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# hse - Monday 26 September, 2022

Explainer: What you need to know about the new adapted Covid vaccines heading into winter
# Immunology
# Immunology

Explainer: What you need to know about the new adapted Covid vaccines heading into winter

Mon 12:05 AM 27,293 Views 22 Comments

Professor of Immunology Christine Loscher says the new jabs work ‘specifically against Omicron’.

# hse - Tuesday 20 September, 2022

HSE 'screening' files of patients that may have involved Kerry CAMHS scandal doctor
# Camhs
# Camhs

HSE 'screening' files of patients that may have involved Kerry CAMHS scandal doctor

Updated Sep 20th 2022, 1:38 PM 11,067 Views 0 Comments

The ‘screening’ follows a report in January that found 46 children had suffered significant harm.

# hse - Saturday 17 September, 2022

Budget 2023 must address 'chronic' overcrowding in Irish hospitals, says INMO
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Budget 2023 must address 'chronic' overcrowding in Irish hospitals, says INMO

Sep 17th 2022, 1:07 PM 9,341 Views 19 Comments

It called for a ‘laser focus’ on recruitment of nurses and midwives.

# hse - Friday 16 September, 2022

Hundreds take part in protest against plans to close emergency department at Navan hospital
# Navan
# Navan

Hundreds take part in protest against plans to close emergency department at Navan hospital

Updated Sep 16th 2022, 4:30 PM 12,331 Views 18 Comments

Organiser Peader Toíbín has called on ‘political establishment to realise how important this issue is’.

# hse - Saturday 3 September, 2022

HSE warns about 'double strength' MDMA at Electric Picnic
# Purple Skulls
# Purple Skulls

HSE warns about 'double strength' MDMA at Electric Picnic

Sep 3rd 2022, 7:25 AM 38,048 Views 37 Comments

The tablet’s contents are “approximately two times the average adult dose”.

# hse - Wednesday 31 August, 2022

Families hit out at 'added stress' of hospital parking while children undergo cancer treatment
# Hidden Costs
# Hidden Costs

Families hit out at 'added stress' of hospital parking while children undergo cancer treatment

Aug 31st 2022, 4:06 PM 20,136 Views 16 Comments

One parent told the report: ‘I feel guilty worrying about money because I’m so happy my children are well.’

# hse - Thursday 25 August, 2022

People aged 50 and over can now get their Covid-19 booster vaccine
# Booster
# Booster

People aged 50 and over can now get their Covid-19 booster vaccine

Aug 25th 2022, 7:44 AM 15,663 Views 5 Comments

From today, this age group can book their booster appointment.

# hse - Wednesday 17 August, 2022

Monkeypox: Around 600 people to receive vaccine during first phase of wider rollout
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Monkeypox: Around 600 people to receive vaccine during first phase of wider rollout

Updated Aug 17th 2022, 5:33 PM 33,055 Views 18 Comments

Services will contact this group in the coming days and the HSE aims to deliver two doses 28 days apart.

# hse - Tuesday 16 August, 2022

Fianna Fáil TD calls for Robert Watt to be made boss of the HSE and the Dept of Health
# HEALTH OVERHAUL
# HEALTH OVERHAUL

Fianna Fáil TD calls for Robert Watt to be made boss of the HSE and the Dept of Health

Aug 16th 2022, 2:15 PM 32,327 Views 33 Comments

Barry Cowen believes it is time to share leadership between the two bodies.

Paul Reid to step down as HSE CEO in October - two months earlier than expected
# Moving On
# Moving On

Paul Reid to step down as HSE CEO in October - two months earlier than expected

Aug 16th 2022, 8:48 AM 31,768 Views 50 Comments

Reid was due to stay in the role until December.

# hse - Friday 12 August, 2022

Call for zero VAT rate to be applied to HRT for women in menopause
# Menopause
# Menopause

Call for zero VAT rate to be applied to HRT for women in menopause

Aug 12th 2022, 6:00 AM 11,726 Views 4 Comments

The Department of Health has suggested that all non-oral medication on the HSE’s formal reimbursement list could benefit from a zero VAT rate.

# hse - Thursday 11 August, 2022

HSE flagged over 3,000 Covid-19 social media posts due to misinformation
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

HSE flagged over 3,000 Covid-19 social media posts due to misinformation

Aug 11th 2022, 1:05 PM 9,827 Views 15 Comments

Most of the flagged posts were on Twitter.

# hse - Monday 8 August, 2022

Doctors 'struggling to get paid' due to payroll issues in hospital changeover, IMO says
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Doctors 'struggling to get paid' due to payroll issues in hospital changeover, IMO says

Aug 8th 2022, 10:13 AM 17,721 Views 28 Comments

Non-consultant hospital doctors regularly move hospitals and must join a new payroll system each time.

