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Screening service to identify Sepsis in children launched at Midland Regional...

A new screening form to identify Sepsis in children has been launched at Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise This will help identify sepsis in children at...

Assurances over the future of Portlaoise Hospital given following Dail discussion

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has confirmed that there are no plans to downgrade Portlaoise Hospital's A&E Department. The Minister was questioned on the subject...

Government to abolish overnight and day case public in-patient charges for...

The government has decided to abolish both overnight and day case public in-patient hospital charges for children. This will be done by removing the existing...

Good news for Portlaoise Hospital as patient survey on care produces...

Over 90% of patients admitted to Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise say they had 'a good, or very good experience of care'. The findings are contained...

HSE warning of ‘significant disruption’ as Medical Laboratory Scientists set for...

The HSE is warning of significant disruption and service delays in hospitals, tomorrow Wednesday May 18 from 8am-8pm, due to the planned industrial action...

Portlaoise Hospital celebrates its staff on international Day of the Midwife

Portlaoise Hospital is celebrating the work undertaken by their team of midwives on International Day of the Midwife. International Day of the Midwife is celebrated...

First-ever Nursing and Midwifery awards presented at Portlaoise Hospital

Five nurses and midwives at Portlaoise Hospital have been named as winners of the first ever HEART Awards. H.E.A.R.T stands for Honesty, Empathy, Accountability, Respect...

Laois midwife claims prestigious award and €2,500 for Portlaoise Hospital for...

A Laois midwife has been given a prestigious award and €2,500 for Portlaoise Hospital for her 'beyond incredible' patient care. Claire Fitzpatrick, Clinical Midwife Specialist...

‘Great news for Portlaoise Hospital’ as senior dietitian for diabetic services...

The HSE has confirmed that a recruitment process to hire a senior dietitian for diabetic services in Portlaoise Hospital is underway. So says Sinn Fein...

Approval granted for major new extension to Portlaoise Hospital

Planning permission has been granted for a new 2 and 3 storey extension to Portlaoise Hospital, TD Sean Fleming has confirmed. The proposed development includes...

In Pictures: Portlaoise Hospital opens new Viewing Room and Family Facility...

Portlaoise Hospital has today officially opened the doors of its new Viewing Room and Family Facility associated with the mortuary. Development of the new facility...

Laois TD and Councillors call for restoration of adult diabetic services...

A Laois TD and County Councillors have called on the HSE to restore adult diabetic services in Portlaoise Hospital. At Monday's meeting of Laois County...

In Pictures: Laois golf club raised €5,000 for staff at Portlaoise...

Each year, the Captains at The Heath Golf Club allocate two days for their chosen charities. This year the chosen charities were Pieta House and...

Portlaoise Diabetic Clinic ‘blocked for providing services’ says Laois TD

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has said that the situation where Portlaoise Hospital is being blocked from providing full services to Type 1 Diabetics...

HSE confirm ‘no plans’ to downgrade A&E at Portlaoise Hospital says...

Independent TD for Laois-Offaly, Carol Nolan, says the HSE has assured her that there will be no change to services currently provided at Portlaoise...

Key staff appointment made in Portlaoise Hospital will ‘improve patient care’

The appointment of an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) in Cardiology in Portlaoise Hospital will 'improve patient access and continuity of care for heart failure...

‘Badly needed’ extension to Portlaoise Hospital welcomed by Laois TD as...

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley has welcomed the application for planning permission to the Laois County Council for a significant extension to the Portlaoise...

Walk-in maternity vaccination clinic available in Laois this week for women...

Women attending maternity services in the Portlaoise and Mullingar Hospitals can avail of dose 1 and dose 2 vaccines at special walk-in COVID-19 vaccination...

Portlaoise ICU nurse walking 100 miles to raise money for the...

A Portlaoise ICU nurse is walking 100 miles in order to raise funds for The Mater Foundation. Gerard Hosey, who lives in Carlow, was inspired...

Portlaoise Hospital Emergency Department figures ‘highlight the need for certainty’ says...

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has highlighted the need for 'certainty on Portlaoise Emergency Department'. Figures the Laois TD obtained in reply to a Parliamentary...

€6.45 million in major health funding is announced for Laois

€6.45 million in capital expenditure on key major health projects in Laois has been announced for 2021. These figures, for five different projects, are contained...

Expectant Laois mother hits out at ongoing maternity restrictions

An expectant Laois mother has hit out at the ongoing restrictions that are being imposed on parents during labour.  At present, partners of mothers are...

In Pictures: Two Laois sisters raise almost €10,000 in memory of...

Two Laois sisters have raised almost €10,000 in memory of their beloved late dad. Paula and Gemma Delaney, who hail from Camross, raised €9,468 for...

Portlaoise Hospital issue statement as Emergency Department ‘very busy with significant...

Portlaoise Hospital has issued an updated statement on the continuing impact that the ransomware attack on the HSE is having on its services. Outpatient radiology...

Portlaoise Hospital issues statement as impact of ransomware attack results in...

Portlaoise Hospital has issued a statement on the impact that the ransomware attack on the HSE is having on its services. Outpatient radiology appointments have...

WATCH: Portlaoise Hospital launch midwifery-led clinic on International Day of the...

A new Midwifery-Led Clinic within maternity services at Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise was launched last week. The clinic was officially launched on International Day of...

Frustration as hospital waiting lists for older community dramatically increase in...

As the vaccine roll out continues, many of our recently inoculated older people now face the prospect of a lengthy wait to see consultants...

Proceeds from Laois GAA club’s fundraiser to improve staff room in...

A Laois GAA club who ran a successful fundraiser in aid of the staff of Portlaoise Hospital at the start of the month, have...

Laois children forced to travel to Athlone for eye clinic service

Laois children are being forced to travel to Athlone to avail of an eye clinic services. The eye clinic service originally took place in Portlaoise...

Fundraiser launched in memory of beloved Laois man who sadly lost...

The family of a Laois man who sadly lost his life to Covid-19 have launched a fundraiser in his memory. John 'Ulick' Conroy, from Beladd...