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# hse - Yesterday’s News

'Beyond belief': HSE chief says Beacon Hospital should reconsider stance against signing surge capacity deal
# Surge Capacity
# Surge Capacity

'Beyond belief': HSE chief says Beacon Hospital should reconsider stance against signing surge capacity deal

Sat 2:07 PM 102,785 Views 122 Comments

The Beacon has chosen not to join a surge capacity agreement between private hospitals and the HSE.

HSE confirms prison nurses will be vaccinated as frontline healthcare workers - but timeline remains unclear
# Covid Jab
# Covid Jab

HSE confirms prison nurses will be vaccinated as frontline healthcare workers - but timeline remains unclear

Sat 7:30 AM 11,829 Views 20 Comments

Some prison nurses were told they would not included in the first stage of the vaccine roll-out at all.

# hse - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Extra funding promised for eating disorder services last year was spent elsewhere
# Funding Failure
# Funding Failure

Extra funding promised for eating disorder services last year was spent elsewhere

Thu 9:30 PM 13,379 Views 8 Comments

Since 2018, just over 3% of money allocated to improve supports and treatment was actually spent on this by HSE.

HSE says 77,303 people - 1.58% of the population - have received first dose of vaccine so far in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE says 77,303 people - 1.58% of the population - have received first dose of vaccine so far in Ireland

Thu 2:23 PM 37,355 Views 104 Comments

The HSE gave an update on the vaccination programme this afternoon.

# hse - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

HSE calls close contacts back into work with more than 7,000 health staff absent
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE calls close contacts back into work with more than 7,000 health staff absent

Wed 11:50 AM 30,582 Views 58 Comments

The HSE has said close contacts returning to work are tested and closely monitored.

# hse - Saturday 9 January, 2021

'A fire that's burned continually since March is now raging out of control': Unions question HSE recruitment pledges
# Covid Crisis
# Covid Crisis

'A fire that's burned continually since March is now raging out of control': Unions question HSE recruitment pledges

Jan 9th 2021, 6:30 AM 57,803 Views 32 Comments

Unions and healthcare workers on the ground have said the situation is at breaking point.

Q&A: The vaccine rollout has begun - we've been putting your latest questions to the experts
# Reader Questions
# Reader Questions

Q&A: The vaccine rollout has begun - we've been putting your latest questions to the experts

Jan 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 50,453 Views 45 Comments

Thousands of people have been given their first jab – and the programme will be ramped up in the coming months.

# hse - Friday 8 January, 2021

Debunked: No, this poster is not from the HSE telling people to report neighbours who do not wear a mask
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: No, this poster is not from the HSE telling people to report neighbours who do not wear a mask

Jan 8th 2021, 12:55 PM 24,788 Views 0 Comments

A poster that falsely claims to have been published by the HSE is being shared on social media.

# hse - Thursday 7 January, 2021

INMO warns staffing levels in the Irish health service are in 'freefall'
# Covid19
# Covid19

INMO warns staffing levels in the Irish health service are in 'freefall'

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 9:05 PM 60,917 Views 73 Comments

Worst case scenario projections put numbers requiring critical care beyond even our surge capacity.

# hse - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Hospitalisations reach 817 as HSE CEO says health service 'under real threat'
# HSE
# HSE

Hospitalisations reach 817 as HSE CEO says health service 'under real threat'

Updated Jan 5th 2021, 3:11 PM 90,700 Views 141 Comments

There are 817 people with Covid-19 in hospital as of this morning.

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about Covid-19 vaccines and the rollout in Ireland?
# Answers
# Answers

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about Covid-19 vaccines and the rollout in Ireland?

Jan 5th 2021, 12:14 PM 17,871 Views 0 Comments

By the end of this week it is expected 35,000 people will have received their first dose.

# hse - Monday 4 January, 2021

35,000 to receive first Covid-19 dose this week, Health Minister says
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

35,000 to receive first Covid-19 dose this week, Health Minister says

Updated Jan 4th 2021, 2:17 PM 36,260 Views 94 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said 4,000 people received the vaccine in the first few days of the rollout.

# hse - Friday 1 January, 2021

'The virus is absolutely rampant': Up to 15,000 people per day referred for tests as Covid surge takes hold
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'The virus is absolutely rampant': Up to 15,000 people per day referred for tests as Covid surge takes hold

Jan 1st 2021, 10:13 AM 130,984 Views 197 Comments

“Everybody is at extremely high risk of catching the virus,” the chief executive of the HSE said.

# hse - Thursday 31 December, 2020

'It's a huge comfort our daughter saved someone else's life': 190 organ transplants carried out this year
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

'It's a huge comfort our daughter saved someone else's life': 190 organ transplants carried out this year

Dec 31st 2020, 3:24 PM 19,060 Views 8 Comments

Ninety donors were involved in the process – 62 people who had died and 28 living donors.

