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# rotunda - Friday 14 May, 2021

HSE confirms ransom has been sought over cyber attack but says it will not be paid
# HSE
# HSE

HSE confirms ransom has been sought over cyber attack but says it will not be paid

Updated May 14th 2021, 7:13 PM 213,872 Views 205 Comments
  • HSE to cancel health appointments on Monday if the ransomware attack isn't resolved by then, with some appointments already postponed.
  • A list of health services that have and have not been affected by the cyber attack today has been published.
  • The vaccination programme has not been affected, and Covid-19 tests are still to go ahead at walk-in centres.

# rotunda - Monday 18 January, 2021

Two family members of staff at second Dublin hospital received Covid-19 vaccine
# Rotunda
# Rotunda

Two family members of staff at second Dublin hospital received Covid-19 vaccine

Jan 18th 2021, 9:34 PM 50,268 Views 95 Comments

It comes a similar controversy at the Coombe Hospital was reported last night.

# rotunda - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

'Another case of it's only women so who bloody cares': Hundreds complain to minister about maternity restrictions
# Maternity
# Maternity

'Another case of it's only women so who bloody cares': Hundreds complain to minister about maternity restrictions

Jan 5th 2021, 12:05 AM 41,017 Views 36 Comments

Correspondence sent to the health minister reveals emotional pleas for the restrictions to be lifted.

# rotunda - Monday 4 January, 2021

Partners no longer allowed to attend 20-week pregnancy scan, Rotunda announces
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Partners no longer allowed to attend 20-week pregnancy scan, Rotunda announces

Updated Jan 4th 2021, 10:05 PM 43,036 Views 63 Comments

The “very difficult decision” was made “due to the surge in community-acquired Covid-19 infections”.

# rotunda - Monday 27 April, 2020

Rotunda Hospital launches drive-through Covid-19 testing service for Dublin Fire Brigade staff
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Rotunda Hospital launches drive-through Covid-19 testing service for Dublin Fire Brigade staff

Apr 27th 2020, 10:24 PM 13,779 Views 16 Comments

Same day results will be provided for paramedics and firefighters, the hospital said.

# rotunda - Thursday 2 January, 2020

'One in a million': Woman gives birth to identical triplets in Dublin's Rotunda Hospital
# Newborns
# Newborns

'One in a million': Woman gives birth to identical triplets in Dublin's Rotunda Hospital

Jan 2nd 2020, 10:46 AM 44,560 Views 15 Comments

Annmarie Byrne-Ryan and David Ryan welcomed their three sons into the world yesterday.

# rotunda - Friday 20 December, 2019

'Heartwarming': Rotunda doctors raise €80,000 through public donations for vital hospital equipment
# Newborn Babies
# Newborn Babies

'Heartwarming': Rotunda doctors raise €80,000 through public donations for vital hospital equipment

Dec 20th 2019, 4:54 PM 19,266 Views 45 Comments

The funding will go towards an echocardiography machine in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

# rotunda - Thursday 19 December, 2019

'There would be a step back in care': Rotunda doctors forced to fundraise for vital ultrasound machine
# Newborn Babies
# Newborn Babies

'There would be a step back in care': Rotunda doctors forced to fundraise for vital ultrasound machine

Dec 19th 2019, 7:50 PM 13,597 Views 39 Comments

A senior doctor at the hospital said they repeatedly rely on donations to fund essential equipment.

# rotunda - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Anti-smoking policy at two Dublin maternity hospitals being flouted by patients and visitors
# Smoking
# Smoking

Anti-smoking policy at two Dublin maternity hospitals being flouted by patients and visitors

Oct 29th 2019, 12:05 AM 35,541 Views 62 Comments

In 2013, the Coombe, the Rotunda and the National Maternity Hospital became tobacco-free campuses.

# rotunda - 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 8,073 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 10,824 Views 9 Comments

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

# rotunda - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Ten out of 19 maternity units have abortion services in place
# Rotunda Hospital
# Rotunda Hospital

Ten out of 19 maternity units have abortion services in place

Apr 21st 2019, 12:10 AM 25,961 Views 71 Comments

The HSE has said that “service demand remains within the predicted limits” in relation to abortion services.

# rotunda - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Graphic abortion posters displayed outside Rotunda again despite requests from hospital not to
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Graphic abortion posters displayed outside Rotunda again despite requests from hospital not to

May 3rd 2018, 8:01 PM 36,009 Views 41 Comments

The Irish Centre for Bioethical Reform conducted the displays outside the hospital today.

