No evidence to back up mortuary claims, says Waterford hospital

No evidence to back up mortuary claims, says Waterford hospital

University Hospital Waterford has said there is no evidence to substantiate claims made by consultants of poor and dangerous mortuary facilities at the hospital.

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Mortuary conditions at UHW: HSE dysfunction

Mortuary conditions at UHW: HSE dysfunction

If the HSE — as an institution — were a family, it would be dysfunctional one, shrouded in secrecy and characterised by obfuscation and confusion.

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Number of patients on trolleys at UHL 'a crisis' , says Varadkar

Number of patients on trolleys at UHL 'a crisis' , says Varadkar

A dispute over patient overcrowding levels at University Hospital Limerick rumbled on Friday as the Taoiseach described the number of patients on trolleys at the hospital as “a crisis”.

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Reports of eight ambulances left waiting outside ED during Cork hospital 'status black' warning

Reports of eight ambulances left waiting outside ED during Cork hospital 'status black' warning

A 'black escalation level' had to be declared at Cork University Hospital (CUH) as there was such a severe backlog of patients in the emergency department.

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Hospital consultants: HSE's winter plan 'too late and too limited'

Hospital consultants: HSE's winter plan 'too late and too limited'

Hospital consultants are warning the country's public hospitals could be facing an extremely damaging crisis in the new year - which could last for months.

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'Behind each number is a vulnerable patient' - worst November for overcrowding recorded

'Behind each number is a vulnerable patient' - worst November for overcrowding recorded

2018 has seen the worst November on record for hospital overcrowding.

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460 patients waiting on trolleys across the country

460 patients waiting on trolleys across the country

460 people are waiting on trolleys in hospitals across the country this afternoon.

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443 patients on hospital trolleys as nurses ballot on new measures

443 patients on hospital trolleys as nurses ballot on new measures

A total of 443 hospital patients are currently waiting on trolleys around the country - that's 19 more than yesterday.

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