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Coronavirus: how to keep your home clean

Unsurprisingly, there's a lot of information (and misinformation) flying around on social networks, so we've put together a guide of the best scientifically-based cleaning advice. We know that the following cleaning list seems daunting, especially if you have a larger home...

New study of COVID-19 patient’s immune response could inform future treatment

A new study published in science journal Nature Medicine (via Bloomberg) examines the case of a patient who contracted COVID-19 in Wuhan and fell ill in Melbourne, Australia could provide a more comprehensive view of how and why certain...

Stanford cancels classes in response to novel coronavirus outbreak

Following on the heels of several major cancellations of events the past few days, including the SXSW conference in Austin and the tech conference SaaStr, Stanford University, which is located in the heart of Silicon Valley in Palo Alto, California,...

“Only a matter of time” before Tallaght Hospital has another death due to overcrowding

Dr Jim Gray, an emergency medicine consultant in Tallaght Hospital, has warned the Health Minister that it is "only a matter of time" before a patient dies due to the level of overcrowding in the hospital. The email to Simon...

Normal visiting hours reintroduced at Tallaght Hospital

Tallaght Hospital has reintroduced regular patient visiting hours with daily visiting hours in the Adult Hospital from 2pm to 4pm and 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Visiting hours for the Mental Health Unit are from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 8pm...

Over 2,000 people have come into contact with superbug at Tallaght Hospital

According to internal figures seen by the Irish Times, and reported in today's edition of the paper, the local hospital has had an outbreak of the potentially lethal bug carbapenem resistant enterobacteriaceae (CRE) for the past 18 months. Of the 2,000...

Tallaght Hospital remind visitors restricted visiting hours continue to apply

With the Bank Holiday approaching Tallaght Hospital say they must keep visiting hours to a minimum due to a number of patients being identified as carriers of the CRE bug. While these carriers, who do not have any evidence...

Tallaght Hospital restricting visitors due to outbreak of infection

Tallaght Hospital is continuing to restrict visiting hours due to the breakout of a bacterial infection known as Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) which has hit the hospital. They have decided to take this action due to the fact that a number of...

Tallaght Hospital close two wards after outbreak of super bug

Tallaght Hospital say they are taking all appropriate precautions as they treat patients who have been infected with a potentially lethal super bug known as CRE. To prevent the bug spreading the hospital has closed two wards. The outbreak was first...

Tallaght Hospital marks World Sepsis Day

Last Tuesday, 13th September, was World Sepsis Day and staff at Tallaght Hospital joined healthcare colleagues across the globe in marking the date. It’s all part of Sepsis Awareness Month during which specific efforts are made to educate the...
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