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# hse - Yesterday’s News

Non-EU doctors in Ireland to get more access to specialist training after pandemic campaign
# Healthcare System
# Healthcare System

Non-EU doctors in Ireland to get more access to specialist training after pandemic campaign

14 hours ago 16,286 Views 21 Comments

The move has been hailed as “a very important achievement”.

# hse - Friday 24 September, 2021

Roll out of Covid-19 booster jabs to start next week, HSE CEO says
# Paul Reid
# Paul Reid

Roll out of Covid-19 booster jabs to start next week, HSE CEO says

Fri 9:27 AM 22,019 Views 17 Comments

Reid said contact would be made with people who are deemed at the highest risk.

# hse - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Parents 'bawling their eyes out' as HSE relocates on-site therapists from special school
# Disability Services
# Disability Services

Parents 'bawling their eyes out' as HSE relocates on-site therapists from special school

Thu 6:00 AM 45,141 Views 25 Comments

The changes were made as part of the roll-out of a new centralised model of disability services.

# hse - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Use of Windows 7 computers 'not the sole reason' for HSE cyber attack, committee hears
# Cyber Security
# Cyber Security

Use of Windows 7 computers 'not the sole reason' for HSE cyber attack, committee hears

Wed 10:18 PM 19,034 Views 22 Comments

Minister of State Ossian Smyth spoke to members of an Oireachtas Committee earlier today.

# hse - Monday 20 September, 2021

Local politicians say they warned council and Irish Water of illness in Gorey in late August
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Local politicians say they warned council and Irish Water of illness in Gorey in late August

Updated Sep 20th 2021, 4:15 PM 28,555 Views 40 Comments

At least 52 people fell ill after untreated water passed through the system.

# hse - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Over 90% of people in Ireland aged over 16 are now fully vaccinated against Covid
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Over 90% of people in Ireland aged over 16 are now fully vaccinated against Covid

Sep 19th 2021, 12:36 PM 33,978 Views 43 Comments

It’s the highest rate in the European Union.

# hse - Friday 17 September, 2021

The HSE has reported more than 1,000 Covid-19 misinformation posts on social media
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

The HSE has reported more than 1,000 Covid-19 misinformation posts on social media

Sep 17th 2021, 2:15 PM 25,001 Views 48 Comments

Most of the complaints, 739, related to posts on Twitter.

Over €480 million spent on Covid-19 tests provided free of charge since start of pandemic
# Put To Test
# Put To Test

Over €480 million spent on Covid-19 tests provided free of charge since start of pandemic

Sep 17th 2021, 12:05 AM 13,580 Views 30 Comments
  • €217 million has been spent on providing free PCR tests this year up to August, Lauren Boland reports.
  • The HSE has purchased two million “I got my Covid-19 vaccine” badges and spent €8,800 on photo backdrops.
  • It is "very pleased" with the number of people sharing photos online after they receive a vaccine.

# hse - Thursday 16 September, 2021

HSE vows to fight for outstanding €23 million in ventilator refunds
# Ventilators
# Ventilators

HSE vows to fight for outstanding €23 million in ventilator refunds

Sep 16th 2021, 3:06 PM 16,803 Views 24 Comments

The HSE ordered 2,200 ventilators but only 465 were delivered from China and none of them were put to clinical use.

# hse - Friday 10 September, 2021

What's going on with the government's Sláintecare plan for the health service?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What's going on with the government's Sláintecare plan for the health service?

Sep 10th 2021, 8:00 PM 11,101 Views 15 Comments

The office in charge of the reforms saw two key departures this week.

'No plans' to reinstate HSE rehab unit closed during pandemic
# Addiction
# Addiction

'No plans' to reinstate HSE rehab unit closed during pandemic

Sep 10th 2021, 12:01 AM 20,376 Views 19 Comments
  • The Keltoi Rehab Unit continues to be used as a Covid isolation facility, reports Maria Delaney of Noteworthy, our investigative platform.
  • Keltoi closed 18 months ago, with previous Health Minister Simon Harris promising its reopening
  • Addiction service advocates are frustrated with the HSE response and are calling for a clear reopening date

# hse - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Opposition TDs call on Health Minister to explain Sláintecare resignations
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Opposition TDs call on Health Minister to explain Sláintecare resignations

Sep 9th 2021, 12:21 PM 17,247 Views 27 Comments

Laura Magahy and Dr Tom Keane have stepped down from their roles.

