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Cutbacks To Services In University Hospital Kerry From Monday

Cutbacks To Services In University Hospital Kerry From Monday

October 11, 2019 at 1:38 pm 0 comments

CUTBACKS to services at at University Hospital Kerry are to come into effect from next Monday. The walk-in chest x-ray service is scheduled to end on Monday and will be replaced with a prioritised scheduled service, while the service providing ultrasounds after 5pm is under review and will also cease next […]

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University Hospital Kerry Experiencing Significant Overcrowding

University Hospital Kerry Experiencing Significant Overcrowding

July 19, 2019 at 1:49 pm Comments are Disabled

UNIVERSITY Hospital Kerry is advising people not to attend the facility unless it’s a genuine emergency, due to significant overcrowding. The Emergency Department is currently extremely busy, with increased patient attendances causing extreme overcrowding for the past 48 hours. Management says it wants to keep ED services for patients who […]

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At back; Mairead Corcoran, Agata Pach, Kay O'Donnell and Catriona O'Dowd. In front; Siobhan O'Grady, Jacinta O'Dowd and Niamh Ryan of 'Fit For Discharge' at the launch of UHK's Got Talent on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants In ‘University Hospital Kerry’s Got Talent’

March 1, 2019 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

LAST year, dancers from University Hospital Kerry took to the stage for “Sickly Come Dancing 2018” event where a phenomenal €67,000 was raised. Well the staff are doing it all over again later this month when they hold ‘UHK’s Got Talent 2019’ at the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre on Friday, […]

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Tracy Hurley, Mairead O'Sullivan and Sandra MacMillan at the University Hospital Kerry Christmas Party Night at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: University Hospital Kerry Staff Enjoy Christmas Party Night

December 15, 2018 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were no scrubs or white coats in sight on Friday night in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel as staff from University Hospital Kerry enjoyed their Christmas party. There were around 330 people from many departments attending where they enjoyed a mulled wine reception before a delicious four course meal and […]

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27 Patients Waiting On Trolleys Today At UHK

27 Patients Waiting On Trolleys Today At UHK

February 7, 2018 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are 27 patients waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Kerry today according to figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. The INMO compiles figures based on daily checks in emergency departments and wards across the country. The figures are not disputed by the HSE. There were 22 patients […]

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Hospital Says Non-Urgent Patients Face Significant Delays Due To Increased Activity

Hospital Says Non-Urgent Patients Face Significant Delays Due To Increased Activity

March 28, 2017 at 10:54 am 1 comment

UNIVERSITY Hospital Kerry is reporting a significant increase in levels of activity today and is advising that non-urgent patients may now experience significant delays. In a statement issued to the media, hospital management are requesting that, where appropriate, the public contact their GP in the first instance and explore all other options […]

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Hospital Receives Praise For Parking Scheme For Cancer Patients

Hospital Receives Praise For Parking Scheme For Cancer Patients

December 14, 2016 at 8:55 am Comments are Disabled

UNIVERSITY Hospital Kerry has been congratulated by the Irish Cancer Society for its car parking scheme for cancer patients. Unlike most of the hospitals around the country, UHK allows cancer patients going through treatment to park free of charge. The hospital is highlighted in the Irish Cancer Society’s ‘Park the […]

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WATCH: University Hospital Kerry To Feature In RTE Documentary On The Health Service

WATCH: University Hospital Kerry To Feature In RTE Documentary On The Health Service

August 18, 2016 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

UNIVERSITY Hosital Kerry is set to feature in episode 1 of the new RTE documentary series ‘Keeping Ireland Alive: The health service in a day’ later this month. In making the five-part series, 75 camera crews were sent to locations nationwide and filming was carried out over a 24-hour period on May […]

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Woman In Tralee Hospital May Die If She Doesn’t Get Bed In Cork Or Limerick Soon

Woman In Tralee Hospital May Die If She Doesn’t Get Bed In Cork Or Limerick Soon

March 31, 2016 at 10:48 am 1 comment

AN 18 year old woman in University Hospital Kerry is still waiting to be transferred to Cork or Limerick hospital for a life-saving operation, after her brother went public on national radio yesterday about her situation. Breda Kevane has been in an induced coma in intensive care in Tralee for the […]

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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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Minister’s Visit Prevents Some Hospital Staff From A Chance To Eat Lunch

Minister’s Visit Prevents Some Hospital Staff From A Chance To Eat Lunch

February 19, 2016 at 5:20 pm 3 comments

SOME staff at University Hospital Kerry were left without a chance to get their lunch in the canteen today, because Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar’s visit prevented them from entering the facility. Sinn Féin Deputy Martin Ferris said he was contacted by a number of staff members who were annoyed that they were […]

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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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