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# hse - Today’s News

Q&A: Why Ireland changed its guidelines for the AstraZeneca vaccine - and how it'll affect the rollout
# Rare Blood Clotting
# Rare Blood Clotting

Q&A: Why Ireland changed its guidelines for the AstraZeneca vaccine - and how it'll affect the rollout

6 hours ago 55,000 Views 75 Comments

The HSE is going to consider over the next few days how this affects the vaccine rollout.

# hse - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'The light is shining a little brighter': Number of Covid-19 patients in hospital continues to fall
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'The light is shining a little brighter': Number of Covid-19 patients in hospital continues to fall

Updated Sat 2:07 PM 34,630 Views 44 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid described the figures as a ‘good start to the weekend’.

# hse - Thursday 8 April, 2021

10 cases of Covid-19 detected in mandatory hotel quarantine
# Quarantine Hotels
# Quarantine Hotels

10 cases of Covid-19 detected in mandatory hotel quarantine

Thu 8:10 PM 46,810 Views 37 Comments

Contact tracing also found that people most commonly mentioned shopping and work as possible sources of transmission.

# hse - Friday 2 April, 2021

Healthcare workers being vaccinated 'will be taken into consideration' in reviewing maternity hospital restrictions
# Maternity Hospitals
# Maternity Hospitals

Healthcare workers being vaccinated 'will be taken into consideration' in reviewing maternity hospital restrictions

Apr 2nd 2021, 5:37 PM 27,198 Views 12 Comments

The easing of maternity hospital restrictions was not included in the government’s roadmap for reopening the country.

# hse - Thursday 1 April, 2021

HSE aware of 'marginal' instances of people accessing vaccine ahead of position in schedule
# Queue
# Queue

HSE aware of 'marginal' instances of people accessing vaccine ahead of position in schedule

Apr 1st 2021, 3:47 PM 19,493 Views 24 Comments

Details of a review into the Beacon Hosptial’s vaccine allocation are being finalised today.

# hse - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

HSE says it's doing everything it can to get capacity test for man who wants to be allowed die
# High Court
# High Court

HSE says it's doing everything it can to get capacity test for man who wants to be allowed die

Mar 31st 2021, 5:14 PM 23,045 Views 12 Comments

The man has informed both his family and his solicitor that he wants his ventilator turned off.

Wider-scale retrospective contact tracing begins today - here's how it'll work
# Source Investigation
# Source Investigation

Wider-scale retrospective contact tracing begins today - here's how it'll work

Mar 31st 2021, 12:54 PM 14,033 Views 13 Comments

For the 20% of cases categorised as community transmission, additional questions will be asked about their movements over the previous seven days.

'The lack of medical support is a travesty': Trans people facing five-year healthcare waiting list
# National Gender Service
# National Gender Service

'The lack of medical support is a travesty': Trans people facing five-year healthcare waiting list

Mar 31st 2021, 6:00 AM 30,139 Views 0 Comments

On Transgender Day of Visibility, Teni CEO Éirénne Carroll talks to The Journal about access to healthcare in Ireland and worrying developments in the US.

# hse - Monday 29 March, 2021

Man with catastrophic injuries seeks court orders that would allow him to die
# Courts
# Courts

Man with catastrophic injuries seeks court orders that would allow him to die

Mar 29th 2021, 6:58 PM 56,927 Views 0 Comments

The man suffered a broken neck in a fall earlier this year.

Positivity rate running at 3% as 7,500 people attend walk-in Covid-19 test centres
# Community Testing
# Community Testing

Positivity rate running at 3% as 7,500 people attend walk-in Covid-19 test centres

Mar 29th 2021, 9:48 AM 39,261 Views 55 Comments

Four of the walk-in centres are in different parts of Dublin and one is in Tullamore.

# hse - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Allegations of department gathering dossiers on children with autism 'extremely concerning', says Paul Reid
# Autism
# Autism

Allegations of department gathering dossiers on children with autism 'extremely concerning', says Paul Reid

Mar 28th 2021, 5:25 PM 23,719 Views 34 Comments

Patient confidentiality is one of the cornerstones of the health service, said the HSE boss.

# hse - Thursday 25 March, 2021

1,400 people attend new 'walk-in, no appointment needed' Covid-19 test centres today
# Test Centres
# Test Centres

1,400 people attend new 'walk-in, no appointment needed' Covid-19 test centres today

Updated Mar 25th 2021, 5:53 PM 55,085 Views 83 Comments

The temporary testing centres will allow people who don’t have symptoms of Covid-19 to get a free test.

HSE to roll-out widescale retrospective contact tracing from 31 March
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE to roll-out widescale retrospective contact tracing from 31 March

Mar 25th 2021, 5:47 PM 28,562 Views 37 Comments

Around 20% of cases are currently identified as community transmission.

