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# hse - Today’s 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

5 hours ago 6,058 Views 5 Comments

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

# hse - Yesterday’s News

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

Wed 6:05 AM 9,470 Views 18 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

Tue 8:30 PM 8,877 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

Tue 6:00 AM 11,916 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 Mon 2:39 PM 73,311 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

Sun 4:31 PM 30,478 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 16,560 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 15,803 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 40,545 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 11,060 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 6,422 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 17,422 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 28,699 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 19,019 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 9,166 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 9,248 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 10,339 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 13,575 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 8,975 Views 19 Comments

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

# hse - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Despite overall decline in smoking, prevalence is rising among Ireland's most vulnerable
# World No Tobacco Day
# World No Tobacco Day

Despite overall decline in smoking, prevalence is rising among Ireland's most vulnerable

May 31st 2022, 6:00 AM 14,867 Views 28 Comments

Smoking still causes over 4,500 deaths in Ireland each year

# hse - Friday 27 May, 2022

HSE to take delivery of vaccines to combat monkeypox and may roll out vaccination programme
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

HSE to take delivery of vaccines to combat monkeypox and may roll out vaccination programme

May 27th 2022, 10:31 AM 18,765 Views 21 Comments

Reid said Ireland had secured an order of vaccines for monkeypox and these would be delivered “shortly”.

'I’ve never seen morale so broken': What one change do healthcare workers want to improve the system?
# Health In Ireland
# Health In Ireland

'I’ve never seen morale so broken': What one change do healthcare workers want to improve the system?

May 27th 2022, 12:05 AM 19,031 Views 25 Comments
  • The Irish healthcare system is frequently hit with criticism and suggestions for how it can be improved.
  • Progress on the overhaul of the system is continuing but has been slow.
  • We asked workers and those familiar with the sector what one change they would like to see put into place.

# hse - Thursday 26 May, 2022

NI Public Health Agency confirms first case of monkeypox in Northern Ireland
# Virus
# Virus

NI Public Health Agency confirms first case of monkeypox in Northern Ireland

Updated May 26th 2022, 7:00 PM 32,144 Views 22 Comments

More than a dozen countries across Europe have reported cases.

# hse - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

Medical scientists to suspend strike action next week and will return to WRC for talks
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Medical scientists to suspend strike action next week and will return to WRC for talks

May 25th 2022, 10:23 PM 5,316 Views 3 Comments

The three days of strike action planned for next week have all been suspended, say the MLSA.

27 children and adolescents stayed in adult psychiatric units in 2021 despite CAMHS capacity
# Psychiatric Care
# Psychiatric Care

27 children and adolescents stayed in adult psychiatric units in 2021 despite CAMHS capacity

May 25th 2022, 9:11 PM 7,152 Views 2 Comments

A HSE spokesperson said that in exceptional circumstances this may be in the best interest of the adolescent at that time.

'Medics are your mates': HSE launches harm-reduction campaign for drug users at music festivals
# Drugs
# Drugs

'Medics are your mates': HSE launches harm-reduction campaign for drug users at music festivals

May 25th 2022, 11:28 AM 9,031 Views 16 Comments

The campaign also urges festival-goers to ‘leave the mixing to the DJs’.

# hse - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

'Intensive work' ongoing to give 35 children with Cystic Fibrosis access to life-changing drug
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

'Intensive work' ongoing to give 35 children with Cystic Fibrosis access to life-changing drug

May 24th 2022, 6:27 PM 7,662 Views 10 Comments

Donnelly said it is important to him ‘that children get access to the drug that they need’.

Paul Murphy: The government's treatment of medical scientists on pay has been shameful
# FRONTLINE WORKERS
# FRONTLINE WORKERS

Paul Murphy: The government's treatment of medical scientists on pay has been shameful

Updated May 24th 2022, 9:50 AM 16,385 Views 14 Comments

As medical scientists’ industrial action escalates, the TD says it’s time for pay parity for these frontline workers.

