A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
That is one of the findings of a report by the health watchdog, which carried out an inspection in February of this year.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2019
Alice Ward says it's frustrating that health system is not doing all it can to support her when she is doing all she can to beat cystic fibrosis.
Tue, 06 Nov, 2018
Jonty Evans remains in intensive care in Beaumont Hospital after a fall at Tattersalls International Horse Trials on Sunday.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2018
All patients waiting more than nine months for “high volume” operations or procedures are to be offered treatment by the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF).
Fri, 13 Apr, 2018
Health Minister Simon Harris says he will work with Cystic Fibrosis Ireland to establish a dedicated CF inpatient unit at Dublin’s Beaumont Hospital.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2018
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the Independent Alliance have spoken about aiming for a second term in government together, writes Political Correspondent
Mon, 01 Jan, 2018
The Government is receiving legal advice on what action to take over revelations six Celtic Tiger-era schools have been found to have serious fire safety fears.
Tue, 05 Sep, 2017
A pedestrian and a teenage motorcyclist died in separate accidents in Roscommon and Dublin yesterday.
Fri, 09 Dec, 2016
A man has died following a motorcycle collision in Dublin.
Thu, 08 Dec, 2016
A garda who dislocated his right shoulder on two occasions while dealing with foreigners who had illegally entered the country at Dublin Airport, has been awarded over €93,000 compensation in the High Court.
Tue, 06 Dec, 2016
Funeral mass for Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald who were found dead in their Mayo home will take place this afternoon.
Mon, 07 Nov, 2016
Esther Tomkins is a clinical nurse specialist, Migraine Clinic, Beaumont Hospital.
Fri, 07 Oct, 2016
The national ploughing championships were held not too far away in Screggan during the week but around Cloona, Johnstownbridge, Kilglass, Broadford, Carbury and the general west of Kildare, the most important ploughing occasion of the year takes place tomorrow week.
Sun, 25 Sep, 2016
Tue, 06 Sep, 2016
The Government has launched yet another initiative to tackle endoscopy waiting lists as figures show that almost half of the 19,850 people awaiting the diagnostic test are not being seen within the target time of 13 weeks for routine cases.
Wed, 27 Jul, 2016
There are more than 315 patients waiting for hospital beds today.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016
It is a long way to Tipperary when your ailing father needs a kidney transplant so Darren Martin decided against going to Austria to pursue a master’s degree in German so he could perform the ultimate altruistic deed.
Sun, 03 Apr, 2016
A mother of three died just over a week after routine surgery to remove varicose veins from her legs, an inquest has heard.
Fri, 19 Feb, 2016
Sun, 24 Jan, 2016
There has been a lot of publicity about the new UK alcohol guidelines and much discussion about the benefits of a “dry January” these past few weeks. I’m not convinced.
Sat, 16 Jan, 2016
Nurses have decided to defer Thursday's strike so members can be balloted on revised proposals.
Mon, 11 Jan, 2016
Fri, 23 Oct, 2015
A Hiqa inspection at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Louth has highlighted hygiene issues, including the risk of contracting legionnaires disease.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2015
Beaumont Hospital owes around €200,000 in interest and compensation to suppliers over its failure to pay them on time.
Mon, 10 Aug, 2015
Patients needing a pancreas transplant say they are none the wiser about their situation after Beaumont Hospital in Dublin issued a statement on the future of the country’s pancreas transplant programme.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2015
More than 3,500 complaints about public services were made to the Ombudsman last year.
Wed, 10 Jun, 2015
Gardaí are interviewing witnesses in relation to the death of a toddler in a hit-and-run at Dublin’s Phoenix Park last Monday evening.
Thu, 09 Apr, 2015
Dublin-based builders’ merchants group Grafton has broadened its presence in the UK via the purchase of niche company TG Lynes for an undisclosed sum.
Tue, 03 Mar, 2015
A woman who had minor elective surgery at a private hospital in Dublin died less than two weeks later, an inquest has heard.
Tue, 10 Feb, 2015
Nurses at the Emergency Department at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin have agreed to defer industrial action which was scheduled to commence next week.
Fri, 23 Jan, 2015
Nurses protested against “appalling overcrowding” in the country’s hospitals outside the Dáil yesterday.
Thu, 15 Jan, 2015
As hospitals brace themselves for industrial action, the country’s largest nursing union has called on the public to join in a major protest outside the Dáil today to highlight emergency department (ED) overcrowding.
Wed, 14 Jan, 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
Almost 100 nurses, members of the public and even patients, joined an hour-long rally outside Dublin’s Beaumont Hospital yesterday to protest over the “severe and unsafe” overcrowding at its emergency department.
Sat, 10 Jan, 2015
Nurses at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin have said the only way their industrial action can be averted later this month is if there is a huge improvement in the trolleys crisis.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2015
Nurses at Beaumont Hospital where A&E overcrowding is particularly acute will hold a lunchtime protest today to highlight what they say is an intolerable working environment.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2015
The number of liquid nicotine poisoning cases has jumped in the last year with the soaring popularity of electronic cigarettes.
Mon, 05 Jan, 2015
Relieving pressure on emergency departments requires “a longer-term plan”, Health Minister Leo Varadkar said yesterday.
Tue, 16 Dec, 2014
People are being asked to avoid going to the Emergency Department at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin, where possible, due to overcrowding.
Mon, 15 Dec, 2014
Beaumont Hospital continues request to the public and GPs to avoid or delay visit to Emergency Department
Sun, 14 Dec, 2014
A gravely ill woman was kept sitting in a chair for three days in an emergency department and died six days after eventually getting a bed, the Circuit Civil Court was told yesterday
Tue, 25 Nov, 2014
Lions legend Bill Beaumont said that full Government support and strong partnerships with the GAA and other sporting bodies will be the key to a successful IRFU bid to stage the Rugby World Cup in 2023.
Wed, 19 Nov, 2014
A nurse has spoken out about breaking down in the middle of an overcrowded hospital emergency department and locking herself in a nearby bathroom because she could not cope with chronic under-staffing levels that are continuing to hamper the system.
Wed, 24 Sep, 2014