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22 October 2018 08:21 Around 30 injured as floor collapses at South Carolina clubhouse party

THE FLOOR OF a condominium clubhouse near Clemson University in the US collapsed during a large private party yesterday, hurtling dozens of people into the basement, authorities have said. About 30 people were taken to local hospitals after the centre of the floor caved in at the clubhouse near the South Carolina university. Clemson City Police said nobody

18 October 2018 07:53 Wounded airlifted to Russian hospitals in wake of deadly Crimean shooting

At least 10 of those who were wounded in a deadly shooting at a vocational school in Crimea will be airlifted to hospitals in Russia, officials said. An 18-year-old student went on a shooting rampage at the school on the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014, killing 19 people and wounding more than 50 others before killing himself

16 October 2018 04:00 Study: ‘Almost quarter of emergency admissions avoidable’

Almost a quarter of emergency department (ED) admissions could be potentially avoided in a better functioning health system, according to a new study indicating that some of those admissions are driven by deprivation, hospital practices, and health insurance coverage. The new research, entitled ‘Drivers of potentially avoidable emergency admissions in Ireland 2

13 October 2018 11:38 Floods and landslides in Indonesia leave 22 dead

Torrential rains have triggered flash floods and landslides on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, killing at least 22 people – mostly children at a school, and leaving 15 others missing, officials said. A flash flood with mud and debris from landslides struck Mandailing Natal district in North Sumatra province and smashed an Islamic school in Muara Saladi 24

05 October 2018 17:08 Minister confirms Health overspend will reach €700m

The Finance Minister Paschal Donohue has confirmed the Health sector overspend for the year is projected at €700m. Mr Donohue said Health is the main driver in the overspend for the entire Government Budget. Earlier this month he warned Cabinet colleagues that demands for more money for the under-pressure sector could reduce the amount of money available 2

03 October 2018 19:10 Private practice in State hospitals ‘not the norm’, says Health Minister

The system in which doctors are allowed to carry out private practice in public hospitals has been described as “an outlier” by the Health Minister. A review group has been set up by the government to examine separating private practice from the public hospital system as part of the Sláintecare programme. Health Minister Simon Harris told the Oireachtas 2

01 October 2018 16:56 Earnings at McManus, Desmond and Magnier backed healthcare group top €196m in 2017

Earnings at the UK-based healthcare group backed by well known Irish investors, JP McManus, Dermot Desmond and John Magnier last year increased by 6.6% to €196m. Last week, JP McManus received a mix of praise and criticism after his €3.2m donation to 32 GAA County Boards. Now, new accounts filed by the Limerick man's backed Barchester Healthcare Ltd to Companies 5

01 October 2018 08:39 INMO: Hospital trolley figures approach 8,000 for September

Almost 8,000 patients were forced to wait on trolleys and chairs in September, according to new figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisations (INMO). The INMO’s monthly Trolley Watch Analysis showed that 7,765 patients were treated without hospital beds in September 2018. Sixty-eight of them were aged under 16. The union has said that unfilled 2

01 October 2018 05:10 HSE spent €600,000 last year on debt collectors to chase patients for unpaid bills

The Irish Cancer Society recently called for the government to abolish inpatient charges for cancer patients in the forthcoming Budget. THE HSE SPENT more than €600,000 on debt collection agencies last year, hired to chase up patients who had not paid their medical bills. Figures released to through a Freedom of Information request show the HSE paid €602,934 in total 2

29 September 2018 06:23 Airline says one missing after Pacific lagoon plane crash

One man is missing after a plane crashed into a Pacific lagoon in Micronesia, according to the airline operating the flight, after earlier saying that all 47 passengers and crew had safely evacuated the sinking aircraft. Air Niugini said in a release that as of Saturday afternoon, it was unable to account for a male passenger. The airline said it was working 1