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#Stephen Donnelly

# stephen-donnelly - Monday 27 June, 2022

'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

Mon 6:40 PM 23,950 Views 29 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.

# stephen-donnelly - Sunday 26 June, 2022

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

Sun 4:31 PM 30,434 Views 29 Comments

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

# stephen-donnelly - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

HSE unit deployed to Limerick hospital to address ‘chronic’ overcrowding'
# Hiqa Report
# Hiqa Report

HSE unit deployed to Limerick hospital to address ‘chronic’ overcrowding'

Jun 22nd 2022, 7:55 PM 15,794 Views 20 Comments

A performance management improvement unit of the HSE is to “engage urgently” with University Hospital Limerick.

# stephen-donnelly - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Government to oppose SF motion on emergency department closure at Navan Hospital
# Meath
# Meath

Government to oppose SF motion on emergency department closure at Navan Hospital

Updated Jun 21st 2022, 7:58 PM 29,858 Views 36 Comments

A Government countermotion has been tabled as health and justice minister seek clarity from HSE.

# stephen-donnelly - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

Tánaiste says Government has not sanctioned the closure of Navan emergency department
# HSE
# HSE

Tánaiste says Government has not sanctioned the closure of Navan emergency department

Updated Jun 14th 2022, 2:00 PM 9,164 Views 17 Comments

The Health Minister said several issues must be addressed before any transition can take place, including capacity at other hospitals.

# stephen-donnelly - Friday 27 May, 2022

Nation's oral health at risk as children not seeing a dentist until their teens
# Dentists
# Dentists

Nation's oral health at risk as children not seeing a dentist until their teens

May 27th 2022, 6:30 AM 8,905 Views 19 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said not everyone is getting the high-quality dental care they deserve.

# stephen-donnelly - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

'Intensive work' ongoing to give 35 children with Cystic Fibrosis access to life-changing drug
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

'Intensive work' ongoing to give 35 children with Cystic Fibrosis access to life-changing drug

May 24th 2022, 6:27 PM 7,660 Views 10 Comments

Donnelly said it is important to him ‘that children get access to the drug that they need’.

# stephen-donnelly - Sunday 22 May, 2022

HSE confirms 11 bed closures at Dublin CAMHS unit
# Camhs
# Camhs

HSE confirms 11 bed closures at Dublin CAMHS unit

Updated May 22nd 2022, 4:48 PM 59,466 Views 27 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Mental Health spokesperson says the closures “will create nothing short of a crisis for child and adolescent services in the Dublin region”.

# stephen-donnelly - Saturday 21 May, 2022

Catchup programme for HPV vaccine receives approval
# HPV
# HPV

Catchup programme for HPV vaccine receives approval

May 21st 2022, 3:58 PM 10,087 Views 2 Comments

It will be available to women up to the age of 25 years who have left secondary school and who did not receive it previously.

# stephen-donnelly - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Donnelly denies paying for retweets after hundreds of accounts share Twitter video
# Big In Turkey
# Big In Turkey

Donnelly denies paying for retweets after hundreds of accounts share Twitter video

May 17th 2022, 6:36 PM 34,515 Views 23 Comments

The minister and his Department said they did not pay for promotion of the tweet.

# stephen-donnelly - Monday 9 May, 2022

Cervical check samples are still being screened abroad following December's cyberattack
# Cervical Screening
# Cervical Screening

Cervical check samples are still being screened abroad following December's cyberattack

May 9th 2022, 8:13 PM 9,361 Views 6 Comments

A cyber-attack on The Coombe at the end of last year resulted in the hospital losing its IT connectivity with CervicalCheck.

Fewer than one in three patients admitted to wards within HSE target of six hours
# Health
# Health

Fewer than one in three patients admitted to wards within HSE target of six hours

May 9th 2022, 3:25 PM 7,846 Views 13 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly launched the survey’s results today.

# stephen-donnelly - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

'A tenner a year lease': Martin says maternity hospital will effectively be in public ownership
# Health
# Health

'A tenner a year lease': Martin says maternity hospital will effectively be in public ownership

Updated May 4th 2022, 8:10 PM 33,639 Views 75 Comments
  • The Oireachtas Health Committee is set to interrogate the plans before the matter goes back to Cabinet in two weeks' time.
  • Minister Catherine Martin has described this as "a valuable process".
  • Minister Simon Harris says there was agreement across the three government parties, and all genders, to delay a decision.

# stephen-donnelly - Saturday 30 April, 2022

INMO warns of 'real problem along western seaboard' with record-breaking overcrowding
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

INMO warns of 'real problem along western seaboard' with record-breaking overcrowding

Apr 30th 2022, 6:11 PM 18,210 Views 19 Comments

There was record-breaking overcrowding in University Hospital Limerick in April.

