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#Maternity Hospital

From TheJournal.ie Ten out of 19 maternity units have abortion services in place Rotunda Hospital

Ten out of 19 maternity units have abortion services in place

The HSE has said that “service demand remains within the predicted limits” in relation to abortion services.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris pays tribute to Rhona Mahony, who made history as first female Master of Holles Street Last Day

Simon Harris pays tribute to Rhona Mahony, who made history as first female Master of Holles Street

The Health Minister called her “a leading voices for women’s rights”.

From TheJournal.ie Many Irish maternity hospitals don't have air con. Here's how they've been coping in the heatwave High Pressure

Many Irish maternity hospitals don't have air con. Here's how they've been coping in the heatwave

There have been reports of new mothers and pregnant women in hospitals struggling with the heat.

From TheJournal.ie Graphic abortion posters displayed outside Rotunda again despite requests from hospital not to Eighth Amendment

Graphic abortion posters displayed outside Rotunda again despite requests from hospital not to

The Irish Centre for Bioethical Reform conducted the displays outside the hospital today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Complete outrage': Protest against Sisters of Charity owning maternity hospital happening today Petition

'Complete outrage': Protest against Sisters of Charity owning maternity hospital happening today

A petition against the order owning the hospital has been signed by over 100,000 people.

From TheJournal.ie Harris asks for a month to consider all options for ownership of maternity hospital I Need More Time

Harris asks for a month to consider all options for ownership of maternity hospital

Minister Simon Harris has said that a public ownership option is possible for the hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou McDonald says the State needs to get maternity hospital site 'by any means' Hand It Over

Mary Lou McDonald says the State needs to get maternity hospital site 'by any means'

The controversy over the proposed National Maternity Hospital is continuing.

From TheJournal.ie Holles Street board re-endorses deal to move maternity hospital St Vincent's This post contains videos

Holles Street board re-endorses deal to move maternity hospital

Meanwhile, Health Minister Simon Harris said the compulsory purchase of the site is ‘not the solution’.

From TheJournal.ie 'I’m sorry it’s come to this but I did try to warn you' - Texts between hospital bosses as row deepens Peter Boylan

'I’m sorry it’s come to this but I did try to warn you' - Texts between hospital bosses as row deepens

Dr Peter Boylan has refused to resign from the NMH board.

From TheJournal.ie Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church Sisters Of Charity

Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church

Health Minister Simon Harris has insisted the hospital will be independently run.

From TheJournal.ie Accused of being 'hapless, helpless and hopeless', Harris wants 'cool heads' on maternity hospital Big Picture

Accused of being 'hapless, helpless and hopeless', Harris wants 'cool heads' on maternity hospital

Addressing doctors today, Minister Harris sought to provide assurances on the project.

From TheJournal.ie Health Minister: 'I have heard people say that nuns will be running the hospital. Not true' Maternity Hospital

Health Minister: 'I have heard people say that nuns will be running the hospital. Not true'

It was claimed that 300 people attended today’s lunchtime protest outside the Department of Health.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the Sisters of Charity own the new National Maternity Hospital? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Sisters of Charity own the new National Maternity Hospital?

The current plan will see the €300 million hospital owned by the religious order.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'The government won't remove the Church from its authority over social services until we demand it' Maternity Hospital

Opinion: 'The government won't remove the Church from its authority over social services until we demand it'

It will take legal challenges on the grounds of gender discrimination to fully remove the Catholic Church from publicly-funded services, writes Colleen Hennessy.

From TheJournal.ie 'I really thought we were beyond this point': Protest to be held tomorrow on new maternity hospital Sisters Of Charity

'I really thought we were beyond this point': Protest to be held tomorrow on new maternity hospital

Former junior health minister Kathleen Lynch told Drivetime that the hospital is not “going in the right direction”.

From TheJournal.ie Over 70,000 sign petition to prevent Sisters of Charity becoming owners of maternity hospital Redress Scheme

Over 70,000 sign petition to prevent Sisters of Charity becoming owners of maternity hospital

The Department of Health has insisted the new hospital will be independently run.

From TheJournal.ie 'No religious influence': Harris defends new maternity hospital ownership in face of criticism Sisters Of Charity

'No religious influence': Harris defends new maternity hospital ownership in face of criticism

The Master of the new National Maternity Hospital said the facility will “revolutionise healthcare”.

From TheJournal.ie Quads, triplets and twins born in quick succession at Limerick maternity hospital Making History

Quads, triplets and twins born in quick succession at Limerick maternity hospital

The first set of quadruplets born in Limerick in 50 years arrived in October.

From TheJournal.ie Couple who lost two babies at Portiuncula Hospital hope review will help other parents Portiuncula Hospital

Couple who lost two babies at Portiuncula Hospital hope review will help other parents

Lorraine and Warren Reilly asked that the deaths of their two girls be considered in he current HSE review of maternity services.

From TheJournal.ie Single-use injection vial 'used on multiple patients' in maternity hospital HIQA

Single-use injection vial 'used on multiple patients' in maternity hospital

Three maternity hospitals visited by inspectors were found to be clean but with some exceptions.

From TheJournal.ie Why have there been no prosecutions for female genital mutilation in Ireland? Law On Paper

Why have there been no prosecutions for female genital mutilation in Ireland?

FGM was outlawed in Ireland two years ago, but no one has been convicted under the new law yet.

From TheJournal.ie Rhona Mahony says she 'learned a lot' from coping with controversy Top-ups

Rhona Mahony says she 'learned a lot' from coping with controversy

The Master of Holles Street believes more emphasis needs to be placed on birth in this country.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says Ireland is 'one of the safest places on the planet' to have a baby Maternity Services

Taoiseach says Ireland is 'one of the safest places on the planet' to have a baby

Enda Kenny was speaking in the Dáil today about the national review of maternity services which he said will help maintain our reputation as a good place to have a baby.

From TheJournal.ie 328 jobs at risk as liquidators wind down Mount Carmel Hospital Mount Carmel

328 jobs at risk as liquidators wind down Mount Carmel Hospital

Staff have been advised to report for duty as normal over the coming days.

From TheJournal.ie Billy Kelleher: 'Intervention of An Taisce on Children’s Hospital location is significant' Children's Hospital

Billy Kelleher: 'Intervention of An Taisce on Children’s Hospital location is significant'

Fianna Fáil’s health spokesperson called on the Minister for Health to address the concerns raised by Ireland’s National Trust.

From TheJournal.ie Rotunda master warns of 'intolerably high levels of activity' in hospital Rotunda

Rotunda master warns of 'intolerably high levels of activity' in hospital

The Head of the Department of Neonatology also said that the inability of the hospital to replace frontline staff is “starting to show its effect”.

From TheJournal.ie No more wedges and sausage rolls for patients at the Coombe Hospital Food

No more wedges and sausage rolls for patients at the Coombe

The hospital completed a review earlier this year after TheJournal.ie brought this picture of a meal served in a maternity ward to its attention.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the government asking Facebook for users’ information and intervention in Syria.

From TheJournal.ie 13 things we learned from the Oireachtas abortion hearings this week Abortion

13 things we learned from the Oireachtas abortion hearings this week

Three days of hearings on abortion were held by the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children this week ahead of expected and long-awaited legislation for the X Case.

From TheJournal.ie Maternity hospital adds ability to benchmark performance internationally Healthcare

Maternity hospital adds ability to benchmark performance internationally

The system is set to allow Dublin’s Rotunda Hospital gauge its performance against other hospitals in both Ireland and the UK.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.