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# waiting - Friday 14 February, 2020

More than 556,000 waiting for first outpatient consultation as figures continue to rise

The figures have grown by over 33,000 since January last year.

# waiting - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

More than 200 patients waiting on trolleys in Irish hospitals on Christmas Eve

The number is down from the more than 400 who were waiting for a bed yesterday morning.

# waiting - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

INMO reveals 'worst ever' July for Emergency Department as 9,439 waited for a bed

Among the 9,439 patients were 45 children.

# waiting - Friday 18 May, 2018

From The42 That's why they're champions! Scarlets tear through Glasgow to reach Pro14 final Red Hot This post contains videos

That's why they're champions! Scarlets tear through Glasgow to reach Pro14 final

Wayne Pivac’s side ran four tries past this season’s best Pro14 team and will face either Leinster or Munster in the final in the Aviva Stadium next Saturday.

# waiting - Monday 9 April, 2018

Security called after people refuse to leave Dublin driving licence centre without getting an appointment

People had queued for up to two hours to try to secure an appointment to apply for a driving licence before the centre closed.

# waiting - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Over 2,000 children waiting over a year for a psychology appointment in Ireland

New figures show that across the country there are close to 2,500 people waiting over a year for a psychology appointment.

# waiting - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Elderly people forced to wait over 24 hours in emergency departments of these 25 hospitals

Hospitals in Limerick, Dublin and Galway had the highest number of people aged 75 and over waiting more than a day.

# waiting - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

143 women in Donegal are waiting over a year for a breast clinic appointment

Nearly 250 women who displayed symptoms of possible breast cancer have been waiting between six and 12 months.

# waiting - Friday 16 June, 2017

Deadlocked jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial ask for definition of "reasonable doubt"

If convicted, the actor could face spending the rest of his life in prison.

# waiting - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Woman who developed back pain aged 18 left bed bound in agony as HSE refuses to fund operation

Her mother described how her daughter, who once had a bright future ahead of her, now faces a life of no hope and never-ending pain.

# waiting - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

FactCheck: Are there really fewer people on hospital trolleys this year?

The Tánaiste made the claim amid ongoing debate about wait times in Irish healthcare.

# waiting - Saturday 7 January, 2017

The Pope, the Queen and Angela Merkel - Putin likes to leave world leaders waiting

He was famously hours later for a meeting with the German chancellor in 2014.

# waiting - Thursday 15 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge A florist in Mayo is excellently poking fun at the county's All Ireland 'curse' Waiting

# waiting - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Cork mum with terminal cancer stuck in Galway hotel waiting for hospital treatment

Ausra Matharu, who has three children aged between two and 11, has been waiting since Monday for a hospital bed.

# waiting - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Dublin Bikes will be going to these places next

Sinn Féin Deputy Dessie Ellis recently complained that the scheme hadn’t yet made its way to Glasnevin.

# waiting - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Irish patients left waiting over a year for surgery to restore their eyesight

Almost 4,000 people have been waiting more than 12 months to even see a consultant.

# waiting - Monday 26 October, 2015

Leinster has longest GP waiting times for patients while Munster has shortest

The average waiting time for a GP has soared from just under 10 hours in 2010 to over 34 hours.

# waiting - Thursday 30 July, 2015

# waiting - Monday 8 June, 2015

Elderly man has just been given a bed after 82 hours on trolley

The crisis in the A&E is hitting vulnerable patients.

# waiting - Thursday 7 May, 2015

One person has been in an asylum centre for 11 years - this is how they live

Serious concerns have been expressed about the quality of life children in direct provision have.

# waiting - Monday 30 March, 2015

18-week-old baby Jessica still has smiles for her family as she waits for a heart transplant

Her grandmother wants to raise awareness about organ donation.

# waiting - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

'Elderly patients are being kept on trolleys for days'

Nurses brought their anger at overcrowding to the gates of the Dáil today.

# waiting - Thursday 11 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Penneys just opened in Brussels and the queue was absolutely bonkers Mayhem

# waiting - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

'Does This TD Need Help' Tweet of the Day

Would someone give Andrew Doyle a hand? It IS for a good cause.

# waiting - Thursday 6 November, 2014

7,000 emergency department patients were on trolleys last month

The INMO said it is concerned about hospitals coping with the winter demand.

# waiting - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Elderly people 'left languishing' on nursing home waiting list

There are over 500 people currently waiting in hospital beds.

# waiting - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Eerie pics show Dublin flats still bearing signs of past residents

Photographer Jeanette Lowe’s exhibition is being held in the very flats which are soon to be demolished.

# waiting - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Over 232,000 children in Ireland are living in poverty

A review of Ireland’s economy also pointed out that the poorest ten per cent of the population had been hit hardest and said this has been “more or less ignored”.

# waiting - Saturday 22 February, 2014

"I'm behind in bills" - customers continue to wait for Christmas Direct refunds

One customer said putting money away with the online company was the only way they could afford Christmas presents for their children.

# waiting - Thursday 30 January, 2014

'It's taking 12 weeks to fill a social worker post - that's too long'

Head of Child and Family Agency Gordon Jeyes says there are over 100 social worker vacancies, but not because people are not coming forward.

# waiting - Thursday 2 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 of the worst little waits in life Lose The Wait

8 of the worst little waits in life

Oh would you ever HURRY UP!

# waiting - Monday 30 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 slightly rude things you do all the time How Rude!

8 slightly rude things you do all the time

Because inside, we’re all a little bit nasty.

# waiting - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Patients waiting up to 70 weeks for orthopaedic surgeries in Derry hospital

Officials have blamed the delay on a fire at Altnagelvin Hospital in November 2012.

# waiting - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Passengers disembark ferry as injured crewman hospitalised

Passengers who do not have accommodation are now being looked after by the French Red Cross.

# waiting - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Trolley watch: the most depressing updates you'll get today?

Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation new mobile phone updater allows you to see how many patients are on trolleys around the country at any given time. It makes for stark reading.