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#Dignity

From TheJournal.ie 'It's about creating a system that's kind': HSE piloting scheme for homeless patients in hospitals Dignity

'It's about creating a system that's kind': HSE piloting scheme for homeless patients in hospitals

It comes as new stats show over 2,000 cases where a homeless person has been discharged from hospital in the past seven years.

From TheJournal.ie Cork three-year-old waiting for wheelchair forced to spend time on the ground on all fours Killeagh

Cork three-year-old waiting for wheelchair forced to spend time on the ground on all fours

His parents say that his dignity and safety are compromised daily.

From TheJournal.ie Ward of court system is 'inadequate, archaic and has no place in the 21st Century' Dignity

Ward of court system is 'inadequate, archaic and has no place in the 21st Century'

A new report published today says there is “confusion and lack of understanding” around the whole system.

11 memories all Waterford people have of Dignity

(Insert “losing dignity” joke here.)

From TheJournal.ie Japan apologises to women forced to be sex slaves for WWII soldiers Comfort Women

Japan apologises to women forced to be sex slaves for WWII soldiers

The Korean women were forced into military-run brothels.

From TheJournal.ie 'He was traumatised': Beaumont Hospital apologises over care provided to Gerry Feeney Dignity

'He was traumatised': Beaumont Hospital apologises over care provided to Gerry Feeney

His family are calling for a hospital ombudsman be set up.

From TheJournal.ie Court hears how sex worker killed by ex-soldier was a 'loving carer' to her mother Marie Greene

Court hears how sex worker killed by ex-soldier was a 'loving carer' to her mother

Jimmy Devaney is set to be sentenced in two week’s time.

From TheJournal.ie Woman gives birth on board migrant boat in the Mediterranean Migrant Crisis

Woman gives birth on board migrant boat in the Mediterranean

The 25-year-old mother was making her way to Europe from Cameroon.

From TheJournal.ie Complaints of 'failing to treat patients with dignity' against doctors have doubled Bad Medicine

Complaints of 'failing to treat patients with dignity' against doctors have doubled

The number of complaints against qualified doctors is down in general however.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Planning for loss of mental capacity should be as automatic as making a will

Opinion: Planning for loss of mental capacity should be as automatic as making a will

Making an advanced healthcare directive is good sense – serious illness, brain injury, accident or stroke could render any one of us incapacitated.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how this bus could change homeless people's lives Lava Mae

Here's how this bus could change homeless people's lives

There are over 3,500 people living on the streets in San Francisco.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Economic rights are just as vital to a democracy as civil rights Irish Life

Column: Economic rights are just as vital to a democracy as civil rights

We must rail against the insidious notion that moral norms are not rights at all but, rather, privileges bestowed upon us by our kindly masters, writes Dr Tom Hickey.

From TheJournal.ie Byrne: Help people in Irish hospitals die with dignity Dignity Fund

Byrne: Help people in Irish hospitals die with dignity

The Hollywood star was speaking at the launch of the Irish Hospice Foundation’s Design and Dignity Fund in the USA.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think the law should be changed to allow for assisted suicide? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the law should be changed to allow for assisted suicide?

A man in Canada recorded a video eight days before he died asking for the laws on assisted suicide to be changed – what’s your view?

From TheJournal.ie Column: I cried when I heard about the mobility allowance cut - I can't take any more Opinion

Column: I cried when I heard about the mobility allowance cut - I can't take any more

The mobility grant gave me and my husband the chance to lead independent lives, with dignity, writes Miriam Murphy, who says this government are chipping away at the help for people with disabilities.

From TheJournal.ie 'Unwanted' Indian girls change their names in special ceremony Wanted This post contains videos

'Unwanted' Indian girls change their names in special ceremony

Almost 300 girls who were called Nakusa (or Unwanted) at birth have changed their names in India.