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# paul-reid - This year 2022

Paul Reid finishes last day as CEO of the HSE
# Stepping Down
# Stepping Down

Paul Reid finishes last day as CEO of the HSE

Sep 30th 2022, 7:42 PM 24,596 Views 25 Comments

Reid said he was ‘feeling emotionally drained saying goodbye to staff’.

Fianna Fáil TD calls for Robert Watt to be made boss of the HSE and the Dept of Health
# HEALTH OVERHAUL
# HEALTH OVERHAUL

Fianna Fáil TD calls for Robert Watt to be made boss of the HSE and the Dept of Health

Aug 16th 2022, 2:15 PM 32,391 Views 33 Comments

Barry Cowen believes it is time to share leadership between the two bodies.

Paul Reid to step down as HSE CEO in October - two months earlier than expected
# Moving On
# Moving On

Paul Reid to step down as HSE CEO in October - two months earlier than expected

Aug 16th 2022, 8:48 AM 31,790 Views 50 Comments

Reid was due to stay in the role until December.

'Drogheda is under pressure': Taoiseach urges caution over Navan ED closure
# Navan Hospital
# Navan Hospital

'Drogheda is under pressure': Taoiseach urges caution over Navan ED closure

Jul 1st 2022, 5:48 PM 10,142 Views 8 Comments

The Taoiseach said that Covid is putting pressure on hospitals around the country.

'Leadership and courage': Dr Tony Holohan steps down as CMO today after 14 years
# Last Day
# Last Day

'Leadership and courage': Dr Tony Holohan steps down as CMO today after 14 years

Updated Jul 1st 2022, 5:01 PM 35,756 Views 68 Comments

Professor Breda Smyth has been appointed to serve as Ireland’s interim chief medical officer.

'Remuneration is significant': No appetite in Govt to increase €420k salary for next HSE boss
# Job Vacancy
# Job Vacancy

'Remuneration is significant': No appetite in Govt to increase €420k salary for next HSE boss

Jun 27th 2022, 6:40 PM 24,536 Views 30 Comments

Questions have been raised about whether tensions between the HSE and Department of Health played a part in Paul Reid’s decision to step down.

Paul Reid to quit as HSE boss in December to spend more time with family
# HSE
# HSE

Paul Reid to quit as HSE boss in December to spend more time with family

Updated Jun 27th 2022, 2:39 PM 73,882 Views 127 Comments

Reid said he believes the HSE is entering a new phase and that the appointment of a new leader is now timely.

HSE chief says Navan Hospital plan will proceed despite Minister's instruction
# Emergency Care
# Emergency Care

HSE chief says Navan Hospital plan will proceed despite Minister's instruction

Jun 26th 2022, 4:31 PM 30,650 Views 29 Comments

Last week the Health Minister said he was not satisfied with the plan.

HSE to take delivery of vaccines to combat monkeypox and may roll out vaccination programme
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

HSE to take delivery of vaccines to combat monkeypox and may roll out vaccination programme

May 27th 2022, 10:31 AM 18,889 Views 21 Comments

Reid said Ireland had secured an order of vaccines for monkeypox and these would be delivered “shortly”.

'Outrageous': Over 75s face average wait of 20 hours in some Emergency Departments
# PAC
# PAC

'Outrageous': Over 75s face average wait of 20 hours in some Emergency Departments

Updated May 26th 2022, 8:39 PM 25,289 Views 56 Comments

PAC Chair Brian Stanley said wait times in emergency departments is an intolerable situation in a well funded health system.

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 13,963 Views 16 Comments

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

Covid inquiry: Taoiseach doesn't see key decision-makers being grilled in witness box

Covid inquiry: Taoiseach doesn't see key decision-makers being grilled in witness box

Mar 20th 2022, 7:00 AM 16,478 Views 18 Comments

Details of what form the inquiry will take will be ready in a couple of weeks, says Micheál Martin.

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 boss admits ‘challenges’ ahead as €20 billion National Service Plan unveiled
# Health Reforms
# Health Reforms

HSE boss admits ‘challenges’ ahead as €20 billion National Service Plan unveiled

Mar 1st 2022, 5:44 PM 19,432 Views 22 Comments

The plan contains pledges to cut waiting lists and continue Ireland on the path to universal healthcare.

