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# Dr Colm Henry

Last year
Urgent health service demand at never before seen levels amid 'worst year' for hospital overcrowding
It comes amid a warning from the HSE that ‘demand for urgent health services is rising well above levels we have seen before’.
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Pressure on ICU leading some hospitals to cancel scheduled procedures, says HSE clinical chief
Dr Colm Henry said the hospital system is currently able to cope with the “surge” in Covid-19 cases.
New guidance for maternity hospitals on allowing partners attend 12-week scans and C-sections
Dr Colm Henry said hospitals have to balance the needs of pregnant women with the risk to unvaccinated women.
Colm Henry: 'We need to make sure this vaccine reaches every road in Ireland'
The nursing home vaccine roll out is now almost complete, as the next phase is set to begin on Monday.
Ireland's Covid-19 situation 'deteriorating at more rapid pace' than any other European country
The HSE has said we are heading into “a very volatile” period.
HSE looking for 'some way' to allow visitors to nursing homes before Christmas
The HSE’s Dr Colm Henry said that “it’s clear now the impact this is having on a particularly vulnerable population”.