# stephen-donnelly - Friday 29 April, 2022

Stephen Donnelly confirms opening of two additional specialist menopause clinics
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Stephen Donnelly confirms opening of two additional specialist menopause clinics

Apr 29th 2022, 6:30 AM 16,283 Views 6 Comments

A total of six menopause clinics will be rolled out nationwide this year.

# stephen-donnelly - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Cabinet to discuss scrapping hospital charges for under 16s
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Cabinet to discuss scrapping hospital charges for under 16s

Apr 26th 2022, 6:00 AM 8,418 Views 17 Comments

The Government plans to abolish charges for overnight stays as well as fees for day cases.

# stephen-donnelly - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Maura Quinn to head up review of Tony Holohan's abandoned secondment to Trinity
# Maura Quinn
# Maura Quinn

Maura Quinn to head up review of Tony Holohan's abandoned secondment to Trinity

Apr 20th 2022, 11:19 AM 19,777 Views 17 Comments

Quinn is the the outgoing Chief Executive of the Institute of Directors.

# stephen-donnelly - Friday 15 April, 2022

Frontline workers' pandemic payment to be paid 'as soon as possible' after guidelines finalised
# Recognition Payment
# Recognition Payment

Frontline workers' pandemic payment to be paid 'as soon as possible' after guidelines finalised

Apr 15th 2022, 2:03 PM 31,069 Views 32 Comments

The payment is being made to public service healthcare and ambulance workers, in recognition of their efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic.

# stephen-donnelly - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

Donnelly orders external review into Tony Holohan's abandoned secondment at Trinity College
# Botched Appointment
# Botched Appointment

Donnelly orders external review into Tony Holohan's abandoned secondment at Trinity College

Apr 13th 2022, 10:11 PM 27,233 Views 29 Comments

The Health Minister said he ordered the review “to examine learnings and recommendations that could inform future such initiatives”.

# stephen-donnelly - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

Watt report says it is normal practice for minister not to receive details of every secondment
# CMO's Department Move
# CMO's Department Move

Watt report says it is normal practice for minister not to receive details of every secondment

Apr 12th 2022, 3:17 PM 14,657 Views 35 Comments

Dr Holohan says he will not be proceeding with the TCD role as a Professor of Public Health Strategy and Leadership.

# stephen-donnelly - Friday 8 April, 2022

Explainer: What's going on with Tony Holohan's taxpayer-funded job in Trinity?
# Confusing Caper
# Confusing Caper

Explainer: What's going on with Tony Holohan's taxpayer-funded job in Trinity?

Apr 8th 2022, 3:22 PM 25,714 Views 35 Comments

Holohan’s move is an “open-ended secondment” from the Department of Health.

# stephen-donnelly - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Dr Tony Holohan rules out return as Chief Medical Officer after his new role in Trinity College
# New Job
# New Job

Dr Tony Holohan rules out return as Chief Medical Officer after his new role in Trinity College

Updated Apr 7th 2022, 1:45 PM 26,978 Views 60 Comments

Controversy has surrounded the salary payment of for his new professorship in Trinity College.

# stephen-donnelly - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

'Unusual characteristics' to CMO's new Trinity role, public expenditure minister says
# Tony Holohan
# Tony Holohan

'Unusual characteristics' to CMO's new Trinity role, public expenditure minister says

Updated Apr 6th 2022, 1:34 PM 29,793 Views 33 Comments

Dr Holohan will be stepping down as the country’s Chief Medical Officer to take up the role at TCD in July.

# stephen-donnelly - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Government approves creation of new Regional Health Areas as part of Sláintecare reforms
# Regional Health Areas
# Regional Health Areas

Government approves creation of new Regional Health Areas as part of Sláintecare reforms

Apr 5th 2022, 2:40 PM 13,880 Views 14 Comments

There will be a total of six RHAs under the new plans approved by the Government.

# stephen-donnelly - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Government wants a much smaller group with 'fresh' thinking for NPHET's replacement
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Government wants a much smaller group with 'fresh' thinking for NPHET's replacement

Mar 29th 2022, 12:05 AM 28,194 Views 36 Comments
  • Around 14 people will sit on the new group, due to be announced this week, Christina Finn writes.
  • Government reportedly believes some 'fresh' thinking is required on group.
  • It is understood that Health Minister wants to ensure scientists are well represented and that there is a better gender balance.

# stephen-donnelly - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

Justice Minister tests positive for Covid-19 as Health Minister isolates with flu-like symptoms
# Covid In Cabinet
# Covid In Cabinet

Justice Minister tests positive for Covid-19 as Health Minister isolates with flu-like symptoms

Mar 23rd 2022, 12:06 PM 25,669 Views 18 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin tested positive for Covid-19 in Washington last week.

