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# paul-reid - Friday 31 July, 2020

'Don't be scared': HSE chief urges public to be diligent this weekend after sharp increase in Covid-19 cases

Eighty-five new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed yesterday in a worrying escalation.

# paul-reid - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Covid-19: Six cases in Irish hospitals, down from peak of 879

HSE CEO Paul Reid revealed the figure this morning.

# paul-reid - Saturday 25 July, 2020

Number of Covid-19 patients in hospital at lowest since April peak, HSE chief says

Paul Reid said there are 10 confirmed positive cases in hospital.

# paul-reid - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

'A real cause of concern': One in four close contacts failing to show up for first Covid-19 test

HSE CEO Paul Reid has said contact tracing teams now have to spend time convincing close contacts to go for a test.

# paul-reid - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Ireland's Covid-19 tracker app reaches 1 million users

“The app wont make you immune to the virus but it can help to reduce the risk,” HSE CEO Paul Reid said.

# paul-reid - Thursday 18 June, 2020

HSE chief to tell TDs of 'very significant changes' needed to treatment of vulnerable older people

Paul Reid will appear before the Oireachtas Special Committee on Covid-19 this morning.

# paul-reid - Friday 12 June, 2020

'I'm concerned about the winter': HSE outlines longterm strategy for healthcare and Covid-19 testing

HSE chief Paul Reid said capacity will have to be built up before we hit the peak of winter.

# paul-reid - Friday 5 June, 2020

Investigation into late reporting of 244 cases of Covid-19 finds Mater Hospital acted legally

Controversy arose last month after it emerged that there was a delay in the reporting of the cases.

# paul-reid - Thursday 28 May, 2020

HSE chief Paul Reid: There are 'obvious gaps' in governance of private nursing homes

Paul Reid said the target of having 90% of tests for Covid-19 turned around in three days has not been met and it is currently at 83%.

# paul-reid - Monday 25 May, 2020

'It is not a rule, it is guidance': Tony Holohan says two-metre social distancing is not 'hard and fast law'

Concerns have been raised about the impact the measures will have on businesses as the country re-opens.

# paul-reid - Saturday 23 May, 2020

HSE chief urges public to 'hold firm' with restrictions as number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals falls

Recent figures show that by yesterday, 298 patients with coronavirus were admitted to 29 hospitals across the state.

# paul-reid - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

‘Stay away from blame’: Health officials say no single reason for nursing home outbreaks

The issue of elderly patients being discharged from acute hospital settings was raised by Sinn Féin’s Louise O’Reilly today.

Senior civil servant to warn Dáil committee that Covid-19 crisis could last for years

The Oireachtas Special Committee on Covid-19 Response is due to hear from a number of health officials today.

# paul-reid - Sunday 17 May, 2020

HSE's Reid admits 'tensions' with CMO over testing capacity but says 'we're on the same page now'

“There are tensions with many issues,” HSE CEO Paul Reid said this morning.

HSE chief Paul Reid 'reassured' that 244 Covid-19 cases at Mater hospital were reported legally

The official publication of the cases dating back to mid-March was delayed until this week.

# paul-reid - Thursday 14 May, 2020

HSE bosses confident of three-day turnaround on testing in 90% of positive cases by Monday

HSE CEO Paul Reid was speaking at a briefing on Covid-19 testing and contact tracing at UCD this morning.

# paul-reid - Sunday 10 May, 2020

HSE still plans to roll out contact tracing app by end of the month

The app will be opt-in and support, rather than replace, current contact tracing processes.

PPE will cost €1 billion this year, and number of Covid-19 patients in ICU has halved from peak Coronavirus This post contains videos

PPE will cost €1 billion this year, and number of Covid-19 patients in ICU has halved from peak

Some 120 million masks will arrive in Ireland from South Korea in the coming weeks.

# paul-reid - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Covid-19 outbreaks confirmed in 100 disability settings HSE

Covid-19 outbreaks confirmed in 100 disability settings

There have also been 36 outbreaks in mental health facilities, the HSE said.

# paul-reid - Sunday 5 April, 2020

HSE says 20% of the first PPE batch to arrive from China was 'unsuitable'

The HSE also said it wants to increase testing to 4,500 people a day next week.

# paul-reid - Thursday 2 April, 2020

HSE in discussions with Irish pharma companies about 'ramping up' reagent production

CEO Paul Reid said the HSE has already secured some supplies from China.

# paul-reid - Friday 20 March, 2020

'No exceptions': HSE boss says Covid-19 guidelines can't be relaxed for Mother's Day

Paul Reid says there must be compliance every day, regardless of what celebrations are on.

# paul-reid - Sunday 8 March, 2020

HSE chief 'can't dispute' figure that 1.9 million people in Ireland could get Covid-19

HSE chief executive Paul Reid said that the National Ambulance Service has tested 300 people in their homes in the past few days.

# paul-reid - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

The HSE has €1.4 billion more to spend on healthcare in 2020

In total, it has €17.4 billion – a 6.3% increase in funding compared to 2019.

# paul-reid - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

HSE saving measures to target older people and those with disabilities 'in order to break even'

The HSE boss has denied it is undertaking any cost-cutting measures.

# paul-reid - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Almost 1,000 people added to the waiting list for home help hours since March

As of the end of June, 7,217 people are waiting on home support packages in the country.

# paul-reid - 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”.

# paul-reid - Friday 15 March, 2013

Croke Park II will cut nurses wages by 11.1pc, not 1.7pc - INMO

Phil O’Shea from the IMNO said that government figures of a 1.7 per cent drop were incorrect.

# paul-reid - Thursday 15 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge 5 questions for the Fringe: Paul Reid Fringe

5 questions for the Fringe: Paul Reid

Each day for the 16 days of ABSOLUT Fringe 2011 in Dublin, we quiz the creatives on how they work, why they work – and their tips for the festival.