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 8,186 Views 8 Comments

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

HSE CEO Paul Reid's pay package totalled €411,777 in 2021
# HSE
# HSE

HSE CEO Paul Reid's pay package totalled €411,777 in 2021

Feb 2nd 2022, 5:32 PM 38,129 Views 75 Comments

Reid commenced his five year contract for the HSE on 14 May 2019.

Public response and boosters have 'eased worst impacts' of latest Covid wave says HSE chief
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Public response and boosters have 'eased worst impacts' of latest Covid wave says HSE chief

Jan 15th 2022, 1:58 PM 20,858 Views 61 Comments

The Taoiseach has said that the country is seeing progress with Covid and that it is “stabilising”.

HSE boss Reid says 'stable' ICU numbers are encouraging for hospital system
# Omicron Wave
# Omicron Wave

HSE boss Reid says 'stable' ICU numbers are encouraging for hospital system

Jan 13th 2022, 3:46 PM 13,439 Views 18 Comments

Paul Reid said the Omicron variant is still having a significant impact on the health service.

New system to register positive antigen tests will be ready next week, says HSE CEO
# Antigen Tests
# Antigen Tests

New system to register positive antigen tests will be ready next week, says HSE CEO

Jan 9th 2022, 1:47 PM 41,709 Views 45 Comments

HSE Chief Executive Paul Reid also said that there are strong supplies of antigen tests for January and February.

'I’m extremely sorry': HSE boss apologises after high-risk kids passed over for vaccination
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

'I’m extremely sorry': HSE boss apologises after high-risk kids passed over for vaccination

Jan 6th 2022, 4:45 PM 28,747 Views 19 Comments

HSE Chief Paul Reid said that the issue is now resolved and high-risk children should receive appointments shortly.

Hospitals under 'relentless pressure' as at least 8,500 HSE staff absent due to Omicron
# HSE Briefing
# HSE Briefing

Hospitals under 'relentless pressure' as at least 8,500 HSE staff absent due to Omicron

Jan 6th 2022, 3:48 PM 18,555 Views 27 Comments

HSE Chief Paul Reid says there is “absolutely no doubt” that Covid case numbers are much higher than the daily recorded figures.

# paul-reid - Last year 2021

Omicron is 'running rife in our communities' but has not yet peaked, HSE boss says
# Pcr Tests
# Pcr Tests

Omicron is 'running rife in our communities' but has not yet peaked, HSE boss says

Updated Dec 28th 2021, 12:50 PM 112,058 Views 138 Comments
  • Paul Reid said it appears cases of Omicron may have peaked in some other countries but not yet in Ireland
  • He said the HSE is continuing to ramp up capacity for PCR testing as demand increases
  • Children aged five to 11 who are at high risk from Covid-19, or live with someone high risk, can now be registered for a vaccine
Paul Reid: We'll 'cling to hope' of Omicron studies, but variant is more transmissible than Delta
# HSE Chief
# HSE Chief

Paul Reid: We'll 'cling to hope' of Omicron studies, but variant is more transmissible than Delta

Dec 23rd 2021, 9:02 AM 35,066 Views 97 Comments

Paul Reid said that Omicron is over 5.5 times more transmissible than Delta.

Those aged 40-49 can get booster shots from tomorrow, a month ahead of schedule
# Booster
# Booster

Those aged 40-49 can get booster shots from tomorrow, a month ahead of schedule

Dec 18th 2021, 1:05 PM 27,832 Views 57 Comments

The booster dose should be given at a minimum of a three-month interval from a person’s last dose of a primary Covid-19 vaccine.

Q&A: Who is eligible for a Covid-19 booster and when will I get mine?
# Questions Answered
# Questions Answered

Q&A: Who is eligible for a Covid-19 booster and when will I get mine?

Dec 17th 2021, 12:59 PM 40,362 Views 18 Comments

Here’s what you need to know about the Covid-19 booster rollout programme.

