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# scoliosis - Thursday 27 February, 2020

'No adverse events' found after review of children affected by scoliosis implant recall
# Crumlin
# Crumlin

'No adverse events' found after review of children affected by scoliosis implant recall

Feb 27th 2020, 10:24 PM 8,999 Views 2 Comments

Yesterday, Children’s Health Ireland said it would contact all parents of children affected by the recall.

# scoliosis - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Parents of children affected by scoliosis spinal rod recall to be contacted by surgeons in next 24 hours
# Magec
# Magec

Parents of children affected by scoliosis spinal rod recall to be contacted by surgeons in next 24 hours

Updated Feb 26th 2020, 3:34 PM 24,744 Views 21 Comments

Thirty-one such devices have been placed on the Irish market, sparking concern among many parents.

# scoliosis - Friday 12 October, 2018

How Princess Eugenie incorporated a body positive message into her wedding dress
# Princess Eugenie
From The Daily Edge
# Princess Eugenie

How Princess Eugenie incorporated a body positive message into her wedding dress

Oct 12th 2018, 5:59 PM 12,591 Views 1 Comment

Why she chose her dress (and ditched the veil).

# scoliosis - Thursday 12 July, 2018

More staff and more capacity to reduce waiting times for children with scoliosis
# Action Plan
# Action Plan

More staff and more capacity to reduce waiting times for children with scoliosis

Jul 12th 2018, 10:03 PM 7,150 Views 11 Comments

The Children’s Hospital Group says the progress made for these children needs to be continued.

# scoliosis - Thursday 15 February, 2018

'Aisling's curve is now 70%': Minister says waiting four years for scoliosis surgery is too long
# Delays
# Delays

'Aisling's curve is now 70%': Minister says waiting four years for scoliosis surgery is too long

Feb 15th 2018, 4:51 PM 11,942 Views 22 Comments

Aisling Corcoran had steel rods removed from her back in 2014.

# scoliosis - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Ireland's largest Santa cycle takes place today
# Sanata CYcle
# Sanata CYcle

Ireland's largest Santa cycle takes place today

Dec 3rd 2017, 10:00 AM 12,916 Views 2 Comments

The Santas will raise money for children with scoliosis.

# scoliosis - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Children with scoliosis on waiting lists more than 4 months given option to go abroad for surgery
# Spinal Curve
# Spinal Curve

Children with scoliosis on waiting lists more than 4 months given option to go abroad for surgery

Sep 27th 2017, 1:54 PM 9,561 Views 28 Comments

A new theatre at Crumlin Hospital which deals with surgeries is only open three days a week.

# scoliosis - Sunday 21 May, 2017

'Being able to talk to other parents has helped ease the worry'
# Straight2swimming
# Straight2swimming

'Being able to talk to other parents has helped ease the worry'

May 21st 2017, 11:00 AM 15,193 Views 0 Comments

A free swimming programme is helping children with scoliosis build strength and confidence.

# scoliosis - Monday 17 April, 2017

'He’s very brave, he was in surgery for 10 hours': Tommy Long finally gets scoliosis operation
# Spinal Curve
# Spinal Curve

'He’s very brave, he was in surgery for 10 hours': Tommy Long finally gets scoliosis operation

Apr 17th 2017, 6:10 AM 16,846 Views 12 Comments

Tommy’s mother Michelle said he looks “unrecognisable” since the surgery.

# scoliosis - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'It is soul-destroying to see my daughter crying every day with the pain in her back'
# Scoliosis
# Scoliosis

'It is soul-destroying to see my daughter crying every day with the pain in her back'

Mar 30th 2017, 6:11 PM 10,682 Views 16 Comments

Karen and Sarah-Ann Cline-Mitchell met with the Minister for Health yesterday to find out when she will get a date for her operation.

# scoliosis - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'The damage is done, a piece of his spine will have to be removed'
# Scoliosis
# Scoliosis

'The damage is done, a piece of his spine will have to be removed'

Mar 25th 2017, 12:10 AM 14,660 Views 13 Comments

Tommy Long is one of over 200 children waiting for scoliosis surgery in Ireland.

# scoliosis - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Teen who spoke about scoliosis pain on the Late Late Show will finally get her surgery today
# Megan Halvey-ryan
# Megan Halvey-ryan

Teen who spoke about scoliosis pain on the Late Late Show will finally get her surgery today

Mar 23rd 2017, 6:01 AM 3,684 Views 2 Comments

Megan Halvey-Ryan’s surgery has been delayed several times before.

