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# health-service-executive - Friday 9 March, 2018

HSE paramedic changes plea to guilty over assaulting two female students by putting them in choke hold HSE

HSE paramedic changes plea to guilty over assaulting two female students by putting them in choke hold

The 35-year-old dramatically changed his plea at Ennis Circuit Court today.

# health-service-executive - Saturday 13 May, 2017

'It's strange that health managers never refer patients out of Dublin for treatment'

People must be willing to stand now in support of regional cardiac services and pressure their local and national representatives, writes Matt Shanahan.

# health-service-executive - Thursday 2 March, 2017

The HSE has spent €3m upgrading its headquarters in the last five years

This includes €1.3 million on basement refurbishment in 2016 and over €92,000 on canteen renovations in 2015.

# health-service-executive - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

'Admin error' that led to McCabe allegations was not reported as HSE data protection breach

Documents released under an FOI show that the incident wasn’t listed among 103 data protection breaches reported between April 2014 and April 2015.

# health-service-executive - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

HSE to receive €63k from woman who stole money from Hepatitis C support group

Bernadette Warnock, former director of Positive Action, was jailed for two years today.

# health-service-executive - Monday 4 July, 2016

One year after stocks ran out, Ireland's BCG vaccine delivery is still delayed

The HSE said there are issues with the supplier that are affecting most European countries.

# health-service-executive - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Eye exams for schoolchildren have been cut by the HSE

The HSE states that there is no evidence that supports the effectiveness of the screening programme.

# health-service-executive - Monday 6 October, 2014

John Crown: ‘It’s quite plausible that the HSE would try to minimise the appearance of waiting lists’

The HSE has denied that staff are being encouraged to manipulate waiting lists.

# health-service-executive - Monday 1 September, 2014

The HSE’s campaign to protect girls from cervical cancer is working

Uptake levels for the HPC vaccine have exceeded targets and more than 42,000 girls have received the full course.

# health-service-executive - Friday 18 July, 2014

HSE reports €163m deficit for first five months of the year

Latest patient and financial figures show scale of the task facing the new Health Minister…

# health-service-executive - Sunday 29 June, 2014

'I hope he survives': Senator Crown doesn't think Reilly has been given the chance he needs in health HSE

'I hope he survives': Senator Crown doesn't think Reilly has been given the chance he needs in health

Earlier this week Reilly said the health budget had run over by €158 million.

# health-service-executive - Friday 20 June, 2014

Guess which employer has the most work permits for non-EU nationals this year...

Bet you guessed number two on the list?

# health-service-executive - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Compensation claims against the HSE rocket to €85 million in one year

Claims for personal injury and third party property damage increased by 55 per cent.

# health-service-executive - Thursday 13 February, 2014

HSE accused of producing new information on live TV 'for dramatic effect'

Fianna Fáil’s Seán Fleming asked that the PAC receive new information the HSE has uncovered prior to officials appearing before TDs on the public spending watchdog.

# health-service-executive - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Former CRC chief’s retirement package may be more than previously disclosed Exclusive

The Public Accounts Committee will hear further details about the top-up scandal at the Central Remedial Clinic tomorrow morning.

# health-service-executive - Monday 30 December, 2013

HSE spent €7.5m providing injectable treatment for MS patients in 2013

In the first ten months of this year, the HSE paid for 814 patients to receive the treatment.

# health-service-executive - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

HSE Service Plan confirms €619 million in cuts across health services next year HSE

HSE Service Plan confirms €619 million in cuts across health services next year

The long-awaited plan for the HSE’s spending next year has been published this morning.

# health-service-executive - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

'Absolute madness': CRC pays Mater Hospital €660k to administer 'phantom pension fund' Crc

'Absolute madness': CRC pays Mater Hospital €660k to administer 'phantom pension fund'

The revelation was disclosed right at the end of lengthy hearings before the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee this afternoon.

# health-service-executive - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

HSE will need nearly €200 million extra for this year

Separately, Ministers did not discuss the HSE’s service plan for 2014 at Cabinet today.

# health-service-executive - Monday 9 December, 2013

'No comment to make' on reports Kathleen Lynch threatened to resign

The junior health minister was reported in yesterday’s Sunday Business Post to have threatened to quit the government at a meeting over a fortnight ago.

