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#University Hospital Limerick

# university-hospital-limerick - Friday 23 April, 2021

'Significant' demand for beds at Limerick Hospital from people who had Covid, but still need to recover
# Emergency Department
# Emergency Department

'Significant' demand for beds at Limerick Hospital from people who had Covid, but still need to recover

Apr 23rd 2021, 10:48 PM 29,825 Views 22 Comments

The hospital group responded to calls from the INMO for a Hiqa investigation into overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick

# university-hospital-limerick - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

People urged to avoid Limerick Hospital ED due to 'unprecedented level' of patient presentations
# Limerick
# Limerick

People urged to avoid Limerick Hospital ED due to 'unprecedented level' of patient presentations

Apr 21st 2021, 9:45 PM 55,669 Views 60 Comments

A total of 283 patients attended the Limerick ED in the 24 hours to 8am today.

# university-hospital-limerick - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Misleading videos of 'empty' hospitals being shared on social media are putting extra strain on health service, say hospitals
# False News
# False News

Misleading videos of 'empty' hospitals being shared on social media are putting extra strain on health service, say hospitals

Feb 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 70,366 Views 86 Comments

Footage shared online of hospitals that appear “empty” have falsely claimed that hospitals are lying about being under pressure.

# university-hospital-limerick - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Limerick and Ennis hospitals cancel some appointments to deal with Covid-19 outbreaks
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Limerick and Ennis hospitals cancel some appointments to deal with Covid-19 outbreaks

Nov 11th 2020, 5:25 PM 25,212 Views 7 Comments

University Hospital Limerick and Ennis Hospital are dealing with Covid-19 outbreaks.

# university-hospital-limerick - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Heart attack patients taking 18 hours longer to present at hospital during lockdown
# Covid19
# Covid19

Heart attack patients taking 18 hours longer to present at hospital during lockdown

Jun 24th 2020, 11:08 AM 8,447 Views 4 Comments

Experts say fear of Covid-19 is keeping patients away from hospitals despite the higher risk of cardiac death.

# university-hospital-limerick - Friday 6 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 6th 2020, 12:02 PM 78,524 Views 79 Comments

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

# university-hospital-limerick - Monday 6 January, 2020

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

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

Updated Jan 6th 2020, 6:00 PM 19,325 Views 37 Comments

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

# university-hospital-limerick - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 2nd 2019, 1:42 PM 15,795 Views 47 Comments

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

# university-hospital-limerick - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Woman (70) ‘left for 105 hours on trolley’ in Limerick Hospital
# University Hospital Limerick
# University Hospital Limerick

Woman (70) ‘left for 105 hours on trolley’ in Limerick Hospital

Oct 1st 2019, 10:00 PM 23,192 Views 47 Comments

The facility topped national charts for patients on trolleys in September.

# university-hospital-limerick - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Complaint to Ombudsman after man 'distressed' over hearing instrument noise during surgery
# Annual Report
# Annual Report

Complaint to Ombudsman after man 'distressed' over hearing instrument noise during surgery

May 28th 2019, 6:00 AM 20,819 Views 12 Comments

The Ombudsman received more than 3,300 complaints about public services last year.

# university-hospital-limerick - Monday 25 March, 2019

Man (50s) killed in single-vehicle collision in Co Clare
# Castefergus
# Castefergus

Man (50s) killed in single-vehicle collision in Co Clare

Mar 25th 2019, 7:24 AM 24,890 Views 8 Comments

The driver was killed at Castlefergus at around 9.15pm last night.

# university-hospital-limerick - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Man says mother developed sepsis in 'torturous 42 degree' hospital ward
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man says mother developed sepsis in 'torturous 42 degree' hospital ward

Jul 3rd 2018, 8:54 AM 33,805 Views 41 Comments

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said that hospital management “should be responding to the needs of their patients”.

