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# paul-reid - Saturday 15 January, 2022

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

Sat 1:58 PM 20,762 Views 61 Comments

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

# paul-reid - Thursday 13 January, 2022

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 13,373 Views 18 Comments

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

# paul-reid - Sunday 9 January, 2022

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 40,968 Views 46 Comments

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

# paul-reid - Thursday 6 January, 2022

'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 28,651 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 18,447 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 - Tuesday 28 December, 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 111,797 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 - Thursday 23 December, 2021

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 34,962 Views 97 Comments

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

# paul-reid - Saturday 18 December, 2021

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 27,295 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.

# paul-reid - Friday 17 December, 2021

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 39,379 Views 18 Comments

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

# paul-reid - Friday 10 December, 2021

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 40,688 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

# paul-reid - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

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 88,723 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.

# paul-reid - Thursday 18 November, 2021

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 24,508 Views 21 Comments

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

# paul-reid - Sunday 14 November, 2021

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 27,698 Views 19 Comments

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

# paul-reid - Saturday 13 November, 2021

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 42,089 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.

# paul-reid - Friday 15 October, 2021

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 73,612 Views 167 Comments

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

# paul-reid - Sunday 10 October, 2021

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 44,901 Views 106 Comments

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

# paul-reid - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

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 23,836 Views 66 Comments

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

# paul-reid - Friday 24 September, 2021

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 23,323 Views 17 Comments

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

# paul-reid - Sunday 19 September, 2021

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 38,380 Views 43 Comments

It’s the highest rate in the European Union.

# paul-reid - Thursday 16 September, 2021

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 16,860 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.

# paul-reid - Sunday 22 August, 2021

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

Covid hospital numbers hit highest level since March

Aug 22nd 2021, 12:08 PM 34,726 Views 27 Comments

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

# paul-reid - Saturday 21 August, 2021

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 21,544 Views 72 Comments

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

# paul-reid - Sunday 15 August, 2021

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 43,682 Views 88 Comments

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

# paul-reid - Friday 13 August, 2021

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 20,654 Views 135 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid confirmed the latest figures this morning.

# paul-reid - Thursday 12 August, 2021

HSE chief says roadmap to easing maternity hospital restrictions 'would be valuable'
# Maternity
# Maternity

HSE chief says roadmap to easing maternity hospital restrictions 'would be valuable'

Updated Aug 12th 2021, 7:52 PM 16,053 Views 43 Comments

There has been criticism in recent months of the different approaches taken by maternity hospitals.

# paul-reid - Monday 9 August, 2021

Almost 9,000 people attended walk-in Covid vaccine centres over the weekend
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Almost 9,000 people attended walk-in Covid vaccine centres over the weekend

Aug 9th 2021, 3:44 PM 11,635 Views 11 Comments

“We’re on the final leg of the vaccination programme now,” HSE chief Paul Reid said.

# paul-reid - Sunday 1 August, 2021

10,000 jabbed in a day as walk-in vaccine centres prove popular
# HSE
# HSE

10,000 jabbed in a day as walk-in vaccine centres prove popular

Aug 1st 2021, 2:34 PM 31,468 Views 72 Comments

The centres are operating in different locations across Ireland over the bank holiday weekend.

# paul-reid - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Information campaign to be launched as children aged 12 to 15 set to be offered jabs
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Information campaign to be launched as children aged 12 to 15 set to be offered jabs

Updated Jul 27th 2021, 7:00 PM 76,175 Views 271 Comments
  • A government spokesperson said there is no suggestion that vaccination will be a prerequisite for children returning to school in September.
  • NIAC advice stated that a parent's decision to accept, defer or refuse a vaccine for their child should be respected.
  • Booster shots are set to be given to key groups in the autumn.

# paul-reid - Friday 16 July, 2021

More younger people are being referred to hospital with Covid-19, Reid says
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

More younger people are being referred to hospital with Covid-19, Reid says

Jul 16th 2021, 10:16 AM 37,401 Views 111 Comments

The HSE chief said there is also a concern about younger people being impacted by long Covid.

