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# hse - This year 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 9,470 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.

Fewer than one in three patients admitted to wards within HSE target of six hours
# Health
# Health

Fewer than one in three patients admitted to wards within HSE target of six hours

May 9th 2022, 3:25 PM 7,865 Views 13 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly launched the survey’s results today.

'It's heartbreaking’: My husband is unable to return home to our family after stroke
# No Room
# No Room

'It's heartbreaking’: My husband is unable to return home to our family after stroke

May 7th 2022, 8:00 PM 45,550 Views 15 Comments

Michelle Murray outlines how her husband Charles is living in a nursing home nearly two years after being discharged from hospital due to unsuitable housing.

HSE fined €23,000 over attack on nurses by a patient
# Navan
# Navan

HSE fined €23,000 over attack on nurses by a patient

Updated Apr 28th 2022, 10:00 AM 28,625 Views 9 Comments

The HSE pleaded guilty to four breaches of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 at Trim Circuit Court.

'Bonkers' overtime worked by junior doctors causing burnout and risks for patients
# Overworked
# Overworked

'Bonkers' overtime worked by junior doctors causing burnout and risks for patients

Apr 21st 2022, 12:05 AM 26,893 Views 60 Comments
  • Excessive overtime worked by junior doctors is causing burnout and unsafe working conditions, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Junior doctors are regularly working hours far beyond what should be acceptable in Irish hospitals, doctors say.
  • The HSE recorded 2.8 million hours of overtime for junior doctors last year.
'My son lost his smile': Families say South Kerry CAMHS compensation scheme must be non-adversarial
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'My son lost his smile': Families say South Kerry CAMHS compensation scheme must be non-adversarial

Updated Apr 20th 2022, 9:10 AM 24,184 Views 2 Comments

“There’s nothing really that can compensate for the last four years,” one father said.

Medics treating group of Ukrainian refugees in north Cork for suspected vomiting bug
# Banteer
# Banteer

Medics treating group of Ukrainian refugees in north Cork for suspected vomiting bug

Updated Apr 17th 2022, 3:35 PM 70,630 Views 0 Comments

Medical assistance was called to the Banteer centre after refugees reported feeling unwell after arriving last night.

Frontline workers' pandemic payment to be paid 'as soon as possible' after guidelines finalised
# Recognition Payment
# Recognition Payment

Frontline workers' pandemic payment to be paid 'as soon as possible' after guidelines finalised

Apr 15th 2022, 2:03 PM 31,115 Views 33 Comments

The payment is being made to public service healthcare and ambulance workers, in recognition of their efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic.

'Some people suffer in silence': Roll-out of new service for headache and migraine patients
# Headache
# Headache

'Some people suffer in silence': Roll-out of new service for headache and migraine patients

Apr 14th 2022, 6:00 AM 18,028 Views 5 Comments

The new care pathway will be rolled out across ten sites nationally.

HSE investigating small number of 'serious' hepatitis cases in children
# Hepatitis
# Hepatitis

HSE investigating small number of 'serious' hepatitis cases in children

Apr 12th 2022, 9:04 PM 57,512 Views 10 Comments

It comes after British health officials identified 74 cases of hepatitis among children under the age of 10 across the UK.

HSE says antiviral Covid pills will be prescribed to in-patients from next week
# Paxlovid
# Paxlovid

HSE says antiviral Covid pills will be prescribed to in-patients from next week

Apr 8th 2022, 10:36 PM 33,298 Views 10 Comments

Paxlovid will be available through GPs after a consultation process concludes, the HSE told The Journal.

Court challenge brought against HSE for refusal to allow boy to access support services outside family area
# High Court
# High Court

Court challenge brought against HSE for refusal to allow boy to access support services outside family area

Apr 5th 2022, 9:57 PM 21,593 Views 0 Comments

The HSE did not allow the boy’s family to access key supports from outside his home area.

Government approves creation of new Regional Health Areas as part of Sláintecare reforms
# Regional Health Areas
# Regional Health Areas

Government approves creation of new Regional Health Areas as part of Sláintecare reforms

Apr 5th 2022, 2:40 PM 13,958 Views 14 Comments

There will be a total of six RHAs under the new plans approved by the Government.

Chief operations officer Anne O’Connor to leave HSE for VHI role
# HSE
# HSE

Chief operations officer Anne O’Connor to leave HSE for VHI role

Apr 4th 2022, 5:35 PM 32,825 Views 17 Comments

Anne O’Connor has been the chief operations officer since 2018.