# scoliosis - Monday 20 March, 2017

'Children are eating paracetamol to get through the day, afraid of ending up in a wheelchair'
# Scoliosis
# Scoliosis

'Children are eating paracetamol to get through the day, afraid of ending up in a wheelchair'

Mar 20th 2017, 2:46 PM 21,116 Views 11 Comments

No child should have to wait longer than four months to receive necessary scoliosis surgery, according to a new report.

# scoliosis - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Teen who revealed scoliosis pain on Late Late Show has surgery delayed AGAIN
# Megan Halvey-ryan
# Megan Halvey-ryan

Teen who revealed scoliosis pain on Late Late Show has surgery delayed AGAIN

Mar 2nd 2017, 11:05 AM 20,149 Views 53 Comments

Megan Halvey-Ryan was due to have surgery at Our Ladies in Crumlin next week

# scoliosis - Friday 10 February, 2017

We used to screen for scoliosis in schools, so why was it stopped?
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

We used to screen for scoliosis in schools, so why was it stopped?

Feb 10th 2017, 6:20 AM 14,598 Views 21 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris says the hew HSE action plan will review if the screening programme can be re-introduced.

# scoliosis - Thursday 9 February, 2017

'Her spine has a 97 degree curve but she doesn't know what's wrong and can't describe her pain'
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

'Her spine has a 97 degree curve but she doesn't know what's wrong and can't describe her pain'

Feb 9th 2017, 11:59 AM 13,885 Views 25 Comments

21-year-old Colleen had to wait two years before she could get an x-ray for her scoliosis.

# scoliosis - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Tom Clonan: 'In all our years attending Temple Street, I have never before seen so many sick children and parents'
# Living On The List
# Living On The List

Tom Clonan: 'In all our years attending Temple Street, I have never before seen so many sick children and parents'

Feb 7th 2017, 8:00 PM 561 Views 65 Comments

There has been a steady, inexorable decline in Ireland’s health service over the past fifteen years, writes Dr Tom Clonan.

'I see my daughter crying in pain, her body bending over. We can't wait two years'
# Scoliosis
# Scoliosis

'I see my daughter crying in pain, her body bending over. We can't wait two years'

Feb 7th 2017, 11:30 AM 38,377 Views 58 Comments

Sarah-Ann, aged 11, has scoliosis and is “waiting to get on a waiting list”.

# scoliosis - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'I fear it’s going to take a child to die before they act'
# Scoliosis
# Scoliosis

'I fear it’s going to take a child to die before they act'

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 32,693 Views 27 Comments

Deirdre McDonnell is “unbelievably shocked” at the length of waiting lists for children with scoliosis.

# scoliosis - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

"Waiting times are not acceptable": Minister insists every effort being made to help children with scoliosis
# Spinal Disease
# Spinal Disease

"Waiting times are not acceptable": Minister insists every effort being made to help children with scoliosis

Nov 16th 2016, 5:20 PM 15,456 Views 23 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Billy Kelleher urged action on the issue, saying this situation “cannot continue”

# scoliosis - Sunday 13 November, 2016

'This is a huge scandal': Children with scoliosis deteriorating as waiting lists worsen
# Spinal Curve
# Spinal Curve

'This is a huge scandal': Children with scoliosis deteriorating as waiting lists worsen

Nov 13th 2016, 9:30 PM 17,639 Views 45 Comments

The Scoliosis Advocacy Network wants an independent inquiry into the situation, as some children wait for over two years for appointments.

# scoliosis - Saturday 17 September, 2016

'They spend their childhoods on waiting lists': The painful reality for children with scoliosis
# The Long Wait
# The Long Wait

'They spend their childhoods on waiting lists': The painful reality for children with scoliosis

Sep 17th 2016, 7:30 AM 11,974 Views 29 Comments

Two mothers talk to us about their fight to get treatment for their sons.

# scoliosis - Thursday 21 January, 2016

'Can you imagine what it’s like to have scoliosis, Tánaiste?'
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

'Can you imagine what it’s like to have scoliosis, Tánaiste?'

Jan 21st 2016, 1:28 PM 24,298 Views 108 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald and Joan Burton had a heated exchange in the Dáil.