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#Overcrowding

# overcrowding - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Images show 'dangerous overcrowding' taking place at migrant detention centres in Texas In America

Images show 'dangerous overcrowding' taking place at migrant detention centres in Texas

A report from the Inspector General at the Department of Homeland Security was published yesterday.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris vows to meet Rotunda chief to discuss new wing to tackle 'safety crisis' for premature babies Overcrowding

Simon Harris vows to meet Rotunda chief to discuss new wing to tackle 'safety crisis' for premature babies

An outbreak of infection recently saw eight babies affected – with the death of one infant referred to the coroner.

From TheJournal.ie Rotunda urges Simon Harris to secure new hospital wing to tackle 'safety crisis' for premature babies Overcrowding

Rotunda urges Simon Harris to secure new hospital wing to tackle 'safety crisis' for premature babies Exclusive

The maternity hospital is earmarked to relocate to Blanchardstown but it doesn’t know when that will be.

# overcrowding - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Rotunda hospital chief warns of 'intolerable safety crisis' for premature babies Overcrowding

Rotunda hospital chief warns of 'intolerable safety crisis' for premature babies Exclusive

Intensive care unit saw outbreak of infection affect eight babies – with the death of one infant referred to coroner.

# overcrowding - Saturday 25 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie British climber dies on Mount Everest amid overcrowding concerns on world's highest peak Nepal

British climber dies on Mount Everest amid overcrowding concerns on world's highest peak

Robin Fisher’s death follows that of Irishman Kevin Hynes who died yesterday.

# overcrowding - Thursday 2 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Prisoners sleeping on floors as overcrowding a 'serious issue,' prison officers warn Criminal

Prisoners sleeping on floors as overcrowding a 'serious issue,' prison officers warn

The prison population in Ireland has seen the number of inmates rise by hundreds in Irish prisons over the past three years.

# overcrowding - Friday 26 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian student: Coming to Dublin was a dream come true but sharing a house with 14 others was a nightmare Opinion

Brazilian student: Coming to Dublin was a dream come true but sharing a house with 14 others was a nightmare

‘We are delighted to come and spend our savings on courses and accommodation but we need help to get set up. None of us wants to sleep on the streets,’ writes Ana Marta Gonçalves.

# overcrowding - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Over 3,400 cases of prisoners sleeping on mattresses on floors in past three months Three Thousand Nights

Over 3,400 cases of prisoners sleeping on mattresses on floors in past three months

Minister Charlie Flanagan said his officials are always working to try to reduce overcrowding.

# overcrowding - Monday 4 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Severe overcrowding is widespread in social housing and it's harming people's health Dublin City Council

Opinion: Severe overcrowding is widespread in social housing and it's harming people's health

There are thousands of families in Dublin living in conditions of severe overcrowding – the worst case I’ve come across was 14 people living in a 2-bed flat, writes Críona Ní Dhálaigh.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Worst year on record: Almost 110,000 patients went without hospital beds last year Overcrowding

Worst year on record: Almost 110,000 patients went without hospital beds last year

The INMO says its a 9% increase on 2017 – itself a record high – and nearly double the number in 2006 when records began.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Worst October ever': Over 9,000 patients forced to wait on trolleys this month Overcrowding

'Worst October ever': Over 9,000 patients forced to wait on trolleys this month

The INMO has said the health service “simply does not have capacity to cope” with demand.

# overcrowding - Saturday 13 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Can the UK's 'elective only hospital' model help reduce overcrowding in Irish hospitals? Would It Work Here?

Can the UK's 'elective only hospital' model help reduce overcrowding in Irish hospitals?

The government plans to build three elective only hospitals by 2027.

# overcrowding - Friday 31 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Worst August on record' for hospital overcrowding with almost 8,000 on trolleys Nursing Vacancies

'Worst August on record' for hospital overcrowding with almost 8,000 on trolleys

The HSE has said it regrets any delays experienced by patients.

# overcrowding - Saturday 18 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Tour groups 'pulling a fast one' are overrunning Cork's English Market Overcrowding

Tour groups 'pulling a fast one' are overrunning Cork's English Market

Traders in the iconic marketplace have complained that snap-happy visitors are hurting business.

# overcrowding - Saturday 7 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Patients at A&E should be either admitted or discharged within six hours, not 14 - IMO chief Waiting Times

Patients at A&E should be either admitted or discharged within six hours, not 14 - IMO chief

Peadar Gilligan made his inaugural address as president of the Irish Medical Organisation at the group’s AGM in Killarney this evening.

# overcrowding - Thursday 15 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Temple Street asks parents to keep children away from emergency department as 14 left on trolleys Overcrowding

Temple Street asks parents to keep children away from emergency department as 14 left on trolleys

The hospital said seriously ill or injured children will still be treated as a priority.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Longer Luas trams introduced this morning in bid to tackle overcrowding issues Overcrowding

Longer Luas trams introduced this morning in bid to tackle overcrowding issues

A total of seven new longer trams are being introduced to Luas Cross City over the coming months.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar doesn't want anyone to face 'indignity' caused by waiting on a trolley Overcrowding

Varadkar doesn't want anyone to face 'indignity' caused by waiting on a trolley

The Taoiseach said he was speaking as both a doctor and a grandson whose grandmother is “regularly in and out of hospital”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Bear with us' says TII as it apologises for 'teething problems' with new Luas Green Line Overcrowding

'Bear with us' says TII as it apologises for 'teething problems' with new Luas Green Line

The closure of the Sandyford park and ride, and the overcrowding further along the Green Line, have been criticised so far this year.