Dublin ambulance crisis: Covid surge and non-emergency calls bringing system to standstill
# Pressure
# Pressure

Dublin ambulance crisis: Covid surge and non-emergency calls bringing system to standstill

Apr 1st 2022, 12:05 AM 18,004 Views 31 Comments
  • Dublin's ambulance service is being stretched to capacity, writes Garreth MacNamee.
  • A surge in Covid cases has resulted in extra pressure on the system as more paramedics contract the disease.
  • Non-emergency calls are also taking up precious resources.
No Covid-19 discussion at Cabinet as health minister says public health advice has not changed
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

No Covid-19 discussion at Cabinet as health minister says public health advice has not changed

Updated Mar 29th 2022, 7:35 PM 39,016 Views 35 Comments

Public health officials today announced 14,549 new Covid-19 infections.

Nearly 40,000 Covid cases recorded in three days as HSE boss issues hospitals warning
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Nearly 40,000 Covid cases recorded in three days as HSE boss issues hospitals warning

Updated Mar 28th 2022, 3:28 PM 40,917 Views 25 Comments

Hospital cases indicate Ireland is “entering something” rather than “exiting”, HSE boss Paul Reid said today.

Taoiseach says there is no justification for further Covid restrictions
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Taoiseach says there is no justification for further Covid restrictions

Mar 24th 2022, 5:20 PM 40,381 Views 59 Comments

Public health officials today reported a total of 23,125 cases of Covid-19.

Pressure on Emergency Departments 'worst since Covid-19 pandemic began', consultant says
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Pressure on Emergency Departments 'worst since Covid-19 pandemic began', consultant says

Updated Mar 24th 2022, 12:37 PM 24,644 Views 43 Comments
  • Covid-19 cases in hospital are up 29% in the last week.
  • As of yesterday, there were 1,395 Covid-positive patients in hospital, with 55 in intensive care.
  • More than 5,200 staff are currently absent due to Covid-19, the HSE's Anne O'Connor said.
None of the 91 community teams for children with disabilities are fully staffed
# Delayed Delivery
# Delayed Delivery

None of the 91 community teams for children with disabilities are fully staffed

Mar 24th 2022, 6:30 AM 16,549 Views 17 Comments

There is an average vacancy rate of about 25% across teams, the Joint Committee heard this week.

Limerick hospital defers most elective activity due to Covid and 'surge' in ED presentations
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Limerick hospital defers most elective activity due to Covid and 'surge' in ED presentations

Mar 23rd 2022, 10:20 PM 15,957 Views 18 Comments

A record 100 patients were on trolleys in corridors today in the hospital’s Emergency Department and on general wards.

Emergency measures needed to tackle hospital overcrowding, INMO says
# INMO
# INMO

Emergency measures needed to tackle hospital overcrowding, INMO says

Mar 21st 2022, 9:58 PM 13,962 Views 16 Comments

HSE boss Paul Reid said today that people being reinfected with Covid-19 is not an unusual occurrence.

Coronavirus: 14,096 new cases and 1,081 patients in hospital, including 44 in ICU
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 14,096 new cases and 1,081 patients in hospital, including 44 in ICU

Mar 16th 2022, 6:14 PM 25,240 Views 33 Comments

As of 8am today, there are 1,081 Covid-19 patients in hospital.

HSE asks staff, patients and visitors to observe minute's silence for Ukrainian health workers
# Minute's Silence
# Minute's Silence

HSE asks staff, patients and visitors to observe minute's silence for Ukrainian health workers

Mar 14th 2022, 8:52 AM 15,245 Views 10 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said the HSE is also offering practical support to Ukraine.

Over half of children with disabilities not receiving any services, new survey reveals
# Delayed Delivery
# Delayed Delivery

Over half of children with disabilities not receiving any services, new survey reveals

Mar 11th 2022, 7:01 AM 10,412 Views 7 Comments

Two recent surveys highlight concerns that services are getting worse rather than better.

People waiting longer to access specialist eating disorder care
# Silent Treatment
# Silent Treatment

People waiting longer to access specialist eating disorder care

Mar 1st 2022, 6:10 PM 6,264 Views 2 Comments

The latest data shows an increase in people waiting more than eight weeks for assessments and treatment.

'Eating disorders don't just stop': Teenagers losing services on transition to adult care
# Lost In Transition
# Lost In Transition

'Eating disorders don't just stop': Teenagers losing services on transition to adult care

Feb 27th 2022, 1:05 PM 11,614 Views 5 Comments

Noteworthy finds that many children are being blocked from specialist treatment once they turn 18.

