June Bank Holiday Message from Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise, Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore and Midlands Louth Meath Community Health Organisation
June Bank Holiday Message from Naas General Hospital and Dublin South, Kildare & West Wicklow Community Healthcare
Hospitals and Community Nursing Team in the Midlands join forces to launch new End of Life Clinical Care Recommendations for Diabetic Patients
The new plan focuses on ensuring the finest cancer workforce &a commitment to research & technological innovation to provide the best possible care for patients
Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore marked the World Health Organization’s Hand Hygiene Day recently with an information awareness campaign amongst staff promoting correct hand hygiene technique and safe use of gloves
90% of patients admitted to Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise said their “care was good, or very good”.
A special lunch and presentation was held to mark the Defence Forces final week at the Citywest Vaccination Centre (CVC) on Tuesday 24th of May 2022.
90% of patients admitted to Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore say they experienced “good or very good care”, during the pandemic
On the same day a special collection, Menu of Poems also given to radiotherapy patients to enjoy
Imelda May included in this year’s special Menu of Poems
Local midwives and nurses are honoured in special H.E.A.R.T. awards for providing excellent care during the pandemic
With video contributions from Tallaght University Hospital, Naas General Hospital, Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise and St. Luke’s Radiation Oncology Network
Special information stand for staff at the Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore to encourage those at risk to get screened
A first for Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise as it offers a new program for those with Type 1 Diabetes
ExWell Medical & Tullamore Hospital launches new Programme in Athlone Regional Sports Centre
Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise has today officially opened the doors of its new Viewing Room and Family Facility associated with the mortuary
European re-accreditation for the Echocardiography Department following a continued process of quality standards & improvements by the Cardiac Physiology team.
Midland Hospitals celebrate International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) 17th to 23rd October
The Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise is today (Monday, 4th October 2021), pleased to launch The Get up, Get dressed, Get moving challenge,
Jini Jacob and Sani George have been appointed as the first Renal Advanced Nurse Practitioner’s (ANP) MRHT Renal Unit.
MRHT Virtual Remembrance Service to remember all of those who have died in the hospital during the pandemic
16th September 2021: Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore welcomes the launch of the National Inpatient Experience Survey this month
Citywest Vaccination Centre will operate walk-in Dose 1 COVID-19 vaccination clinics again this Thursday, 12th August for a late night clinic from 6pm to 10pm.
The HSE will be operating dose 1 walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinics, over the August bank holiday weekend (31 July -2 Aug). .
A unique art project has been unveiled at the Paediatric Unit in Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise this week.
A new Midwifery-Led Clinic within maternity services at Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise was launched last week.
Vaccinations of those aged 65-69 who have registered will begin this week in the Citywest Vaccination Centre.
Participants from the F2 Centre in Rialto offered 450 home-created hearts to frontline workers in St James's Hospital as a token of their appreciation for the work that frontline workers carry out on their behalf in a creative project called ‘Hearts for Heroes’. Local people from Dublin 8 & 12 linked to the F2 Centre, Fatima Groups United Family Resource Centre, adjacent to St James's Hospital, knitted, created, drew the hearts which were hung up in St James's Hospital concourse, wards and offices of the staff.
The 2020 Annual Quality Improvement (QI) and Research Day was held virtually at Naas General Hospital on the slightly delayed date of 29th January 2021.
We are a team, we are a Network, we work to save lives and we love to dance!!
(January 13th 2021) Vaccinations commence for healthcare workers from across Dublin South, Kildare and West Wicklow (CHO7) and Beacon Hospital today at a newly set up mass vaccination centre, managed and facilitated by Beacon Hospital.
(January 8th 2021) Dr. David Fitzpatrick was the first staff member in St Luke's Radiation Oncology Network to be vaccinated with the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine against COVID-19 yesterday. He was vaccinated by his colleague senior nurse Judy Taylor. Staff vaccinations started yesterday at the Hospital with plans to deliver the 1st dose of the vaccine to all staff imminently.
(January 7th 2021) Staff Nurse Cindy Morga is the first person in Naas General Hospital to be vaccinated with the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine against COVID-19.She was vaccinated by her colleague Maeve Fitzgerald, Clinical Nurse Manager Health and Wellbeing.
(January 5th 2021) Staff vaccinations started this morning at Tallaght University Hospital (TUH) with plans to deliver the 1st dose of the vaccine to all staff in the next two weeks. A peer vaccination team of up to 30 nurses will vaccinate staff Monday to Saturday ensuring that all personnel are protected in a planned and timely way.
(January 06th 2021) Staff vaccinations commenced this afternoon at the Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore (MRHT) with plans to deliver the 1st dose of the vaccine to all staff in the coming weeks. A peer vaccination team of up to 19 nurses will vaccinate staff Monday to Saturday ensuring that all personnel are protected in a planned and timely way.
