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
Dad Alan Pluck said: "There's no need to throw rocks through the windows. My baby could have been killed last night. If the driver had lost control of the bus, we could have been seriously hurt."
Mon, 07 Jan, 2019
The Government is set to radically reform the way hospital wards are staffed and structured after a new pilot project found simple changes can reduce deaths, improve patient outcomes, and save the State millions of euro a year.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2018
Sat, 17 Dec, 2016
A few weeks back, Damien Duff painted a somewhat poignant image of a player struggling to come to terms with retirement, recalling that one recent morning in Loughlinstown he hired out an astro-turf pitch all for himself. And even as he practised with his right foot, he found himself wondering just what the hell it was he was actually practising for?
Wed, 13 Apr, 2016
A dispute between a company of property developer and investor Michael O’Flynn and Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Council over a refusal of planning permission for a €75m residential development in south Dublin will be heard by the Commercial Court in May.
Tue, 02 Feb, 2016
Two brave David’s to talk about this week — David Whelehan of Whelehan’s Wines which opened in December in the old Silver Tassie pub in Loughlinstown on the N11; and Dave Gallgher of Green Man Wines in Terenure which opened last month.
Sat, 21 Mar, 2015
An incident involving a ring intended for use on “a certain part” of the male anatomy being thrown into the air as a prize at a lingerie party was akin to a bridal bouquet being thrown and did not require a risk assessment, an engineer told the High Court.
Fri, 07 Mar, 2014
Plating food has taken on a new meaning for some schoolchildren who are learning about healthier eating. A group of parents in Dublin have been promoting a ‘Portion Plate,’ which helps children learn about portion sizes and the components of a healthy, balanced meal.
Tue, 04 Mar, 2014
An engineer has told the High Court a “proper risk assessment” should be carried out in advance of throwing items in the air at Ann Summers lingerie parties in venues where alcohol is being served. He was not saying such parties should be banned, Barry Tennyson said.
Tue, 04 Mar, 2014