# hse - Monday 23 May, 2022

Open Newsroom Invitation: Healthcare - the power of patient advocacy
# Being-Patient
# Being-Patient

Open Newsroom Invitation: Healthcare - the power of patient advocacy

May 23rd 2022, 2:37 PM 4,218 Views 0 Comments

Join us at 1pm this Thursday.

# hse - Sunday 22 May, 2022

HSE confirms 11 bed closures at Dublin CAMHS unit
# Camhs
# Camhs

HSE confirms 11 bed closures at Dublin CAMHS unit

Updated May 22nd 2022, 4:48 PM 59,468 Views 27 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Mental Health spokesperson says the closures “will create nothing short of a crisis for child and adolescent services in the Dublin region”.

# hse - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Greater access to clinical trials for teens and young adults as cancer incidence rises in Ireland
# Reasearch
# Reasearch

Greater access to clinical trials for teens and young adults as cancer incidence rises in Ireland

May 19th 2022, 6:00 AM 16,266 Views 3 Comments

Around 180-190 people between 16 and 25 years are diagnosed with cancer in Ireland every year.

# hse - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

HSE urges people to stop using certain disposable vapes due to high nicotine concentration
# Warning
# Warning

HSE urges people to stop using certain disposable vapes due to high nicotine concentration

May 18th 2022, 7:18 PM 39,570 Views 14 Comments

The HSE said it has contacted all major Irish distributors of e-cigarettes and refill containers.

Explainer: Where 'clinically appropriate' stands as Government green lights NMH deal
# Maternity Care
# Maternity Care

Explainer: Where 'clinically appropriate' stands as Government green lights NMH deal

May 18th 2022, 4:00 PM 5,251 Views 8 Comments

The term has been defined in the government’s decision but not the legal documents of the agreement.

'We have to do this': Medical scientists seeking pay parity say strike action was their last resort
# Pay Claim
# Pay Claim

'We have to do this': Medical scientists seeking pay parity say strike action was their last resort

May 18th 2022, 2:14 PM 53,176 Views 26 Comments

One scientist told The Journal that staff feel “burnt-out” due to working mandatory overtime rosters, with many leaving the profession.

# hse - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

'They feel forgotten': Disruption to lab tests for GPs and hospitals as medical scientists to strike
# Pay Dispute
# Pay Dispute

'They feel forgotten': Disruption to lab tests for GPs and hospitals as medical scientists to strike

May 17th 2022, 6:20 AM 20,784 Views 8 Comments

Five additional strike days are planned if the union and the HSE cannot come to a resolution.

# hse - Monday 16 May, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

May 16th 2022, 10:45 PM 22,393 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

# hse - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Child being treated for acute form of hepatitis has died, HSE says
# Hepatitis
# Hepatitis

Child being treated for acute form of hepatitis has died, HSE says

May 12th 2022, 10:24 AM 17,930 Views 2 Comments

A second child being treated for the same illness has received a liver transplant.

HSE: No timeline for lifting of ban on home water births
# Home Births
# Home Births

HSE: No timeline for lifting of ban on home water births

May 12th 2022, 6:00 AM 19,139 Views 9 Comments

The ‘temporary pause’ has been in place since November 2020 pending investigations into two incidents.

# hse - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

IMO commence ballot for industrial action for junior doctors over contracting issues
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

IMO commence ballot for industrial action for junior doctors over contracting issues

May 10th 2022, 5:06 PM 6,755 Views 9 Comments

Junior doctors are “demoralised, frustrated, angry and want change,” the IMO claims.

# hse - Monday 9 May, 2022

Cervical check samples are still being screened abroad following December's cyberattack
# Cervical Screening
# Cervical Screening

Cervical check samples are still being screened abroad following December's cyberattack

May 9th 2022, 8:13 PM 9,361 Views 6 Comments

A cyber-attack on The Coombe at the end of last year resulted in the hospital losing its IT connectivity with CervicalCheck.

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