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2015 Was A Record Year For Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH

2015 Was A Record Year For Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH

January 13, 2016 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

FIGURES from the INMO have revealed that 2015 was a record year from patients waiting on trolleys at Kerry General Hospital. The Trolley Watch figures supplied by the organisation revealed the numbers were up 38% on 2014 and the highest since records began in 2006. This is way above the national average of 21%. […]

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Seventeen Patients Waiting On Trolleys Today At Kerry General Hospital

Seventeen Patients Waiting On Trolleys Today At Kerry General Hospital

January 7, 2016 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE has been a rise in the number of patients waiting on trolleys in Kerry General Hospital this week. Today there are 17 patients waiting according to figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) Trolley Watch figures. On Monday there were eight people waiting, Tuesday saw the figure […]

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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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HIQA Report Reveals Patients At High Risk Of Infection In Kerry General Hospital

HIQA Report Reveals Patients At High Risk Of Infection In Kerry General Hospital

November 10, 2015 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW HIQA report on Kerry General Hospital has identified that patients are at high risk of infection in relation to the maintenance and infrastructure of the Operating Theatre Complex, the infrastructure of the Oncology Day Unit and the management of legionella related risk. The Health Information and Quality Authority inspected KGH on […]

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KGH Advises Non-Urgent Patients To See Their GP Where Appropriate Or Face Significant Delays

KGH Advises Non-Urgent Patients To See Their GP Where Appropriate Or Face Significant Delays

October 13, 2015 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY General Hospital is reporting an increased level of activity and the hospital is advising that non-urgent patients may now experience significant delays. “Hospital management are requesting that, where appropriate, the public contact their GP in the first instance and explore all other options available to them prior to attending the […]

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HSE And Kerry General Hospital Apologise To Child Brain-Damaged At Birth

HSE And Kerry General Hospital Apologise To Child Brain-Damaged At Birth

February 17, 2015 at 7:51 pm Comments are Disabled

A THREE-YEAR-OLD Kerry child will receive an interim payment of over €2.5m after the HSE settled a High Court action today in Dublin. RTE reported on the Six-One News (click here for full story), that Skye Worthington was brain-damaged during her birth in Kerry General Hospital in April 2011. She now has […]

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Visitor Restrictions As Vomiting Bug Back In Kerry General Hospital

Visitor Restrictions As Vomiting Bug Back In Kerry General Hospital

December 4, 2014 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

STRICT visitor restrictions have been introduced with immediate effect at Kerry General Hospital (KGH) due to a number of patients with suspected norovirus – commonly known as the vomiting bug. Visitors are asked to adhere strictly to the visiting times which are 2pm-4pm and 6.30pm-8.30pm. Two visitors are allowed per patient with […]

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INMO Calls For Action As 128 Patients Waited On KGH Trolleys In November

INMO Calls For Action As 128 Patients Waited On KGH Trolleys In November

December 4, 2014 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 128 patients waiting on trolleys at Kerry General Hospital in November, up from 72 in the previous month, according to figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO). This represents an almost 80% increase and a whopping 250% increase on the November 2013 figure of 36. The […]

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Record Number Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH Today

Record Number Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH Today

November 27, 2014 at 2:37 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 17 people waiting on trolleys in Kerry General Hospital today according to figures from the Irish Nurses’ and Midwives’ Organisation (INMO). This exceeds the number of 16 patients waiting on September 15 of this year which was a record since the INMO started compiling the figures, based on daily checks in emergency departments across […]

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There Were 72 Patients Waiting On Trolleys In KGH In October

There Were 72 Patients Waiting On Trolleys In KGH In October

November 6, 2014 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 72 patients waiting on trolleys in the wards and emergency department of Kerry General Hospital in October according to figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Association (INMO). This is down from the September figure of 91, but is up 20 on the October 2013 number. Nationally, there […]

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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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Fourteen Patients Waiting On Trolleys on Wednesday In KGH

Fourteen Patients Waiting On Trolleys on Wednesday In KGH

October 1, 2014 at 4:09 pm Comments are Disabled

ACCORDING to the Trolleywatch figures supplied by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, there were 14 patients waiting on trolleys at Kerry General Hospital on Wednesday. This is the highest figure since September 15, when there was the record number of 16, the most since the INMO started keeping records nine […]

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Nine Patients Waiting On Trolleys In KGH On Tuesday

Nine Patients Waiting On Trolleys In KGH On Tuesday

September 16, 2014 at 4:48 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were nine people waiting on trolleys in Kerry General Hospital today according to figures from the Irish Nurses’ and Midwives’ Organisation (INMO). This is down on the number of 16 patients waiting yesterday which was a record since the INMO started compiling the figures, based on daily checks in emergency […]

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Huge Crowds Expected For KGH Benefit Night

Huge Crowds Expected For KGH Benefit Night

July 2, 2014 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

THE stage is set for a fantastic line-up of dog racing for a great cause when the Friends of Kerry General Hospital hold their annual Gala Benefit Night on Friday. The event in Kingdom Greyhound Stadium, supported by Kerry Group, has raised in excess of €1.2 million since its inauguration in 1991 and these funds […]

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Seventh Attack In Three Weeks On Nurses In KGH Psychiatric Unit

Seventh Attack In Three Weeks On Nurses In KGH Psychiatric Unit

June 27, 2014 at 4:07 pm Comments are Disabled

A NURSE was attacked by a patient in the psychiatric unit of KGH on Thursday, making it the seventh attack since June 7, according to a report in The Journal.ie The attack took place Thursday morning where a female patient struck a female nurse in the face and head. Cormac Williams, branch leader of the Psychiatric […]

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