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#Overcrowding

From TheJournal.ie Primary pupils in Kerry are the most likely to be in an overcrowded classroom Primary Schools

Primary pupils in Kerry are the most likely to be in an overcrowded classroom

More than a fifth of registered primary pupils in the recent school year were in overcrowded classes.

From TheJournal.ie 57 inmates killed in Brazilian prison riot ALTAMIRA

57 inmates killed in Brazilian prison riot

Improvised knives appear to have been used in the turf war between rival prison gangs.

From TheJournal.ie Rotunda told to rely on 'short-term measures' to keep babies safe amid 'crisis' Overcrowding

Rotunda told to rely on 'short-term measures' to keep babies safe amid 'crisis' Exclusive

An outbreak of infection earlier this year saw eight babies affected – with the death of one infant referred to the coroner.

From TheJournal.ie Images show 'dangerous overcrowding' taking place at migrant detention centres in Texas In America

Images show 'dangerous overcrowding' taking place at migrant detention centres in Texas

A report from the Inspector General at the Department of Homeland Security was published yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris vows to meet Rotunda chief to discuss new wing to tackle 'safety crisis' for premature babies Overcrowding

Simon Harris vows to meet Rotunda chief to discuss new wing to tackle 'safety crisis' for premature babies

An outbreak of infection recently saw eight babies affected – with the death of one infant referred to the coroner.

From TheJournal.ie Rotunda urges Simon Harris to secure new hospital wing to tackle 'safety crisis' for premature babies Overcrowding

Rotunda urges Simon Harris to secure new hospital wing to tackle 'safety crisis' for premature babies Exclusive

The maternity hospital is earmarked to relocate to Blanchardstown but it doesn’t know when that will be.

From TheJournal.ie Rotunda hospital chief warns of 'intolerable safety crisis' for premature babies Overcrowding

Rotunda hospital chief warns of 'intolerable safety crisis' for premature babies Exclusive

Intensive care unit saw outbreak of infection affect eight babies – with the death of one infant referred to coroner.

From TheJournal.ie British climber dies on Mount Everest amid overcrowding concerns on world's highest peak Nepal

British climber dies on Mount Everest amid overcrowding concerns on world's highest peak

Robin Fisher’s death follows that of Irishman Kevin Hynes who died yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Prisoners sleeping on floors as overcrowding a 'serious issue,' prison officers warn Criminal

Prisoners sleeping on floors as overcrowding a 'serious issue,' prison officers warn

The prison population in Ireland has seen the number of inmates rise by hundreds in Irish prisons over the past three years.

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian student: Coming to Dublin was a dream come true but sharing a house with 14 others was a nightmare Opinion

Brazilian student: Coming to Dublin was a dream come true but sharing a house with 14 others was a nightmare

‘We are delighted to come and spend our savings on courses and accommodation but we need help to get set up. None of us wants to sleep on the streets,’ writes Ana Marta Gonçalves.

From TheJournal.ie Over 3,400 cases of prisoners sleeping on mattresses on floors in past three months Three Thousand Nights

Over 3,400 cases of prisoners sleeping on mattresses on floors in past three months

Minister Charlie Flanagan said his officials are always working to try to reduce overcrowding.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Severe overcrowding is widespread in social housing and it's harming people's health Dublin City Council

Opinion: Severe overcrowding is widespread in social housing and it's harming people's health

There are thousands of families in Dublin living in conditions of severe overcrowding – the worst case I’ve come across was 14 people living in a 2-bed flat, writes Críona Ní Dhálaigh.

From TheJournal.ie Worst year on record: Almost 110,000 patients went without hospital beds last year Overcrowding

Worst year on record: Almost 110,000 patients went without hospital beds last year

The INMO says its a 9% increase on 2017 – itself a record high – and nearly double the number in 2006 when records began.

From TheJournal.ie 'Worst October ever': Over 9,000 patients forced to wait on trolleys this month Overcrowding

'Worst October ever': Over 9,000 patients forced to wait on trolleys this month

The INMO has said the health service “simply does not have capacity to cope” with demand.

From TheJournal.ie Can the UK's 'elective only hospital' model help reduce overcrowding in Irish hospitals? Would It Work Here?

Can the UK's 'elective only hospital' model help reduce overcrowding in Irish hospitals?

The government plans to build three elective only hospitals by 2027.

From TheJournal.ie 'Worst August on record' for hospital overcrowding with almost 8,000 on trolleys Nursing Vacancies

'Worst August on record' for hospital overcrowding with almost 8,000 on trolleys

The HSE has said it regrets any delays experienced by patients.

From TheJournal.ie Tour groups 'pulling a fast one' are overrunning Cork's English Market Overcrowding

Tour groups 'pulling a fast one' are overrunning Cork's English Market

Traders in the iconic marketplace have complained that snap-happy visitors are hurting business.

From TheJournal.ie Patients at A&E should be either admitted or discharged within six hours, not 14 - IMO chief Waiting Times

Patients at A&E should be either admitted or discharged within six hours, not 14 - IMO chief

Peadar Gilligan made his inaugural address as president of the Irish Medical Organisation at the group’s AGM in Killarney this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Temple Street asks parents to keep children away from emergency department as 14 left on trolleys Overcrowding

Temple Street asks parents to keep children away from emergency department as 14 left on trolleys

The hospital said seriously ill or injured children will still be treated as a priority.

