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# winter plan
'Too early' to say if Covid-19 vaccines will become regular winter jab, says Henry
The HSE Winter Plan was launched last month.
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# HSE's Winter Plan
Government's winter health plan labelled 'inadequate' by doctors' group
The €77-million plan aims to increase bed capacity, but questions have been raised about whether there will be additional staff.
# winter plan
Private hospitals will play a role in the event of a surge in Covid-19 hospitalisations, says HSE boss
Reid will tell the committee today that waiting lists have stabilised.
# Coronavirus
Covid-19 pandemic causing major disruptions to critical mental health services, WHO finds
The HSE’s winter plan has been criticised for not allocating enough funding towards mental health.
# winter plan
'They need to dramatically change their attitude': Concern that HSE will struggle to recruit for new beds
An additional 251 acute beds are to be opened in the last three months of 2020.
# winter plan
'We're sleepwalking back to mass overcrowding': 221 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals
The INMO has warned that overcrowding and Covid-19 make for a ‘toxic combination’.
# winter plan
HSE facing 'more challenging' peak season as it unveils €26 million Winter Plan
With hospital admissions already up on last year, the HSE said it expects a busy winter season.
# winter plan
38 people have died so far this flu season as hospitalisations rise
There are 112 confirmed cases where people were admitted to critical care units over the flu.
# hse warning
Meningitis: HSE expert says rate of uptake of vaccine boosters is 'very disappointing'
The HSE yesterday issued an initial warning after the deaths of three people.
# winter plan
HSE wants to see patients as quickly as possible this winter - but admits it has no targets to do so
The executive published its €30m Winter Plan for 2018/19 today.