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# uhl - Friday 6 March, 2020

Covid-19: Health authorities 'working rapidly' to identify contacts of doctor and his family in Limerick
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Covid-19: Health authorities 'working rapidly' to identify contacts of doctor and his family in Limerick

Mar 6th 2020, 12:02 PM 78,473 Views 79 Comments

Patients who may have come into contact with one of the confirmed cases of Covid-19 are being contacted directly.

# uhl - Monday 6 January, 2020

HSE apologises to those affected by overcrowded emergency departments as some hospitals ban visitors
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# Don't Visit

HSE apologises to those affected by overcrowded emergency departments as some hospitals ban visitors

Updated Jan 6th 2020, 6:00 PM 19,296 Views 37 Comments

Hospitals in Cork, Waterford, and South Tipperary have all imposed strict visiting restrictions.

# uhl - Monday 25 November, 2019

'Bespoke plan' needed as Limerick hospital continues to break overcrowding record
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# Uhl

'Bespoke plan' needed as Limerick hospital continues to break overcrowding record

Nov 25th 2019, 2:20 PM 9,407 Views 21 Comments

Some 85 patients were without beds in University Hospital Limerick this morning.

# uhl - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Investigation launched after prisoner escapes custody while attending University Hospital Limerick
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# At Large

Investigation launched after prisoner escapes custody while attending University Hospital Limerick

Oct 24th 2019, 10:30 PM 20,408 Views 27 Comments

The man escaped from the custody of prison officers through a window at the hospital shortly before 2pm.

# uhl - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

'Beyond crisis point': Limerick hospital breaks record for number of patients waiting on trolleys
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# University Hospital Limerick

'Beyond crisis point': Limerick hospital breaks record for number of patients waiting on trolleys

Oct 2nd 2019, 1:42 PM 15,777 Views 47 Comments

Last month, Limerick had over 1,400 patients without beds.

# uhl - Thursday 18 April, 2019

UHL doctors write open letter outlining challenges they face treating patients
# Challenging Times
# Challenging Times

UHL doctors write open letter outlining challenges they face treating patients

Apr 18th 2019, 9:33 PM 17,177 Views 20 Comments

The letter was signed off by five doctors and addressed to ‘the people of the Mid West’.

# uhl - Thursday 4 April, 2019

'Patients at risk': Nurses ask health committee to investigate overcrowding at Limerick hospital
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# Uhl

'Patients at risk': Nurses ask health committee to investigate overcrowding at Limerick hospital

Apr 4th 2019, 12:48 PM 7,695 Views 12 Comments

The letter states the hospital is in a ‘constant state of overcrowding’.

# uhl - Friday 21 July, 2017

Limerick hospital apologises after pensioner forced to hear his own leg amputation
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# Sorry

Limerick hospital apologises after pensioner forced to hear his own leg amputation

Jul 21st 2017, 12:05 AM 57,368 Views 68 Comments

Peter Stapleton was not given headphones and was forced to listen to his upper leg being cut off with a saw.

# uhl - Monday 29 June, 2015

Man shot as he flees masked men in University of Limerick car park
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# Limerick

Man shot as he flees masked men in University of Limerick car park

Jun 29th 2015, 8:22 AM 30,413 Views 44 Comments

The man is in a critical condition but is expected to pull through.

# uhl - Monday 29 September, 2014

"Deplorable overcrowding": Dozens on trolleys in Limerick hospital
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# Trolleywatch

"Deplorable overcrowding": Dozens on trolleys in Limerick hospital

Sep 29th 2014, 7:25 PM 9,066 Views 20 Comments

The INMO said today that the Major Emergency Plan should have been implemented at the hospital today, with 47 people on trolleys in the Emergency Department this morning.