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# 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 27,561 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 30,250 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 53,204 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 13,041 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 17,951 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 65,791 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 11,800 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 49,006 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 27,443 Views 55 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 39,744 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 57,136 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 31,084 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 14,089 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 46,458 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 62,868 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 36,711 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 25,574 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 12,064 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 25,601 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 65,687 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 19,226 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 12,811 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 21,218 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 43,689 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 60,653 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 37,896 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 46,454 Views 35 Comments

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

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 falls below 850
# HSE
# HSE

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 falls below 850

Feb 16th 2021, 8:10 AM 16,624 Views 16 Comments

As of 12 February, 275,237 doses of vaccines against Covid-19 have been administered in Ireland

# hse - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Hospitalisations fall below 900 as Ireland 'on the right side of the curve now' ahead of further vaccine rollout
# HSE
# HSE

Hospitalisations fall below 900 as Ireland 'on the right side of the curve now' ahead of further vaccine rollout

Feb 13th 2021, 10:43 AM 21,152 Views 23 Comments

People aged 85 and over will begin receiving a Covid-19 vaccine from Monday.

People with eating disorders presenting more unwell since pandemic
# Pandemic Impact
# Pandemic Impact

People with eating disorders presenting more unwell since pandemic

Feb 13th 2021, 7:01 AM 15,539 Views 8 Comments

Rises in acute presentations and significant increases in referrals to specialist teams also reported.

# hse - Friday 12 February, 2021

Colm Henry: 'We need to make sure this vaccine reaches every road in Ireland'
# Covid Vaccines
# Covid Vaccines

Colm Henry: 'We need to make sure this vaccine reaches every road in Ireland'

Feb 12th 2021, 6:02 PM 17,964 Views 57 Comments

The nursing home vaccine roll out is now almost complete, as the next phase is set to begin on Monday.

# hse - Thursday 11 February, 2021

HSE boss 'quite shocked' to hear of GP refusing to give Covid vaccine
# Objections
# Objections

HSE boss 'quite shocked' to hear of GP refusing to give Covid vaccine

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 8:22 PM 100,476 Views 117 Comments

A GP told Liveline today that he does not refer his patients for Covid tests and will not be administering vaccines.

# hse - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Drop in overall number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals, but slight increase in people in ICU
# ICU
# ICU

Drop in overall number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals, but slight increase in people in ICU

Feb 10th 2021, 9:05 AM 18,488 Views 16 Comments

As of 8pm yesterday, 1,012 Covid patients were in Irish hospitals.

Health Minister warned of staff shortages by HSE in pre-Christmas message
# Stephen Donnelly
# Stephen Donnelly

Health Minister warned of staff shortages by HSE in pre-Christmas message

Feb 10th 2021, 6:15 AM 13,855 Views 13 Comments

Dr Lorraine Doherty wrote on 21 December that the Covid-19 situation was “deteriorating”.

# hse - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

UL to set up test centre after rise in Covid-19 cases among students living near campus
# Testing
# Testing

UL to set up test centre after rise in Covid-19 cases among students living near campus

Feb 9th 2021, 8:01 PM 27,247 Views 35 Comments

The cases are “largely based around simple household visits”.

Nearly 85,000 people have received their two Covid-19 vaccine doses, latest figures show
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Nearly 85,000 people have received their two Covid-19 vaccine doses, latest figures show

Feb 9th 2021, 7:21 PM 20,479 Views 38 Comments

The Covid-19 vaccines available require a two-dose schedule.

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospital continues to decrease
# ICU
# ICU

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospital continues to decrease

Feb 9th 2021, 9:14 AM 32,004 Views 57 Comments

1,100 patients with Covid-19 are in Irish hospitals, including 173 in critical care.

# hse - Monday 8 February, 2021

More than 230,000 vaccine doses administered in Ireland up to last Friday
# Vaccinations
# Vaccinations

More than 230,000 vaccine doses administered in Ireland up to last Friday

Feb 8th 2021, 10:00 PM 28,373 Views 93 Comments

The HSE has said that a further 29,000 vaccines will be administered this week.

'No-one will be left behind' in vaccine rollout plan, Dr Colm Henry says
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

'No-one will be left behind' in vaccine rollout plan, Dr Colm Henry says

Feb 8th 2021, 9:15 AM 30,610 Views 51 Comments

People aged 70 and over are set to be vaccinated in GP practices and vaccine centres.

# hse - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Reid says it's expected all people aged 70 and over to receive first vaccine dose by mid-April
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Reid says it's expected all people aged 70 and over to receive first vaccine dose by mid-April

Feb 7th 2021, 1:56 PM 42,807 Views 106 Comments

Speaking to RTÉ’s This Week, the HSE CEO said that vaccinations will start for over 85s from Monday week.