident waiting to happen"

Jul 9th 2014, 10:41 PM 13,266 Views 10 Comments

TD Denis Naughten hit out at James Reilly today but the Health Minister said problems outlined in a recent audit are already being addressed.

# psychiatric-unit - Friday 14 February, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
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# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Feb 14th 2014, 10:56 PM 24,832 Views 1 Comment

Everyone’s talking about power outages, top-ups and LOVE.

# psychiatric-unit - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Psychiatric unit placed CCTV in patients' bedrooms
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Psychiatric unit placed CCTV in patients' bedrooms

Aug 1st 2013, 7:16 PM 11,379 Views 26 Comments

An inspection report also found that one care unit provided an “institutionalised and socially impoverished” environment for residents.

# psychiatric-unit - Sunday 23 June, 2013

'Staffing still a problem' at Roscommon psychiatric unit
# Roscommon Hospital
# Roscommon Hospital

'Staffing still a problem' at Roscommon psychiatric unit

Jun 23rd 2013, 2:48 PM 4,736 Views 27 Comments

Minister of State Kathleen Lynch said there have been some “blockages” to implementing the government’s Vision for Change at the hospital.

# psychiatric-unit - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

The one Roscommon nurse out on sick leave was assaulted by patient, says PNA
# Roscommon Hospital
# Roscommon Hospital

The one Roscommon nurse out on sick leave was assaulted by patient, says PNA

Jun 19th 2013, 4:40 PM 15,655 Views 45 Comments

The Psychiatric Nurses Association denies the Taoiseach’s claims that a staffing crisis at Roscommon County Hospital’s psychiatric unit has been caused by sick leave.

'High levels of sick leave' at Roscommon psychiatric unit, Taoiseach says
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'High levels of sick leave' at Roscommon psychiatric unit, Taoiseach says

Jun 19th 2013, 1:39 PM 6,401 Views 62 Comments

Enda Kenny says that no patient is denied treatment at the unit, after reports that a suicidal man was turned away due to a staffing crisis.

# psychiatric-unit - Saturday 15 June, 2013

'You've done nothing': Calls for junior minister Kathleen Lynch to resign
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'You've done nothing': Calls for junior minister Kathleen Lynch to resign

Jun 15th 2013, 8:15 AM 15,450 Views 42 Comments

The Psychiatric Nurses Association of Ireland said they asked the TD to make the Rosommon psychiatry unit safe.

# psychiatric-unit - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Man charged and named over Cavan hospital death
# Cavan Hospital
# Cavan Hospital

Man charged and named over Cavan hospital death

Jun 28th 2011, 12:25 PM 940 Views 0 Comments

An 82-year-old man was found dead in Cavan General Hospital yesterday.