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Fashion Store Hosts Event To Raise Funds For Chemotherapy Chairs At UHK

Fashion Store Hosts Event To Raise Funds For Chemotherapy Chairs At UHK

November 11, 2016 at 3:50 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Paco fashion store at the Mall was a hive of activity this morning for a charity event in aid of a great cause. There were fashion shows, scones, cakes, teas and coffee served to customers who gave generously throughout the morning and early afternoon. “We’re trying to raise €20,000 to buy 10 new chemotherapy chairs […]

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Numbers Waiting On Trolleys At University Hospital Kerry Reaches All-Time High

Numbers Waiting On Trolleys At University Hospital Kerry Reaches All-Time High

October 4, 2016 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

FIGURES from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation today reveal there are 21 people waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Kerry today. These trolley watch numbers, which are not disputed by the HSE, are the highest ever recorded at UHK since the INMO started recording information ten years ago. Numbers had reached an all-time […]

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Hospital Asking Patients To Only Attend Emergency Department In Urgent Cases

Hospital Asking Patients To Only Attend Emergency Department In Urgent Cases

September 28, 2016 at 4:48 pm Comments are Disabled

UNIVERSITY Hospital Kerry is asking patients to only attend their emergency department if it’s urgent, as it’s experiencing a high level of activity and non-urgent patients will face significant delays. There were 12 people waiting on trolleys at the hospital today according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation figures, down from a […]

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Councillor Criticises UHK Policy After Man’s Disappearance

Councillor Criticises UHK Policy After Man’s Disappearance

September 22, 2016 at 3:51 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY county councillor claims that a missing Ballybunion man was turned away by University Hospital Kerry before he disappeared. Sinn Fein Councillor Robert Beasley is calling for an inquiry into University Hospital Kerry policy, after the disappearance of Willie Mulvihill at the end of August. “My main difficulty is in relation to […]

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Deirdre O'Connor, Deirdre O'Connor, Tania O'Sullivan and Mairead O'Mahony at the Tommy Naughton Memorial Soccer Match at Tralee Dynamos pitch in Cahermoneen on Friday night. Photo by Dermot  Crean

PHOTOS: Bons Takes Bragging Rights In Tommy Naughton Memorial Match

July 16, 2016 at 11:17 am 1 comment

WELL the Bon Secours finally broke the hoodoo last night when they beat UHK in the battle of the hospitals in Cahermoneen. The third Tommy Naughton Perpetual Cup game in aid of the Oncology Unit at University Hospital Kerry was held at Tralee Dynamos pitch and the men from the […]

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Alan, Tadhg Ava, Orla and Laura O'Regan, from Ballyheigue, at the Friends of University Hospital Kerry Gala Benefit night at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Night Of Fundraising For The Hospital At Greyhound Stadium

July 9, 2016 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was the usual fantastic turnout last night at the dog track for a fundraiser which has done so much good over the last three decades. The Friends of University Hospital Kerry annual Gala Benefit Night was another success with hundreds lending their support to the cause. Sponsored by Kerry […]

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Friends Of University Hospital Kerry Look Forward To 26th Annual Night At The Dogs

Friends Of University Hospital Kerry Look Forward To 26th Annual Night At The Dogs

June 21, 2016 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S always a major night of fun and entertainment as Friends of University Hospital Kerry  get set for their annual Gala Benefit Night next month. Sponsored by Kerry Group, the event will take place on Friday, July 8, at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium. This year marks the 26th anniversary of the fundraising programme, which has raised […]

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Children Not Allowed Visit Hospital In Efforts To Curb Measles Outbreak

Children Not Allowed Visit Hospital In Efforts To Curb Measles Outbreak

June 14, 2016 at 9:11 pm Comments are Disabled

FURTHER visitor restrictions have been placed on children visiting University Hospital Kerry due to the measles outbreak. Children are not allowed as visitors to University Hospital Kerry until further notice – apart from exceptional circumstances – as the HSE attempt to curb the spread of measles in the Kerry where there are now 15 […]

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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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