# paul-reid - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Over 55% of Irish adults now fully vaccinated against Covid as 275,000 doses given this week
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Over 55% of Irish adults now fully vaccinated against Covid as 275,000 doses given this week

Jul 10th 2021, 12:33 PM 22,623 Views 76 Comments

Over 70% of adults have had at least one dose.

# paul-reid - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Delta variant to 'outmatch' Ireland's supply of Covid-19 vaccines in coming weeks
# HSE Briefing
# HSE Briefing

Delta variant to 'outmatch' Ireland's supply of Covid-19 vaccines in coming weeks

Updated Jul 8th 2021, 4:30 PM 77,967 Views 126 Comments

Some 4.5 million vaccine doses have been administered to date, and over two million people are fully vaccinated.

# paul-reid - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Over 50% of adults now fully vaccinated in Ireland as testing ramps up amid Delta fears
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Over 50% of adults now fully vaccinated in Ireland as testing ramps up amid Delta fears

Updated Jul 6th 2021, 10:00 AM 46,234 Views 98 Comments

It’s the latest milestone in the vaccine rollout.

# paul-reid - Sunday 4 July, 2021

450,000 second doses of AZ will be completed within next 10 days, Reid says
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

450,000 second doses of AZ will be completed within next 10 days, Reid says

Jul 4th 2021, 12:27 PM 28,554 Views 39 Comments

“They will all be fully completed now probably in the week commencing 12 July,” HSE chief Paul Reid said.

# paul-reid - Saturday 3 July, 2021

48% of Irish adults now fully vaccinated from Covid as 272,000 doses given this week
# Rollout
# Rollout

48% of Irish adults now fully vaccinated from Covid as 272,000 doses given this week

Jul 3rd 2021, 12:18 PM 23,332 Views 91 Comments

Over two-thirds of adults have had at least one dose.

# paul-reid - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Ireland is at 'point of unease and apprehension' but some reason for optimism, HSE CEO says
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Ireland is at 'point of unease and apprehension' but some reason for optimism, HSE CEO says

Jun 24th 2021, 3:13 PM 18,130 Views 34 Comments

Confirmed Covid-19 case numbers have reduced by 22% in the past 14 days.

# paul-reid - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Cost of HSE cyber attack ‘could rise to half a billion euro’, Committee hears
# Ransomware
# Ransomware

Cost of HSE cyber attack ‘could rise to half a billion euro’, Committee hears

Updated Jun 23rd 2021, 1:50 PM 25,630 Views 39 Comments

HSE boss Paul Reid said the human cost of the incident will be hard to measure.

# paul-reid - Friday 11 June, 2021

Just 59 Covid-19 patients in hospital, the lowest figure in nine months
# Covid Figures
# Covid Figures

Just 59 Covid-19 patients in hospital, the lowest figure in nine months

Jun 11th 2021, 8:17 AM 21,006 Views 53 Comments

Director-General of the HSE Paul Reid said this is “a remarkable benefit of our strong vaccination programme & public support overall.”

# paul-reid - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Almost 2.9 million Covid-19 vaccine doses administered so far in Ireland, HSE CEO says
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Almost 2.9 million Covid-19 vaccine doses administered so far in Ireland, HSE CEO says

Jun 3rd 2021, 2:59 PM 18,136 Views 27 Comments

The HSE is also considering recommendations on shortening the gap between doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

# paul-reid - Saturday 29 May, 2021

HSE effort to rebuild systems after ransomware attack is 'gaining momentum'
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

HSE effort to rebuild systems after ransomware attack is 'gaining momentum'

May 29th 2021, 3:46 PM 19,175 Views 22 Comments

Paul Reid, HSE CEO, said that work was progressing but added that patients and staff were still at risk.

# paul-reid - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Cyber attack will likely cost HSE over €100 million, Paul Reid says
# Hackers
# Hackers

Cyber attack will likely cost HSE over €100 million, Paul Reid says

May 27th 2021, 3:38 PM 30,174 Views 61 Comments

Eight people have died from Covid-19 in the last 12 days, the HSE also confirmed.

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