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# university-hospital-waterford - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Motorcyclist (20s) seriously injured in Wexford collision
# New Ross
# New Ross

Motorcyclist (20s) seriously injured in Wexford collision

Nov 28th 2020, 10:35 AM 17,491 Views 2 Comments

The single-vehicle collision took place close to midnight last night.

# university-hospital-waterford - Friday 1 November, 2019

Patients sleeping on floor of Waterford psychiatric unit described as 'shocking'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Patients sleeping on floor of Waterford psychiatric unit described as 'shocking'

Nov 1st 2019, 3:11 PM 39,169 Views 78 Comments

A HSE official has said the situation in Waterford cannot be defended.

# university-hospital-waterford - Monday 9 September, 2019

Man (40s) dies in fall at walking area in Comeragh Mountains
# Waterford
# Waterford

Man (40s) dies in fall at walking area in Comeragh Mountains

Sep 9th 2019, 7:07 AM 24,044 Views 5 Comments

The man incurred major injuries at Mahon Falls yesterday.

# university-hospital-waterford - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Man (40s) killed in single-vehicle collision on M9
# Knocktopher
# Knocktopher

Man (40s) killed in single-vehicle collision on M9

Jul 13th 2019, 12:13 PM 17,565 Views 0 Comments

The fatal collision occurred just after Junction 10, Knocktopher this morning.

# university-hospital-waterford - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Four Irish hospitals failed to properly screen patients for new superbug
# Superbug
# Superbug

Four Irish hospitals failed to properly screen patients for new superbug

Jul 11th 2019, 2:08 PM 22,674 Views 21 Comments

A new report reveals that a number of hospitals failed to properly protect patients from the CPE superbug.

# university-hospital-waterford - Thursday 4 July, 2019

New Waterford mortuary would have cost taxpayer €1m less if built 'when it should have been'
# Waterford
# Waterford

New Waterford mortuary would have cost taxpayer €1m less if built 'when it should have been'

Jul 4th 2019, 12:03 AM 10,062 Views 30 Comments

Last month the HSE confirmed that funding of €5.7 million has been approved for the development.

# university-hospital-waterford - Monday 20 May, 2019

HSE issues tender for construction of new mortuary at University Hospital Waterford
# Tender Process
# Tender Process

HSE issues tender for construction of new mortuary at University Hospital Waterford

May 20th 2019, 6:00 AM 5,910 Views 15 Comments

It follows the suspension of mortuary services at the facility earlier this month.

# university-hospital-waterford - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Simon Harris says there will be a review of Waterford mortuary
# Health Minister
# Health Minister

Simon Harris says there will be a review of Waterford mortuary

May 8th 2019, 10:45 PM 10,571 Views 36 Comments

He said he would consider who would carry out the review over the next few days.

# university-hospital-waterford - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

TDs demand Waterford mortuary inquiry after reports indicate State cases will no longer be sent there
# State Pathologist
# State Pathologist

TDs demand Waterford mortuary inquiry after reports indicate State cases will no longer be sent there

May 7th 2019, 10:51 PM 9,077 Views 13 Comments

Media reports indicate that the concerns raised previously mean that evidence used in State cases could be contaminated.

# university-hospital-waterford - Saturday 4 May, 2019

'This is one I got wrong' - Taoiseach apologises for response to claims about decomposing bodies at Waterford hospital
# Further Consultation
# Further Consultation

'This is one I got wrong' - Taoiseach apologises for response to claims about decomposing bodies at Waterford hospital

May 4th 2019, 5:50 PM 32,822 Views 74 Comments

Leo Varadkar’s apology comes after a number of days of being asked about remarks he made.

# university-hospital-waterford - Monday 29 April, 2019

'Serious questions raised': Waterford hospital says it has not received any complaints about mortuary
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

'Serious questions raised': Waterford hospital says it has not received any complaints about mortuary

Updated Apr 29th 2019, 8:42 PM 18,531 Views 25 Comments

There have been calls for hospital management to appear before the Oireachtas Health Committee “as a matter of urgency”.

# university-hospital-waterford - Friday 26 April, 2019

Bodies at University Hospital Waterford to be stored in mobile refrigeration unit
# Mortuary
# Mortuary

Bodies at University Hospital Waterford to be stored in mobile refrigeration unit

Apr 26th 2019, 6:46 PM 13,723 Views 21 Comments

Concerns had been raised about dead bodies being left on trolleys in the corridors of the hospital’s mortuary.

# university-hospital-waterford - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Family calls for improved cardiac services at Waterford after man dies during ambulance transfer
# Cath Lab
# Cath Lab

Family calls for improved cardiac services at Waterford after man dies during ambulance transfer

Jun 20th 2017, 8:11 AM 11,892 Views 30 Comments

His sister says Thomas Power (40) wouldn’t have died had the cath lab been open on Sundays.

# university-hospital-waterford - Saturday 13 May, 2017

'It's strange that health managers never refer patients out of Dublin for treatment'
# Column
# Column

'It's strange that health managers never refer patients out of Dublin for treatment'

May 13th 2017, 9:30 AM 386 Views 11 Comments

People must be willing to stand now in support of regional cardiac services and pressure their local and national representatives, writes Matt Shanahan.

# university-hospital-waterford - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

All elective procedures postponed as difficulties with water quality at University Hospital Waterford continue
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

All elective procedures postponed as difficulties with water quality at University Hospital Waterford continue

Oct 19th 2016, 5:27 PM 14,955 Views 32 Comments

The issue has been caused by a lightning strike at a reservoir.

# university-hospital-waterford - Sunday 2 October, 2016

"When you have a child with a heart complaint... it's a really, really frightening situation to be in"
# University Hospital Waterford
# University Hospital Waterford

"When you have a child with a heart complaint... it's a really, really frightening situation to be in"

Oct 2nd 2016, 6:10 AM 9,284 Views 5 Comments

Five-year-old Ava Doherty, who suffers from a chronic heart condition, is one of those dependent on University Hospital Waterford’s cardiac support services.

# university-hospital-waterford - Friday 9 September, 2016

The man who reviewed Waterford's cardiac care defends decision on no second lab
# Halligan V Harris
# Halligan V Harris

The man who reviewed Waterford's cardiac care defends decision on no second lab

Sep 9th 2016, 9:10 AM 15,068 Views 42 Comments

Cardiologist Dr Niall Herity has concluded that University Hospital Waterford does not need a second cath lab.

# university-hospital-waterford - Sunday 26 April, 2015

New €1 million CT scanner at Waterford hospital left 'gathering dust' for almost a year
# Idle
# Idle

New €1 million CT scanner at Waterford hospital left 'gathering dust' for almost a year

Apr 26th 2015, 7:30 AM 14,372 Views 52 Comments

TD John Halligan said the delay put lives at risk.

# university-hospital-waterford - Thursday 26 February, 2015

'I was told he was just having a panic attack - an hour later, he was dead'
# Cardiology
# Cardiology

'I was told he was just having a panic attack - an hour later, he was dead'

Feb 26th 2015, 10:59 PM 62,143 Views 57 Comments

There have been calls for an upgrade in the cardiology services available in University Hospital Waterford.