# stephen-donnelly - Thursday 10 March, 2022

Donnelly warns he doesn't want patient safety Bill to create culture of fear within health service
# Patient Safety
# Patient Safety

Donnelly warns he doesn't want patient safety Bill to create culture of fear within health service

Mar 10th 2022, 1:33 PM 9,078 Views 1 Comment

Stephen Donnelly said he does not want to create a culture where people are ‘too afraid’ to report incidents.

# stephen-donnelly - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

State will pay €100,000 to families of healthcare workers who died of Covid
# Essential Workers
# Essential Workers

State will pay €100,000 to families of healthcare workers who died of Covid

Updated Mar 8th 2022, 1:18 PM 19,270 Views 5 Comments

The HPSC reports that 22 healthcare workers have died having contracted Covid.

# stephen-donnelly - Saturday 5 March, 2022

Covid-19 restrictions for people travelling to Ireland to end tomorrow
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 restrictions for people travelling to Ireland to end tomorrow

Mar 5th 2022, 4:28 PM 58,912 Views 7 Comments

International travellers to Ireland will no longer be required to show proof of vaccination, recovery or a negative PCR test upon arrival.

# stephen-donnelly - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

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 18,650 Views 21 Comments

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

# stephen-donnelly - Monday 28 February, 2022

Cabinet agrees to publish bill on regulation of reproductive healthcare
# IVF
# IVF

Cabinet agrees to publish bill on regulation of reproductive healthcare

Feb 28th 2022, 6:00 AM 7,969 Views 29 Comments

An Assisted Human Reproduction watchdog is to be set up under the new bill.

# stephen-donnelly - Friday 25 February, 2022

Health Minister launches €350 million action plan to slash hospital waiting lists
# Waiting List Action Plan
# Waiting List Action Plan

Health Minister launches €350 million action plan to slash hospital waiting lists

Feb 25th 2022, 1:18 PM 9,331 Views 19 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said the plan will see 1.7 million people treated and removed from waiting lists, and reduce the total number by 18%.

# stephen-donnelly - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Govt one step closer to giving severe illness during pregnancy drug free of charge
# Hyperemesis Gravidarum
# Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Govt one step closer to giving severe illness during pregnancy drug free of charge

Feb 23rd 2022, 7:13 PM 9,344 Views 4 Comments

U-turn on calling Cariban a food supplement as HPRA says such classification is not appropriate.

# stephen-donnelly - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

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 8,152 Views 8 Comments

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

Govt won't oppose hospital parking bill, but department 'working on plans' to cap daily charge
# Hospital Parking
# Hospital Parking

Govt won't oppose hospital parking bill, but department 'working on plans' to cap daily charge

Feb 16th 2022, 6:30 AM 16,835 Views 8 Comments

The private members’ bill is being brought forward by the Aontú party.

# stephen-donnelly - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Waiting lists for children's surgeries to be tackled by extending operating theatre hours
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Waiting lists for children's surgeries to be tackled by extending operating theatre hours

Feb 15th 2022, 9:01 PM 14,437 Views 16 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said “far too many” children are waiting too long for orthopaedic surgery

# stephen-donnelly - Friday 11 February, 2022

Group to investigate options for funding severe pregnancy sickness drug to make it more available
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Group to investigate options for funding severe pregnancy sickness drug to make it more available

Feb 11th 2022, 5:16 PM 9,728 Views 4 Comments

The drug, known as Cariban, is currently unavailable on the drugs payment scheme or by medical card.

# stephen-donnelly - Friday 4 February, 2022

Health Minister insists State won't reimburse cost of drug to treat severe pregnancy sickness
# Severe Morning Sickness
# Severe Morning Sickness

Health Minister insists State won't reimburse cost of drug to treat severe pregnancy sickness

Feb 4th 2022, 6:00 AM 17,556 Views 14 Comments

When Stephen Donnelly was in Opposition he told Simon Harris that the drug called Cariban should be available on the drugs payment scheme.

# stephen-donnelly - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Debt collectors calling on cancer patients is 'immoral and must stop', say TDs
# Cost Of Cancer
# Cost Of Cancer

Debt collectors calling on cancer patients is 'immoral and must stop', say TDs

Feb 2nd 2022, 11:32 AM 15,751 Views 11 Comments

There is cross-party support for a motion that calls for the scrapping of €80 inpatient charges and parking charges.

# stephen-donnelly - Sunday 23 January, 2022

No current plans for NPHET to be disbanded, says Donnelly
# Nphet
# Nphet

No current plans for NPHET to be disbanded, says Donnelly

Jan 23rd 2022, 2:27 PM 19,828 Views 28 Comments

The Health Minister said that the Government is currently looking at a medium-term strategy for current Covid-19 protections, like vaccines and testing.

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