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#University Hospital Limerick

From TheJournal.ie 'Beyond crisis point': Limerick hospital breaks record for number of patients waiting on trolleys University Hospital Limerick

'Beyond crisis point': Limerick hospital breaks record for number of patients waiting on trolleys

Last month, Limerick had over 1,400 patients without beds.

From TheJournal.ie Woman (70) ‘left for 105 hours on trolley’ in Limerick Hospital University Hospital Limerick

Woman (70) ‘left for 105 hours on trolley’ in Limerick Hospital

The facility topped national charts for patients on trolleys in September.

From TheJournal.ie Complaint to Ombudsman after man 'distressed' over hearing instrument noise during surgery Annual Report

Complaint to Ombudsman after man 'distressed' over hearing instrument noise during surgery

The Ombudsman received more than 3,300 complaints about public services last year.

From TheJournal.ie Man (50s) killed in single-vehicle collision in Co Clare Castefergus

Man (50s) killed in single-vehicle collision in Co Clare

The driver was killed at Castlefergus at around 9.15pm last night.

From TheJournal.ie Man says mother developed sepsis in 'torturous 42 degree' hospital ward Limerick

Man says mother developed sepsis in 'torturous 42 degree' hospital ward

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said that hospital management “should be responding to the needs of their patients”.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager arrested in connection with fatal nightclub stabbing released without charge Shannon

Teenager arrested in connection with fatal nightclub stabbing released without charge

A second man was injured during the altercation, which occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Man (23) charged with assault causing harm following Clare stabbing Kilrush

Man (23) charged with assault causing harm following Clare stabbing

The assault took place on Saturday evening at 5.30pm on Henry Street, Kilrush, Co Clare.

From TheJournal.ie Limerick hospital apologises after pensioner forced to hear his own leg amputation Sorry

Limerick hospital apologises after pensioner forced to hear his own leg amputation

Peter Stapleton was not given headphones and was forced to listen to his upper leg being cut off with a saw.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after shooting on grounds of Limerick hospital Limerick

Man dies after shooting on grounds of Limerick hospital

Foul play is not suspected.

From TheJournal.ie Woman missing from Limerick found safe and well Appeal

Woman missing from Limerick found safe and well

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.

From TheJournal.ie Kerry teenager in serious condition in hospital after motorbike crash Tarbert

Kerry teenager in serious condition in hospital after motorbike crash

The young man was rushed to University Hospital Limerick

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 70s dies after ambulance breaks down on the way to hospital Breakdown

Man in his 70s dies after ambulance breaks down on the way to hospital

It is not known if the breakdown affected the man’s survival chances.

From TheJournal.ie Doctor accused of putting cancer patients' health at risk and showing 'lack of empathy' Medical Council

Doctor accused of putting cancer patients' health at risk and showing 'lack of empathy'

Dr Saqib Ahmed worked as a registrar in oncology from July to November 2012 at University Hospital Limerick.

From TheJournal.ie "Deplorable overcrowding": Dozens on trolleys in Limerick hospital Trolleywatch

"Deplorable overcrowding": Dozens on trolleys in Limerick hospital

The INMO said today that the Major Emergency Plan should have been implemented at the hospital today, with 47 people on trolleys in the Emergency Department this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Galway mental health unit used new observation area 'as office space' Resources

Galway mental health unit used new observation area 'as office space'

HSE has responded saying that the new unit has not been comissioned for use, but this is being examined “in the context of new staff being employed”.

From TheJournal.ie Limerick Hospital emergency department "not fit for purpose" Emergency

Limerick Hospital emergency department "not fit for purpose"

HIQA also found that there were problems admitting children to adult units.

From TheJournal.ie University of Limerick to create 290 full-time jobs in major expansion UL

University of Limerick to create 290 full-time jobs in major expansion

The plan includes a new city centre campus, facilities at University Hospital Limerick and a team training centre for Munster Rugby.

From TheJournal.ie HSE West ordered to pay €70,000 to woman it discriminated against Discrimination

HSE West ordered to pay €70,000 to woman it discriminated against

The Employment Equality Tribunal ordered the HSE to pay almost the maximum in compensation to a woman it failed to suitably accommodate.