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From TheJournal.ie 34 people have died so far from the flu this season Flu Season

34 people have died so far from the flu this season

The number of cases of flu continued to rise over the past week.

From TheJournal.ie Tallaght Hospital says new app will 'help patients get the most from their treatment' Sign Of The Times

Tallaght Hospital says new app will 'help patients get the most from their treatment'

It’s the first public hospital in Ireland to launch this type of app.

From TheJournal.ie 'This should not have happened': Parents of baby who died shortly after birth settle case with hospital Drogheda

'This should not have happened': Parents of baby who died shortly after birth settle case with hospital

An apology from Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda was read out in court today.

From TheJournal.ie 'I waited in A&E with my 5-week-old baby for 36 hours' Trolley Crisis

'I waited in A&E with my 5-week-old baby for 36 hours'

The Children’s Hospital Group said there has been an increase in young children and infants presenting with the flu and respiratory infections.

From TheJournal.ie The story of Alice Clifford, a Dublin mother who went missing from a hospital 38 years ago St Loman's Hospital

The story of Alice Clifford, a Dublin mother who went missing from a hospital 38 years ago

“I’m not afraid of death, death is a natural part of life. But this isn’t natural.” Alice’s daughter Pat says that there are still many questions around her mother’s death.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're all delighted': The first baby of the new year was born in Ireland just seconds after midnight In The Nick Of Time

'We're all delighted': The first baby of the new year was born in Ireland just seconds after midnight

The baby boy was born at exactly seven seconds after 12 and came in weighing 3.26kg (7lbs 3oz).

From TheJournal.ie Two patients require 'further treatment' after scans reviewed at Kerry hospital Radiologist

Two patients require 'further treatment' after scans reviewed at Kerry hospital

A further 11 patients have had their cases re-examined.

From TheJournal.ie Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact Busy Period

Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact

The move is an attempt to ease pressure on services over the busy Christmas period.

From TheJournal.ie Woman 'lucky to be alive' after two days stuck in Australian mine shaft Lightning Ridge

Woman 'lucky to be alive' after two days stuck in Australian mine shaft

She tripped and fell down the eight-metre (26-foot) deep shaft while out for a walk.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we change the name of the children's hospital due to legal threats? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we change the name of the children's hospital due to legal threats?

An Arizona hospital has the same name.

From TheJournal.ie Retired surgeon guilty of sex attacks on young boys given 20 months in prison Michael Shine

Retired surgeon guilty of sex attacks on young boys given 20 months in prison

Lawyers for the retired surgeon had previously claimed that imprisoning him would kill him.

From TheJournal.ie Accidental death verdict at inquest of man who choked on Mars bar on the Luas Coroner's Court

Accidental death verdict at inquest of man who choked on Mars bar on the Luas

The inquest heard that a number of people got off the Luas at the Abbey Street stop in a bid to help David O’Reilly.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar suggests consultants should 'clock in' to ensure they're at work Public V Private

Leo Varadkar suggests consultants should 'clock in' to ensure they're at work

His comments were in response to an RTÉ Investigates programme which revealed that one consultant left his work at a public hospital to treat private patients at a different hospital.

From TheJournal.ie 20% of cancer patients 'experienced PTSD after diagnosis' Warrior Mentality

20% of cancer patients 'experienced PTSD after diagnosis'

That’s according to a new study published in a peer-reviewed journal.

From TheJournal.ie Temple Street Children's Hospital warns of overcrowding at its emergency department Dublin

Temple Street Children's Hospital warns of overcrowding at its emergency department

It is asking parents to think about all their care and treatment options before attending the ED.

From TheJournal.ie Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh Antrim

Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh

The man’s car was found to have entered the water just after midnight last night.

From TheJournal.ie Pensioner awarded €25,000 after being kicked and pushed at Beaumont Hospital Health Carer

Pensioner awarded €25,000 after being kicked and pushed at Beaumont Hospital

Phyllis Byrne, now 83, sued Beaumont Hospital, CPL Resources and CPL Healthcare.

From TheJournal.ie Patients 'have a right to ask doctors and nurses if they have received the flu vaccine' Winter Flu

Patients 'have a right to ask doctors and nurses if they have received the flu vaccine'

Health Minister Simon Harris said just one third of all health workers got the vaccine last year.

From TheJournal.ie Seriously ill homeless man receives emergency housing after challenging council in court Court

Seriously ill homeless man receives emergency housing after challenging council in court

The man said that he did not wish to be taking up a hospital bed but he couldn’t go back to living on the streets.

From TheJournal.ie The National Children's Hospital won't be named after a saint, but what should it be called? Secular

The National Children's Hospital won't be named after a saint, but what should it be called?

The new name has come from a staff suggestion process, but hasn’t been revealed yet.

