# hospitals - Today’s News
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# hospitals - Sunday 1 December, 2013
The Tánaiste has said that funding could be cut for agencies that do not comply with public sector pay structures.
# hospitals - Friday 22 November, 2013
New figures have also revealed a big drop in the number of people being treated for alcohol-related liver disease in recent years following a massive increase in the boom years.
# hospitals - Thursday 21 November, 2013
There is a serious risk of donors not supporting fundraising campaigns in protest over the top-up payments to hospital executives, a charity has warned.
# hospitals - Wednesday 20 November, 2013
The HSE has said that 960 children aged 10 to 17 years presented to hospital last year with self-harm injuries.
“There’s only one thing that should happen now. Come next week, these payments must cease”.
# hospitals - Tuesday 19 November, 2013
Remuneration for some hospital chiefs has caused controversy in the last 24 hours.
New figures from the ESRI also show there were 1,217 sets of twins born last year, and 33 sets of triplets.
# hospitals - Friday 15 November, 2013
Minister of State Alex White told the Dáil yesterday that it is estimated that between 18 per cent and 21 per cent of Irish women smoke during pregnancy.
# hospitals - Friday 8 November, 2013
The restrictions have been put in place at Beaumont Hospital and St Joseph’s Hospital Raheny to contain an outbreak of the Nonovirus.
# hospitals - Friday 18 October, 2013
The West/North West Hospital Group said that, if appropriate, staff will be referred to the proper authorities but that “in many instances there will be no case to answer.”
# hospitals - Wednesday 16 October, 2013
After negotiations at the Labour Relations Commission, the IMO said this evening that there had been proposals put forward by the HSE.
# hospitals - Sunday 13 October, 2013
The Minister for Health James Reilly said the health budget does not have a deficit of €500 million as reported widely today.
# hospitals - Saturday 12 October, 2013
The president of the IHCA also said that the HSE’s “unsympathetic” traits have led to action like the junior doctors’ strike which has created tensions among the ranks.
# hospitals - Tuesday 8 October, 2013
Kenny was asked about the junior doctors’ strike by Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams and the independent TD Stephen Donnelly at Leaders’ Questions today.
Pickets are being placed at hospitals around the country as the long-mooted strike by junior doctors begins. Do you agree with their course of action?
# hospitals - Monday 7 October, 2013
The day of action is expected to formally begin tomorrow morning in 1 hospitals at 7am, continuing until midnight.
The HSE said breaches could have included the placing of a referral letter in the wrong chart or the a document sent to a person with the same name as a patient.
# hospitals - Friday 4 October, 2013
I successfully lured a beautiful Eastern European blonde to Ireland to work. I, of course, had promised the world: happiness, love, professional dignity. She fell for it.
# hospitals - Tuesday 1 October, 2013
The junior doctors’ day of action had been delayed but the IMO said the strike will take place next Tuesday, 8 October.
# hospitals - Tuesday 24 September, 2013
The strike was postponed for a week last Friday, but no date for the action is now being given by the doctors’ union.
# hospitals - Wednesday 18 September, 2013
Kathleen Lynch said it was “incredible” that hospital staff had to be told to wash their hands.
# hospitals - Wednesday 11 September, 2013
The NCHDs still plan to go on strike in two weeks time.
# hospitals - Thursday 5 September, 2013
However, head of transplantation at Beaumont Hospital, David Hickey, said that sanctions were “stupid”.
# hospitals - Wednesday 4 September, 2013
Junior doctors voted yesterday in favour of industrial action in protest against their long hours.
# hospitals - Tuesday 27 August, 2013
Everyone’s talking about the government asking Facebook for users’ information and intervention in Syria.
The result of a ballot of doctors is expected on 2 September.
# hospitals - Monday 26 August, 2013
Doctors and the HSE met today to talk about contingency plans if doctors do strike from next month – but the doctors aren’t happy.
# hospitals - Tuesday 20 August, 2013
The hospital says that non-emergency patients should still seek the advice of their GPs as the emergency department continues to reopen.
# hospitals - Thursday 1 August, 2013
The HSE has rejected claims that it will ask existing nurses to apply for their jobs through a graduate programme that pays 85 per cent of the standard wage.
# hospitals - Tuesday 23 July, 2013
# hospitals - Tuesday 16 July, 2013
The INMO said that interns are being asked to increase their hours while only being paid 50 per cent of the staff rate of pay.
# hospitals - Monday 15 July, 2013
The Irish Medical Organisation says that non-consultant hospital doctors are “routinely forced” to work “dangerously long” hours in Ireland.
# hospitals - Friday 5 July, 2013
Pneumonia and other respiratory infections accounted for 23 per cent of cases across Europe.
# hospitals - Monday 1 July, 2013
Dangerously long working hours, understaffing, and lower pay than you might think – these are the things the HSE doesn’t want you to know about how hospital doctors are treated, a junior doctor writes.
# hospitals - Thursday 13 June, 2013
We bring you through the main changes to the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill, published early this morning.
# hospitals - Saturday 25 May, 2013
We have a major emergency plan for serious incidents, so let’s see how it would work.
# hospitals - Thursday 23 May, 2013
The Irish Association for Emergency Medicine says emergency wards are already stretched, and it’ll get worse in July…
# hospitals - Thursday 16 May, 2013
Tablet devices for nurses and electronic medical records – just some of the ideas showcased at a digital healthcare gathering in Dublin yesterday.
# hospitals - Tuesday 14 May, 2013
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…
Hospitals are now going to be divided into one of six groups around the country.