Delays, distress, deterioration: Health system failing people with eating disorders
# Silent Treatment
# Silent Treatment

Delays, distress, deterioration: Health system failing people with eating disorders

Feb 27th 2022, 12:05 AM 27,283 Views 2 Comments
  • Noteworthy investigates the chaotic state of services and reveals that most cannot access adequate care
  • Only 55% of the staff for three new teams promised for 2021 have been recruited, reports Maria Delaney
  • People with eating disorders reporting that specialised care reserved for those at 'brink of death'
Flu viruses now circulating in Ireland with reported rise in cases over past week
# Flu
# Flu

Flu viruses now circulating in Ireland with reported rise in cases over past week

Updated Feb 18th 2022, 11:30 AM 33,699 Views 36 Comments

The HPSC said flu activity “significantly increased” last week.

Deferrals caused by Covid will increase hospital waiting lists this year, says Health Sec Gen
# Sláintecare
# Sláintecare

Deferrals caused by Covid will increase hospital waiting lists this year, says Health Sec Gen

Feb 16th 2022, 6:45 AM 8,185 Views 9 Comments

Over 1.5 million people will be added to the waiting lists this year, the Oireachtas Health Committee will hear.

Taoiseach hits out at 'secret recording' but confirms HSE hiring target likely won't be met
# Staff Shortages
# Staff Shortages

Taoiseach hits out at 'secret recording' but confirms HSE hiring target likely won't be met

Feb 15th 2022, 6:43 PM 32,519 Views 14 Comments

Micheál Martin was responding to claims of “fake targets” within the health service.

Disability minister seeks independent review of HSE disability services in Northwest
# Anne Rabbitte
# Anne Rabbitte

Disability minister seeks independent review of HSE disability services in Northwest

Feb 15th 2022, 11:23 AM 5,785 Views 3 Comments

She said there is a pattern of failure to protect residents with disabilities in Community Healthcare Organisation One in the region.

Group to investigate options for funding severe pregnancy sickness drug to make it more available
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Group to investigate options for funding severe pregnancy sickness drug to make it more available

Feb 11th 2022, 5:16 PM 9,784 Views 4 Comments

The drug, known as Cariban, is currently unavailable on the drugs payment scheme or by medical card.

HSE reports 'surge' in referrals to adult eating disorder services
# Health Crisis
# Health Crisis

HSE reports 'surge' in referrals to adult eating disorder services

Feb 11th 2022, 7:01 AM 9,648 Views 1 Comment

Referrals to St Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin increased by more than 120% last year.

HSE updates online advice for boosted close contacts, detailing additional restrictions
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

HSE updates online advice for boosted close contacts, detailing additional restrictions

Feb 10th 2022, 5:41 PM 52,681 Views 3 Comments

Although close contacts in this situation are no longer required to restrict their movements, they are advised to follow a number of other measures to limit the spread of Covid-19.

Mater Hospital asks public to avoid emergency department as Covid-19 patients rise
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Mater Hospital asks public to avoid emergency department as Covid-19 patients rise

Feb 9th 2022, 2:35 PM 19,671 Views 6 Comments

Nearly 600 people were waiting in hospitals around the country for a bed this morning.

HSE looking into whether 'special arrangement' possible for access to severe pregnancy sickness drug
# Cariban
# Cariban

HSE looking into whether 'special arrangement' possible for access to severe pregnancy sickness drug

Feb 9th 2022, 6:15 AM 16,365 Views 11 Comments

Irish Pharmacy Union has said exceptional arrangements to fund the drug in individual cases should be put in place.

'Essential' that Government supports BreastCheck after appointments delayed by up to a year
# Breastcheck
# Breastcheck

'Essential' that Government supports BreastCheck after appointments delayed by up to a year

Feb 6th 2022, 6:30 AM 9,685 Views 2 Comments

The service said it will be more in line with England during this time, which screens women every three years.

HSE 'very closely' monitoring infectious disease mainly affecting gay and bisexual men
# Shigella
# Shigella

HSE 'very closely' monitoring infectious disease mainly affecting gay and bisexual men

Feb 5th 2022, 8:00 AM 62,029 Views 28 Comments

UK health officials issued a warning over Shigella last week.

No HSE climate plan currently in place, but focus first on reducing emissions from buildings
# Cutting Emissions
# Cutting Emissions

No HSE climate plan currently in place, but focus first on reducing emissions from buildings

Feb 4th 2022, 6:30 AM 8,282 Views 19 Comments

A plan to decarbonise HSE buildings will be published in March with a wider climate action plan to follow.