HSE hackers were in health service's computer system for eight weeks before cyber attack
# Report
# Report

HSE hackers were in health service's computer system for eight weeks before cyber attack

Updated Dec 10th 2021, 1:20 PM 41,842 Views 63 Comments
  • In the aftermath, there was significant disruption to healthcare operations and Covid-19 testing and tracing
  • The estimated cost of the attack is around €100 million
  • The report identified the legacy IT system as not resilient enough to cope with a cyber attack
Covid-19: Ronan Glynn says virus 'out of control' amid further warnings of pressure on hospitals
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Ronan Glynn says virus 'out of control' amid further warnings of pressure on hospitals

Updated Nov 24th 2021, 12:12 PM 88,802 Views 100 Comments
  • The deputy CMO said the positive test rate is plateauing at "an extremely high level".
  • Glynn said NPHET may have to make recommendations to address concerns.
  • HSE CEO Paul Reid said the resurgence of the virus will place even more pressure on staff.
Unions call for healthcare workers to not be exempt from five-day household Covid rule
# HSE
# HSE

Unions call for healthcare workers to not be exempt from five-day household Covid rule

Nov 18th 2021, 10:00 PM 24,563 Views 21 Comments

Dr Colm Henry said the HSE is finalising its policy around this at the moment.

HSE boss says he is trying to improve accountability in the organisation
# Paul Reid
# Paul Reid

HSE boss says he is trying to improve accountability in the organisation

Nov 14th 2021, 9:36 PM 27,808 Views 19 Comments

Paul Reid said there should be a culture that embraces disclosure of wrongdoing.

Public need ‘immediate reduction’ in risky activities, HSE boss warns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Public need ‘immediate reduction’ in risky activities, HSE boss warns

Nov 13th 2021, 5:26 PM 42,135 Views 56 Comments

The warning came as Covid cases and hospital numbers continue to soar, with the number of people in intensive care units now over 100.

Taoiseach: 'It's not a case of pressing the panic button'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Taoiseach: 'It's not a case of pressing the panic button'

Updated Oct 15th 2021, 8:33 PM 73,718 Views 167 Comments

It follow concerns from NPHET about the spread of Covid-19.

67% of patients in ICU with Covid-19 have not been vaccinated, HSE CEO says
# Paul Reid
# Paul Reid

67% of patients in ICU with Covid-19 have not been vaccinated, HSE CEO says

Oct 10th 2021, 2:48 PM 44,978 Views 106 Comments

3% of those in intensive care units have been partially vaccinated against the virus.

No ‘vast conspiracy’ to delay Sláintecare, committee told
# Robert Watt
# Robert Watt

No ‘vast conspiracy’ to delay Sláintecare, committee told

Updated Oct 6th 2021, 1:10 PM 23,974 Views 66 Comments

Robert Watt, the secretary general of the Department of Health, faced the Health Committee alongside Health Minister Stephen Donnelly.

Roll out of Covid-19 booster jabs to start next week, HSE CEO says
# Paul Reid
# Paul Reid

Roll out of Covid-19 booster jabs to start next week, HSE CEO says

Sep 24th 2021, 9:27 AM 23,357 Views 17 Comments

Reid said contact would be made with people who are deemed at the highest risk.

Over 90% of people in Ireland aged over 16 are now fully vaccinated against Covid
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Over 90% of people in Ireland aged over 16 are now fully vaccinated against Covid

Sep 19th 2021, 12:36 PM 38,510 Views 43 Comments

It’s the highest rate in the European Union.

HSE vows to fight for outstanding €23 million in ventilator refunds
# Ventilators
# Ventilators

HSE vows to fight for outstanding €23 million in ventilator refunds

Sep 16th 2021, 3:06 PM 16,916 Views 24 Comments

The HSE ordered 2,200 ventilators but only 465 were delivered from China and none of them were put to clinical use.

Covid hospital numbers hit highest level since March
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid hospital numbers hit highest level since March

Aug 22nd 2021, 12:08 PM 34,767 Views 27 Comments

55 additional people are in hospital with Covid and five more are in ICU.

HSE chief urges people not to dismiss public health advice
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

HSE chief urges people not to dismiss public health advice

Aug 21st 2021, 11:02 AM 21,567 Views 72 Comments

Paul Reid said it was “never too late” to get a Covid vaccine.

Covid-19 patients have 'disproportionate' impact on health system as hospitalisations rise
# Surge
# Surge

Covid-19 patients have 'disproportionate' impact on health system as hospitalisations rise

Updated Aug 15th 2021, 2:24 PM 43,729 Views 88 Comments

30,000 teenagers aged 12 to 15 have received a first vaccine dose.

Almost 65,000 children aged 12 to 15 are registered for a Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Almost 65,000 children aged 12 to 15 are registered for a Covid-19 vaccine

Aug 13th 2021, 9:04 AM 20,681 Views 135 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid confirmed the latest figures this morning.

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