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# hse - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Report into Kerry CAMHS services 'shocking', says Taoiseach as nationwide audit ordered
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# Medication

Report into Kerry CAMHS services 'shocking', says Taoiseach as nationwide audit ordered

Wed 1:15 PM 85,284 Views 0 Comments

Review of 1,300 children who attended the HSE-run South Kerry CAMHS found 46 of them suffered “significant harm”.

# hse - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

HSE apologises to young people over 'care deficiencies' in Kerry mental health services
# Camhs
# Camhs

HSE apologises to young people over 'care deficiencies' in Kerry mental health services

Tue 2:06 PM 6,739 Views 0 Comments

The executive will issue written apologies to around 250 families.

# hse - Saturday 22 January, 2022

General practice nurses criticise omission from Govt's €1,000 bonus payment plan
# Bonus Payment
# Bonus Payment

General practice nurses criticise omission from Govt's €1,000 bonus payment plan

Jan 22nd 2022, 12:44 PM 40,530 Views 51 Comments

The government confirmed plans for a €1,000 tax-free bonus for public sector healthcare workers earlier this week.

# hse - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Varadkar to seek guidance on publishing a redacted version of HSE's Brandon Report
# Redacted
# Redacted

Varadkar to seek guidance on publishing a redacted version of HSE's Brandon Report

Jan 20th 2022, 2:19 PM 10,270 Views 7 Comments

The Attorney General warned it could not be published in full.

Healthcare workers to get €1,000 bonus in February or March
# Bonus Payment
# Bonus Payment

Healthcare workers to get €1,000 bonus in February or March

Jan 20th 2022, 1:42 PM 24,441 Views 60 Comments

The bonus will appear in the regular payroll payments in those months.

# hse - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Problem with schools helpline that prevented antigens being registered is fixed, HSE says
# Covid In Schools
# Covid In Schools

Problem with schools helpline that prevented antigens being registered is fixed, HSE says

Jan 19th 2022, 2:01 PM 10,613 Views 3 Comments

Principals first raised the issue on social media, saying that they were unable to register positive antigen tests with the hotline.

# hse - Monday 17 January, 2022

'Frightening' language and no abortion information: Warning issued over rogue pregnancy services
# Crisis Pregnancy
# Crisis Pregnancy

'Frightening' language and no abortion information: Warning issued over rogue pregnancy services

Jan 17th 2022, 12:05 AM 55,548 Views 0 Comments
  • A number of unregulated crisis pregnancy services present themselves as unbiased but have an anti-abortion stance
  • The HSE said such services may try to frighten women and refuse to give them information about abortion services
  • Women who have inadvertently engaged with these groups have found the experience "extremely distressing", Órla Ryan reports

# hse - Saturday 15 January, 2022

Public response and boosters have 'eased worst impacts' of latest Covid wave says HSE chief
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Public response and boosters have 'eased worst impacts' of latest Covid wave says HSE chief

Jan 15th 2022, 1:58 PM 20,795 Views 61 Comments

The Taoiseach has said that the country is seeing progress with Covid and that it is “stabilising”.

# hse - Friday 14 January, 2022

Hundreds of hospital staff, including healthcare workers, not vaccinated against Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Hundreds of hospital staff, including healthcare workers, not vaccinated against Covid-19

Jan 14th 2022, 12:05 AM 78,287 Views 104 Comments
  • Almost 300 staff were considered 'at risk' to patients because of their vaccine status last November, Stephen McDermott writes.
  • Nurses, healthcare assistants, therapists and a non-consultant hospital doctor among those unvaccinated.
  • Mandatory vaccination is not currently Government policy and the HSE redeploys staff it deems to be at risk to patients.

# hse - Thursday 13 January, 2022

People will be able to register their positive antigen test on the HSE website from tomorrow
# Antigen Test
# Antigen Test

People will be able to register their positive antigen test on the HSE website from tomorrow

Updated Jan 13th 2022, 5:45 PM 31,854 Views 40 Comments

People will be able to upload their close contacts through the online system.