# rotunda - Friday 2 March, 2018

80 babies delivered at Holles St and Rotunda during storm ... including one Emma
# Snow Angels
# Snow Angels

80 babies delivered at Holles St and Rotunda during storm ... including one Emma

Mar 2nd 2018, 2:38 PM 47,002 Views 44 Comments

No one has been called Beast or East though.

# rotunda - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Baby died due to toxic effects of cocaine, inquest told
# Inquest
# Inquest

Baby died due to toxic effects of cocaine, inquest told

Jan 16th 2018, 3:43 PM 43,703 Views 81 Comments

Baby James was stillborn at the Rotunda.

# rotunda - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Say hello to the first babies born in Ireland in 2017
# Welcome
# Welcome

Say hello to the first babies born in Ireland in 2017

Jan 1st 2017, 3:00 PM 56,514 Views 34 Comments

Twin boys were born in the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin at one second past midnight.

# rotunda - Friday 11 November, 2016

"It can be hard to cope" - Ireland wants parents of premature babies to get heavily involved in their care
# Better Together
# Better Together

"It can be hard to cope" - Ireland wants parents of premature babies to get heavily involved in their care

Nov 11th 2016, 6:10 AM 11,513 Views 2 Comments

A new guide for parents of pre-term children is to be launched today in Dublin.

# rotunda - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Baby Zoe Ireland Drake has made it home to the US after successful crowdfunding campaign
# Long Journey Home
# Long Journey Home

Baby Zoe Ireland Drake has made it home to the US after successful crowdfunding campaign

Jan 24th 2016, 6:54 PM 26,895 Views 16 Comments

Zoe Ireland was born in Dublin after her US bound flight was diverted here when her mother’s waters broke prematurely

# rotunda - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Dublin's three maternity hospitals are being moved to pastures new
# Musical Chairs
# Musical Chairs

Dublin's three maternity hospitals are being moved to pastures new

Jun 30th 2015, 3:20 PM 35,731 Views 43 Comments

Planning permission for three new sites at major adult teaching hospitals will be submitted in the next 18 months.

# rotunda - Thursday 25 December, 2014

'A busy day for babies': Christmas newborns welcomed at Ireland's maternity hospitals
# Special Deliveries
# Special Deliveries

'A busy day for babies': Christmas newborns welcomed at Ireland's maternity hospitals

Dec 25th 2014, 5:59 PM 28,619 Views 41 Comments

Azam Siddiqui was the first baby born on 25 December in Dublin.

# rotunda - Friday 12 December, 2014

Single-use injection vial 'used on multiple patients' in maternity hospital
# HIQA
# HIQA

Single-use injection vial 'used on multiple patients' in maternity hospital

Dec 12th 2014, 5:40 PM 19,355 Views 56 Comments

Three maternity hospitals visited by inspectors were found to be clean but with some exceptions.

# rotunda - Friday 10 October, 2014

"Adverse publicity" warning over fatal foetal abnormality terminations
# Growing Trend
# Growing Trend

"Adverse publicity" warning over fatal foetal abnormality terminations

Oct 10th 2014, 8:39 AM 8,084 Views 22 Comments

The Master of the Rotunda says that a growing number of women who travel for terminations in such cases are returning home halfway through their procedures.

# rotunda - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Three men, two with scars, are being hunted over a suspected sex attack in Dublin
# Dublin 7
# Dublin 7

Three men, two with scars, are being hunted over a suspected sex attack in Dublin

Aug 26th 2014, 8:58 PM 47,676 Views 13 Comments

The alleged attack happened on Sunday night at Cabra Park in Phibsborough.

# rotunda - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Rotunda master warns of 'intolerably high levels of activity' in hospital
# Rotunda
# Rotunda

Rotunda master warns of 'intolerably high levels of activity' in hospital

Oct 31st 2013, 10:37 PM 21,491 Views 38 Comments

The Head of the Department of Neonatology also said that the inability of the hospital to replace frontline staff is “starting to show its effect”.

# rotunda - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

# rotunda - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

HSE investigating death of newborn baby boy
# Health
# Health

HSE investigating death of newborn baby boy

Nov 28th 2012, 12:28 PM 8,571 Views 16 Comments

The baby was born last week at Cavan General Hospital but was later transferred to Dublin, where he died.

# rotunda - Monday 18 June, 2012

Clinic announces first Irish pregnancy from new fertility technique
# Good News
# Good News

Clinic announces first Irish pregnancy from new fertility technique

Jun 18th 2012, 6:00 AM 6,120 Views 8 Comments

The new method, called vitrification, involves the ultra-rapid freezing of embryos and oocytes (eggs).