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From TheJournal.ie Blood, flies, rotting corpses: Inside Venezuela's crumbling hospitals Economic Crisis

Blood, flies, rotting corpses: Inside Venezuela's crumbling hospitals

The economic situation in the country is so dire that even hospitals are being badly affected.

From TheJournal.ie Elderly woman spends 15 hours on hospital trolley Midland Regional

Elderly woman spends 15 hours on hospital trolley

The woman, believed to be 103, finally got a bed this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Visiting restrictions at Mercy University Hospital due to winter vomiting outbreak Cork

Visiting restrictions at Mercy University Hospital due to winter vomiting outbreak

Members of the public needing less urgent treatment have also been asked to avail, where possible, of other care services.

From TheJournal.ie 'Left to die alone': Premature baby spent final two hours in hospital sluice room Maternity Services

'Left to die alone': Premature baby spent final two hours in hospital sluice room

The report into two Manchester hospitals has found a string of alleged failings.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of Indians call hospital to donate kidneys to foreign minister Transplant

Dozens of Indians call hospital to donate kidneys to foreign minister

Sushma Swaraj is being treated for kidney failure.

Ed Sheeran surprised a little fan by showing up at her hospital bed to serenade her

He has a heart of gold, that Ed Sheeran.

From TheJournal.ie Inspection finds operating department at Coombe maternity hospital not fit for purpose Not Fit For Purpose

Inspection finds operating department at Coombe maternity hospital not fit for purpose

The operating theatres, staff facilities and the storage of sterile supplies were all criticised.

From TheJournal.ie Children's hospital costs like a 'runaway train' as they rocket to €1bn On The Up

Children's hospital costs like a 'runaway train' as they rocket to €1bn

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the debate about where the new children’s hospital should be built is “finished”.

From TheJournal.ie 77-year-old Irishman dies after assault by dementia patient in New York Brooklyn

77-year-old Irishman dies after assault by dementia patient in New York

A 65-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with Patrick Sheehan’s death.

From TheJournal.ie German hospital uses therapy to 'treat' paedophiles before they commit crimes Treatment

German hospital uses therapy to 'treat' paedophiles before they commit crimes

More than 7,000 people have sought information on the programme which is offered in 11 centres across Germany.

From TheJournal.ie Woman who slipped on human faeces at hospital awarded €16,000 St James’s Hospital

Woman who slipped on human faeces at hospital awarded €16,000

Rachel Mooney was carrying trays and dishes at St James’s Hospital when the incident occurred.

From TheJournal.ie All elective procedures postponed as difficulties with water quality at University Hospital Waterford continue Irish Water

All elective procedures postponed as difficulties with water quality at University Hospital Waterford continue

The issue has been caused by a lightning strike at a reservoir.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach wants Ireland to introduce a Navy hospital ship for global emergencies Naval Service

Taoiseach wants Ireland to introduce a Navy hospital ship for global emergencies

He made the comment while launching a new patrol ship yesterday, the William Butler Yeats.

From TheJournal.ie Tallaght Hospital restricts visitors over outbreak of antibiotic-resistant infection Dublin

Tallaght Hospital restricts visitors over outbreak of antibiotic-resistant infection

The hospital said today that children are not permitted to visit any circumstance.

From The42 Camogie player airlifted to hospital following collapse expected to make full recovery Limerick

Camogie player airlifted to hospital following collapse expected to make full recovery

A Newcastlewest player was treated during the Limerick junior camogie final.

From TheJournal.ie Patients at St James's unable to have water with tablets due to leak Leak

Patients at St James's unable to have water with tablets due to leak

Staff are currently being advised to limit showers and bathing for patients.

From TheJournal.ie Farmer airlifted to hospital after accident involving cow Wexford

Farmer airlifted to hospital after accident involving cow

It is believed the man was stood on by the cow while working in a field on the farm.

From TheJournal.ie Man dragged into alleyway and shot twice in each leg in paramilitary style attack Belfast

Man dragged into alleyway and shot twice in each leg in paramilitary style attack

It happened in the Bread Street area of Belfast city shortly after 9pm.

From TheJournal.ie Three children remain in hospital after fire at house in Cork Drinagh

Three children remain in hospital after fire at house in Cork

The siblings were airlifted to Cork University Hospital yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie File to be sent to DPP regarding alleged sexual assault at Bon Secours Hospital Tralee

File to be sent to DPP regarding alleged sexual assault at Bon Secours Hospital

A woman in her 60s claims to have been raped by a medic at the hospital earlier this month.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating alleged sexual assault at hospital in Kerry Tralee

Gardaí investigating alleged sexual assault at hospital in Kerry

The incident is said to have happened last weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Doctors 'utterly reject' report into Waterford cardiac services and say lives are 'absolutely' at risk Political Row

Doctors 'utterly reject' report into Waterford cardiac services and say lives are 'absolutely' at risk

They want to meet with Health Minister Simon Harris as soon as possible.

