Doctors and nurses are failing to recognise the deteriorating condition of patients in many cases because of the limited application of a pioneering early-warning system used in Irish hospitals, a HSE audit has found.
Mon, 14 Oct, 2019
A judge has ordered a man facing criminal charges to be admitted into a psychiatric unit and to be placed on a waiting list for treatment at the Central Mental Hospital after his solicitor admitted he had struggled to get him the treatment he needs while in custody.
Thu, 01 Aug, 2019
The whoops and hollers were still going strong inside the St Michael’s dressing room after they had beaten Omagh CBS in the MacRory Cup final on March 18, when captain Brandon Horan was asked to speak to some reporters outside.
Sat, 30 Mar, 2019
Joe Schmidt spoke yesterday about how some of his players might have been spooked during Ireland’s World Cup quarter-final defeat to Argentina in 2015, but Dan Leavy doesn’t fit the bill as the type to take fright on the field.
Fri, 23 Feb, 2018
Mallow hurlers suffered heartbreak in the Cork Premier IHC final, but there was joy for their supporters yesterday as their footballers showed tremendous character to be crowned Premier IFC champions at the newly revamped Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
Mon, 16 Oct, 2017
Mon, 16 Oct, 2017
The unsuitability of the acute mental health unit at Mercy University Hospital (MUH) for dementia patients and the need for an acute hospital on Cork City’s northside were among issues raised at the launch of a series of healthcare documents by Sinn Féin.
Thu, 10 Aug, 2017
Thu, 29 Dec, 2016
He has finally collected his Olympic medal but Rob Heffernan remains as committed to improvement as ever as he vows to ‘go to war’ one last time. He just wishes people wouldn’t take it so personally when he pushes to raise standards for all Irish athletes.
Sat, 12 Nov, 2016
Jonathan Sexton couldn’t resist. Confined to the stands for the afternoon last Saturday with a bad hammy, he was joined for a 10-minute spell by Luke McGrath after the scrum-half had illegally dragged down a maul and got himself sent to the bold step.
Thu, 20 Oct, 2016