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# hse - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Thousands of elderly patients face more than 24-hours in Emergency Departments

The HSE has a target of releasing all patients over the age of 75 within 24-hours.

# hse - Thursday 30 May, 2019

34-year-old Deaf woman sues HSE over being placed in facility for the elderly

Counsel said she had been put in the nursing home on a temporary basis, but that was almost two years ago.

# hse - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

HSE secures injunction against Euro election candidate over MyOptions website

Counsel for the HSE told the High Court today that the matter had been resolved.

# hse - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Taoiseach will act upon report which lists catalogue of failures into HSE and Tusla handling of foster home abuse case

The children involved were left with a foster family for several years despite abuse claims.

# hse - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

HSE to spend up to €60k on abortion in Ireland research study

Abortion services were introduced in Ireland earlier this year.

# hse - Monday 20 May, 2019

HSE issues tender for construction of new mortuary at University Hospital Waterford

It follows the suspension of mortuary services at the facility earlier this month.

# hse - Thursday 16 May, 2019

HSE 'made eejits of' Government by appointing PwC to review National Children's Hospital costs PAC

HSE 'made eejits of' Government by appointing PwC to review National Children's Hospital costs

The firm was found to have ‘high level’ input into a decision to continue with constructing the project last year.

# hse - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

'Wholly unsatisfactory': Harris pressed in Dáil over recruitment freeze in the HSE

Harris said he believed the HSE was putting “sensible” controls in place.

# hse - Saturday 4 May, 2019

'Raw and needless cruelty': CervicalCheck cases 'a no-win situation' for all involved

Yesterday Ruth Morrissey said she hopes the decision in her case will be a positive thing for other women affected by the scandal.

# hse - Friday 3 May, 2019

Ruth Morrissey: 'I want to move on and spend whatever time I've left with my daughter'

Morrissey and her husband Paul took the action against the HSE and two US laboratories.

'It's a breach of basic decency': Opposition demands end to recruitment freeze in HSE

Families have been left in limbo over the ongoing recruitment freeze in the HSE.

# hse - Thursday 2 May, 2019

'I'm pregnant and I've a toddler here': The families left in limbo over the recruitment freeze in the HSE

The HSE has said the freeze may persist to the end of June, but workers due to start before then have said they have been left in limbo.

# hse - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

'Lives on hold': Recruitment freeze in HSE preventing workers from starting their new jobs

One healthcare worker said that she may have “nowhere to live” by the end of the month because she can’t yet take up her new job.

# hse - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

'An attack on the most vulnerable': HSE introduces fees for transport to disability day services HSE

'An attack on the most vulnerable': HSE introduces fees for transport to disability day services

One family told their local MEP they were facing a €2,000 annual bill.

# hse - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Three children hospitalised after suspected chemical leak at Letterkenny swimming pool

The conditions of those affected is not believed to be life threatening.

# hse - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

High Court grants order moving woman with anorexia to different HSE facility

The woman’s recent weight drop was “a very serious turn of events,” the judge said.

# hse - Sunday 14 April, 2019

'I can feel the tension, the worry': Niall Tubridy on what it's like to give people a serious diagnosis

The MS expert and brother of RTÉ broadcaster Ryan Tubridy has written a new book about his career.

# hse - Friday 12 April, 2019

Opinion: My name is Gearóidín and I want the Irish State to give me back my fadas

‘According to the HSE, the internal systems in place cannot deal with fadas. But why? Fadas are not exactly a new invention,’ writes Gearóidín McEvoy.

# hse - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

7% increase in STIs in Ireland between 2017 and 2018, new data suggests

The prominent STIs were chlamydia, gonorrhoea, genital herpes and syphilis.

# hse - Monday 8 April, 2019

Ombudsman criticises HSE and TUSLA over care for children with disabilities

The collaboration between the HSE and Tusla is still of concern, the ombudsman said.

# hse - Sunday 7 April, 2019

HSE imposing three-month recruitment freeze due to 'financial pressure in the system' HSE

HSE imposing three-month recruitment freeze due to 'financial pressure in the system'

Labour’s Alan Kelly tweeted out a letter this morning sent out by a senior HSE official about the freeze.

# hse - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Free GP care for under 12s as government agrees new contract with doctors

The government is increasing funding for GPs in exchange for reforms and changes to the services they provide.

# hse - Friday 5 April, 2019

Opinion: Changing the model of hospital care could help solve the trolley crisis

Why is the HSE doing the same thing repeatedly but expecting to get different results? writes Dr Cathal O’Sullivan

# hse - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Woman with terminal cancer settles smear test case for €2.5 million

“The last few months have been so stressful for me and my family – just that thought of facing court as I recover from the last treatments of chemotherapy.”

# hse - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Former CervicalCheck boss says Harris was warned that offering extra smear tests could cause delays

Micheál Martin said the decision was made by the government to “save their own skin and cover their own tracks”.

# hse - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Paul Reid is the HSE's new director general

Varadkar said that Reid “developed a strong reputation as a dynamic and ambitious leader, who was always up for a challenge”.

# hse - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Family of man who died tragically at St Columba's Hospital brings legal action against HSE

30-year-old Karl Collins died at the hospital in Sligo on 3 April 2017.

# hse - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Of 4,500 repeat smear tests that expired, 2,500 have been retested

Around half of the women who were offered the option of a retest have taken it up.

# hse - Saturday 23 March, 2019

'We've lost a warrior': Tributes paid after death of independent midwife Philomena Canning

Canning, who was suffering from terminal ovarian cancer, had been seeking damages from the HSE.

# hse - Friday 22 March, 2019

HSE conference to discuss pregnant women's use of epilepsy drug that is being compared to thalidomide

Epilim’s use by pregnant women has been restricted in recent years.

# hse - Thursday 21 March, 2019

'You can't really dwell on questions': How Laura Brennan used her terminal cancer to help others

The 26 year-old died of cancer in Limerick yesterday.

# hse - Monday 18 March, 2019

Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds

The US Food and Drug Administration has declared youth e-cigarette use as an epidemic in the country.

Irish Heart Foundation 'strongly' advises against use of hookah pipes due to carbon monoxide levels

The IHF says many users mistakenly believe that it is not addictive.

# hse - Friday 15 March, 2019

People warned to not drink too much this weekend as surge of alcohol-related injuries expected

The HSE has said patients may face longer waiting times at emergency departments due to an increase in people attending.

# hse - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Have you been on a hospital waiting list for six months? Here are the government's latest plans

Minister for Health Simon Harris has published a new plan aimed at reducing waiting times for patients.

# hse - Monday 11 March, 2019

Talks between INMO and government to return to Labour Court as union rejects new nurses' deal

The negotiations come after nurses went on general strike for a number of days last month.

'Extremely encouraging': HPV uptake rate in Ireland is now at 70%

This marks an increase of 20 percentage points in just over two years.

# hse - Sunday 10 March, 2019

'We are failing these children spectacularly': Row over drug with 'exorbitant' cost rumbles on Spinraza This post contains videos

'We are failing these children spectacularly': Row over drug with 'exorbitant' cost rumbles on

Negotiations, and clashes, over the price of Spinraza are ongoing behind the scenes.

# hse - Saturday 9 March, 2019

'It's about creating a system that's kind': HSE piloting scheme for homeless patients in hospitals

It comes as new stats show over 2,000 cases where a homeless person has been discharged from hospital in the past seven years.

# hse - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Terminally-ill midwife Philomena Canning says she's 'vindicated' after settling case with HSE

Canning says she’s both relieved and saddened to have settled the case.