'Very high demand' for ambulance services in the Dublin region, HSE says
# Ambulance Delays
# Ambulance Delays

'Very high demand' for ambulance services in the Dublin region, HSE says

Updated Jan 13th 2022, 5:32 PM 15,366 Views 18 Comments

The health service has said those calling for non-urgent or non-life threatening emergencies “may experience delays”.

# hse - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

Number of patients with Covid in hospital but admitted for other reasons close to 30% - CMO
# Hospital Figures
# Hospital Figures

Number of patients with Covid in hospital but admitted for other reasons close to 30% - CMO

Jan 12th 2022, 6:36 PM 21,681 Views 45 Comments

The HSE is to provide the health minister with details about the patient types included in the Covid hospitalisation numbers.

# hse - Sunday 9 January, 2022

New system to register positive antigen tests will be ready next week, says HSE CEO
# Antigen Tests
# Antigen Tests

New system to register positive antigen tests will be ready next week, says HSE CEO

Jan 9th 2022, 1:47 PM 41,302 Views 46 Comments

HSE Chief Executive Paul Reid also said that there are strong supplies of antigen tests for January and February.

# hse - Friday 7 January, 2022

Estimated 15,000 HSE staff out on Covid leave: 'Without derogation we would be in severe trouble'
# HSE
# HSE

Estimated 15,000 HSE staff out on Covid leave: 'Without derogation we would be in severe trouble'

Updated Jan 7th 2022, 6:51 PM 68,651 Views 76 Comments

Anne O’Connor said the HSE has estimated that 12% of its workforce is absent this week, which is “somewhere between 14,000 and 15,000″.

# hse - Monday 3 January, 2022

HSE opens Covid vaccine registration for all children aged 5-11
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE opens Covid vaccine registration for all children aged 5-11

Jan 3rd 2022, 9:50 AM 31,046 Views 126 Comments

The HSE said appointments are expected to be offered soon after registration.

HSE pays €800,000 over asking price for Sisters of Mercy convent
# Holy Land
# Holy Land

HSE pays €800,000 over asking price for Sisters of Mercy convent

Jan 3rd 2022, 12:05 AM 94,955 Views 56 Comments
  • Convent site near Beaumont Hospital sold for over €2.7m last year, reports Maria Delaney of Noteworthy
  • It had been listed on the market for €1.9m just six months before the HSE bought it for its 'strategic value'
  • A report released to Noteworthy states there was 'no appetite on the vendors side' to move away from the tender process

# hse - Friday 31 December, 2021

'Three antigen tests over three days' before PCR for under-40s who are symptomatic
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'Three antigen tests over three days' before PCR for under-40s who are symptomatic

Dec 31st 2021, 2:31 PM 60,179 Views 53 Comments

The HSE has said further information about registering close contacts will be made available on Monday.

New Covid testing and isolation guidelines: Here's everything you need to know
# Explainer
# Explainer

New Covid testing and isolation guidelines: Here's everything you need to know

Dec 31st 2021, 12:03 PM 90,249 Views 43 Comments

The changes are aimed at freeing up Covid-19 testing capacity and easing disruption to businesses.

# hse - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

First vaccination clinics for vulnerable children held as hospitals face pressure due to Covid
# Vaccine Programme
# Vaccine Programme

First vaccination clinics for vulnerable children held as hospitals face pressure due to Covid

Updated Dec 29th 2021, 4:45 PM 90,792 Views 104 Comments
  • The number of people in hospital with Covid jumped by 75 overnight.
  • There were 16,959 positive swabs reported today by the Department of Health
  • The booster programme hit the milestone of 2,000,000 doses administered.
People aged 30-39 can receive a booster shot from today
# Boosters
# Boosters

People aged 30-39 can receive a booster shot from today

Dec 29th 2021, 6:00 AM 15,521 Views 11 Comments

Those aged 16-29 who received a Janssen primary dose can also avail of a booster from today.

