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Certainty on Portlaoise Hospital is ‘sugar-coated promises’ says Laois TD Stanley

Laois Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has said that claims that the future of services at Portlaoise Hospital are secure due to the Slaintecare...

WATCH: Laois footballers and hurlers bring joy to sick children in...

This is absolutely class. Christmas can be a very tough time for some and especially so when you are unwell and in hospital. So, in a...

Positive vibes as Minister Flanagan meets Simon Harris in relation to...

Minister Charlie Flanagan met with his colleague Minister for Health Simon Harris this week in relation to the future of Portlaoise Hospital and has...

‘All we want for Christmas is assurances on our hospital’

“All we want for Christmas are assurances on our hospital and our A&E, that would be the best Christmas present ever for the people...

Two years on from Portlaoise Hospital Protest and still uncertainty lingers

One Laois Councillor has called on the Government to give the people of Laois the perfect Christmas present - guarantee that they will not...

Laois TD calls on Health Minister to visit Portlaoise Hospital before...

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has called on his party colleague Simon Harris to visit Portlaoise Hospital before Christmas. Speaking at the Laois-Offaly Garda Youth...

Portlaoise hospital spent a massive €4.4 million on temporary agency staff...

The Midlands Regional Portlaoise spent a massive €4.4 miliion on temporary agency staff in first five months of 2019. Speaking this morning, Laois TD Brian...

‘Government is making fools out of those who depend upon Portlaoise...

Laois TD Brian Stanley has today told the Government to not 'take the people of Laois for granted' after further delays expected in the...

Calls for strike action by health support staff in Portlaoise Hospital...

Fianna Fáil TD for Offaly, Barry Cowen, has called on the Minister for Health and Minister for Finance to work together and liaise with...

Portlaoise Hospital issue statement on future of Chapel of Rest

Portlaoise Hospital have released a statement on the future of the Chapel of Rest in the facility. Yesterday, TD Brian Stanley expressed his concern that...

Fears Chapel of Rest in Portlaoise Hospital could be turned into...

There are fears that the Chapel of Rest in Portlaoise Hospital could be turned into an office. Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley says that constituents...

Portlaoise Hospital host information day for World Asthma Day

To mark the 21st annual World Asthma Day, the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise (MRHP) hosted a free information day for public and staff to...

Parents and friends raise €3,200 for Special Care Baby Unit in...

A vital fundraiser for the Special Care Baby Unit in Portlaoise hospital has raised over €3,200 thanks to the kindness and generousity of those...

Portlaoise Hospital is “being undermined by Government inaction”

A Laois TD has called on the Government to, 'reject the plan on the Minister’s desk,' which proposes the closure of the maternity unit...

Portlaoise Hospital Action group unveils election campaign

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union The committee of the group which have been set up to save Portlaoise Hospital from...

What’s the story with Portlaoise Hospital?

The headline is a question that members of the Portlaoise Action Committee get asked frequently. In October 2017, after great speculation, Sinn Fein TD Brian...

Portlaoise Hospital awarded Irish Hospice Foundation/HSE Design and Dignity grant

Following a national callout, the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise has been awarded an Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF)/HSE Design & Dignity grant to further develop...

Portlaoise hospital still not administering abortions

Nearly four months after the deadline, Portlaoise Hospital still isn’t providing abortions. According to Midlands 103, a statement from the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, claims...

HSE won’t disclose if staff are liable for Portlaoise baby deaths

The HSE are refusing to say if a review has shown staff had liability in cases of avoidable baby deaths at Portlaoise Hospital, according to...

Portlaoise hospital spent €10.8 million on agency staff in 2018 –...

According to figures released to Sinn Féin, Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise was the second highest spender on agency staff in the country. According to a statement...

Portlaoise Hospital releases statement as nurses’ strike enters Day 3

The Dublin Hospital Group, which includes Portlaoise Hospital, have released a statement on the effect that the nurses' strike is have on their services. Over...

Table quiz in aid of Portlaoise Hospital Special Care baby unit...

A table quiz and a sponsored run have raised €3,505 for the Special Care Baby Unit in Portlaoise Hospital. Sinead Kiely ran the table quiz at...

Harris must now cancel proposals to downgrade Portlaoise Hospital – Fleming

Laois TD Sean Fleming has called on Minister for Health Simon Harris to immediately cancel and withdraw the proposals on his desk for the...

Laois nurse gives powerful testimony about why she believes in upcoming...

Nurses and midwives are set to go on strike for 24 hours on Wednesday January 30, with further days of striking in February if...

Progress on Mountmellick, Portlaoise and Abbeyleix Hospitals ‘likely to halt’ claims...

Laois TD Brian Stanley says that progress on Mountmellick, Portlaoise and Abbeyleix Hospitals is likely to halt. The Sinn Fein TD made the claim and...

Family raising vital funds for Special Care Baby Unit in Portlaoise

Two parents are hosting a vital fundraiser for a cause very close to their hearts, the Special Care Baby Unit in the Midlands Regional...

’Laois public being hoodwinked on Portlaoise Hospital’

A Laois TD has said that the people of Laois are being 'hoodwinked' with promises made by the government to 'drag the issue beyond the...

Sixty-eight elderly people have waited on trolleys for over 24 hours...

Sixty-eight elderly people have waited on trolleys for over 24 hours in the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. This is according to statistics released to Sinn...

Portlaoise Hospital receives positive feedback in National Patient Experience Survey

88% of patients report positive experience at Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise in National Patient Experience Survey 2018. The hospital scores significantly higher than national average...

Facilitator to be appointed to head up consultation in Portlaoise Hospital

A Laois TD has received confirmation from Minister Simon Harris that an external facilitator will be appointed to head up the consultation process on...