# hse - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

Less invasive saliva PCR test 'almost as accurate' as nose/throat swab
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Less invasive saliva PCR test 'almost as accurate' as nose/throat swab

Sep 8th 2021, 11:41 AM 19,414 Views 11 Comments

In a new Irish study 94% of the positive nose/throat samples also tested positive for Covid-19 via the saliva test.

# hse - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Covid-19: 12,000 students deemed close contacts are out of school
# Close Contacts
# Close Contacts

Covid-19: 12,000 students deemed close contacts are out of school

Sep 7th 2021, 11:42 AM 18,586 Views 27 Comments

About 1,200 schools now having identified a case among students.

# hse - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Garda operation targets gang behind HSE cyber attack
# Crime
# Crime

Garda operation targets gang behind HSE cyber attack

Sep 5th 2021, 12:19 PM 28,474 Views 27 Comments

A garda spokesman said the operation had “directly prevented” other ransomware attacks across the world.

# hse - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Sinn Féin TD calls on Oireachtas Committee to investigate HSE procurement of ventilators
# Ventilators
# Ventilators

Sinn Féin TD calls on Oireachtas Committee to investigate HSE procurement of ventilators

Sep 1st 2021, 1:17 PM 13,418 Views 18 Comments

The HSE has been criticised in an audit report about its procurement of the ventilators at the beginning of Covid-19.

# hse - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

New draft guidelines say maternity restrictions should be 'minimum' needed to curb virus
# Labour
# Labour

New draft guidelines say maternity restrictions should be 'minimum' needed to curb virus

Updated Aug 31st 2021, 10:45 PM 18,404 Views 6 Comments

Senior health sources say new guidelines would allow partners to stay all through labour and birth in single-occupancy rooms.

# hse - Friday 27 August, 2021

Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds
# Controversy
# Controversy

Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds

Aug 27th 2021, 4:02 PM 12,779 Views 35 Comments

The review also found that the Beacon’s vaccination centre strayed from HSE advice on pre-preparing vaccine vials.

# hse - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

16 pregnant women have been admitted to ICU with Covid-19 so far this year
# HSE
# HSE

16 pregnant women have been admitted to ICU with Covid-19 so far this year

Aug 24th 2021, 4:08 PM 23,719 Views 15 Comments

There were not fatalities among these women or their unborn babies.

# hse - Monday 23 August, 2021

'We're not there yet': Continued vaccine push as Covid cases in hospital increase over weekend
# High Incidence
# High Incidence

'We're not there yet': Continued vaccine push as Covid cases in hospital increase over weekend

Aug 23rd 2021, 9:22 AM 22,877 Views 69 Comments

Cases in hospital increased from 250 on Friday evening to 320 yesterday evening.

# hse - Sunday 22 August, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,688 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 1,688 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 22nd 2021, 3:25 PM 62,216 Views 84 Comments

314 people are in hospital with the virus, including 59 in ICU.

Covid hospital numbers hit highest level since March
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid hospital numbers hit highest level since March

Aug 22nd 2021, 12:08 PM 34,621 Views 27 Comments

55 additional people are in hospital with Covid and five more are in ICU.

# hse - Saturday 21 August, 2021

HSE chief urges people not to dismiss public health advice
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

HSE chief urges people not to dismiss public health advice

Aug 21st 2021, 11:02 AM 21,511 Views 72 Comments

Paul Reid said it was “never too late” to get a Covid vaccine.

# hse - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Almost 72,000 in 12-15 age group have received first Covid vaccine dose

Almost 72,000 in 12-15 age group have received first Covid vaccine dose

Aug 19th 2021, 5:04 PM 17,711 Views 65 Comments

There are 244 patients with Covid-19 in hospital today with 54 of those patients in ICU.

# hse - Monday 16 August, 2021

Warning over Covid-19 outbreaks across Limerick, Tipperary and Clare
# Outbreaks
# Outbreaks

Warning over Covid-19 outbreaks across Limerick, Tipperary and Clare

Aug 16th 2021, 3:16 PM 41,765 Views 7 Comments

The HSE has said the mid-west is experiencing the highest increases in the area since the start of the year.

# hse - Sunday 15 August, 2021

Covid-19 patients have 'disproportionate' impact on health system as hospitalisations rise
# Surge
# Surge

Covid-19 patients have 'disproportionate' impact on health system as hospitalisations rise

Updated Aug 15th 2021, 2:24 PM 43,640 Views 88 Comments

30,000 teenagers aged 12 to 15 have received a first vaccine dose.

# hse - Friday 13 August, 2021

Almost 65,000 children aged 12 to 15 are registered for a Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Almost 65,000 children aged 12 to 15 are registered for a Covid-19 vaccine

Aug 13th 2021, 9:04 AM 20,600 Views 136 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid confirmed the latest figures this morning.

