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# hse - Thursday 5 August, 2021

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

Unions refer pandemic bonus request for health workers to Labour Court

Aug 5th 2021, 10:22 PM 20,045 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 14,554 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 21,007 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 31,415 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 31,973 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 51,588 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 132,932 Views 29 Comments

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

# hse - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Information campaign to be launched as children aged 12 to 15 set to be offered jabs
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Information campaign to be launched as children aged 12 to 15 set to be offered jabs

Updated Jul 27th 2021, 7:00 PM 76,111 Views 271 Comments
  • A government spokesperson said there is no suggestion that vaccination will be a prerequisite for children returning to school in September.
  • NIAC advice stated that a parent's decision to accept, defer or refuse a vaccine for their child should be respected.
  • Booster shots are set to be given to key groups in the autumn.
HSE takes over Wexford disability centre as 'last resort' amid concerns for residents
# Camphill Community Duffcarrig
# Camphill Community Duffcarrig

HSE takes over Wexford disability centre as 'last resort' amid concerns for residents

Jul 27th 2021, 4:09 PM 18,833 Views 0 Comments

“A strong and offensive odour of cat waste made it difficult for inspectors to stand in the bedroom area,” an inspection report noted.

# hse - Monday 26 July, 2021

Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19
# Explainer
# Explainer

Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19

Jul 26th 2021, 6:00 PM 30,326 Views 14 Comments

Niac is expected to issue guidance to the Government and HSE this week.

# hse - Sunday 18 July, 2021

Syphilis outbreak partly caused by 'significant restrictions' on access to testing during Covid
# Syphilis
# Syphilis

Syphilis outbreak partly caused by 'significant restrictions' on access to testing during Covid

Jul 18th 2021, 8:30 AM 42,877 Views 47 Comments

The number of cases are exceeding those seen before the Covid-19 pandemic.

Pregnant woman couldn't avail of maternity care because she was registered as a man by the State
# Dublin
# Dublin

Pregnant woman couldn't avail of maternity care because she was registered as a man by the State

Jul 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 67,752 Views 0 Comments

The woman is due her 12-week scan in two weeks for what is her first pregnancy.

# hse - Friday 16 July, 2021

More younger people are being referred to hospital with Covid-19, Reid says
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

More younger people are being referred to hospital with Covid-19, Reid says

Jul 16th 2021, 10:16 AM 37,342 Views 111 Comments

The HSE chief said there is also a concern about younger people being impacted by long Covid.

# hse - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Incorrect Covid vaccine mixture given to a number of people at Aviva vaccine centre
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Incorrect Covid vaccine mixture given to a number of people at Aviva vaccine centre

Jul 15th 2021, 8:59 PM 79,472 Views 59 Comments

Those affected have since been contacted to be re-vaccinated, the HSE said.

There will be 'approximately' 1,000 cases of Covid-19 reported today, Reid says
# On The Rise
# On The Rise

There will be 'approximately' 1,000 cases of Covid-19 reported today, Reid says

Jul 15th 2021, 2:38 PM 45,485 Views 103 Comments
  • HSE chief Paul Reid was speaking at the HSE's weekly press briefing this afternoon.
  • Reid said "cases, most likely, will continue to rise from every day on now".
  • Public health officials yesterday confirmed a further 783 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
HSE teaming up with dating platforms, such as Tinder and Hinge, to encourage vaccine take-up
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

HSE teaming up with dating platforms, such as Tinder and Hinge, to encourage vaccine take-up

Jul 15th 2021, 10:01 AM 14,967 Views 89 Comments

The dating platforms will offer vaccination badges for people in Ireland to display on their profiles.

# hse - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Widow settles 'substantial' action against HSE over husband's death
# Courts
# Courts

Widow settles 'substantial' action against HSE over husband's death

Jul 13th 2021, 3:06 PM 34,517 Views 8 Comments

Liam Duggan died from septicaemia at the University Hospital Kerry in early 2017.

# hse - Sunday 11 July, 2021

HSE to use antigen testing to help tackle Covid outbreaks
# ANTIGEN TESTING
# ANTIGEN TESTING

HSE to use antigen testing to help tackle Covid outbreaks

Jul 11th 2021, 5:15 PM 32,683 Views 43 Comments

HSE chief Paul Reid said the health service is “extremely busy”.

# hse - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Over 55% of Irish adults now fully vaccinated against Covid as 275,000 doses given this week
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Over 55% of Irish adults now fully vaccinated against Covid as 275,000 doses given this week

Jul 10th 2021, 12:33 PM 22,618 Views 76 Comments

Over 70% of adults have had at least one dose.

# hse - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Delta variant to 'outmatch' Ireland's supply of Covid-19 vaccines in coming weeks
# HSE Briefing
# HSE Briefing

Delta variant to 'outmatch' Ireland's supply of Covid-19 vaccines in coming weeks

Updated Jul 8th 2021, 4:30 PM 77,956 Views 126 Comments

Some 4.5 million vaccine doses have been administered to date, and over two million people are fully vaccinated.

# hse - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 30-34 - here's what you need to know
# Gift Of The Jab
# Gift Of The Jab

Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 30-34 - here's what you need to know

Jul 7th 2021, 6:00 AM 18,252 Views 10 Comments

Registration for this cohort had initially been planned for Friday, but the date was moved forward.

# hse - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Over 50% of adults now fully vaccinated in Ireland as testing ramps up amid Delta fears
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Over 50% of adults now fully vaccinated in Ireland as testing ramps up amid Delta fears

Updated Jul 6th 2021, 10:00 AM 46,189 Views 98 Comments

It’s the latest milestone in the vaccine rollout.