# hse - Saturday 6 August, 2022

Uptick in mumps in recent weeks as HSE advises MMR vaccine for anyone without two doses
# Infectious
# Infectious

Uptick in mumps in recent weeks as HSE advises MMR vaccine for anyone without two doses

Aug 6th 2022, 7:00 AM 10,226 Views 6 Comments

Of 46 cases this year so far, nearly one-third were notified in July.

# hse - Friday 5 August, 2022

Vaccination advice for groups most at risk of monkeypox to be issued soon
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Vaccination advice for groups most at risk of monkeypox to be issued soon

Aug 5th 2022, 3:58 PM 9,125 Views 10 Comments

It follows calls to speed up the rollout of the vaccine to at-risk groups.

# hse - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Monkeypox: Use of smallpox vaccine to be extended to groups at high risk of exposure
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Monkeypox: Use of smallpox vaccine to be extended to groups at high risk of exposure

Jul 26th 2022, 3:54 PM 25,181 Views 21 Comments

The current outbreak of the virus was deemed a public health emergency by the WHO over the weekend.

# hse - Friday 22 July, 2022

EU medicines agency recommends use of smallpox vaccine against monkeypox
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

EU medicines agency recommends use of smallpox vaccine against monkeypox

Jul 22nd 2022, 1:20 PM 10,504 Views 10 Comments

Monkeypox resembles smallpox but is less dangerous and contagious.

# hse - Thursday 14 July, 2022

1,500 surgeries expected for Irish patients at new Spanish hospital
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

1,500 surgeries expected for Irish patients at new Spanish hospital

Jul 14th 2022, 7:05 AM 35,911 Views 52 Comments

The treatment will be available because of the EU Cross Border Directive.

# hse - Friday 8 July, 2022

Supreme Court to hear HSE's appeal over decision to lift consultant doctor's suspension
# St Luke's Kilkenny
# St Luke's Kilkenny

Supreme Court to hear HSE's appeal over decision to lift consultant doctor's suspension

Jul 8th 2022, 6:36 PM 22,686 Views 0 Comments

The Court of Appeal ruled that Prof Ray O’Sullivan was entitled to return to his job that he was suspended from on foot of the complaints against him in 2019.

# hse - Friday 1 July, 2022

'Leadership and courage': Dr Tony Holohan steps down as CMO today after 14 years
# Last Day
# Last Day

'Leadership and courage': Dr Tony Holohan steps down as CMO today after 14 years

Updated Jul 1st 2022, 5:01 PM 35,740 Views 68 Comments

Professor Breda Smyth has been appointed to serve as Ireland’s interim chief medical officer.

# hse - Thursday 30 June, 2022

HSE cuts child development checks in west Dublin due to 'staff shortages'
# Health
# Health

HSE cuts child development checks in west Dublin due to 'staff shortages'

Jun 30th 2022, 6:30 PM 13,626 Views 10 Comments

Parents have been contacted this week with the news.

Private mental health centres provide better care than HSE facilities, report finds
# Inequality
# Inequality

Private mental health centres provide better care than HSE facilities, report finds

Jun 30th 2022, 6:05 AM 9,699 Views 6 Comments

Inspectors highlighted multiple serious risks and poor environments across five HSE approved centres in Cork.

# hse - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Over 3,000 hospitalisations a year among women suffering severe pregnancy sickness
# Hyperemisis Gravidarum
# Hyperemisis Gravidarum

Over 3,000 hospitalisations a year among women suffering severe pregnancy sickness

Jun 29th 2022, 6:05 AM 9,795 Views 19 Comments

A drug that treats hyperemesis is unavailable on the drugs payment scheme or medical card.

# hse - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Over 60% acute hospitals operating at unsafe bed occupancy levels
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Over 60% acute hospitals operating at unsafe bed occupancy levels

Jun 28th 2022, 8:30 PM 9,118 Views 9 Comments

Five hospitals had an average monthly bed occupancy of 100% or more from January to March 2022.

'Timing is key': Parents call for inclusion of rare genetic disease in newborn heel prick test
# Sma
# Sma

'Timing is key': Parents call for inclusion of rare genetic disease in newborn heel prick test

Jun 28th 2022, 6:00 AM 12,042 Views 2 Comments

SMA is a degenerative disease that causes damage to nerves that develop muscle function and allow children to eat, move and breathe.

# hse - Monday 27 June, 2022

Paul Reid to quit as HSE boss in December to spend more time with family
# HSE
# HSE

Paul Reid to quit as HSE boss in December to spend more time with family

Updated Jun 27th 2022, 2:39 PM 73,834 Views 127 Comments

Reid said he believes the HSE is entering a new phase and that the appointment of a new leader is now timely.

