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.
Visiting Restrictions in place at Hospitals in the Dublin Midlands Hospital Group
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.
Members of the public should not visit unless it is absolutely necessary
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.
On Tuesday 1st October, the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise celebrated the first day of National Breastfeeding Week, the theme of which is ‘Every Breastfeed Makes a Difference.’
Naas General Hospital recently held a graduation ceremony for the Project Search class of 2018/2019 interns who had completed the programme at the hospital.
The Dublin Midlands Hospital regrets that industrial action planned by SIPTU tomorrow Thursday, June 20th 2019 will affect patient and client services.
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.
The Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore (MRHT) will again this year participate in the National Patient Experience Survey. Pictured at the Hospital on Thursday for the launch of the 2019 survey were management and staff greeting HIQA’s Rachel Flynn.
The Midlands Multiple Myeloma Support Group 10th anniversary gathering takes place at 7pm Thursday, May 30th with Mass celebrated by Fr Shane Crombie and the Midland HSE Choir in the Tullamore Parish Church and light refreshments afterwards in Tullamore Parish Centre. All patients and families affected by Multiple Myeloma are welcome. The event will also be an opportunity to remember those who are sadly no longer with us. Family and friends are most welcome. For further details please contact Mary Kelly on 086 7804007 or email email@example.com .
Tullamore Hospital commemorated this important day with an event to celebrate cultural diversity among the nursing staff &healthcare assistants at the Hospital.
International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every May 12, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth.
For more information on current vacancies in the Dublin Midlands Hospital Group, click here.
Naas General Hospital will again this year participate in the National Patient Experience Survey. Pictured at the Hospital this week for the launch of the 2019 survey were management and staff greeting Tracy Carroll from HIQA and June Boulger, HSE.
Sunday 5th May marks the World Health Organisation’s Hand Hygiene Day around the world. On World Hand Hygiene Day we all need to remember that to protect our health we all need to clean our hands thoroughly. To mark Hand Hygiene Day, the Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore (MRHT) hosted a free information day to raise awareness with staff on best practice in Infection Prevention Control in the Hospital.
To mark the 21st annual World Asthma Day, the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise (MRHP) hosted a free information day for public and staff to improve asthma awareness and care.
Naas General Hospital has launched a ‘Mealtimes Matter’ campaign to promote the operation of protected mealtime services in the Hospital.
Following a national callout, the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise has been awarded an Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF)/HSE Design & Dignity grant to further develop end-of-life and bereavement care.
Naas General Hospital has launched its ‘End PJ Paralysis’ campaign to encourage patients to get up and get dressed each day and increase activity.
Connections, Confidence, Collaboration National Health and Social Care Professions Day, 1st February, 2019
In January 2019, Naas General Hospital promoted the ‘Hello my name is...’ campaign as a hospital wide initiative, in all departments and across all disciplines
The Naas General Hospital Frailty Intervention Team welcomed new member, Susie Doyle, CNM1 to the team in November last year
Dr Muhammed Tariq, Consultant Paediatrician at the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise welcomes the Portlaoise AFC United U14 team on 12th December to the Paediatric Ward
85% of patients report positive experience at Naas General Hospital in National Patient Experience Survey 2018
87% of patients report positive experience at Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore in National Patient Experience Survey 2018. Higher than national average in overall rating and care on ward.
88% of patients report positive experience at Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise in National Patient Experience Survey 2018. Hospital scores significantly higher than national average in most stages of care along patient journey
St Luke’s Radiation Oncology Network (SLRON) held the first annual Quality Excellence Awards to recognise staff healthcare champions and quality improvement achievements throughout the Network.
To celebrate World COPD Day the Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore hosted an information and awareness stand in the main foyer, Wednesday 21st November 2018.
A former Galway Hurling All-Star has shared his near death experience in an effort to highlight the dangers of flu as we approach peak flu season in a video launched at the Midlands Regional Hospital Tullamore.
MRH Portlaoise have launched a new ‘Medicines App’ aimed at increasing accessibility to medication management and medication safety information for frontline staff.
Maternity Services at MRH Portlaoise and TCD are delighted to announce the signing of a MOU which will recognise Portlaoise Hospital as an affiliated clinical teaching centre for students of the Trinity College School of Nursing & Midwifery
The Catering Department of the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise won 2 awards at the National Q Mark Awards and were named overall national winner for Hygiene and Food Safety
Portlaoise Maternity Services and La Leche League hosted a tea party to celebrate National Breastfeeding Week.
Tallaght University Hospital (TUH) have just announced the opening of a ‘Memory Hut’. This is the first hospital based drop-in service to focus on brain health and dementia in Ireland.
The Centre for Learning & Development at Tallaght University Hospital was the location for the first graduation ceremony.
New series of health talks for local community in association with the Patient Community Advisory Council
The Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Director of Nursing, Ms Sandra McCarthy.
Naas General Hospital recently held a graduation ceremony for the Project Search interns who had completed the programme at the hospital.
The patients, artists and staff of the Haemodialysis Unit, Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore recently held the launch of their 2018 Art Exhibition in the Main Foyer of the hospital.
A new bereavement room, The Willow Suite, within the maternity services at Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise was officially opened recently.
The 2017 Rose of Tralee visited the Dialysis Unit at the Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore last Wednesday the 11th April 2018.
Today, staff of the Infection Prevention and Control and the Nurse Practice Development Departments at the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise are hosting an information day for staff ahead of World Health Organization’s Hand Hygiene Day on Saturday the 5th of May.