From TheJournal.ie Man in critical condition after being pulled out of Dublin canal after All-Ireland final Portobello

Man in critical condition after being pulled out of Dublin canal after All-Ireland final

A 23-year-old man got into difficulty in the canal at Portobello Harbour in the early hours of Sunday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Emergency department workers pin blame for hospital wildcat strikes on HSE Meath

Emergency department workers pin blame for hospital wildcat strikes on HSE

Navan emergency department was just one of many experiencing serious staff shortages as a result of the strikes this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Seriously ill homeless man granted leave to challenge Louth County Council over housing Louth

Seriously ill homeless man granted leave to challenge Louth County Council over housing

The council has told the man it will not provide him with assistance because he was not habitually resident in the State.

From TheJournal.ie At least 60 children die in hospital that suffered oxygen shortages Uttar Pradesh

At least 60 children die in hospital that suffered oxygen shortages

Authorities have launched an inquiry into the causes of the oxygen disruption but denied that it had caused the deaths.

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Clarkson admitted to Spanish hospital with pneumonia The Grand Tour

Jeremy Clarkson admitted to Spanish hospital with pneumonia

The presenter is on holiday with his family.

From TheJournal.ie 'Project dietitian' appointed to help overhaul Ireland's hospital food Food Czar

'Project dietitian' appointed to help overhaul Ireland's hospital food

Improving the standard of food has been highlighted as a priority by Health Minister Simon Harris.

From TheJournal.ie Four people including seven-year-old girl hospitalised following Wicklow crash Baltinglass

Four people including seven-year-old girl hospitalised following Wicklow crash

One woman is in a serious condition in Beaumont Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Award-winning fairy garden donated to children's ward at Portiuncula Hospital Bloom

Award-winning fairy garden donated to children's ward at Portiuncula Hospital

The garden received a certificate of distinction in the postcard section at Bloom this year.

From TheJournal.ie 'We wanted to mind it; now we're watching it burn' - Fire has gutted one of Cork city's best-known buildings St Kevin's Asylum

'We wanted to mind it; now we're watching it burn' - Fire has gutted one of Cork city's best-known buildings

A massive fire broke out at St Kevin’s Asylum near the Lee Fields at about 6pm this evening.

From TheJournal.ie 143 women in Donegal are waiting over a year for a breast clinic appointment Waiting Lists

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.

From TheJournal.ie Disgruntled ex-employee named as gunman who opened fire in New York hospital The Bronx

Disgruntled ex-employee named as gunman who opened fire in New York hospital

He entered the building in a white coat with an automatic weapon concealed under his shirt, officials said.

From TheJournal.ie 'I really hope we don't run out of time': Desperate parents share stories of children's suicide attempts Depression

'I really hope we don't run out of time': Desperate parents share stories of children's suicide attempts

They said they are fighting to keep their children alive while they wait months for services.

From TheJournal.ie Crowds gather at Waterford hospital after man dies while being transferred to Cork Cath Lab

Crowds gather at Waterford hospital after man dies while being transferred to Cork

A 40-year-old man from Waterford died while being transported in an ambulance to a hospital in Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Young teenage girl airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming Wexford

Young teenage girl airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming

The Coast Guard was called to the River Slaney in Enniscorthy at around 5pm.

From TheJournal.ie 'People are dying on waiting lists': Harris urged to fix health service once and for all Under Pressure

'People are dying on waiting lists': Harris urged to fix health service once and for all

The Future of Healthcare report which aims to reform the health service over 10 years has been criticised for the spending it proposes.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager spent 14 days in adult psychiatric ward room 'barely bigger than the bed' Waterford

Teenager spent 14 days in adult psychiatric ward room 'barely bigger than the bed'

The case was brought to the attention of the Minister for Mental Health and the Taoiseach’s office.

From TheJournal.ie Casualty hospitalised after Liffey rescue at O'Connell Bridge Dublin City Centre

Casualty hospitalised after Liffey rescue at O'Connell Bridge

The incident at O’Connell Bridge was reported just after 4.40pm this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie The highest paid person in the HSE last year received almost €600,000 Annual Report

The highest paid person in the HSE last year received almost €600,000

The HSE’s spend on legal and professional fees increased by 28.6% last year – rising from €47m to €60.5m.

From TheJournal.ie 43-year-old man taken to hospital after being slashed at St Patrick's Park Dublin

43-year-old man taken to hospital after being slashed at St Patrick's Park

The man has been treated for what have been described as ‘minor injuries’.

From TheJournal.ie 'We need clean air. We do not need accidents': Locals' fury as 11 incinerator staff hospitalised Burning Issue

'We need clean air. We do not need accidents': Locals' fury as 11 incinerator staff hospitalised

Locals say they are concerned after yesterday’s lime leak.