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# chief-medical-officer - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

'That's not the meeting I was at': Holohan denies tension with ministers over restrictions
# Covid19
# Covid19

'That's not the meeting I was at': Holohan denies tension with ministers over restrictions

May 5th 2020, 8:08 PM 38,484 Views 27 Comments

Holohan said the questions he was asked by ministers last week were ‘reasonable and sensible’.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 1 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 34 deaths and 221 new cases in Ireland confirmed
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# Covid19

Coronavirus: 34 deaths and 221 new cases in Ireland confirmed

May 1st 2020, 5:39 PM 62,988 Views 80 Comments

The Department of Health has provided an update on the outbreak in Ireland.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

'I don't anticipate advice will change': Holohan says it's unlikely ease of restrictions will be announced this Friday
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

'I don't anticipate advice will change': Holohan says it's unlikely ease of restrictions will be announced this Friday

Apr 29th 2020, 9:19 PM 41,505 Views 108 Comments

The chief medical officer told reporters this evening that NPHET’s advice to the government is unlikely to change.

# chief-medical-officer - Saturday 25 April, 2020

Who's calling the shots? - The role of Ireland's public health emergency team and its key players
# Transparency
# Transparency

Who's calling the shots? - The role of Ireland's public health emergency team and its key players

Apr 25th 2020, 12:10 AM 33,286 Views 54 Comments

The team was convened at the end of January this year to coordinate the country’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 24 April, 2020

Health officials to consider expanding testing criteria for Covid-19 again
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Health officials to consider expanding testing criteria for Covid-19 again

Apr 24th 2020, 12:00 PM 20,154 Views 42 Comments

The focus now is on residential facilities such as nursing homes.

# chief-medical-officer - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Coronavirus: 28 deaths and 936 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 28 deaths and 936 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Apr 23rd 2020, 5:35 PM 150,335 Views 159 Comments

Health officials are giving an update this evening on the outbreak in Ireland.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Coronavirus: 49 deaths and 631 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 49 deaths and 631 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Apr 22nd 2020, 5:35 PM 105,997 Views 188 Comments

Health officials have given an update this evening on the spread of the virus in Ireland.

# chief-medical-officer - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

CMO says it's 'perfectly appropriate' for GPs to conduct nursing home consultations over phone
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

CMO says it's 'perfectly appropriate' for GPs to conduct nursing home consultations over phone

Apr 21st 2020, 8:14 PM 14,940 Views 27 Comments

Private nursing homes have reported they are struggling to get on-site visits from GPs.

Over half of people with Covid-19 in Ireland have recovered in the community
# Chief Medical Officer
# Chief Medical Officer

Over half of people with Covid-19 in Ireland have recovered in the community

Apr 21st 2020, 7:15 PM 28,996 Views 26 Comments

Tonight, the Chief Medical Officer shared new figures on those who have recovered in Ireland.

Coronavirus: 44 deaths and 388 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid19

Coronavirus: 44 deaths and 388 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Apr 21st 2020, 7:00 PM 92,659 Views 99 Comments

Health officials are providing an update this evening after the latest NPHET meeting.

# chief-medical-officer - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Coronavirus: 43 deaths and 629 new cases confirmed, plus 95 positive cases from March backlog
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 43 deaths and 629 new cases confirmed, plus 95 positive cases from March backlog

Updated Apr 16th 2020, 7:12 PM 115,220 Views 179 Comments

The latest figures were provided at a briefing at the Department of Health this evening

# chief-medical-officer - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Holohan urges people to seek help if they need it after seeing empty waiting rooms during his hospital admission
# Chief Medical Officer
# Chief Medical Officer

Holohan urges people to seek help if they need it after seeing empty waiting rooms during his hospital admission

Apr 2nd 2020, 6:29 PM 74,717 Views 74 Comments

He said hospitals are not just for Covid-19 patients.

# chief-medical-officer - Monday 30 March, 2020

Coronavirus: 8 more deaths and 295 new cases in Ireland confirmed
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: 8 more deaths and 295 new cases in Ireland confirmed

Mar 30th 2020, 7:24 PM 218,378 Views 216 Comments

Health officials released the latest figures this evening.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Chief Medical Officer: People returning from areas affected by coronavirus should 'self-isolate' if displaying symptoms
# Tony Holohan
# Tony Holohan

Chief Medical Officer: People returning from areas affected by coronavirus should 'self-isolate' if displaying symptoms

Feb 26th 2020, 9:28 AM 19,276 Views 42 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said that the HSE would be issuing guidelines about self-isolation.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Changes to vaginal surgeries as Minister praises women for 'making public their private suffering'
# Vaginal Mesh
# Vaginal Mesh

Changes to vaginal surgeries as Minister praises women for 'making public their private suffering'

Nov 21st 2018, 4:40 PM 11,373 Views 6 Comments

Irish women who have had these surgeries have reported complications like chronic pain, reduced mobility and recurrent infections.

# chief-medical-officer - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Irish professor's research finds failure rate of some vaginal mesh treatments 'unacceptably high'
# Complications
# Complications

Irish professor's research finds failure rate of some vaginal mesh treatments 'unacceptably high'

Sep 18th 2018, 3:40 PM 6,167 Views 2 Comments

The use of these devices has been suspended in Ireland pending the results of a review by the Chief Medical Officer.

# chief-medical-officer - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Health Minister agrees to meet with women affected by vaginal mesh complications
# Medical Care
# Medical Care

Health Minister agrees to meet with women affected by vaginal mesh complications

Apr 22nd 2018, 4:00 PM 13,585 Views 3 Comments

There have been thousands of reports internationally of painful complications from women who have undergone these procedures.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 10 October, 2014

"Adverse publicity" warning over fatal foetal abnormality terminations
# Growing Trend
# Growing Trend

"Adverse publicity" warning over fatal foetal abnormality terminations

Oct 10th 2014, 8:39 AM 8,093 Views 22 Comments

The Master of the Rotunda says that a growing number of women who travel for terminations in such cases are returning home halfway through their procedures.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 4 May, 2012

Implant removal cost will be met by clinics - Chief Medical Officer
# Health
# Health

Implant removal cost will be met by clinics - Chief Medical Officer

May 4th 2012, 8:48 AM 1,594 Views 3 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan told the Oireachtas yesterday that 138 PIP implants have ruptured as of mid-April.