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# hse - Friday 14 May, 2021

Covid-19: GP and close contact referral system down, patients advised to attend walk-in centres
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# Ransomware Attack

Covid-19: GP and close contact referral system down, patients advised to attend walk-in centres

Updated May 14th 2021, 12:43 PM 47,046 Views 21 Comments

GPs are to advise patients to attend walk-in testing centres with priority given to symptomatic and close contacts at these centres.

Number of patients in hospital with Covid-19 falls to below 100 for first time since September
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Number of patients in hospital with Covid-19 falls to below 100 for first time since September

May 14th 2021, 7:47 AM 14,564 Views 20 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said that it was a clear demonstration of the effect of the vaccine.

# hse - Thursday 13 May, 2021

HSE finalising national model for treatment of patients with Long Covid
# Long Covid
# Long Covid

HSE finalising national model for treatment of patients with Long Covid

May 13th 2021, 7:57 PM 15,957 Views 7 Comments

Some hospitals recognised the need for a more cohesive approach and have already set up dedicated clinics.

HSE updating guidance to make clear partners can be present 'right throughout labour and birth'
# Maternity Measures
# Maternity Measures

HSE updating guidance to make clear partners can be present 'right throughout labour and birth'

May 13th 2021, 5:05 PM 10,982 Views 1 Comment

Restrictions remain in place in certain hospitals, however.

Two millionth dose of Covid-19 vaccine set to be administered in Ireland today
# Milestone
# Milestone

Two millionth dose of Covid-19 vaccine set to be administered in Ireland today

May 13th 2021, 2:51 PM 25,275 Views 33 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid confirmed the news at this afternoon’s HSE Covid-19 press briefing.

# hse - Saturday 8 May, 2021

Vaccine rollout: Are we on track to give 80% of adults a first dose by the end of June?
# COVID19 DATA
# COVID19 DATA

Vaccine rollout: Are we on track to give 80% of adults a first dose by the end of June?

May 8th 2021, 6:30 AM 62,916 Views 99 Comments

Some 31.5% of people over the age of 16 have had a first dose with 11.96% of adults fully vaccinated.

# hse - Friday 7 May, 2021

Eight more temporary walk-in test centres, including two in Donegal, to open
# Testing
# Testing

Eight more temporary walk-in test centres, including two in Donegal, to open

May 7th 2021, 4:17 PM 20,564 Views 8 Comments

Donegal has experienced a rise in cases in recent weeks.

Paul Reid: 'I have never found a stronger moment of hope and optimism that we can feel now'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Paul Reid: 'I have never found a stronger moment of hope and optimism that we can feel now'

May 7th 2021, 9:34 AM 18,300 Views 42 Comments

The number of people in hospital with Covid-19 continues to fall.

# hse - Thursday 6 May, 2021

60,000 dose shortfall in J&J vaccine supply next week as HSE says it will need to use the jab in under 50s
# Covid19
# Covid19

60,000 dose shortfall in J&J vaccine supply next week as HSE says it will need to use the jab in under 50s

May 6th 2021, 5:01 PM 49,438 Views 21 Comments

Government will have to approve any widespread use of the vaccine in the under 50s.

# hse - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Reader Q&A: Your questions on vaccines for pregnant women and the over 50s answered
# Vaccine Answers
# Vaccine Answers

Reader Q&A: Your questions on vaccines for pregnant women and the over 50s answered

May 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 62,749 Views 49 Comments
  • As part of our Reader Q&A series throughout the pandemic, Órla Ryan and Michelle Hennessy have been asking the experts and getting the answers you need.
  • There is limited data from clinical trials on vaccines during pregnancy but real-world data indicates they are safe.
  • The over 50s will not be offered a choice of vaccines/

# hse - Friday 30 April, 2021

National Covid-19 wastewater surveillance programme to begin next month
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

National Covid-19 wastewater surveillance programme to begin next month

Apr 30th 2021, 12:33 PM 13,509 Views 12 Comments

The programme will measure the level of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater within 68 wastewater catchment areas.

# hse - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Online vaccine booking portal will open next week for those age 50 to 59
# Vaccine Portal
# Vaccine Portal

Online vaccine booking portal will open next week for those age 50 to 59

Apr 29th 2021, 7:11 PM 63,570 Views 60 Comments

Taoiseach Martin has said that the launch of the online portal has been a success.

# hse - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

HSE apologises to Irish speakers after complaints that Covid vaccines could only be booked in English
# Tá Brón Orainn
# Tá Brón Orainn

HSE apologises to Irish speakers after complaints that Covid vaccines could only be booked in English

Apr 28th 2021, 6:10 AM 19,145 Views 107 Comments

An Coimisinéir Teanga has raised the matter with the health service.

Over 3,500 on wait list for a detox bed, with over 140 residential beds still closed
# Rehab Wait
# Rehab Wait

Over 3,500 on wait list for a detox bed, with over 140 residential beds still closed

Apr 28th 2021, 12:01 AM 17,773 Views 38 Comments

Over 60% are on the waiting list for at least nine months.