# hse - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Vaccine target of over 85,000 reached last week despite only 301 jabs on Sunday
# Shot In The Arm
# Shot In The Arm

Vaccine target of over 85,000 reached last week despite only 301 jabs on Sunday

Mar 17th 2021, 1:21 PM 27,514 Views 37 Comments

9.5% of the population have now received at least one dose.

# hse - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

120,000 doses of children's flu vaccine destroyed due to low uptake, despite 'heavyweight' promotion campaign
# Flu Season
# Flu Season

120,000 doses of children's flu vaccine destroyed due to low uptake, despite 'heavyweight' promotion campaign

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 6:30 AM 29,753 Views 29 Comments

The flu vaccine was free for children in Ireland for the first time in 2020.

# hse - Monday 15 March, 2021

EMA says benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine 'outweigh the risks of side effects'
# Blood Clots
# Blood Clots

EMA says benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine 'outweigh the risks of side effects'

Updated Mar 15th 2021, 5:59 PM 53,087 Views 120 Comments
  • NIAC has recommended that the administration of the Covid-19 AstraZeneca vaccine be temporarily deferred.
  • Germany, France and Italy today halted use of the vaccine after, on Saturday, Norwegian officials reported further cases of blood clots or brain haemorrhages in younger people who received the jab.
  • The World Health Organization has said no causal link had been established between the vaccine and blood clotting.

# hse - Friday 12 March, 2021

Vaccinations and hope for family visits raise spirits at Kildare nursing home
# Craddock Nursing Home
# Craddock Nursing Home

Vaccinations and hope for family visits raise spirits at Kildare nursing home

Mar 12th 2021, 7:29 AM 12,957 Views 8 Comments

The red carpet was rolled out on the day residents and staff received their first dose of the vaccine at Craddock House.

# hse - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Court approves €7.5m settlement for teenager who sued HSE over medical negligence
# Courts
# Courts

Court approves €7.5m settlement for teenager who sued HSE over medical negligence

Mar 11th 2021, 2:23 PM 17,571 Views 1 Comment

17-year-old Kyle Corcoran brought High Court proceedings against the HSE claiming it had been negligent at the time of his birth.

# hse - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

HSE boss Paul Reid’s salary increases to €420,103
# Pay Package
# Pay Package

HSE boss Paul Reid’s salary increases to €420,103

Mar 10th 2021, 8:30 AM 64,696 Views 149 Comments

Reid was the best paid non-medical member of HSE staff last year by some distance.

Serial Covid-19 testing in nursing homes showing positivity rate of just 0.2%, Reid says
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Serial Covid-19 testing in nursing homes showing positivity rate of just 0.2%, Reid says

Mar 10th 2021, 7:47 AM 11,705 Views 14 Comments

As of Saturday evening, there were 523,069 vaccine doses administered across the country.

# hse - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

HSE: Vaccine plan has already changed 15-17 times due to supply shortfalls and sequencing changes
# Vaccine Supply
# Vaccine Supply

HSE: Vaccine plan has already changed 15-17 times due to supply shortfalls and sequencing changes

Updated Mar 9th 2021, 8:05 PM 48,900 Views 130 Comments

The Health Minister said the vaccination programme “hasn’t all been flawless”, but is making an impact on infection rates among some cohorts.

Paul Reid says Ireland is 'coming out of very challenging period' but is 'not out of the woods yet'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Paul Reid says Ireland is 'coming out of very challenging period' but is 'not out of the woods yet'

Mar 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 27,376 Views 54 Comments

The HSE CEO is due to tell the Oireachtas Health Committee that all major indicators of Covid-19 are now trending downwards.

# hse - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Paul Reid: 10,000 vaccine doses to be given to high-risk people aged 16-69 this week
# HSE
# HSE

Paul Reid: 10,000 vaccine doses to be given to high-risk people aged 16-69 this week

Updated Mar 7th 2021, 5:17 PM 39,662 Views 91 Comments

Arlene Foster says there will be an issue with different levels of vaccination across Ireland.

Explainer: Here's what we know about Johnson & Johnson's one-dose vaccine
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: Here's what we know about Johnson & Johnson's one-dose vaccine

Mar 7th 2021, 12:05 AM 56,445 Views 40 Comments

The vaccine is expected to get the green light from the EU regulator on Thursday.

# hse - Friday 5 March, 2021

All over-70s in a Kerry village have received their first Covid-19 vaccine
# Sneem
# Sneem

All over-70s in a Kerry village have received their first Covid-19 vaccine

Mar 5th 2021, 3:40 PM 30,945 Views 30 Comments

The Sneem Health Centre received enough doses to vaccinate all over 70s.

# hse - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Figures show more than 30,000 people waiting on HSE gynaecology outpatient appointments
# Waiting List
# Waiting List

Figures show more than 30,000 people waiting on HSE gynaecology outpatient appointments

Mar 4th 2021, 3:20 PM 13,577 Views 16 Comments

30,180 people were waiting on outpatient appointments up to the end of January.

