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'Our desire is to lift restrictions on Kildare as quickly as possible': HSE pressed on schools and testing at briefing
On schools, the HSE said today “the risks of keeping schools closed now outweigh the risk of Covid for children”.
Colm Henry says advice is 'clear' that you must restrict movements for 14 days when arriving from non-Green List country
The issue of Phil Hogan was raised as HSE officials addressed an Oireachtas Committee this morning.
Covid committee: HSE boss to be questioned on clusters in meat plants and re-opening of schools
Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly and Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn will also appear today.
Ireland records highest number of Covid-19 tests yesterday
HSE CEO Paul Reid said that 13,000 tests were completed, adding this is “our highest daily number ever”.
'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.
Covid-19: Six cases in Irish hospitals, down from peak of 879
HSE CEO Paul Reid revealed the figure this morning.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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%.
'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.
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.
‘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.
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.
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.
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
Some 120 million masks will arrive in Ireland from South Korea in the coming weeks.
Covid-19 outbreaks confirmed in 100 disability settings
There have also been 36 outbreaks in mental health facilities, the HSE said.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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”.
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.
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.