# hse - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Omicron is 'running rife in our communities' but has not yet peaked, HSE boss says
# Pcr Tests
# Pcr Tests

Omicron is 'running rife in our communities' but has not yet peaked, HSE boss says

Updated Dec 28th 2021, 12:50 PM 111,839 Views 138 Comments
  • Paul Reid said it appears cases of Omicron may have peaked in some other countries but not yet in Ireland
  • He said the HSE is continuing to ramp up capacity for PCR testing as demand increases
  • Children aged five to 11 who are at high risk from Covid-19, or live with someone high risk, can now be registered for a vaccine
Vaccine registration opens for high-risk children aged 5 to 11
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Vaccine registration opens for high-risk children aged 5 to 11

Dec 28th 2021, 6:00 AM 14,145 Views 20 Comments

Parents can register their child for the vaccine if they have a health condition that puts them at higher risk, or if they live with someone who is at higher risk.

# hse - Thursday 23 December, 2021

Paul Reid: We'll 'cling to hope' of Omicron studies, but variant is more transmissible than Delta
# HSE Chief
# HSE Chief

Paul Reid: We'll 'cling to hope' of Omicron studies, but variant is more transmissible than Delta

Dec 23rd 2021, 9:02 AM 34,984 Views 97 Comments

Paul Reid said that Omicron is over 5.5 times more transmissible than Delta.

# hse - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Plan for the rollout of boosters to under-40s expected by end of week, says HSE
# Covid19
# Covid19

Plan for the rollout of boosters to under-40s expected by end of week, says HSE

Dec 22nd 2021, 4:23 PM 15,817 Views 40 Comments

# hse - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

HSE opens new online self-scheduler to book booster vaccine appointments
# Boosters
# Boosters

HSE opens new online self-scheduler to book booster vaccine appointments

Dec 21st 2021, 11:39 PM 42,465 Views 22 Comments

The scheduling system will offer more than 3,000 individual appointments for four initial clinics from tomorrow morning.

Increased demand for PCR testing puts strain on HSE booking systems
# Christmas Rush
# Christmas Rush

Increased demand for PCR testing puts strain on HSE booking systems

Updated Dec 21st 2021, 7:17 PM 36,900 Views 37 Comments

The HSE has said it has capacity for about 225,000 PCR tests this week.

# hse - Monday 20 December, 2021

Four months before all people who had data stolen in cyber attack are contacted, says HSE
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

Four months before all people who had data stolen in cyber attack are contacted, says HSE

Dec 20th 2021, 4:37 PM 11,914 Views 7 Comments

Data was retrieved from the US Department of Justice by the Garda National Cyber Crime Bureau.

# hse - Saturday 18 December, 2021

Those aged 40-49 can get booster shots from tomorrow, a month ahead of schedule
# Booster
# Booster

Those aged 40-49 can get booster shots from tomorrow, a month ahead of schedule

Dec 18th 2021, 1:05 PM 27,317 Views 57 Comments

The booster dose should be given at a minimum of a three-month interval from a person’s last dose of a primary Covid-19 vaccine.

# hse - Friday 17 December, 2021

Mental Health services watchdog identifies 'significant risks' at two Cork inpatient centres
# Cork
# Cork

Mental Health services watchdog identifies 'significant risks' at two Cork inpatient centres

Dec 17th 2021, 1:02 PM 10,201 Views 0 Comments

The Mental Health Commission carried out inspections at the two facilities.

Q&A: Who is eligible for a Covid-19 booster and when will I get mine?
# Questions Answered
# Questions Answered

Q&A: Who is eligible for a Covid-19 booster and when will I get mine?

Dec 17th 2021, 12:59 PM 39,681 Views 18 Comments

Here’s what you need to know about the Covid-19 booster rollout programme.

