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Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise announces appointment of new General Manager

Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise has announced the appointment of John Joyce as the new General Manager of the hospital. John joins the hospital with over...

Laois family raise huge sum for three worthy causes in memory...

A Laois family came together to raise more than €11,000 for three worthy causes in memory of their beloved dad. John ‘Ulick’ Conroy, from Beladd...

2022 Remembered: A first for Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise as it...

February The Midland Regional Hospital (MRH) in Portlaoise is offering patients with type 1 diabetes a DAFNE (Dose Adjustment For Normal Eating) course. It aims to teach participants how to...

2022 Remembered: Laois midwife claims prestigious award and €2,500 for Portlaoise...

February saw Clinical Midwife Specialist, Claire Fitzpatrick awarded the prestigious WaterWipes Pure Foundation Fund Trophy as well as €2,500 for Portlaoise Hospital.  A Laois midwife...

First ever midlands midwifery conference – involving Portlaoise Hospital – a...

The HSE Midlands Nursing and Midwifery Planning and Development Unit and the Regional Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Education presented the Inaugural Midlands Midwifery...

High praise for recently retired General Manager of Portlaoise Hospital –...

There has been high praise for the recently retired General Manager of Portlaoise Hospital. Last week, Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly confirmed to the Portlaoise...

‘The future of Portlaoise Hospital is secure!’ – Action group claim...

Five years on from the start of the battle to keep Portlaoise Hospital fully open, the group behind it are satisfied that they have...

Minister for Health provides strong assurance on Portlaoise Hospital future

“We are in the business of investing in this hospital. We are in the business of growing services in this hospital. We are in...

€14 million ‘major and immediate’ investment announced for Portlaoise Hospital

A €14 million investment has been approved for a major extension to the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. The news was confirmed by Laois TD Sean...

Portlaoise Nursing and Midwifery Teams encourage everyone to educate themselves on...

On World Thrombosis Day, staff at Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise (MRHP) are encouraging people to educate themselves on the signs of blood clots. They are...

Portlaoise hospital introduces new equipment to help mothers with breastfeeding

Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise have recently introduced two new pieces of equipment to provide vital support to local women who may be having problems...

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...