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Tipperary
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Announcement
31 people are on trolleys at South Tipperary General Hospital on a day when the number of people waiting for beds at hospitals across the country is at a record level. According to today’s trolley watch figures by the INMO...
2016 has been a bad year for South Tipperary General Hospital’s emergency department, with INMO figures revealing that in the first 11 months of the year the overcrowding level at the hospital increased by 162%.  This is despite the...
South Tipperary General Hospital has a confirmed outbreak of Norovirus, amongst a small number of patients, confined to one ward.  The hospital management is appealing to the public to co-operate with the restrictions currently in place and advise anyone who...
Mattie McGrath today told Minister Richard Bruton that there needs to be more accountability and responsibility in the healthcare system, adding that money is being wasted in the system. During leader’s question, Minister Bruton was told to...
The so-called Patient Hotel will not be constructed in time to deal with the surge in demand at STGH, but the HSE and the Health Minister are still committed to the plan. That’s according to Michael Lowry who announced Simon...
The Tánaiste has indicated that she believes South Tipperary General Hospital will be included in the Health Department’s planned re-investment in the health service. Frances Fitzgerald made the comment during Leader’s Questions following a critical report by...
The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) has issued a very critical report on South Tipperary General Hospital, citing the problems faced by patients and staff due to persistent overcrowding. The inspectors carried out an unannounced inspection of the hospital...
Co Tipperary TD Mattie McGrath has said in his view, the recent decision to locate the new National Children’s Hospital at the St James’ site is unsuitable because it is not readily accessible for patients who live beyond...
A project on dementia which was piloted in Co. Tipperary has secured enough funding to bring it into the mainstream provision of services.  Known as Five Steps to Living Well with Dementia, the project aimed to develop models of...
Blood donations are taking place in Tipperary tonight and an appeal has been made for people to donate if at all possible. The appeal is being made on behalf of 4-year-old Róisín Price from Tipperary town who has leukemia and...