health

“I Tried To Warn Them” Dog In The Street Says Of Maternity Hospital Issues

AS THE government finally discovers potentially huge issues with the governance and ownership of the proposed site for the new national maternity hospital, we spoke to one dog in the street who tried to warn the government years ago. “I barked and barked about how poorly thought out building a maternity hospital on land owned… Read more » Waterford Whispers News…


“Stick Your Claps Up Your Hole And Get Us Some Fucking Help” Nurses Plead

FRONTLINE health workers across the country have today kindly asked the government, HSE, anyone at all, to stick their claps up their holes and actually get them some proper fucking help, stat! “We appreciate all the praise, the contributions, free take aways, claps, all that stuff; but we’re stretched beyond capacity here due to poor… Read more » Waterford Whispers News…


Media Running Out Of Ways To Say ‘Health System Fucked’

LEAFING through dog eared copies of thesauruses reporters are struggling to remember how many times they have used ‘catastrophic’, ‘cataclysmic’, ‘grim’, ‘decimated’, ‘disaster’ and ‘the bit in Titanic when the ship snaps in half’ to describe the recent deterioration in the capacity of the health service to treat an explosion in the number of Covid-19… Read more » Waterford Whispers News…




Ireland Ranked Second Best Country In World, Terms And Conditions Apply

THE UN’s annual Human Development Index has listed the Republic Of Ireland as having the second-highest quality of living of anywhere in the world, in a report that apparently isn’t some sort of prank. Ireland, verified as being this Ireland, the one we’re in right now, was said to have a level of health, income… Read more » Waterford Whispers News…


Local Man Won’t Be Happy Until ICUs Overwhelmed

AS long as there’s a trolley left empty in the halls of our hospitals, the country should remain open for business as usual; that’s the opinion of amateur statistician and full-time local man Alan Canning, who told WWN all about how Ireland is ‘well able’ to incur another few deaths here and there for the… Read more » Waterford Whispers News…



Covid Vaccine Forces Family To Find New Excuse Not To Visit Granny

THE government’s decision to roll out the Covid-19 vaccine first to elderly people in care homes has put a serious dampener on one Waterford family’s plans to go somewhere nice in the new year for a guilt-free holiday, now that they don’t have a foolproof excuse for not calling in to see their grandmother once… Read more » Waterford Whispers News…


Local Man Going To Miss Covid-19 All The Same

WITH the rollout of a Covid-19 vaccine almost imminent, local man Warren Twomey has taken stock of just what an unforgettable year 2020 has been, already growing nostalgic at the thought of saying goodbye to Covid-19. “Ah you’d miss it all the same, this Covid stuff. Do you know how many times I’ve had to… Read more » Waterford Whispers News…