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The HSE said in a written parliamentary answer that the full capacity protocol had been invoked 199 times last year at Cork University Hospital and 150 times at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin.

Hospitals across the State implemented their highest level measures for dealing with emergency department overcrowding – known as their full capacity(...)

Last Wednesday the INMO recorded 623 patients on trolleys.

There are 643 patients on trolleys in hospital emergency departments and on wards on Monday, nurses have said. The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisa(...)

 Róisín and  Mark Molloy who lost their son Mark Molloy leaving a fitness to practice hearing at the Medical Council.  File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A doctor broke down crying after being confronted by managers about altering his notes on the delivery of a baby who died shortly after being born at (...)

 Róisín and Mark Molloy, whose son Mark junior died shortly after birth in Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, in 2012. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A HSE assessment team has been set up to establish whether proper action and safety measures have been taken in Irish maternity hospitals since the 20(...)

When, one is entitled to ask, will real reform of the health service begin? Waiting lists for appointments and operations are at record levels, as are(...)

The strategy is likely to again raised concerns among activists in the midlands regarding the future role of the regional hospital in Portlaoise (above) where campaigners have been opposed to any downgrading of existing 24/7 emergency services. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Emergency care may be removed from some hospitals in the Dublin Midlands Hospital Group as part of a new five-year reform strategy which was launched (...)

Midland Regional Hospital: The deaths of five babies in Portlaoise were reported in 2014 and scores of women have come forward with stories of adverse events in the maternity unit.  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Health Service Executive has said the long-awaited report into whether any health service staff have a case to answer over the deaths of babies at(...)

The INMO said there were 483 patients awaiting admission to a hospital bed on trolleys  on Friday, down from nearly 600 on Thursday, and a record  677 on Wednesday

There were more than 2,400 patients on trolleys waiting for a hospital bed at some stage since the start of the new year, nurses have said. While th(...)

Most of the wind and solar energy powering Georgetown in Texas is travelling halfway across a state on a par with France in terms of physical size.

Georgetown in the state of Texas is one of the only cities in the United States powered entirely by renewable energy sources. As the city is overwhelm(...)

There will need to be an extra 600,000 jobs created by 2040 in order to keep the vast majority of the estimated population of 6 million in employment. Photograph: The Irish Times

Ireland will need an additional 550,000 homes to accommodate an estimated population increase of one million people by 2040 according to the Governmen(...)

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