Over 53,000 patients went without beds in Irish hospitals in 2020, INMO says
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

Over 53,000 patients went without beds in Irish hospitals in 2020, INMO says

Dec 31st 2020, 2:28 PM 10,388 Views 36 Comments

The organisation said hospital overcrowding is “unacceptable at the best of times, but it is doubly so when dealing with a contagious virus”.

Transgender healthcare report recommends all patients receive psychological support in Ireland, not UK
# Steering Committee
# Steering Committee

Transgender healthcare report recommends all patients receive psychological support in Ireland, not UK

Dec 31st 2020, 12:36 PM 15,033 Views 0 Comments

The long-awaited report has been published by the HSE after a number of delays.

# hse - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

'Full Level 5': What do the new restrictions mean for households and businesses?
# Level 5
# Level 5

'Full Level 5': What do the new restrictions mean for households and businesses?

Dec 30th 2020, 7:52 PM 91,567 Views 104 Comments

The new restrictions come into force tonight until 31 January.

HSE reporting 'around 100 cases a day' of people with between 20 and 30 close contacts
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

HSE reporting 'around 100 cases a day' of people with between 20 and 30 close contacts

Dec 30th 2020, 5:03 PM 37,677 Views 59 Comments

The health service says Covid-19 is now presenting a “very alarming” challenge.

# hse - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Cabinet to meet as number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Irish hospitals hits seven-month high
# Hospital Admissions
# Hospital Admissions

Cabinet to meet as number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Irish hospitals hits seven-month high

Dec 29th 2020, 1:48 PM 76,630 Views 89 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said ministers will consider current Level 5 restrictions in light of the data.

Covid-19 vaccine rollout begins today at four Irish hospitals
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Covid-19 vaccine rollout begins today at four Irish hospitals

Dec 29th 2020, 9:01 AM 54,693 Views 89 Comments
  • The first doses will be delivered to four hospitals around the country at lunchtime.
  • A 79-year-old patient named Annie will be the first person to receive the vaccine.
  • In the initial rollout phase, half of the doses will be held back until there is regularity of supply.
Drug testing at music festivals will be ready to be rolled out by summer 2021
# Drug Testing
# Drug Testing

Drug testing at music festivals will be ready to be rolled out by summer 2021

Dec 29th 2020, 12:05 AM 48,475 Views 55 Comments

Junior Minister Frank Feighan says a working group has looked at the issues of drug testing and amnesty bins.

# hse - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Paul Reid says Covid-19 vaccine rollout to start on Tuesday instead of Wednesday
# Paul Reid
# Paul Reid

Paul Reid says Covid-19 vaccine rollout to start on Tuesday instead of Wednesday

Updated Dec 27th 2020, 1:25 PM 65,402 Views 131 Comments

Ireland’s inoculation rollout had been expected to begin four days after receiving the vaccine, which medical professionals had questioned.

# hse - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Ireland's Covid-19 situation 'deteriorating at more rapid pace' than any other European country
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ireland's Covid-19 situation 'deteriorating at more rapid pace' than any other European country

Dec 23rd 2020, 4:01 PM 57,038 Views 96 Comments

The HSE has said we are heading into “a very volatile” period.

# hse - Monday 21 December, 2020

'It gave me back my life': Transplant patient urges people to talk to their families about organ donation wishes
# Gift Of Life
# Gift Of Life

'It gave me back my life': Transplant patient urges people to talk to their families about organ donation wishes

Dec 21st 2020, 9:00 PM 13,523 Views 10 Comments

Transplants through deceased donors are down 25% on last year.

# hse - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Reader Q&A: The Swine Flu vaccine was fast-tracked too - so how are things different this time around?
# Questions Answered
# Questions Answered

Reader Q&A: The Swine Flu vaccine was fast-tracked too - so how are things different this time around?

Dec 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 24,047 Views 26 Comments

Vaccinations in the European Union are set to begin from 27 December.

# hse - Thursday 17 December, 2020

HSE in 'detailed discussions' with company over €14m contract for ventilators that failed quality checks
# Equipment Scramble
# Equipment Scramble

HSE in 'detailed discussions' with company over €14m contract for ventilators that failed quality checks

Dec 17th 2020, 5:09 PM 22,658 Views 35 Comments

Questions were raised about the deal in the Dáil today

'Only meet people indoors that you trust with your life': Stark warning from HSE ahead of Christmas
# Limit The Spread
# Limit The Spread

'Only meet people indoors that you trust with your life': Stark warning from HSE ahead of Christmas

Dec 17th 2020, 3:47 PM 44,018 Views 50 Comments

The HSE said today that someone must prepare now if they’re visiting someone older or medically vulnerable at Christmas.

