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From TheJournal.ie Concern for woman found near GPO by homeless volunteer last night Dublin

Concern for woman found near GPO by homeless volunteer last night

The woman, who was in a distressed state, told the volunteer she had been released from an acute hospital.

From TheJournal.ie 760 people on hospital trolleys for second day in a row as overcrowding continues Day Two

760 people on hospital trolleys for second day in a row as overcrowding continues

University Hospital Limerick is worst affected with 75 people on trolleys.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm exhausted': Frustration in the Mater Hospital's 'rammed' Emergency Department Overcrowding

'I'm exhausted': Frustration in the Mater Hospital's 'rammed' Emergency Department

The Mater was the hospital with the highest number of patients on trolleys in Dublin yesterday morning, according to the INMO.

From TheJournal.ie Flu season to last another five weeks, HSE warns Wrap Up

Flu season to last another five weeks, HSE warns

There has been a marked increase in flu presentations in comparison to last year.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Prince Philip being treated in hospital for pre-existing condition Duke Of Edinburgh

Prince Philip being treated in hospital for pre-existing condition

He is expected to be in hospital for a few days.

From TheJournal.ie HSE consultants will be offered €250k wage if they focus 100% on public work and drop private practice Health Service Reform

HSE consultants will be offered €250k wage if they focus 100% on public work and drop private practice

The new contract for consultant doctors offers increased pay levels of up to €222,460, rising further to €252,150 by July 2022.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Remarkable coincidence’ that two campaigners' smear results were mixed up, hearing told CervicalCheck

‘Remarkable coincidence’ that two campaigners' smear results were mixed up, hearing told

Professor Kitchener said the findings of the RCog report “were striking” with “significant implications”, but “not unexpected”.

From TheJournal.ie The HSE has €1.4 billion more to spend on healthcare in 2020 Health Service

The HSE has €1.4 billion more to spend on healthcare in 2020

In total, it has €17.4 billion – a 6.3% increase in funding compared to 2019.

From TheJournal.ie 'Immense tragedy': Six people killed in shooting at Czech hospital Ostrava

'Immense tragedy': Six people killed in shooting at Czech hospital

The suspect fled the scene but later shot and killed himself, police have confirmed.

From TheJournal.ie Staff shortages restricting opening hours at children’s urgent care centre at Connolly Hospital Staff Shortages

Staff shortages restricting opening hours at children’s urgent care centre at Connolly Hospital

Opening hours at the centre in Dublin are currently 10am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for raping his daughter while mother was terminally ill in hospital Central Criminal Court

Man jailed for raping his daughter while mother was terminally ill in hospital

The judge said that the victim, who has special needs, still has a bond with her father.

From TheJournal.ie Mother can't be committed to CMH as it has reached 'full capacity in its quota of female patients', court hears Central Mental Hospital

Mother can't be committed to CMH as it has reached 'full capacity in its quota of female patients', court hears

The woman was yesterday found not guilty by reason of insanity of the murder of her three-year-old daughter.

From TheJournal.ie More than 9,785 people presented to hospital due to self-harm last year Mental Health

More than 9,785 people presented to hospital due to self-harm last year

There has been an increase in self-harm among young people aged 10-24 years.

From The42 'I'm absolutely fine now': Kenny hails Swedish health system after falling ill on U21 duty All Better Now

'I'm absolutely fine now': Kenny hails Swedish health system after falling ill on U21 duty

The 47-year-old suffered a health scare after Ireland’s Euro qualifier win against Sweden.

From TheJournal.ie 'They deserve better': Taoiseach apologises to patients waiting on hospital trolleys as numbers rise Trolley Numbers

'They deserve better': Taoiseach apologises to patients waiting on hospital trolleys as numbers rise

There were 10,641 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals last month.

From TheJournal.ie Group of bikers ride across Ireland donating equipment to neonatal units Miles For Smiles

Group of bikers ride across Ireland donating equipment to neonatal units

The group has raised €55,000 to purchase equipment to donate and to sponsor a new room at Ronald McDonald House in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Hospital seeks to have seriously ill child made ward of court so he can undergo treatment High Court

Hospital seeks to have seriously ill child made ward of court so he can undergo treatment

The court heard the child’s father is opposed to the boy undergoing the severe course of treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Over 47,000 children waiting to see a specialist due to consultants shortage Paediatrician

Over 47,000 children waiting to see a specialist due to consultants shortage

Of that number, 1,989 children in Ireland are waiting to see a paediatric surgeon.

From TheJournal.ie Home help care supports: How many people are waiting in your county? Home Help Hours

Home help care supports: How many people are waiting in your county?

A total of 6,819 people are waiting for funding for home help hours, but the HSE continues to deny any cuts to the service.