# hse - Sunday 4 July, 2021

450,000 second doses of AZ will be completed within next 10 days, Reid says
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

450,000 second doses of AZ will be completed within next 10 days, Reid says

Jul 4th 2021, 12:27 PM 28,543 Views 39 Comments

“They will all be fully completed now probably in the week commencing 12 July,” HSE chief Paul Reid said.

# hse - Saturday 3 July, 2021

48% of Irish adults now fully vaccinated from Covid as 272,000 doses given this week
# Rollout
# Rollout

48% of Irish adults now fully vaccinated from Covid as 272,000 doses given this week

Jul 3rd 2021, 12:18 PM 23,300 Views 91 Comments

Over two-thirds of adults have had at least one dose.

# hse - Friday 2 July, 2021

'It's crazy': Pharmacists say phones ringing constantly after Janssen jab announcement
# Janssen Jab
# Janssen Jab

'It's crazy': Pharmacists say phones ringing constantly after Janssen jab announcement

Jul 2nd 2021, 5:26 PM 51,177 Views 84 Comments

The HSE National Director asked the public to ‘be patient’ with pharmacies.

Six months into 2021, how close is Ireland to vaccinating 80% of the population?
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Six months into 2021, how close is Ireland to vaccinating 80% of the population?

Jul 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 56,777 Views 44 Comments

This week marked the six-month mark in the vaccine rollout.

# hse - Thursday 1 July, 2021

HSE to close Helix vaccination centre as it's set to relocate to National Show Centre
# Changing Location
# Changing Location

HSE to close Helix vaccination centre as it's set to relocate to National Show Centre

Jul 1st 2021, 11:54 AM 31,290 Views 28 Comments

It’s anticipated that the move will take place in mid-July.

# hse - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

HSE secures orders to get details of those who downloaded cyber attack information
# High Court
# High Court

HSE secures orders to get details of those who downloaded cyber attack information

Jun 29th 2021, 10:00 PM 21,236 Views 0 Comments

The orders were secured against Chronicle Security Ireland Ltd and its US-based parent Chronicle LLC.

# hse - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Ireland is at 'point of unease and apprehension' but some reason for optimism, HSE CEO says
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Ireland is at 'point of unease and apprehension' but some reason for optimism, HSE CEO says

Jun 24th 2021, 3:13 PM 18,128 Views 34 Comments

Confirmed Covid-19 case numbers have reduced by 22% in the past 14 days.

# hse - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Cost of HSE cyber attack ‘could rise to half a billion euro’, Committee hears
# Ransomware
# Ransomware

Cost of HSE cyber attack ‘could rise to half a billion euro’, Committee hears

Updated Jun 23rd 2021, 1:50 PM 25,480 Views 39 Comments

HSE boss Paul Reid said the human cost of the incident will be hard to measure.

'Two fingers to the Irish people': Taoiseach urged to nationalise entire St Vincent's campus if healthcare group refuses to budge on ownership
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

'Two fingers to the Irish people': Taoiseach urged to nationalise entire St Vincent's campus if healthcare group refuses to budge on ownership

Jun 23rd 2021, 11:43 AM 15,336 Views 35 Comments

The hospital group has insisted that it will not sell the land on the Elm Park campus.

# hse - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jun 22nd 2021, 9:30 PM 10,254 Views 0 Comments

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

HSE says Athlone outbreak is 'probably' Delta variant as Tánaiste says there is reason for 'concern', but not panic
# Covid Cluster
# Covid Cluster

HSE says Athlone outbreak is 'probably' Delta variant as Tánaiste says there is reason for 'concern', but not panic

Updated Jun 22nd 2021, 12:31 PM 44,992 Views 76 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the country is “still on track to ease restrictions further” on 5 July.

# hse - Monday 21 June, 2021

People in their 20s will be fully vaccinated by the end of September - HSE
# Roaring 20s
# Roaring 20s

People in their 20s will be fully vaccinated by the end of September - HSE

Jun 21st 2021, 3:06 PM 19,693 Views 38 Comments

Pfizer is to deliver 318,000 doses in the next two weeks, one of the biggest vaccine deliveries to Ireland.

# hse - Sunday 20 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 288 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 288 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 20th 2021, 1:11 PM 59,826 Views 82 Comments

The Department of Health has reported that 49 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, of whom 15 are in ICU.

# hse - Saturday 19 June, 2021

People in 20s to get first Covid jabs in late August or early September
# Covid19
# Covid19

People in 20s to get first Covid jabs in late August or early September

Jun 19th 2021, 12:44 PM 29,598 Views 54 Comments

It is likely that this cohort will not be fully vaccinated until October.

# hse - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine roll-out to the 35-39 age cohort?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine roll-out to the 35-39 age cohort?

Jun 17th 2021, 5:11 PM 9,766 Views 0 Comments

Registration for this group will be open from Sunday.

# hse - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Ireland to send ventilators and defibrillators to help Nepal fight Covid-19
# Nepal
# Nepal

Ireland to send ventilators and defibrillators to help Nepal fight Covid-19

Jun 16th 2021, 6:26 PM 9,129 Views 8 Comments

Oxygen concentrators, ventilators, defibrillators and PPE are among some of the equipment to be donated.

# hse - Monday 14 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 242 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 242 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 14th 2021, 4:58 PM 52,111 Views 86 Comments

The Department of Health today also confirmed there are 67 Covid-19 patients in hospital with 23 in ICU.

Doctors displeased with some 'alarming' terms in draft Sláintecare consultant contract
# Contract
# Contract

Doctors displeased with some 'alarming' terms in draft Sláintecare consultant contract

Jun 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,987 Views 47 Comments
  • A Sláintecare public hospital consultant contract was firmed up on 31 May.
  • Doctors have criticised some of the terms in the draft contract.
  • The Irish Hospital Consultants Association is seeking "urgent" negotiations, writes Orla Dwyer.