# hse - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Outbreak of Covid-19 in over 200 Galway city households mainly linked to young adults
# HSE
# HSE

Outbreak of Covid-19 in over 200 Galway city households mainly linked to young adults

Mar 3rd 2021, 5:00 PM 46,382 Views 0 Comments

Over 50% of cases are linked to multiple household clusters.

Vaccine target of 100,000 doses last week missed after delay with AstraZeneca
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Vaccine target of 100,000 doses last week missed after delay with AstraZeneca

Mar 3rd 2021, 8:57 AM 62,710 Views 116 Comments

The delays follow a change in AstraZeneca’s vaccine delivery schedule for last week and this week.

# hse - Saturday 27 February, 2021

HSE's Paul Reid says 'we are winning, it's just not over yet' as hospital numbers decline
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE's Paul Reid says 'we are winning, it's just not over yet' as hospital numbers decline

Updated Feb 27th 2021, 1:05 PM 36,674 Views 76 Comments

Reid has said there has been “continued improvement” in hospital figures today.

# hse - Friday 26 February, 2021

Close-contact positivity something 'we really need to watch' as schools return
# Test And Trace
# Test And Trace

Close-contact positivity something 'we really need to watch' as schools return

Updated Feb 26th 2021, 2:27 PM 25,315 Views 49 Comments

The so-called UK variant now accounts for about 92% of cases in this country.

Consultants call for urgent action as 860,000 sit on waiting lists for care
# HSE
# HSE

Consultants call for urgent action as 860,000 sit on waiting lists for care

Feb 26th 2021, 7:35 AM 11,997 Views 17 Comments

The IHCA said today that the HSE’s national service plan is welcome but “does not match the scale of the problem”.

Two people complained that they were identifiable in a HSE case study on the dangers of Covid
# Health Warning
# Health Warning

Two people complained that they were identifiable in a HSE case study on the dangers of Covid

Feb 26th 2021, 6:45 AM 25,567 Views 0 Comments

The HSE uses a combination of different case studies in its Covid-19 examples.

# hse - Thursday 25 February, 2021

'Collapse' in cases in hospital staff and care homes 'must be attributed to the vaccine'
# Positive News
# Positive News

'Collapse' in cases in hospital staff and care homes 'must be attributed to the vaccine'

Updated Feb 25th 2021, 7:06 PM 65,627 Views 69 Comments

The drop is “very difficult” to attribute to the drop in community transmission alone.

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospitals drops below 600
# ICU
# ICU

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospitals drops below 600

Feb 25th 2021, 9:05 AM 19,195 Views 43 Comments

Ten Covid-19 patients being treated in ICU died in the 24 hours up to 8am yesterday – the single highest daily number.

# hse - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

HSE struggles to recruit public-health doctors, as it launches 2021 spending plan
# National Service Plan
# National Service Plan

HSE struggles to recruit public-health doctors, as it launches 2021 spending plan

Feb 24th 2021, 6:13 PM 12,664 Views 23 Comments

Over half of the HSE’s boosted budget will go towards non-Covid-19 measures.

# hse - Saturday 20 February, 2021

'More and more students are coping with anxiety through either restricting their eating or binge eating'
# Pandemic Impact
# Pandemic Impact

'More and more students are coping with anxiety through either restricting their eating or binge eating'

Feb 20th 2021, 6:30 PM 20,987 Views 12 Comments

Dr Aoife O’Sullivan, a GP treating UCC students, writes about the impact of the pandemic on her patients.

# hse - Thursday 18 February, 2021

GPs report patients 'dropping their guard' amid reports of some becoming symptomatic for second time
# Dr Ray Walley
# Dr Ray Walley

GPs report patients 'dropping their guard' amid reports of some becoming symptomatic for second time

Feb 18th 2021, 6:44 PM 43,582 Views 30 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said the positivity rate among close contacts is a “cause for concern”.

HSE boss told NPHET member he was at 'wits end' over post-Christmas Covid computer glitch
# Does Not Compute
# Does Not Compute

HSE boss told NPHET member he was at 'wits end' over post-Christmas Covid computer glitch

Feb 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 60,472 Views 69 Comments

Ireland was likely experiencing record numbers of Covid-19 cases earlier than officially reported.

# hse - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Numbers in hospital lower than first wave peak as Ireland 'on track' for 200-400 cases a day by March
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Numbers in hospital lower than first wave peak as Ireland 'on track' for 200-400 cases a day by March

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 9:28 AM 37,793 Views 47 Comments

Under current projections, the number of Covid-19 patients in hospital will reach between 500 and 600 by the end of the month.

# hse - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

HSE drops Carlow hotel as Covid-19 vaccination centre after surprise inclusion on official list
# Seven Oaks Hotel
# Seven Oaks Hotel

HSE drops Carlow hotel as Covid-19 vaccination centre after surprise inclusion on official list

Feb 16th 2021, 8:27 PM 46,311 Views 35 Comments

The Seven Oaks Hotel said today that its use had not been confirmed by the health service.

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