# hse - Saturday 24 April, 2021

25% of adults in Ireland have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccine Figures
# Vaccine Figures

25% of adults in Ireland have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine

Apr 24th 2021, 12:30 PM 48,587 Views 113 Comments

It’s the latest milestone for the vaccine rollout.

# hse - Friday 23 April, 2021

People in 60-64 age bracket invited to register online for Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

People in 60-64 age bracket invited to register online for Covid-19 vaccine

Apr 23rd 2021, 6:00 AM 55,759 Views 26 Comments

As of Wednesday night, more than 147,000 people have registered for their vaccine.

Homeless people in Dublin to start getting Covid-19 vaccines next week
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Homeless people in Dublin to start getting Covid-19 vaccines next week

Apr 23rd 2021, 12:05 AM 50,397 Views 56 Comments
  • The HSE plans to begin administering at a facility in Dublin city centre on Monday.
  • The initial rollout will target single people living in hostels across the city.
  • There is an estimated 3,000 homeless people in Dublin city in addition to 700 families living in hotels.

# hse - Thursday 22 April, 2021

National Ambulance Service to increase number of fleets for vaccination of housebound over 70s
# Covid19
# Covid19

National Ambulance Service to increase number of fleets for vaccination of housebound over 70s

Apr 22nd 2021, 6:11 PM 9,381 Views 9 Comments

Everyone in this cohort will be contacted over the next week by the HSE.

# hse - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

'We can't keep relying on other countries': HSE begins hiring experts to oversee service for trans youth
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

'We can't keep relying on other countries': HSE begins hiring experts to oversee service for trans youth

Apr 20th 2021, 8:00 PM 11,195 Views 0 Comments

Teni has welcomed the fact that a consultant psychiatrist and a paediatric endocrinologist are being hired.

15 pharmacies to begin administering Covid vaccines 'towards the end' of this month
# Oireachtas Committee
# Oireachtas Committee

15 pharmacies to begin administering Covid vaccines 'towards the end' of this month

Apr 20th 2021, 6:45 AM 50,049 Views 35 Comments

The HSE is set to update the Oireachtas Health Committee on the Covid-19 vaccine rollout later today.

# hse - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Covid-19: Confirmed cases in hospital continue to fall across Ireland, with slight increase in ICU numbers
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# Covid-19

Covid-19: Confirmed cases in hospital continue to fall across Ireland, with slight increase in ICU numbers

Apr 17th 2021, 12:08 PM 19,048 Views 7 Comments

The figures were published by the HSE last night

# hse - Friday 16 April, 2021

HSE agrees to €23.5m settlement in case by Cork girl who suffered severe brain injury at birth
# High Court
# High Court

HSE agrees to €23.5m settlement in case by Cork girl who suffered severe brain injury at birth

Apr 16th 2021, 12:53 PM 27,319 Views 33 Comments

16-year-old Kameela Kuye from Cork took the case against the HSE through her father Jimmy

# hse - Thursday 15 April, 2021

More than 18,000 people so far have registered on the HSE portal for their vaccine
# Hse Portal
# Hse Portal

More than 18,000 people so far have registered on the HSE portal for their vaccine

Apr 15th 2021, 2:28 PM 34,096 Views 50 Comments

The online portal is open for those aged 69 first, rolling out over the following four days to those aged 68, 67, 66 and then 65.

'I don't want to crowdfund for my life': Young woman with serious eating disorder appeals for in-patient treatment
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'I don't want to crowdfund for my life': Young woman with serious eating disorder appeals for in-patient treatment

Apr 15th 2021, 9:51 AM 18,936 Views 4 Comments

The young woman’s story went viral recently on Twitter.

# hse - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

69-year-olds can register for their Covid-19 vaccine from 10am tomorrow
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# Shot In The Arm

69-year-olds can register for their Covid-19 vaccine from 10am tomorrow

Updated Apr 14th 2021, 7:15 PM 98,569 Views 87 Comments

You can either register online yourself, or call the HSE helpline from 10am tomorrow.

# hse - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

HSE cancels AstraZeneca vaccine appointments for rest of this week
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# AstraZenenca

HSE cancels AstraZeneca vaccine appointments for rest of this week

Apr 13th 2021, 6:25 PM 17,027 Views 31 Comments

Immunisation clinics using the AstraZeneca vaccine will still go ahead for certain people over the age of 60.

Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met
# Covid19
# Covid19

Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met

Apr 13th 2021, 9:59 AM 33,899 Views 98 Comments

The HSE is now assessing the impact of NIAC’s advice that the AstraZeneca vaccine should only be given to those over 60.

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

Apr 13th 2021, 7:50 AM 70,930 Views 76 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
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# Coronavirus

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

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 2:07 PM 34,775 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

Apr 8th 2021, 8:10 PM 46,969 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 27,320 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
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# Queue

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

Apr 1st 2021, 3:47 PM 19,578 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 23,181 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 14,076 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 31,825 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
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# Courts

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

Mar 29th 2021, 6:58 PM 57,124 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 39,465 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 23,818 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 55,501 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 28,692 Views 37 Comments

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