From TheJournal.ie Longer Luas trams introduced this morning in bid to tackle overcrowding issues Overcrowding

Longer Luas trams introduced this morning in bid to tackle overcrowding issues

A total of seven new longer trams are being introduced to Luas Cross City over the coming months.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar doesn't want anyone to face 'indignity' caused by waiting on a trolley Overcrowding

Varadkar doesn't want anyone to face 'indignity' caused by waiting on a trolley

The Taoiseach said he was speaking as both a doctor and a grandson whose grandmother is “regularly in and out of hospital”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Bear with us' says TII as it apologises for 'teething problems' with new Luas Green Line Overcrowding

'Bear with us' says TII as it apologises for 'teething problems' with new Luas Green Line

The closure of the Sandyford park and ride, and the overcrowding further along the Green Line, have been criticised so far this year.

From TheJournal.ie More air quality monitoring stations on the way that will give real-time information to the public Clean Air

More air quality monitoring stations on the way that will give real-time information to the public

Environment Minister Denis Naughten said the importance of air quality and the impacts it has on our health cannot be underestimated.

From TheJournal.ie Private hospital beds to be used to ease Emergency Department overcrowding Trolley Crisis

Private hospital beds to be used to ease Emergency Department overcrowding

Many emergency departments are experiencing very high numbers of patients presenting at hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Dr Anthony O'Connor: Things we could do to get more people off trolleys Column

Dr Anthony O'Connor: Things we could do to get more people off trolleys

They can be done and they must be done – we have to believe that, writes hospital consultant Dr Anthony O’Connor.

From TheJournal.ie 'No effort being spared' says Health Minister after trolley numbers reach record high Overcrowding

'No effort being spared' says Health Minister after trolley numbers reach record high

A record high of 656 people were waiting on trolleys as 2018 began, according to the INMO.

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 Gardaí in Sligo are refusing to operate from their station Overcrowding

Gardaí in Sligo are refusing to operate from their station

GRA members say there are serious health and safety issues at the station.

From TheJournal.ie 'Detrimental and harmful': There were over 80,000 people on hospital trolleys so far this year INMO

'Detrimental and harmful': There were over 80,000 people on hospital trolleys so far this year

The INMO said the overcrowding situation is having a “serious, detrimental and harmful effect” on patients.

From TheJournal.ie 'Unless the government allocate funds... there is no easy solution': Irish Rail responds to overcrowding complaint Commuters

'Unless the government allocate funds... there is no easy solution': Irish Rail responds to overcrowding complaint

A customer care representative said that more funding was needed to reduce overcrowding.

From TheJournal.ie 'Totally unacceptable': Two people spend night on chairs in mental health unit Waterford

'Totally unacceptable': Two people spend night on chairs in mental health unit

The Psychiatric Nurses Association has said the situation is intolerable for patients and upsetting for staff.

From TheJournal.ie Reports of festival goers 'getting crushed' in massive queues on the way in to Longitude Marley Park

Reports of festival goers 'getting crushed' in massive queues on the way in to Longitude

Reports on social media suggested that people were queuing up for well over an hour to gain entry to the festival.

From TheJournal.ie Holocaust survivors more at risk of developing cancer World War 2

Holocaust survivors more at risk of developing cancer

Researchers studied over 150,000 people for more than 45 years.

From TheJournal.ie There were over 50,000 people on hospital trolleys in the first six months of 2017 Record High

There were over 50,000 people on hospital trolleys in the first six months of 2017

The INMO said that this was further evidence that our health service “simply cannot cope with the demands”.

From TheJournal.ie Patients placed on chairs and beds in corridors of Waterford psychiatric unit Overcrowding

Patients placed on chairs and beds in corridors of Waterford psychiatric unit

A 16-year-old patient spent the night in a chair at the adult psychiatric unit last week.

From TheJournal.ie These are the most overcrowded hospitals in the country Record Highs

These are the most overcrowded hospitals in the country

There’s been an improvement in Dublin, but things are getting worse in other counties.

From TheJournal.ie 'Groundhog Day' as month begins with 600 people on hospital trolleys Trolleywatch

'Groundhog Day' as month begins with 600 people on hospital trolleys

The figure of 601 is just short of the high of 612 patients on trolleys at the beginning of January.

From TheJournal.ie 'If this many people were dying in another way, there’d be war over it' Hospital Overcrowding

'If this many people were dying in another way, there’d be war over it'

What do doctors and nurses want done to tackle hospital overcrowding and record numbers on trolleys? More beds, for starters.

From TheJournal.ie 'Not a single patient in the building': PAC to investigate €7 million overspend at Tipperary Hospital Left Idle

'Not a single patient in the building': PAC to investigate €7 million overspend at Tipperary Hospital

The PAC will write to the HSE to demand a “full explanation” on the situation.

From TheJournal.ie 26 dead as gangs behead inmates in Brazilian prison massacre Riot

26 dead as gangs behead inmates in Brazilian prison massacre

Officials said members of two drug gangs clashed violently after coming out of different parts of the prison.

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