From TheJournal.ie Harris says HSE can't continue in its current form and announces return of six regional healthcare areas Sláintecare

Harris says HSE can't continue in its current form and announces return of six regional healthcare areas

Harris described today’s announcement as the biggest restructuring of the HSE in 15 years .

From TheJournal.ie So far this year, 32 children have had to stay in adult mental health units and it's going to continue to happen Mental Health

So far this year, 32 children have had to stay in adult mental health units and it's going to continue to happen

HSE said placing children in adult units will ‘continue to be necessary’.

From TheJournal.ie A patient's chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke can vary depending on what hospital they attend Emergency

A patient's chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke can vary depending on what hospital they attend

The report notes that the mortality rate for heart attack and stroke has continued to decrease year-on-year for the past 10 years.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 300 health workers have been assaulted in Irish hospitals so far this year Hospital Attacks

Nearly 300 health workers have been assaulted in Irish hospitals so far this year

Of the 279 assaults, 249 were on nurses and midwives.

From TheJournal.ie Man (45) taken to hospital after Dublin assault Mulhuddart

Man (45) taken to hospital after Dublin assault

The man’s injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

From TheJournal.ie Construction has started on the building frame of the National Children's Hospital Progress Update

Construction has started on the building frame of the National Children's Hospital

The hospital board will appear before an Oireachtas committee today.

From TheJournal.ie Man (30) stabbed multiple times in Cork city Knocknaheeny

Man (30) stabbed multiple times in Cork city

The incident took place at Ardmore avenue, Knocknaheeny in the city.

From The42 'I've been very lucky' - Casillas admits football future is uncertain as he leaves hospital Looking Forward

'I've been very lucky' - Casillas admits football future is uncertain as he leaves hospital

The Spanish goalkeeping was training with Porto when he suffered a heart attack.

From The42 Legendary Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas in stable condition after suffering heart attack Hospital

Legendary Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas in stable condition after suffering heart attack

The 37-year-old was rushed into surgery on Wednesday afternoon but is now conscious in hospital.

From TheJournal.ie University Hospital Waterford to address reports of dead bodies left on trolleys in corridors Mortuary Building

University Hospital Waterford to address reports of dead bodies left on trolleys in corridors

One of the hospital’s pathologists Professor Rob Landers said that conditions in the mortuary are “quite primitive”.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's just not good behaviour': Hospital anti-smoking policy flouted by patients and visitors Smoking

'It's just not good behaviour': Hospital anti-smoking policy flouted by patients and visitors

On 4 July 2012, Beaumont Hospital became a “tobacco-free campus”.

From The42 Brazil legend Pele undergoes treatment after being taken to hospital in Paris Get Well Soon

Brazil legend Pele undergoes treatment after being taken to hospital in Paris

The 78-year-old was being treated for ‘a light fever’ prior to the long flight back to his home country.

From TheJournal.ie Baby whose mother was found dead at Cork maternity hospital has also died CUMH

Baby whose mother was found dead at Cork maternity hospital has also died

An investigation into the deaths is under way.

From TheJournal.ie Have you been on a hospital waiting list for six months? Here are the government's latest plans Waiting Times

Have you been on a hospital waiting list for six months? Here are the government's latest plans

Minister for Health Simon Harris has published a new plan aimed at reducing waiting times for patients.

From TheJournal.ie Nurses on strike: 'You can't go home after your shift and feel you've done a good job' Outside The Coombe

Nurses on strike: 'You can't go home after your shift and feel you've done a good job'

We spoke to nurses on the picket line at the Coombe maternity hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Three-quarters of Irish people support nurses as 24-hour strike kicks off around the country Industrial Action

Three-quarters of Irish people support nurses as 24-hour strike kicks off around the country

The nurses have gone on strike over what they call a recruitment and retention issue in the healthcare sector.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over alleged sexual assault at Dublin hospital Tallaght

Man arrested over alleged sexual assault at Dublin hospital

The alleged incident happened on 26 December.

From TheJournal.ie Coombe hospital denies board intervened to refuse abortion for woman with a fatal foetal diagnosis Abortion

Coombe hospital denies board intervened to refuse abortion for woman with a fatal foetal diagnosis

Earlier Ruth Coppinger told the Dáil that two doctors confirmed it was a fatal foetal abnormality, but the board refused the abortion.

From TheJournal.ie Most people don't support changing hospital names to remove religious references Our Lady Of Lourdes This post contains videos

Most people don't support changing hospital names to remove religious references

Locals recently protested the proposed name change of Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

From TheJournal.ie Psychiatric nurses to strike in February over 'recruitment and retention crisis' Industrial Action

Psychiatric nurses to strike in February over 'recruitment and retention crisis'

They join members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation who are also due to go on strike.

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