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Poll: Have you ever used a sunbed? (If so, do you regret it?) Beds This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever used a sunbed? (If so, do you regret it?)

This week, Roz Purcell said she feels “stupid” for doing sunbeds when she was younger.

From TheJournal.ie 'Beyond crisis': Almost half of beds for children with mental health needs closed due to safety concerns Complex Needs
From TheJournal.ie HSE says Brexit implications 'unclear' for Irish patients seeking eating disorder treatment in the UK Treatment Abroad

HSE says Brexit implications 'unclear' for Irish patients seeking eating disorder treatment in the UK

There are just three specialist eating disorder beds at St Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin for the acute treatment of adults.

From TheJournal.ie 'People are dying': Life-saving surgeries delayed or cancelled due to intensive care bed shortage Critical

'People are dying': Life-saving surgeries delayed or cancelled due to intensive care bed shortage

Minister of State Jim Daly said increasing ICU capacity is a priority for the government in 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar doesn't want anyone to face 'indignity' caused by waiting on a trolley Overcrowding

Varadkar doesn't want anyone to face 'indignity' caused by waiting on a trolley

The Taoiseach said he was speaking as both a doctor and a grandson whose grandmother is “regularly in and out of hospital”.

From TheJournal.ie Patients being accommodated in hospital chapel that was open for removals just weeks ago Donegal

Patients being accommodated in hospital chapel that was open for removals just weeks ago

A HSE spokesperson said the chapel is appropriate because it’s closely aligned to the nursing area of the hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what $20 million hidden under a bed looks like Cash Pile

Here's what $20 million hidden under a bed looks like

A man has been charged in connection with an alleged pyramid scheme.

From TheJournal.ie There were 54 unoccupied beds in homeless shelters in Dublin last night Emergency Accommodation

There were 54 unoccupied beds in homeless shelters in Dublin last night

A contention that there are not enough suitable beds has been a key argument from the Apollo House occupiers.

From TheJournal.ie Conditions at Tipperary hospital 'undignified, disgraceful and dangerous' Crisis

Conditions at Tipperary hospital 'undignified, disgraceful and dangerous'

This morning there were 378 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals.

The logo for this Dublin mattress shop is...interesting

Who wants to tell them?

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much property and rent prices are expected to rise by in 2016 Price Growth

Here's how much property and rent prices are expected to rise by in 2016

The growth in rental prices is now outperforming the growth in property values.

From TheJournal.ie Jump in flu cases and doctor changeover: The 'straw that breaks the camel's back'? Nation's Health

Jump in flu cases and doctor changeover: The 'straw that breaks the camel's back'?

The INMO said the overcrowding situation in Irish hospitals is getting worse.

From TheJournal.ie HSE moving some patients to nursing homes to free up beds Overcrowding Crisis

HSE moving some patients to nursing homes to free up beds

Some patients who have ‘delayed discharge’ are being moved to free nursing home beds.

From TheJournal.ie Overcrowding crisis: Surgeries cancelled at Beaumont as trolley figures remain high No Beds

Overcrowding crisis: Surgeries cancelled at Beaumont as trolley figures remain high

There were a total of 584 people waiting for available hospital beds as of this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Nurses at Beaumont Hospital are going on a work-to-rule Emergency

Nurses at Beaumont Hospital are going on a work-to-rule

Yesterday there were 563 people on trolley beds in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Hot Property: An imposing Victorian home with a secret garden Des Res

Hot Property: An imposing Victorian home with a secret garden

High ceilings, wooden floors, grand windows, in a home with history.

From TheJournal.ie Lord Mayor recalls finding 17-year-old pregnant girl in bin Homeless

Lord Mayor recalls finding 17-year-old pregnant girl in bin

Christy Burke, who volunteers with the group Inner City Helping Homeless, announced that 80 new beds will be provided by homeless services in Dublin in the next two weeks.

From TheJournal.ie There is only one respite bed per 450 people with dementia in Ireland Nursing Homes

There is only one respite bed per 450 people with dementia in Ireland

Only 52 nursing homes nationally have specialised care units for people with the disease.

11 beds that are indefinitely better than yours

Oh, you sleep on that little thing?

From TheJournal.ie Rough sleeper numbers up as Dublin's inner city hits 'crisis point' Homeless

Rough sleeper numbers up as Dublin's inner city hits 'crisis point'

The council’s homeless executive admitted it’s spending more than it would like placing families in hotels because of the demand on services but said that’s better than leaving them on the streets.

From TheJournal.ie Deal reached on 10 bed unit for CF patients in Cork University Hospital Cystic Fibrosis

Deal reached on 10 bed unit for CF patients in Cork University Hospital

There had been a row over how many beds would be secured, but the original plan can now go ahead, said Minister Kathleen Lynch.

From TheJournal.ie 618 kept in hospital over Christmas - despite being cleared by docs Patients

618 kept in hospital over Christmas - despite being cleared by docs

The lack of alternatives for elderly patients means that many are having to stay in hospital, which is costing the HSE money.

7 dogs who are totally under the cat's thumb

C’mon dogs! You’re letting the side down!

From TheJournal.ie Reilly announces biggest change to Irish hospitals 'in decades' Healthcare

Reilly announces biggest change to Irish hospitals 'in decades'

Hospitals are now going to be divided into one of six groups around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Charging private patients for public beds will drive up premiums by 25% - report Health Insurance

Charging private patients for public beds will drive up premiums by 25% - report

Insurance companies are worried about the decline in young people enrolling as the costs of insuring those over 60 are considerably higher.

From TheJournal.ie Entire contents of hotel where Late Late stars stayed to be auctioned off Auction This post contains images

Entire contents of hotel where Late Late stars stayed to be auctioned off

Everything, including chandeliers and beds, must go at The Montrose Hotel auction this weekend. You can view the contents from today.

From TheJournal.ie Nurses to track hospital overcrowding Ward Watch

Nurses to track hospital overcrowding

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) is to launch Ward Watch, a new initiative, this morning.

From TheJournal.ie €150 million to be paid by insurers to HSE 'by year end' - Reilly HSE

€150 million to be paid by insurers to HSE 'by year end' - Reilly

The outstanding money is a result of private patients being treated in public beds.

From TheJournal.ie Limerick Hospital so overcrowded that it is “unsafe” Overcrowding

Limerick Hospital so overcrowded that it is “unsafe”

Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation have called on the HSE to implement the major disaster plan to deal with the overcrowding.

From TheJournal.ie Beds to be closed in Tallaght hospital Tallaght Hospital

Beds to be closed in Tallaght hospital

The hospital closed more than 30 beds on 29 December and will close the rest by the end of January, the INMO has said. The hospital has said that it is putting measures in place “with patient safety in mind”.

From TheJournal.ie Athy ward closure "blow to the elderly" Athy

Athy ward closure "blow to the elderly"

Due to funding shortages, there are not enough staff to keep a ward open at St Vincent’s Hospital, a Care of the Elderly facility.

From TheJournal.ie Dept of Health to give €3 million to hospitals - but "crisis situation" remains Hospitals

Dept of Health to give €3 million to hospitals - but "crisis situation" remains

The general secretary of the INMO said the money is welcomed – but that Ireland’s Emergency Departments are in a “crisis situation”.

From TheJournal.ie Emergency Department at Galway hospital under "extreme pressure" Health

Emergency Department at Galway hospital under "extreme pressure"

Galway University Hospital has asked members of the public to only present to the Emergency Department if there is a genuine emergency.