From TheJournal.ie More air quality monitoring stations on the way that will give real-time information to the public Clean Air

More air quality monitoring stations on the way that will give real-time information to the public

Environment Minister Denis Naughten said the importance of air quality and the impacts it has on our health cannot be underestimated.

# overcrowding - Monday 8 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Private hospital beds to be used to ease Emergency Department overcrowding Trolley Crisis

Private hospital beds to be used to ease Emergency Department overcrowding

Many emergency departments are experiencing very high numbers of patients presenting at hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Dr Anthony O'Connor: Things we could do to get more people off trolleys Column

Dr Anthony O'Connor: Things we could do to get more people off trolleys

They can be done and they must be done – we have to believe that, writes hospital consultant Dr Anthony O’Connor.

# overcrowding - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'No effort being spared' says Health Minister after trolley numbers reach record high Overcrowding

'No effort being spared' says Health Minister after trolley numbers reach record high

A record high of 656 people were waiting on trolleys as 2018 began, according to the INMO.

# overcrowding - Friday 22 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact Busy Period

Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact

The move is an attempt to ease pressure on services over the busy Christmas period.

# overcrowding - Monday 20 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí in Sligo are refusing to operate from their station Overcrowding

Gardaí in Sligo are refusing to operate from their station

GRA members say there are serious health and safety issues at the station.

# overcrowding - Thursday 9 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Detrimental and harmful': There were over 80,000 people on hospital trolleys so far this year INMO

'Detrimental and harmful': There were over 80,000 people on hospital trolleys so far this year

The INMO said the overcrowding situation is having a “serious, detrimental and harmful effect” on patients.

# overcrowding - Friday 20 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Unless the government allocate funds... there is no easy solution': Irish Rail responds to overcrowding complaint Commuters

'Unless the government allocate funds... there is no easy solution': Irish Rail responds to overcrowding complaint

A customer care representative said that more funding was needed to reduce overcrowding.

# overcrowding - Friday 13 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Totally unacceptable': Two people spend night on chairs in mental health unit Waterford

'Totally unacceptable': Two people spend night on chairs in mental health unit

The Psychiatric Nurses Association has said the situation is intolerable for patients and upsetting for staff.

# overcrowding - Friday 14 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Reports of festival goers 'getting crushed' in massive queues on the way in to Longitude Marley Park

Reports of festival goers 'getting crushed' in massive queues on the way in to Longitude

Reports on social media suggested that people were queuing up for well over an hour to gain entry to the festival.

# overcrowding - Monday 10 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Holocaust survivors more at risk of developing cancer World War 2

Holocaust survivors more at risk of developing cancer

Researchers studied over 150,000 people for more than 45 years.

# overcrowding - Monday 3 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie There were over 50,000 people on hospital trolleys in the first six months of 2017 Record High

There were over 50,000 people on hospital trolleys in the first six months of 2017

The INMO said that this was further evidence that our health service “simply cannot cope with the demands”.

# overcrowding - Monday 8 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Patients placed on chairs and beds in corridors of Waterford psychiatric unit Overcrowding

Patients placed on chairs and beds in corridors of Waterford psychiatric unit

A 16-year-old patient spent the night in a chair at the adult psychiatric unit last week.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie These are the most overcrowded hospitals in the country Record Highs

These are the most overcrowded hospitals in the country

There’s been an improvement in Dublin, but things are getting worse in other counties.

# overcrowding - Thursday 2 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Groundhog Day' as month begins with 600 people on hospital trolleys Trolleywatch

'Groundhog Day' as month begins with 600 people on hospital trolleys

The figure of 601 is just short of the high of 612 patients on trolleys at the beginning of January.

# overcrowding - Saturday 21 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'If this many people were dying in another way, there’d be war over it' Hospital Overcrowding

'If this many people were dying in another way, there’d be war over it'

What do doctors and nurses want done to tackle hospital overcrowding and record numbers on trolleys? More beds, for starters.

# overcrowding - Thursday 19 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Not a single patient in the building': PAC to investigate €7 million overspend at Tipperary Hospital Left Idle

'Not a single patient in the building': PAC to investigate €7 million overspend at Tipperary Hospital

The PAC will write to the HSE to demand a “full explanation” on the situation.

# overcrowding - Monday 16 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 26 dead as gangs behead inmates in Brazilian prison massacre Riot

26 dead as gangs behead inmates in Brazilian prison massacre

Officials said members of two drug gangs clashed violently after coming out of different parts of the prison.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Alan Kelly says his prediction of 'hell in our hospitals' has come true Overcrowding

Alan Kelly says his prediction of 'hell in our hospitals' has come true

He wants private hospital facilities to be used to help ease the pressure on emergency departments in public hospitals.

# overcrowding - Friday 2 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie There has actually been a slight drop in people on hospital trolleys this year Trolley Watch

There has actually been a slight drop in people on hospital trolleys this year

While the numbers on trolleys is down 1% this year, figures for November were described as “particularly alarming”.

# overcrowding - Friday 11 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie A Cork hospital is so busy with emergencies it's asking patients to stay away Mercy

A Cork hospital is so busy with emergencies it's asking patients to stay away

Patients are experiencing long delays at Mercy University Hospital’s emergency department.

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