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Launching the Dementia Friendly Tralee initiative at The Imperial Hotel on Friday morning were Derek Carroll of The Imperial, Dolores McElligott, Garda Mary Gardiner, Michael Fitzgerald HSE, Eibhlís  Cahalane HSE, Aidan Kelly and David Scott of Tralee Chamber Alliance. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Initiative To Make Tralee More Dementia-Friendly

November 29, 2019 at 1:31 pm 1 comment

A NEW dementia information card which will move Tralee towards becoming more dementia friendly was launched today (Friday) at The Imperial Hotel. The Tralee Dementia Friendly Community Information card is an initiative by the Tralee Dementia Friendly Community Forum, an inter-agency group which involves the HSE, Cork Kerry Community Healthcare, […]

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More Than 1,200 Children Waiting For Psychology Appointment In Kerry/Cork HSE Region

More Than 1,200 Children Waiting For Psychology Appointment In Kerry/Cork HSE Region

November 6, 2018 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

A FIANNA Fáil General Election candidate has described as shameful, the fact that more than 1,200 children are waiting for a psychology appointment in the Kerry and Cork HSE region. Figures released to Fianna Fáil reveal a total of 1,262 children in the HSE CHO4 area on the list for […]

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Brassil Says Govt Is Failing Children With Disabilities

Brassil Says Govt Is Failing Children With Disabilities

June 6, 2018 at 3:53 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S Fianna Fáil Deputy, John Brassil says the Government is continuing to fail Kerry children with disabilities after it emerged  that 50% of all long waiters for assessments are in Kerry and Cork alone. “At what point is Minister Finian McGrath going to fulfil his role as Disabilities’ Minister and deal […]

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People attending the protest at HSE buildings on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Protest At HSE Buildings In Support Of CervicalCheck Victims

May 19, 2018 at 8:59 am 1 comment

THERE was great support from passing motorists for the people who held a protest outside the HSE buildings in Rathass to show support for the victim of the CervicalCheck scandal. Sinn Fein Cllr Toireasa Ferris was among the men and women present holding placards and encouraging people to blast their […]

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Public Protest At HSE Buildings In Tralee To Support Victims Of CervicalCheck Scandal

Public Protest At HSE Buildings In Tralee To Support Victims Of CervicalCheck Scandal

May 17, 2018 at 2:44 pm Comments are Disabled

  A PROTEST has been organised for Friday to support the victims of the CervicalCheck scandal. The organisers have chosen the HSE’s buildings in Rathass, close to the entrance to University Hospital Kerry, as the venue for the gathering which gets underway at 3.30pm.   It will be a peaceful demonstration […]

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Plan Launched To Help Prevent Lives Being Lost Through Suicide In Kerry

Plan Launched To Help Prevent Lives Being Lost Through Suicide In Kerry

May 29, 2017 at 2:56 pm 1 comment

  MINISTER for Mental Health and Older People Helen McEntee today launched Connecting for Life Kerry, a four year plan which it’s hoped fewer lives will be lost through suicide. The launch took place at IT Tralee and was attended by a large number of those involved in the drafting of […]

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Cases Of Syphilis On The Rise In Kerry/Cork Region

August 5, 2016 at 2:07 pm Comments are Disabled

THE number of cases of syphilis reported in the Kerry – Cork region has increased threefold in the past twelve months according to the HSE. In the first half of last year, seven cases of syphilis were reported in the Kerry – Cork region, but in the next six months there were […]

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HSE Responds To Hospital Renaming Ceremony Affecting Staff Access To Canteen

HSE Responds To Hospital Renaming Ceremony Affecting Staff Access To Canteen

February 19, 2016 at 8:43 pm 1 comment

  EARLIER we reported that some staff from University Hospital Kerry were unable to enter the canteen during their assigned lunch hour because the ceremony of renaming KGH ran over. TraleeToday.ie encountered a number of staff outside the canteen at 2.40pm waiting to enter with one of them asking what […]

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Public Meeting On Recovery From Mental Health Issues To Be Held In Tralee On Thursday

February 17, 2016 at 6:22 pm Comments are Disabled

HSE Mental Health Services in Kerry are inviting interested parties to two public events (one in Tralee and one in Killarney) where guest speaker Michael Ryan from Advancing Recovery Ireland (ARI) will be speaking about Recovery Principles as well as his own experience of recovery from mental ill-health. Representatives from the […]

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New Sign Shows KGH Renamed University Hospital Kerry

New Sign Shows KGH Renamed University Hospital Kerry

February 17, 2016 at 3:17 pm 1 comment

A NEW sign has appeared in front of Kerry General Hospital confirming it has been renamed University Hospital Kerry or Ospidéal na hOllscoile, Ciarraí. Minister for Health Leo Varadkar is due to visit the hospital on Friday to officially announce the name change. Before Christmas, Minister Jimmy Deenihan, when turning […]

