# hospitals - Today’s News
Drug heists and busts with plotlines straight out of the movies.
# hospitals - Monday 29 September, 2014
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has called on the HSE to immediately recruit more staff at MRHM.
# hospitals - Wednesday 24 September, 2014
The figure increased by 50,000 from January to July.
# hospitals - Monday 15 September, 2014
The INMO said today nurses are finishing shifts “in a distressed state, experiencing burnout and frustration at the lack of action”.
# hospitals - Wednesday 3 September, 2014
Children with spina bifida need complex treatment – more than half aren’t getting it.
# hospitals - Friday 29 August, 2014
The INMO says a block on hiring is making the problem worse.
# hospitals - Friday 8 August, 2014
Five hospitals increased by between 75% to 187% in comparison to the same period last year.
# hospitals - Sunday 27 July, 2014
The programme will help hospitals in Zambia and Uganda.
# hospitals - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
The Oireachtas Health Committee launched its report on end-of-life care this afternoon.
# hospitals - Friday 27 June, 2014
The issue centred on what the HSE is doing to mitigate the risks to patients who are waiting transfers in EDs to inpatient beds.
# hospitals - Friday 20 June, 2014
In a massive Europe-wide study, more than half of Irish people said it was likely that patients could be harmed by hospital care in Ireland.
# hospitals - Monday 16 June, 2014
Several events are taking place today to mark International Justice Day for Cleaners.
# hospitals - Saturday 14 June, 2014
The HSE says the department will be fully staffed, but did not comment on the cost.
# hospitals - Tuesday 20 May, 2014
In the wake of the resignation of the Beaumont Hospital Clinical Director, a local TD wants psychiatric services in Dublin examined.
# hospitals - Monday 19 May, 2014
The health minister also cast doubts on the savings targets.
# hospitals - Wednesday 23 April, 2014
The structure of one ward was described as “not suitable for residents”.
# hospitals - Wednesday 16 April, 2014
New research at TCD is looking to find out which strains will become the most dominant.
# hospitals - Tuesday 15 April, 2014
Women in private hospitals are far more likely to choose to have a caesarean delivery.
# hospitals - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
Unlike MRSA, alcohol wipes do not stop the spread of CDI.
# hospitals - Wednesday 26 February, 2014
In Ireland, the average patient-to-nurse ratio is 6·9, which is mid-range in comparison to other European countries.
# hospitals - Sunday 23 February, 2014
“We shouldn’t be scared of reform,” the Irish Patients Association said, following reports that a number may close.
# hospitals - Friday 21 February, 2014
An outbreak of a “flu-like” illness has effected the hospital.
# hospitals - Sunday 9 February, 2014
The machines were purchased by the HSE, but only five of the 12 machines are currently being used.
# hospitals - Friday 7 February, 2014
Up to 33 per cent of hospitals have not made sufficient progress and are to be penalised according to the union.
# hospitals - Sunday 2 February, 2014
The Psychiatric Nurses association at Kerry General Hospital say the HSE just wanted to make a ‘grand gesture’ but aren’t willing to back it up.
# hospitals - Saturday 1 February, 2014
Plus: What percentage of people aged 50 and older in Ireland are obese?
# hospitals - Tuesday 28 January, 2014
At any one time, one in four people in Irish hospitals suffer from dementia, with their care costing the state €21 million a year.
# hospitals - Friday 24 January, 2014
The National Maternity Hospital say they may request additional staff if required.
# hospitals - Wednesday 22 January, 2014
Reilly was challenged by Fianna Fáil TD Billy Kelleher in the Dáil today after it emerged almost 400 people were on trolleys across the country in one day this week.
# hospitals - Monday 13 January, 2014
Tens of thousands are expected to turn out for ‘seven to ten’ large-scale protests around the country, organised to fight cuts to front-line services.
# hospitals - Thursday 9 January, 2014
New figures show the level of overcrowding at hospitals around the country.
# hospitals - Wednesday 8 January, 2014
There are 374 patients on trolleys in Ireland today – the highest figure since April last year.
# hospitals - Monday 6 January, 2014
This will be the last year that people can light up a cigarette on hospital grounds.
# hospitals - Friday 3 January, 2014
Hospitals in Rathgar, Bantry, Mallow and Kerry will all ban smoking on campus from Monday.
# hospitals - Tuesday 24 December, 2013
The numbers are down significantly on last year when 107 people spent Christmas on trolleys in hospitals around the country.
# hospitals - Wednesday 18 December, 2013
The HSE launched its 2014 service plan this morning, which sees the medical card probity figure dropping to €23m.
# hospitals - Wednesday 11 December, 2013
Irish hospitals are hoping to implement nationwide as three more hospitals declare ban from January.
# hospitals - Tuesday 10 December, 2013
A report into the demographics of Ireland’s hospitals has found the number of private patients has dropped while the number of public patients has increased.
# hospitals - Sunday 1 December, 2013
The Tánaiste has said that funding could be cut for agencies that do not comply with public sector pay structures.
# hospitals - Friday 22 November, 2013
New figures have also revealed a big drop in the number of people being treated for alcohol-related liver disease in recent years following a massive increase in the boom years.