(January 7th 2021) Aidel Aurel Casabar, Staff Nurse A&E, Co. Laois is the first person in the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise to be vaccinated with the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine against COVID-19. She was vaccinated by her colleague Mary Gilligan, Clinical Placement Co-ordinator.
Please click here to view a letter from Chief Nursing Officer Rachel Kenna and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tony Holohan.
HSE Community and Hospital services are calling on people to keep well this winter as part of their annual winter wellness campaign.
More than 7,000 patients a year nationally will benefit with access to a new online resource for patients undergoing hip and knee replacements.
The HSE Area Crisis Management Team for Midlands Louth Meath today gave an update following the government’s decision on Level 5.
Naas General Hospital recently held a Remembrance Service to remember those who have died over the past number of months in the hospital.
Naas General Hospital holds Remembrance Service to remember those who have died over the past number of months
The DMHG response to the findings of the National Maternity Experience Survey 2020
The Dublin Midlands Hospital Group & Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise welcomes the findings and results of the first ever National Maternity Experience Survey. Annually there is 1500 births in the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise. The findings of the survey found that the overall satisfaction with care during pregnancy, labour and birth, and after birth compares very well against the national average.
On 2nd October, a S.A.F.E Sensory Area for Emergencies has been launched in the Emergency Department at Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise. The aim of the SAFE space is to reduce environmental triggers, minimising undesirable sensory stimuli for susceptible patients during their stay in the department. The need for this SAFE sensory space was identified by the staff caring for vulnerable patients and will further enhance the care provided in the Emergency Department.
On Thursday 1st October, the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise celebrated the first day of National Breastfeeding Week, the theme for this year is ‘Supporting Breastfeeding in the Pandemic’ under the main theme ‘Every Breastfeed Makes a Difference.
On Wednesday 30th September 2020, HSE Dublin South, Kildare and West Wicklow Community Healthcare (CHO7) and Naas General Hospital officially launched the Sláintecare funded Integrated Respiratory Rapid Response Service for Kildare & West Wicklow.
World Alzheimer's Day is on 21st September each year and this year’s theme is Let’s Talk About Dementia. To mark the occasion and raise awareness, Naas General Hospital held an information session to provide information and resources to staff, patients and carers living with Alzheimer’s.
Naas General Hospital can confirm an outbreak of Covid-19 on one ward at the Hospital notified on Monday 10th August.
Collaborative approach between Naas General Hospital, Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital &Tallaght University Hospital to Improve Blood Stock Management
Naas General Hospital in collaboration with Tallaght University Hospital recently launched the Sláintecare Integrated Heart Efficiency Service.
Naas Gardaí raised the funds for the garden in recognition of the care provided by staff of Naas General Hospital to patients during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
RESIST: Campaign to Reduce Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance launched in Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore
Let a loved one know you are thinking of them by sending a message during their stay.
Update from Dublin Midlands Hospital Group and HSE Midlands Louth and Meath Community Healthcare
Update from Hospital and Community Services in Dublin South, Kildare and West Wicklow
During the COVID-19 pandemic, families and friends wishing to send personal messages to their loved ones at Naas General Hospital can now do so via email.
Naas General Hospital would like to acknowledge the tremendous support that we have got from our local communities.
The HSE Midlands has launched a ‘Support our frontline’ campaign with some familiar names and personalities from either TV or radio, or on the field of sport.
27th February 2020: Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore yesterday launched Hospital Watch, a proactive crime prevention programme in hospital settings. Similar to a residential Neighbourhood Watch scheme, Hospital Watch operates as a partnership between An Garda Síochána, the Health Service Executive, staff, patients and visitors with the aim of preventing crime within the hospital setting.
On Monday, 27th of January 2020 staff and friends of the Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore officially opened a new end of life room at the hospital. The suite is the 3rd such room that is now available to patients at the Hospital and ensures end of life patients and their families are cared for with compassion and dignity in those difficult times.
The HSE is reminding people that there still is time to get the flu vaccine, as figures show that the disease continues to actively circulate in the community.
Tallaght University Hospital to benefit with access to additional capacity as part of HSE Winter Capacity Initiative
On behalf of all the staff in the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise I would like to sincerely thank the community for their support in this last year.
HSE Statement 8th November 2019
The RapidPlan model developed in SLRON is the first available in Ireland and one of only three such models for lung cancers in the UK & Ireland.
The HSE NDTP Unit is calling for applications to the NDTP Aspire Post CSCST Fellowship, a programme of fully-funded post-CSCST fellowship training opportunities
To mark the 10 year anniversary, Dr. Gerard Crotty and Mary Kelly from Tullamore Hospital discuss the Midlands Multiple Myeloma Support in a new video.
The Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise (MRHP) will again this year participate in the National Patient Experience Survey. Pictured at the Hospital last week for the launch of the 2019 survey were Dublin Midlands Hospital Group CEO Trevor O’Callaghan, management and staff greeting HIQA’s Tracy O’Carroll.