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01 May 2018 13:01 'We have asked them to stop': Both sides in referendum condemn graphic posters outside maternity hospital

The Irish Centre for Bioethical Reform conducted the displays at three Dublin maternity hospitals yesterday. A GROUP THAT stood outside a number of maternity hospitals in Dublin yesterday displaying graphic imagery related to pregnancy and abortion has been condemned by the official campaign groups on both sides of the Eighth Amendment referendum debate 24

19 April 2018 08:01 Irish nonprofits: Most are located in Dublin, and the sector takes in €12bn a year

A report published today has looked at the scale and value of the Irish not-for-profit sector. LESS THAN ONE percent, or under 750 people working in all Irish nonprofits are paid over €70,000, a report on Irish nonprofits has said. The report compiled by Benefacts is based on the publicly available filings of Ireland’s entire population of nonprofit 12

18 April 2018 23:10 4,184 patients waiting over 3 months to get tested for second most common cancer death in Ireland

Every year in Ireland more than 1,000 people die from bowel cancer. TWO OUT OF every five public patients are waiting over three months for a potentially life-saving test. Bowel cancer is the second most common cancer death in Ireland but more than 4,000 people have been left waiting over three months for a colonoscopy. The proportion of patients waiting 19

09 April 2018 12:20 'It's about giving people rights': Assistance dogs could become exempt from dog licences

Currently guide dogs are the only type of assistance dog that do not need a licence. SUPPORT DOGS USED for therapy and assistance could become exempt from the dog licencing system under a new bill. Sinn Féin Mental Health spokesperson Pat Buckley TD published the Dog Control (Licence Exemption) Amendment Bill today, which would create an exemption for those 8

29 March 2018 21:08 'Record-breaking month': Over 10,000 patients were on trolleys during March

THERE WERE OVER 10,000 people on trolleys across Ireland in what the INMO described as a “record-breaking March”. The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) analysed its Trolley/Ward watch figures for the month of March which they said broke all records for that month with 10,511 patients waiting for an in-patient bed. The INMO saw a record-breaking 4

15 March 2018 18:59 'Multiple' fatalities after brand new pedestrian bridge collapses in Florida

The bridge collapsed in a college area, crushing at least eight vehicles. A BRAND NEW pedestrian bridge has collapsed onto a highway in Miami, killing multiple people and crushing eight vehicles, authorities have said. Search and rescue missions are under way and at least eight people have been taken to various hospitals. The number of fatalities is not yet clear 9

13 March 2018 18:31 'It would not feel right': Simon Harris cancels St Patrick's Day trip away

Yesterday, the INMO said that there were 714 people on trolleys in hospitals across the country. HEALTH MINISTER SIMON Harris will not travel abroad for St Patrick’s Day due to difficulties facing the health service this week. Harris tweeted that it “would not feel right” to travel considering the difficulties being dealt with by staff. “People across 10

12 March 2018 14:09 'It's absolutely deplorable': Record-breaking 714 people on trolleys in Irish hospitals this morning

University Hospital Limerick saw the highest figures today, with 80 patients awaiting a bed. SOME 714 PEOPLE were on trolleys this morning – the highest number ever recorded in a single day, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO). University Hospital Limerick saw the highest figures today, as a total of 80 people were awaiting 12

08 March 2018 09:29 Ireland should provide universal healthcare and link social benefits to earnings

IRELAND’S ECONOMY IS strong – but is not providing enough housing or a good enough health service. That is according to the OECD’s economic survey of the country – the first since 2015. The 110-page document says that while economic conditions are good, labour participation remains low and tax and regulatory systems work to undermine businesses 10

04 March 2018 06:30 17 Irish hospitals have yet to roll out calorie counts on menus

Improving the standard of food has been highlighted as a priority by Health Minister Simon Harris. DESPITE THE HSE rolling out a calorie count policy across all its facilities in 2015, some 17 hospitals do not feature them on their menus. Three years ago, the health service approved the implementation of a calorie posting policy across all HSE facilities 17