'It can only get worse': Anger over lack of progress in transfer of services from St John of Gods to HSE
# Sjog
# Sjog

'It can only get worse': Anger over lack of progress in transfer of services from St John of Gods to HSE

Dec 17th 2020, 2:11 PM 9,088 Views 6 Comments

Parents said they feel “stuck in the middle” between the two organisations.

# hse - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

A small volume of Covid-19 vaccines could be available this month, Taoiseach tells FF TDs
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

A small volume of Covid-19 vaccines could be available this month, Taoiseach tells FF TDs

Updated Dec 16th 2020, 8:55 PM 17,063 Views 34 Comments

Up to 15 mass vaccination centres around the country are being considered, the health committee also heard today.

# hse - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Here's what'll happen when you go to get your Covid-19 vaccine
# Covid19
# Covid19

Here's what'll happen when you go to get your Covid-19 vaccine

Dec 15th 2020, 3:25 PM 22,658 Views 27 Comments

For the larger roll-out, the vaccines will be administered in large vaccination centres and also GP surgeries and pharmacies.

# hse - Friday 11 December, 2020

No cases of flu recorded by HSE so far this winter
# Influenza
# Influenza

No cases of flu recorded by HSE so far this winter

Dec 11th 2020, 10:07 AM 62,012 Views 77 Comments

Two deaths and 107 new cases of the illness were reported in the same week last year.

# hse - Thursday 10 December, 2020

HSE will call on 'influential groups' to encourage people to get Covid-19 vaccine
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

HSE will call on 'influential groups' to encourage people to get Covid-19 vaccine

Dec 10th 2020, 5:28 PM 11,154 Views 43 Comments

CEO Paul Reid said the HSE wants to stay ‘well ahead’ of anti vaccination campaigns and get clear and precise information to people.

# hse - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Student nurse: 'I never understood why nurses left Ireland, but now I plan to join them'
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Student nurse: 'I never understood why nurses left Ireland, but now I plan to join them'

Dec 5th 2020, 7:30 AM 145,191 Views 166 Comments

Chloe Slevin shares her disgust at the recent decision by Government to vote down a motion to pay student nurses and midwives.

# hse - Thursday 3 December, 2020

HSE says it's 'realistic' to expect Ireland will begin vaccination programme in early days of January
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE says it's 'realistic' to expect Ireland will begin vaccination programme in early days of January

Dec 3rd 2020, 5:15 PM 17,833 Views 40 Comments

CEO Paul Reid said it will still be “some time” before a vaccine is our main line of defence against the virus.

Full Covid-19 testing and tracing will be provided during the Christmas period
# HSE
# HSE

Full Covid-19 testing and tracing will be provided during the Christmas period

Dec 3rd 2020, 3:59 PM 10,560 Views 5 Comments

The Covid facilities will have to be fully resourced over the holidays, says the HSE.

# hse - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

HSE targets TikTok teens in bid to curb spread of Covid-19
# Social Media
# Social Media

HSE targets TikTok teens in bid to curb spread of Covid-19

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:30 AM 12,914 Views 8 Comments

The HSE has said it’s “very happy” with the role its advertising has played in keeping people in Ireland “informed and motivated” during the pandemic.

# hse - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Dr Mark Murphy: We need to rethink how we fund the health service
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Dr Mark Murphy: We need to rethink how we fund the health service

Dec 1st 2020, 7:00 AM 16,124 Views 17 Comments

Dublin-based GP Mark Murphy illustrates where the failings are in how we fund our healthcare system.

# hse - Monday 30 November, 2020

Health Minister 'disappointed' at public health doctor plans to strike for three days in January
# IMO
# IMO

Health Minister 'disappointed' at public health doctor plans to strike for three days in January

Updated Nov 30th 2020, 10:38 PM 40,149 Views 42 Comments

The IMO has expressed disappointment at “no meaningful engagement” from the Department of Health for five months.

# hse - Friday 27 November, 2020

NPHET warned R number would be impacted if hospitality and home visits were allowed
# Level 5 To 3
# Level 5 To 3

NPHET warned R number would be impacted if hospitality and home visits were allowed

Nov 27th 2020, 8:43 PM 26,261 Views 63 Comments

It said that “the disease trajectory could once again turn quite quickly” in Ireland.

# hse - Thursday 26 November, 2020

2,000 cancer diagnoses may not have been made due to impact of Covid-19 on services
# Cancer
# Cancer

2,000 cancer diagnoses may not have been made due to impact of Covid-19 on services

Nov 26th 2020, 5:31 PM 10,368 Views 34 Comments

Referrals and attendances at clinics dipped significantly at the start of the pandemic.

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