# health-service-executive - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Tánaiste on top-ups controversy: 'It will be dealt with, it is being dealt with'

“The problem is being addressed,” Eamon Gilmore insisted in the Dáil this afternoon.

# health-service-executive - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

HSE chief to face questions from TDs over 'top-ups' and health budget overrun

Tony O’Brien is likely to be grilled about the revelations last week that many health agencies and voluntary hospitals are not in compliance with public sector pay policy.

# health-service-executive - Thursday 21 November, 2013

"'Because I'm worth it' culture is still alive and well': HSE to be grilled over top-up payments

The Public Accounts Committee is to scrutinise top-up payments to some CEOs in voluntary hospitals in the wake of controversy this week.

# health-service-executive - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

HSE to introduce targeted redundancy scheme in January

A memo sent to managers today, HSE Director of Human Resources Barry O’Brien also said all staff will be working additional hours required under Haddington Road from the start of next year.

# health-service-executive - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Hospital chiefs write to HSE saying cuts are threatening patient safety

A report on RTÉ’s Prime Time this evening claimed that hospital chief executives have warned of delays in cancer treatment due to budgetary reductions.

# health-service-executive - Saturday 2 November, 2013

'We just kept getting them in the post': How a family of five has 14 medical cards

A Dublin family waited a year for their medical cards to be renewed and then several came along in the space of a few weeks.

# health-service-executive - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Public information campaign launched to address 'confusion' over medical cards

The HSE has launched a public information campaign following recent controversies over medical card eligibility.

# health-service-executive - Thursday 10 October, 2013

'An appalling indictment of State failure': Consultant calls for more maternity staff

National Maternity Hospital clinical director, Dr Peter Boylan, has raised concerns about the level of staffing in maternity care in response to the third report into the death of Savita Halappanavar published yesterday.

# health-service-executive - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Doctors' strike now suspended indefinitely as IMO seeks clarification

The strike was postponed for a week last Friday, but no date for the action is now being given by the doctors’ union.

# health-service-executive - Friday 20 September, 2013

Doctors’ strike called off for a week as IMO considers deal

The 24 hour action planned for next Wednesday has been postponed — but not taken off the table entirely — following developments today.

# health-service-executive - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Labour Court ends system of zero-hour contracts for home helps

The binding recommendation means worker will have now contracts of a minimum of seven hours.

# health-service-executive - Sunday 8 September, 2013

HSE has 'no plans' to provide ambulance staff with stab vests

However the National Ambulance Service has been identified as an end-user in a trial for a new generation of body armour.

# health-service-executive - Friday 6 September, 2013

Woman in home birth case faced with €10,000 legal bill

The High Court decided not to award legal costs against Aja Teehan but today she said her family is trying to raise the funds to pay their own significant legal bill.

# health-service-executive - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Over 200 patients referred back to GPs after closure of chronic pain clinic

The HSE said today that it has been unable to recruit a replacement consultant to operate the service at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

# health-service-executive - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Minister: There is no reason to annul the organ transplant legislation

Minister of State Alex White has hit back at calls for the organ transplant legislation to be annulled ahead of a Seanad debate on the matter next week.

# health-service-executive - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

HSE expects deficit of over €100 million this year HSE

HSE expects deficit of over €100 million this year

The HSE’s latest performance review says that the executive may not achieve the €150 million in savings promised in the Haddington Road Agreement.

# health-service-executive - Monday 12 August, 2013

Residents of nursing home to have HSE ‘Fair Deal’ funding removed

Families of residents at the St Clair’s home in Mullingar will have to find alternative care, or cover the costs directly.

# health-service-executive - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Waiting lists for individual consultants could soon be online

Health Minister Reilly has also announced plans for free GP care for children.

# health-service-executive - Friday 19 July, 2013

Beaumont Hospital opens helpline after CJD fears CJD

Beaumont Hospital opens helpline after CJD fears

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, commonly known as CJD, is a very rare form of dementia that is not curable.

# health-service-executive - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Generic drugs are more expensive in Ireland than the EU

Although we are taking more generic drugs, it had not led to any savings for the State or the cash-paying patient.

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