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 60s killed after being hit by car early this morning Limerick

Man in his 60s killed after being hit by car early this morning

Part of the R513 at Hospital, Co Limerick is currently closed.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey taken from Rio hospital in a wheelchair Pat Hickey

Pat Hickey taken from Rio hospital in a wheelchair

Hickey has had cardiac issues in the past and was taken to hospital as a precaution.

From TheJournal.ie Ambulances taking over an hour to hand over patients and get back on the road Delays

Ambulances taking over an hour to hand over patients and get back on the road

The delays in turnaround times are being blamed on overcrowding issues in hospitals.

From TheJournal.ie Four hospitalised after three separate Dublin fires Blaze

Four hospitalised after three separate Dublin fires

The fires broke out in Raheny, Clondalkin and Donabate.

From TheJournal.ie At least 10 children have been killed in an airstrike on school in Yemen Peace Talks

At least 10 children have been killed in an airstrike on school in Yemen

Aid group Doctors Without Borders condemned the attack, saying that all of the children killed were between eight and 15 years old.

From TheJournal.ie At least four dead in suspected chlorine gas attack in Aleppo Syria

At least four dead in suspected chlorine gas attack in Aleppo

Medical staff have taken pieces of the patients’ clothing for analysis.

From TheJournal.ie Hospital allowed to treat prisoner who is refusing medication High Court

Hospital allowed to treat prisoner who is refusing medication

The man, who may have a mental illness, has an infection that could become septic and cause his death.

From TheJournal.ie At least 12 newborn babies killed in fire at maternity hospital in Iraq Baghdad

At least 12 newborn babies killed in fire at maternity hospital in Iraq

Electrical fires are common in the Iraqi capital and elsewhere across the country because of shoddy maintenance and poor wiring.

From TheJournal.ie Passenger (20s) killed after car strikes ditch in Roscommon crash Boyle

Passenger (20s) killed after car strikes ditch in Roscommon crash

The driver of the car and a second passenger were taken to hospital with non life threatening injuries.

From TheJournal.ie At least 70 mourners killed in 'appalling' bomb blast at hospital in Pakistan Quetta

At least 70 mourners killed in 'appalling' bomb blast at hospital in Pakistan

About 200 people had gathered at the hospital to mourn the death of a senior local lawyer.

From TheJournal.ie Nurses 'seeking employment elsewhere' after they say St James's Hospital took their parking Parking Row

Nurses 'seeking employment elsewhere' after they say St James's Hospital took their parking

Over 100 INMO members met last Thursday and condemned the actions of management.

From TheJournal.ie Oscar Pistorius rushed to hospital after suffering injuries in prison Pretoria

Oscar Pistorius rushed to hospital after suffering injuries in prison

Local media is reporting that the double-amputee Paralympian tried to injure himself but the prison says he fell out of bed.

From TheJournal.ie Temple Street Hospital emergency department to reopen at 6pm after power supply issues Power Outage

Temple Street Hospital emergency department to reopen at 6pm after power supply issues

A second generator will be installed by 6pm tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested over assault in Carrick-on-Shannon as victim remains critical Leitrim

Two arrested over assault in Carrick-on-Shannon as victim remains critical

Gardaí have said there was an altercation between the man and a group of people on 17 July.

From TheJournal.ie Four men killed in three separate road crashes Road Deaths

Four men killed in three separate road crashes

The crashes happened in Meath, Kildare and Donegal between last night and this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Irish man in South African hospital after being shot in the head Appeal

Irish man in South African hospital after being shot in the head

The man, who has been named as 66-year-old Bill Brogan, was shot during a robbery in Walkerville, Johannesburg.

From The42 Clare boss Davy Fitzgerald admitted to hospital in Dublin Issue

Clare boss Davy Fitzgerald admitted to hospital in Dublin

Other members of the management team remain hopeful that the coach will be available this Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Mers virus transmitted from one 'super-spreader patient' in overcrowded emergency room South Korea

Mers virus transmitted from one 'super-spreader patient' in overcrowded emergency room

The 35-year-old man infected 82 people including other patients, healthcare workers and visitors.