Organisation: Our Lady of Lourdes
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The discovery on a Co Louth street of four pages of doctor’s notes containing patients’ details has been reported to the Data Protection Commissioner.
Sat, 03 Feb, 2018
Limerick gardaí are probing the theft of a €10,000 mayoral chain from the glove box of a politician’s car.
Wed, 20 Dec, 2017
One couple’s treatment in hospital during a miscarriage was so horrific, they wrote a book about it as a form of therapy, writes.
Wed, 11 Jan, 2017
Following ‘sale agreeds’ on two 1960s houses, one a detached, the other a semi-d, in the ‘old’ 1960s Bellair Estate off Douglas Road and by the start of Ballinlough Road in Cork, now comes a younger model, and a different house type too.
Sat, 10 Dec, 2016
There are more than 315 patients waiting for hospital beds today.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016
Managers of poor performing hospitals are to be held publicly accountable before Oireachtas committees for the first time, under plans being developed by Health Minister Simon Harris.
Wed, 15 Jun, 2016
Doctors have warned that any attempt to impose a “one size fits all approach” to the crisis in hospital emergency departments will not work.
Wed, 23 Dec, 2015
Thu, 17 Dec, 2015
Sat, 28 Nov, 2015
A 27-year-old man has died following yesterday afternoon's serious assault in Navan, Co Meath, gardaí have confirmed.
Fri, 20 Nov, 2015
Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, has apologised in court to the family of a little girl with cerebral palsy for what it described as “deficits in care” in relation to her birth.
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015
Health Minister Leo Varadkar said the recall to hospitals of hundreds of patients following a review of thousands of X-rays was more about quality assurance and control than anything else.
Fri, 01 May, 2015
Services at maternity hospitals are set to be hit by further scandals because the sector is so under-staffed it would need 550 extra midwives just to reach international best practice guidelines.
Thu, 12 Feb, 2015
Pressure on hospitals’ emergency departments subsided yesterday.There were 363 patients waiting in emergency departments or in wards for a bed, compared to 563 a week earlier and last Tuesday’s record high of 601.
Tue, 13 Jan, 2015
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has said overcrowding at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda is at a "dangerous" level.
Thu, 31 Jul, 2014
One person has been injured after a stolen ambulance crashed into a bus in County Louth.
Fri, 16 May, 2014
A “significant incident investigation” has been launched after an underground fire at Tara Mines left one miner in hospital.
Tue, 08 Apr, 2014
Government plans set to be announced next week could save the State €400m a year in legal cases against the HSE.
Tue, 05 Nov, 2013
Savita Halappanavar might be alive if Ireland’s maternity services had not failed to implement recommendations after a “disturbingly” similar death in 2007, a report has claimed.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2013
The jury is out on whether the special delivery unit will result in better patient care, says Fiachra Ó Cionnaith
Fri, 20 Apr, 2012
Galway University Hospital and Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda are the two worst performing hospitals in the country, according to a HSE survey.
Tue, 03 Apr, 2012
Gardaí are investigating the discovery of a man's body in Co. Monaghan yesterday evening.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2012
MORE than €18m will be slashed off the budgets of 17 poor performing hospitals this year.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2012
A DOCTOR who, it was alleged, was a potential “risk to himself and his patients” was found guilty of poor professional performance at a Medical Council fitness to practise inquiry in Dublin yesterday.
Fri, 23 Sep, 2011
LIMERICK City Council’s 2011 environmental grants to local communities have been increased thanks to sponsorship by a charitable foundation.
Tue, 20 Sep, 2011
A CONSULTANT obstetrician and gynaecologist is facing a Medical Council fitness to practise inquiry over the care he gave to a young woman who died from cancer two years ago.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2011
OVER the past five years, the Health Service Executive has waged an unrelenting campaign to downgrade and ultimately destroy rural hospitals throughout Ireland.
Sat, 23 Jul, 2011
SOME of the country’s largest rural and regional hospitals are set to spend up to 10 times more on agency workers to fill staff gaps this year than in 2005.
Thu, 14 Jul, 2011
The Health Service Executive has confirmed a number of curtailments to paediatric services in the Louth - Meath hospital division.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2011
CORK University Hospital and Kerry General Hospital have been rewarded for good levels of efficiency — by more than €2 million.
Thu, 10 Feb, 2011
“HER smile lit up a room. She was love personified. She radiated love in all directions. She made us better people.”
Wed, 03 Nov, 2010
TAOISEACH Brian Cowen and his wife Mary Molloy were among several hundred people who sympathised with Foreign Affairs Minister Micheál Martin and his family last night as they began the heartbreaking process of saying goodbye to their beloved Léana.
Tue, 02 Nov, 2010
Our Lady of Lourdes hospital in Drogheda, Co Louth is at the centre of controversy once again today.
Tue, 05 Oct, 2010
WILLIE CASEY will provide Kiko Martinez with an opportunity to explore the “Big Bang” theory when he challenges the Spaniard for his new European super bantamweight belt on what will be an historic night’s boxing at the University Sports Arena in Limerick on November 6.
Tue, 14 Sep, 2010
A further three hospitals - in addition to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda - have been named by women who said they were given incorrect diagnoses of miscarriage.
Wed, 09 Jun, 2010
Health chiefs today insisted they have stepped up precautionary measures after a pregnant woman was wrongly told her unborn baby was dead.
Tue, 08 Jun, 2010
There are further calls for the resignation of Health Minister Mary Harney over the X-ray scandal at Tallaght Hospital in Dublin.
Sat, 13 Mar, 2010
SURVIVORS of a procedure where the pelvis of women in labour was split in two have demanded the resignation of Health Minister Mary Harney over her failure to establish an inquiry.
Sat, 20 Feb, 2010
Gardaí are now treating as murder the death of a baby boy in North Dublin three weeks ago.
Wed, 27 Jan, 2010
A man and woman have been arrested after the death of a 10-day-old baby boy in Lusk, north county Dublin.
Fri, 15 Jan, 2010
A former High Court judge has been appointed to examine allegations of sexual assault against struck-off medic Michael Shine at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
Mon, 21 Dec, 2009
Another two people have died amid a contagious outbreak at one of Ireland’s main regional hospitals, health chiefs said today.
Tue, 10 Nov, 2009
Health Minister Mary Harney has said she does not believe poor hygiene is to blame for the outbreak of C-Difficile at a Co Louth hospital.
Wed, 04 Nov, 2009