Tony Holohan

Type: Person
Name: Tony Holohan
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Irish hospitals with Ebola risk are most overcrowded

HOSPITALS which are nearest to airports are most of risk of having a patient infected with Ebola - and also suffer the worst emergency department overcrowding, doctors warned yesterday. The emergency consultants said Beaumont Hospital in Dublin, Limerick ... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 22 2014]
Entities: Ebola, Risk, emergency
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 4 reports

Ireland | Statement by Minister Varadkar to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children Update on the Threat of the Ebola Virus

Statement by Minister Varadkar to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and ChildrenUpdate on the Threat of the Ebola VirusMr Chairman, Deputies, Senators, I welcome the opportunity to brief you this morning on preparedness for Ebola virus disease (EVD) ... [Published Big Medicine - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 13 reports

Phone GP if at risk of Ebola, says Varadkar

PATIENTS who suspect they may have Ebola symptoms should contact their GP by phone rather than attend the surgery, Health Minister Leo Varadkar has advised. Ireland could expect one or two people here infected with Ebola, most likely repatriated from ... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Sligo Senators to Discuss Irish Ebola Threat Measures

The Dail’s Health Committee, which members include Sligo Senators Imelda Henry and Marc Mc Sharry, is to hear what preparations are in place to deal with any threat from ebola here.The Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar and the HSE’s Chief Medical Officer ... [Published Ocean FM - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Doctors warned on autopsy dangers from victims of Ebola

Irish pathologists have been told not to carry out a post-mortem on anyone who has died from the Ebola virus because of the dangers posed. In the situation where a death has occurred but a diagnosis of Ebola has not been confirmed, doctors should also ... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Are we really ready if Ebola virus strikes?

It was 10.45am on a March morning in 2001 when the nation heard the news that Foot and Mouth disease had arrived on our soil. It signalled an instant lockdown of the country, with rural life in particular disarray. Celebrities were drafted in to appear ... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 11 2014]
Entities: Ebola, Tony Holohan, Virus
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 2 reports

Nurses ask if HSE is ready for ebola

Concern over the HSE’s readiness to cope with an ebola outbreak has led the country’s biggest nurses union to demand reassurances from health chiefs.Opposition parties have also called on the Government to clarify the level of preparedness should the ... [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Concern over partial abortion procedures

The Master of the Rotunda Maternity Hospital acted out of concern for both patients and the reputation of Irish maternity services when he wrote to health officials warning about the growing trend of women diagnosed with fatal foetal abnormalities returning ... [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Women are coming home too soon after abortions

Pregnant Irish women who go to Britain for terminations after receiving a diagnosis of fatal foetal abnormality should not return home before the procedure is complete, an obstetrician has warned. Dr Sharon Cooley of the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin was ... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Spanish hospital assessing 14 people for Ebola

Seven people turned themselves last night to an Ebola isolation unit in Madrid where Teresa Romero, the nurse who became the first person to contract Ebola outside Africa, is being treated.Alarm about Ebola's spread around Europe grew as Macedonia said ... [Published RTE Online - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 2 reports

Stillbirths here after fatal foetal abnormality abortions cause alarm

A growing trend for women who travel to the UK for terminations after receiving a diagnosis of fatal foetal abnormality, and then returning to Ireland to deliver their stillborn babies, is causing alarm in the Department of Health.The department’s chief ... [Published Irish Times - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 4 reports

Ireland is not bringing in airport checks for Ebola, says HSE

IRELAND WILL NOT be bringing in screenings at airports to minimise the risk of Ebola after Britain introduced the measure.The HSE said it is far more effective to screen people as they leave countries where the virus is present, rather than screening ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Oct 10 2014]

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Irish hospitals with Ebola risk are most overcr... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 22 2014]
A&Es ‘are not preprared’ for ebola [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 22 2014]
Race divide evident in reaction to disease [Published Irish Independent - Oct 19 2014]
Ireland | Statement by Minister Varadkar to Joi... [Published Big Medicine - Oct 17 2014]
Ireland | Preparedness for Ebola Virus in Irela... [Published Big Medicine - Oct 17 2014]
IMO warning to HSE on Ebola [Published Irish Medical News - Oct 17 2014]
Plans to double Isolation Unit capacity at Mate... [Published Sunday World Ireland - Oct 17 2014]
Hospitals told to prepare isolation rooms [Published Evening Herald - Oct 17 2014]
Phone GP if at risk of Ebola, says Varadkar [Published Irish Independent - Oct 17 2014]
‘Pan-EU effort’ will repatriate any Irish ebola... [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 17 2014]
12 people in Ireland cleared of disease [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 17 2014]
Nation ‘can cope with an outbreak of ebola’ [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 17 2014]
Ireland Ebola: Over a dozen people have been te... [Published Irish Mirror - Oct 16 2014]
Ireland to increase preparations to deal with E... [Published Breaking News.ie - Oct 16 2014]
Ireland Ebola: Health Minister Leo Varadkar ins... [Published Irish Mirror - Oct 16 2014]
Confirmed: 23 tests for Ebola performed on 14 p... [Published TheJournal.ie - Oct 16 2014]
LIVE: Leo Varadkar briefs the Health Committee ... [Published Newstalk - Oct 16 2014]
Concerns over Irish Ebola plans [Published BBC - Oct 16 2014]
Sligo Senators to Discuss Irish Ebola Threat Me... [Published Ocean FM - Oct 16 2014]
Oireachtas calls emergency meeting on Ebola [Published Irish Times - Oct 16 2014]
Ireland Ebola: Medical experts fear we're not r... [Published Irish Mirror - Oct 16 2014]
IMO raises several concerns over Irish Ebola co... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 16 2014]
Is Ireland prepared to deal with Ebola? Doctors... [Published TheJournal.ie - Oct 16 2014]
Varadkar to discuss Ebola risk to Ireland [Published RTE Online - Oct 16 2014]
Doctors warned on autopsy dangers from victims ... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 16 2014]
'Ireland is ready - but Ebola risk here is low' [Published Irish Independent - Oct 11 2014]
Are we really ready if Ebola virus strikes? [Published Irish Independent - Oct 11 2014]
Women are coming home too soon after abortions [Published Irish Independent - Oct 11 2014]
Concern over partial abortion procedures [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 11 2014]
Nurses ask if HSE is ready for ebola [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 11 2014]
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