# hse - Sunday 26 June, 2022

HSE chief says Navan Hospital plan will proceed despite Minister's instruction
# Emergency Care
# Emergency Care

HSE chief says Navan Hospital plan will proceed despite Minister's instruction

Jun 26th 2022, 4:31 PM 30,645 Views 29 Comments

Last week the Health Minister said he was not satisfied with the plan.

# hse - Thursday 23 June, 2022

28 cases of monkeypox have been detected in Ireland
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

28 cases of monkeypox have been detected in Ireland

Jun 23rd 2022, 5:43 PM 16,687 Views 16 Comments

All 28 patients with monkeypox are men and the majority are aged between 25 and 44.

# hse - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

HSE unit deployed to Limerick hospital to address ‘chronic’ overcrowding'
# Hiqa Report
# Hiqa Report

HSE unit deployed to Limerick hospital to address ‘chronic’ overcrowding'

Jun 22nd 2022, 7:55 PM 15,869 Views 20 Comments

A performance management improvement unit of the HSE is to “engage urgently” with University Hospital Limerick.

# hse - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

HSE's highest-paid staff member last year earned over €750,000
# Mega Bucks
# Mega Bucks

HSE's highest-paid staff member last year earned over €750,000

Jun 21st 2022, 12:58 PM 40,829 Views 66 Comments

Six individuals had total earnings from salary and allowances of over €500,000 in 2021.

# hse - Friday 17 June, 2022

Patient care in University Hospital Limerick ED compromised due to overcrowding
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Patient care in University Hospital Limerick ED compromised due to overcrowding

Updated Jun 17th 2022, 1:00 PM 11,123 Views 35 Comments

A HIQA inspection has found that the health and welfare of people receiving care in the department was at risk.

6% of eating disorder patients admitted to hospital have received specialist care since 2018
# HSE
# HSE

6% of eating disorder patients admitted to hospital have received specialist care since 2018

Jun 17th 2022, 6:00 AM 6,482 Views 0 Comments

46 patients have received treatment in the dedicated eating disorder service at St Vincent’s University Hospital in the last five years.

# hse - Thursday 16 June, 2022

Critically ill patients in Meath ‘not given best opportunity of survival’
# Our Lady's Hospital Navan
# Our Lady's Hospital Navan

Critically ill patients in Meath ‘not given best opportunity of survival’

Jun 16th 2022, 7:54 PM 17,500 Views 13 Comments

The clinical director of Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan has stressed the serious patient safety risk that exists at the hospital.

HSE urges people to get their booster vaccine as Covid cases increase across Ireland
# Get Boosted
# Get Boosted

HSE urges people to get their booster vaccine as Covid cases increase across Ireland

Jun 16th 2022, 5:27 PM 28,731 Views 18 Comments

The HSE said those who are most vulnerable should get the jab ASAP.

Farmer gored by bull recalls how Irish Air Ambulance saved his life
# Irish Air Corps
# Irish Air Corps

Farmer gored by bull recalls how Irish Air Ambulance saved his life

Jun 16th 2022, 1:31 PM 19,099 Views 4 Comments

The Emergency Aeromedical Service is based in Athlone and is staffed by Irish Air Corps and National Ambulance Service staff.

# hse - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

Tánaiste says Government has not sanctioned the closure of Navan emergency department
# HSE
# HSE

Tánaiste says Government has not sanctioned the closure of Navan emergency department

Updated Jun 14th 2022, 2:00 PM 9,230 Views 17 Comments

The Health Minister said several issues must be addressed before any transition can take place, including capacity at other hospitals.

# hse - Monday 13 June, 2022

Nurses suffering from burnout due to overcrowding in A&E, says INMO
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Nurses suffering from burnout due to overcrowding in A&E, says INMO

Jun 13th 2022, 9:00 PM 9,275 Views 5 Comments

The INMO has said the dignity of patients is often diminished because of overcrowded conditions.

Emergency department in Navan to be replaced with 'medical assessment unit'
# Hospital
# Hospital

Emergency department in Navan to be replaced with 'medical assessment unit'

Jun 13th 2022, 3:30 PM 10,410 Views 14 Comments

Medical emergencies such as heart attacks and strokes will no longer be treated at the hospital.

# hse - Saturday 11 June, 2022

Families protest outside Cork hospital over incineration of their babies' organs
# HSE
# HSE

Families protest outside Cork hospital over incineration of their babies' organs

Jun 11th 2022, 3:52 PM 13,613 Views 5 Comments

Eighteen families found out the organs of their dead babies were incinerated overseas without their consent.

# hse - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Opinion: 'A real home feels like an unattainable dream' for many disabled people
# No Room
# No Room

Opinion: 'A real home feels like an unattainable dream' for many disabled people

Jun 9th 2022, 7:01 PM 9,235 Views 19 Comments

Julie Helen of Inclusion Ireland is calling for government action on housing and supports in Budget 2023.

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