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# University Hospital Limerick

Last month
May 2024
HSE to conduct review into 2023 sepsis death after man discharged from University Hospital Limerick
If second UHL emergency department recommended, it will take 'years' to open, says Donnelly
Second emergency department in Mid-West region to be considered to ease pressure on UHL
Calls for urgent action after inspection finds 'significant risks' to patient safety remain at UHL's ED
April
April 2024
Support team to begin work ‘immediately’ to address overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick
HSE chief says UHL emergency department 'much more safe now' than when Aoife Johnston died
People are living 'in fear' of having to attend UHL's emergency department, campaigner says
Aoife Johnston had 'no chance', consultant tells inquest which returned verdict of medical misadventure
Aoife, 16, from Co Clare, died at UHL on 19 December 2022, following a series of delays in her treatment.
Aoife Johnston inquest hears of 'fifteen hour' wait for antibiotics before death at UHL
UHL ED was 'dangerous' for patients on the night Aoife Johnston died, inquest hears
Inquest for Aoife Johnston hears UHL ED was 'akin to a war-zone' on the night she died there
A boy (7) has died in a 'tragic accident' at a swimming pool in Clare
GPs at ED doors and fast build beds: The HSE and Donnelly's plan to tackle UHL's overcrowding
This year
2024
'I tried discharging myself twice': Patients describe treatment at University Hospital Limerick
Readers reported a lack of privacy as they waited for hours on trolleys, while others said they now avoid the hospital completely.
450 cancelled operations in UHL hospitals so far this year is 'not acceptable', HSE chief says
Scheduled activity deferred at University Hospital Limerick due to ‘exceptionally high’ presentations
Have you been to University Hospital Limerick recently? We want to hear your stories
Review launched at University Hospital Limerick following woman's death one day after losing baby
Investigation launched after death of second teenage girl at University Hospital Limerick
University Hospital Limerick is having the worst day for overcrowding in any Irish hospital since 2006
Eight people hospitalised and university campus closed following incident at TUS
Councillor says health service 'on its knees' as grandfather spends 100 hours on UHL trolley
Donnelly defends preventing Aoife Johnston's family any input into inquiry's terms of reference
Family criticises HSE for lack of consultation on inquiry into 16-year-old Aoife Johnston's death
Investigation into death of Aoife Johnston (16) to probe governance in University Hospital Limerick
Last year
2023
Vigil announced in memory of patients who died on trolleys at University Hospital Limerick
Bruising to 85-year-old Limerick hospital patient’s body could not be explained, inquest hears
Man hospitalised after a serious assault in Limerick City in early hours of this morning
University Limerick Hospital group issues apology over record-breaking overcrowding levels
Woman (50s) dies after swimming incident in Lough Derg
72 patients on trolleys and chairs during February Hiqa check at University Hospital Limerick
HSE boss agrees to independent review of circumstances of Limerick hospital death
Industrial action by ICU nurses in University Hospital Limerick suspended
Teenager dies and man in critical condition following road traffic collision in Co Tipperary
HSE issues warning about ‘additional pressure’ on emergency departments over St Patrick’s weekend
HSE and UHL apologise to woman who gave birth to stillborn baby 16 years ago
Fine Gael TD Joe Carey waiting on trolley at University Hospital Limerick since Saturday
Mater Hospital advises patients to avoid its emergency department 'where possible'
Surge in viruses seen in the Mid-West as some people contract more than one virus
Pilot project to ease overcrowding at Limerick hospital under way