# hse - Thursday 16 December, 2021

People aged 40-49 to be offered Covid boosters from 27 December, three weeks ahead of schedule
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

People aged 40-49 to be offered Covid boosters from 27 December, three weeks ahead of schedule

Dec 16th 2021, 4:00 PM 64,001 Views 76 Comments
  • People aged 40-49 will be offered boosters from 27 December - three weeks ahead of the initial plan
  • Vaccinations for children aged 5-11 will commence in paediatric hospitals next week
  • 50,000 Covid-19 boosters were administered yesterday - a daily record, Órla Ryan reports
HSE apologises as review finds residents suffered 'sustained sexual abuse' in Donegal facility
# Brandon Report
# Brandon Report

HSE apologises as review finds residents suffered 'sustained sexual abuse' in Donegal facility

Dec 16th 2021, 1:39 PM 15,455 Views 0 Comments
  • The report examined allegations that residents were abused by another resident, Brandon, over a prolonged period of time.
  • The HSE apologises to residents and their families for their "failings in care" at the facility.
  • An "outdated" medical culture and "a legacy of bullying" in the facility were contributing factors in the abuse, the report found.

# hse - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

HSE says GPs can offer booster shots to over 16s
# Booster Programme
# Booster Programme

HSE says GPs can offer booster shots to over 16s

Updated Dec 15th 2021, 9:32 PM 36,112 Views 36 Comments

However, they have been told to continue to prioritise older and more vulnerable patients.

# hse - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

€1.8 million in mental health funding allocated to low-emission vehicles for HSE community services
# Budget
# Budget

€1.8 million in mental health funding allocated to low-emission vehicles for HSE community services

Dec 14th 2021, 11:29 AM 20,698 Views 56 Comments

€7 million of a one-off €10 million fund has been earmarked for improving the experiences of people using mental health services.

# hse - Monday 13 December, 2021

Number of patients on hospital trolleys hits highest level since pandemic began
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Number of patients on hospital trolleys hits highest level since pandemic began

Dec 13th 2021, 4:44 PM 33,212 Views 60 Comments

Today’s trolley figures have returned to similar pre-pandemic figures hit in 2019.

# hse - Saturday 11 December, 2021

Long queues continue at walk-in booster clinics, as HSE chief says people will be offered appointments
# Booster
# Booster

Long queues continue at walk-in booster clinics, as HSE chief says people will be offered appointments

Updated Dec 11th 2021, 2:35 PM 40,191 Views 30 Comments

Many centres have waiting times of over an hour this morning.

# hse - Friday 10 December, 2021

HSE hackers were in health service's computer system for eight weeks before cyber attack
# Report
# Report

HSE hackers were in health service's computer system for eight weeks before cyber attack

Updated Dec 10th 2021, 1:20 PM 40,758 Views 63 Comments
  • In the aftermath, there was significant disruption to healthcare operations and Covid-19 testing and tracing
  • The estimated cost of the attack is around €100 million
  • The report identified the legacy IT system as not resilient enough to cope with a cyber attack

# hse - Thursday 9 December, 2021

Taoiseach apologises to people turned away from vaccination centres
# Booster Programme
# Booster Programme

Taoiseach apologises to people turned away from vaccination centres

Updated Dec 9th 2021, 6:17 PM 31,385 Views 50 Comments

The HSE also apologised to anyone impacted by booster appointment issues.

# hse - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

More than 215,000 booster appointments missed in the last two weeks, Taoiseach tells Dáil
# Booster Shot
# Booster Shot

More than 215,000 booster appointments missed in the last two weeks, Taoiseach tells Dáil

Dec 7th 2021, 5:51 PM 25,182 Views 73 Comments

Questions over the actual number of booster ‘no-shows’ have been raised in recent weeks due to issues with the booking system.

# hse - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

Covid-19 PCR booking glitch resolved as system returns to working order
# PCR Booking
# PCR Booking

Covid-19 PCR booking glitch resolved as system returns to working order

Dec 1st 2021, 1:57 PM 9,507 Views 3 Comments

The online PCR booking portal was affected by the incident.

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