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Asbestos Type Tile To Be Removed During Work On KGH Wards

Asbestos Type Tile To Be Removed During Work On KGH Wards

December 16, 2015 at 1:16 pm Comments are Disabled

AN asbestos type tile will be removed during work on the refurbishment of two wards at Kerry General Hospital. The HSE South Estates Department obtained the services of a competent asbestos surveying company to undertake a survey of Valentia and Reask wards which are being prepared for refurbishment. This identified an […]

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Sinn Féin To Hold Protest At KGH This Evening

November 27, 2015 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

  A DEMONSTRATION will be held in Tralee this Friday evening by Sinn Féin in Kerry, to protest at the government’s response to the current situation in the health service, which this week has seen nurses vote for strike action in emergency departments throughout the country. The demonstration is part of […]

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Worst October Ever For KGH Trolley Figures As INMO To Ballot Members On Industrial Action

Worst October Ever For KGH Trolley Figures As INMO To Ballot Members On Industrial Action

November 3, 2015 at 4:36 pm Comments are Disabled

  THERE were 137 patients waiting on trolleys last month at Kerry General Hospital, making it the worst October on record at the hospital. The figures are also reflected nationally, prompting the Executive Council of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) to decide to commence a nationwide ballot, of all of its […]

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May Figures Show 120% Rise In Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH Compared To 2014

May Figures Show 120% Rise In Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH Compared To 2014

June 12, 2015 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

  THERE was a 120% increase in patients waiting on trolleys in KGH last month compared to the same period last year, according to the figures released today by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO). The news comes as the Emergency Department at Kerry General Hospital (KGH) has been […]

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Parking Fees At KGH Net Nearly €700,000

Parking Fees At KGH Net Nearly €700,000

May 8, 2015 at 3:17 pm 1 comment

  KERRY General Hospital collected €697,000 in car park charges in 2014. The figure was revealed at the HSE South Regional Health Forum meeting. It was also revealed that in the first three months of this year the KGH car park has netted €186,000. Much of the revenue that comes from the […]

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Sixteen Patients Waiting On Trolleys Today At Kerry General Hospital

Sixteen Patients Waiting On Trolleys Today At Kerry General Hospital

May 6, 2015 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

  THERE were 16 patients waiting on trolleys at Kerry General Hospital today according to INMO ‘Trolley Watch’ figures released this morning. It’s up on the 12 patients who were waiting on trolleys yesterday, while nationally today there are 465 patients waiting on trolleys in hospital around the country. The news comes […]

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Fifteen Patients Waiting On Trolleys Today At Kerry General Hospital

Fifteen Patients Waiting On Trolleys Today At Kerry General Hospital

March 3, 2015 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

  THERE are 15 patients waiting on trolleys at Kerry General Hospital today according to INMO ‘Trolley Watch’ figures released this morning. It’s up on the 12 patients who were waiting on trolleys yesterday, while nationally today there are 520 patients waiting on trolleys in hospital around the country. Yesterday, the HSE appealed […]

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There Were 91 Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH In September

There Were 91 Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH In September

October 7, 2014 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THE number of patients waiting in trolleys in the Emergency Department and Wards at Kerry General Hospital in September was 91. This is an 80 per cent increase on the September 2013 number of 51. It continues the trend reported in August where the figure was up 90 per cent on […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council To Ask That Some Estate Residents Be Exempt From Water Charges

October 6, 2014 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is to write to Irish Water to ask that residents of Tralee estates, proven to have dangerous levels of lead in their water supply, be exempt from water charges until the situation has been resolved. The Tralee Municipal District meeting of Kerry County Council heard on Monday morning, that the […]

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KGH Nursing Staff Shortage At Crisis Point Says INMO

KGH Nursing Staff Shortage At Crisis Point Says INMO

August 29, 2014 at 8:24 am Comments are Disabled

THE shortage of nurses within Kerry General Hospital has reached crisis point according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. The INMO is  now calling for an immediate recruitment of staff specific to KGH to address this crisis. “The situation that currently exists within Kerry General Hospital is unsafe and […]

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New €1.4m Baile Mhuire Day-Care Centre Opens

New €1.4m Baile Mhuire Day-Care Centre Opens

August 29, 2014 at 8:20 am 1 comment

THE €1.4 million Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre for the elderly was officially opened in Balloonagh, Tralee by the Director General of the Health Service Executive, Tony O’Brien on Thursday morning. Employing 16 people, the facility opened its doors last April and it now provides a full range of care to the […]

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