# hse - Thursday 12 August, 2021

HSE chief says roadmap to easing maternity hospital restrictions 'would be valuable'
# Maternity
# Maternity

HSE chief says roadmap to easing maternity hospital restrictions 'would be valuable'

Updated Aug 12th 2021, 7:52 PM 16,022 Views 43 Comments

There has been criticism in recent months of the different approaches taken by maternity hospitals.

# hse - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

HSE to send link to people who test positive for Covid-19 to register close contacts
# Test And Trace
# Test And Trace

HSE to send link to people who test positive for Covid-19 to register close contacts

Aug 11th 2021, 7:03 PM 17,014 Views 12 Comments

The aim is to speed up the test-and-trace process, HSE officials said.

'Challenging winter ahead' for health service, says IMO president
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Challenging winter ahead' for health service, says IMO president

Aug 11th 2021, 8:54 AM 21,697 Views 33 Comments

Rising cases of Covid-19 and other respiratory viruses pose difficulties for an “exhausted” health system.

# hse - Monday 9 August, 2021

Almost 9,000 people attended walk-in Covid vaccine centres over the weekend
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Almost 9,000 people attended walk-in Covid vaccine centres over the weekend

Aug 9th 2021, 3:44 PM 11,622 Views 11 Comments

“We’re on the final leg of the vaccination programme now,” HSE chief Paul Reid said.

Vaccination for children aged 12 to 15 expected to begin this weekend
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Vaccination for children aged 12 to 15 expected to begin this weekend

Aug 9th 2021, 11:12 AM 19,079 Views 82 Comments

The Director of the HSE National Immunisation Office said a strong uptake is expected.

# hse - Friday 6 August, 2021

Maternity care: 'Inconsistencies' in updated hospital guidelines 'distressing'
# Maternity Restrictions
# Maternity Restrictions

Maternity care: 'Inconsistencies' in updated hospital guidelines 'distressing'

Aug 6th 2021, 12:32 PM 11,678 Views 16 Comments

New national guidance on the easing of restrictions at maternity hospitals allows partners to attend 12-week scans.

# hse - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Unions refer pandemic bonus request for health workers to Labour Court
# HSE
# HSE

Unions refer pandemic bonus request for health workers to Labour Court

Aug 5th 2021, 10:22 PM 19,982 Views 15 Comments

The HSE said that it is expected that the recognition issue will be addressed in the autumn.

New guidance for maternity hospitals on allowing partners attend 12-week scans and C-sections
# Covid19
# Covid19

New guidance for maternity hospitals on allowing partners attend 12-week scans and C-sections

Aug 5th 2021, 4:53 PM 14,466 Views 8 Comments

Dr Colm Henry said hospitals have to balance the needs of pregnant women with the risk to unvaccinated women.

# hse - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Over 30,000 people attended Covid vaccination walk-in centres at weekend
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Over 30,000 people attended Covid vaccination walk-in centres at weekend

Aug 3rd 2021, 7:38 AM 21,000 Views 44 Comments

“This initiative makes us beyond proud of younger people,” Paul Reid said.

# hse - Sunday 1 August, 2021

10,000 jabbed in a day as walk-in vaccine centres prove popular
# HSE
# HSE

10,000 jabbed in a day as walk-in vaccine centres prove popular

Aug 1st 2021, 2:34 PM 31,404 Views 72 Comments

The centres are operating in different locations across Ireland over the bank holiday weekend.

# hse - Friday 30 July, 2021

HSE staff who worked during pandemic should get bonus, Donnelly says
# Frontline
# Frontline

HSE staff who worked during pandemic should get bonus, Donnelly says

Jul 30th 2021, 9:45 AM 31,923 Views 92 Comments

The Health Minister was speaking after touring the HSE’s Limerick Covid-19 vaccination centre.

# hse - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Explainer: Why you may have a second dose vaccine appointment sooner than recommended
# Double Jabbed
# Double Jabbed

Explainer: Why you may have a second dose vaccine appointment sooner than recommended

Jul 29th 2021, 8:01 PM 51,169 Views 19 Comments

The HSE says that a 17 day gap for Pfizer is “safe and effective”.

People born between 1965 and 1985 should be tested for Hepatitis C, Hiqa recommends
# Hcv
# Hcv

People born between 1965 and 1985 should be tested for Hepatitis C, Hiqa recommends

Jul 29th 2021, 10:06 AM 132,816 Views 30 Comments

In Ireland, the prevalence of HCV infection is highest amongst those born during this period.

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