# university-hospital-limerick - Monday 19 March, 2018

Teenager arrested in connection with fatal nightclub stabbing released without charge
# Shannon
# Shannon

Teenager arrested in connection with fatal nightclub stabbing released without charge

Mar 19th 2018, 2:42 PM 25,362 Views 13 Comments

A second man was injured during the altercation, which occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# university-hospital-limerick - Monday 1 January, 2018

Man (23) charged with assault causing harm following Clare stabbing
# Kilrush
# Kilrush

Man (23) charged with assault causing harm following Clare stabbing

Jan 1st 2018, 2:55 PM 19,011 Views 0 Comments

The assault took place on Saturday evening at 5.30pm on Henry Street, Kilrush, Co Clare.

# university-hospital-limerick - Friday 21 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 21st 2017, 12:05 AM 57,597 Views 67 Comments

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

# university-hospital-limerick - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Man dies after shooting on grounds of Limerick hospital
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man dies after shooting on grounds of Limerick hospital

Jan 18th 2017, 3:56 PM 25,850 Views 6 Comments

Foul play is not suspected.

# university-hospital-limerick - Monday 13 June, 2016

Woman missing from Limerick found safe and well
# Appeal
# Appeal

Woman missing from Limerick found safe and well

Jun 13th 2016, 5:28 PM 23,708 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.

# university-hospital-limerick - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Kerry teenager in serious condition in hospital after motorbike crash
# Tarbert
# Tarbert

Kerry teenager in serious condition in hospital after motorbike crash

May 29th 2016, 8:08 PM 23,538 Views 6 Comments

The young man was rushed to University Hospital Limerick

# university-hospital-limerick - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Man in his 70s dies after ambulance breaks down on the way to hospital
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

Man in his 70s dies after ambulance breaks down on the way to hospital

Jul 1st 2015, 10:49 AM 22,308 Views 40 Comments

It is not known if the breakdown affected the man’s survival chances.

# university-hospital-limerick - Monday 29 June, 2015

Doctor accused of putting cancer patients' health at risk and showing 'lack of empathy'
# Medical Council
# Medical Council

Doctor accused of putting cancer patients' health at risk and showing 'lack of empathy'

Jun 29th 2015, 6:00 PM 23,547 Views 0 Comments

Dr Saqib Ahmed worked as a registrar in oncology from July to November 2012 at University Hospital Limerick.

# university-hospital-limerick - Monday 29 September, 2014

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

"Deplorable overcrowding": Dozens on trolleys in Limerick hospital

Sep 29th 2014, 7:25 PM 9,070 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.

# university-hospital-limerick - Friday 8 August, 2014

Galway mental health unit used new observation area 'as office space'
# Resources
# Resources

Galway mental health unit used new observation area 'as office space'

Aug 8th 2014, 8:46 AM 8,362 Views 20 Comments

HSE has responded saying that the new unit has not been comissioned for use, but this is being examined “in the context of new staff being employed”.

# university-hospital-limerick - Friday 6 June, 2014

Limerick Hospital emergency department "not fit for purpose"
# Emergency
# Emergency

Limerick Hospital emergency department "not fit for purpose"

Jun 6th 2014, 10:30 PM 13,805 Views 38 Comments

HIQA also found that there were problems admitting children to adult units.

# university-hospital-limerick - Monday 9 December, 2013

University of Limerick to create 290 full-time jobs in major expansion
# UL
# UL

University of Limerick to create 290 full-time jobs in major expansion

Dec 9th 2013, 11:29 AM 16,794 Views 43 Comments

The plan includes a new city centre campus, facilities at University Hospital Limerick and a team training centre for Munster Rugby.

# university-hospital-limerick - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

HSE West ordered to pay €70,000 to woman it discriminated against
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

HSE West ordered to pay €70,000 to woman it discriminated against

Aug 20th 2013, 10:01 AM 13,149 Views 17 Comments

The Employment Equality Tribunal ordered the HSE to pay almost the maximum in compensation to a woman it failed to suitably accommodate.