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#HSE

# hse - Today’s News

Over 200 children with serious teeth problems have waited over 4 years for treatment

Figures show that 11,786 children and young adults have been waiting over a year for necessary orthodontic treatment.

# hse - Yesterday’s News

'If I stay in Ireland, my daughter could be slipping through my fingers' Pku

'If I stay in Ireland, my daughter could be slipping through my fingers'

People with PKU, a rare genetic disorder, are fighting for access to medication.

# hse - Thursday 19 October, 2017

After some confusion, hospitals told to pay doctors and nurses who didn't go to work on Monday

There was some confusion over what employees should do in the event of national red weather warnings.

# hse - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

The HSE has recorded 11 aggressive incidents against staff and patients A DAY since 2012

22,402 ‘incidents of harm’ have been put on record since January 2012.

# hse - Sunday 15 October, 2017

The HSE is working on an app that will tell you how busy your local emergency department is

A prototype of the app will be available by this November.

# hse - Monday 9 October, 2017

Barrister says that evidence of Donegal's most senior garda should not be accepted by Tribunal

Chief Superintendent Terry McGinn did not make notes when she directed an investigation into alleged actions of Keith Harrison.

# hse - Saturday 7 October, 2017

With nearly 700,000 on waiting lists, Harris pledges more investment in health services

Harris told consultants that Irish healthcare is at a “historic juncture” in a speech today.

# hse - Friday 6 October, 2017

Drain cleaning fluid 'got mixed with water' at Ennis dental surgeries

The HSE is currently in contact with the parents of up to 43 children to see if they were affected by the problem.

# hse - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

HIV diagnoses rose again last year with 508 new cases

Two thirds of the cases were new diagnoses while the rest were people who were transferring their care from abroad.

# hse - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

HSE spent nearly €3 million pursuing unpaid hospital charges using debt collectors

The health authority spent nearly €3 million on debt recovery during the period 2011 to 2017.

# hse - Sunday 1 October, 2017

'Ill-informed, dangerous': Priests ask bishop to withdraw HPV vaccine comments

When asked about the issue, Minister Simon Harris said too much time had been given to the bishop’s HPV vaccine comments.

'Shocked and disappointed': Pressure mounts to restore funding for breastfeeding support initiative

The HSE said it plans to provide funding for a new, revised model.

# hse - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Nama employee: 'The request is from Mick Wallace so trying to close off angles of attack in advance'

Wallace has hit out at Nama for its lack of transparency and said the Freedom of Information Act has serious problems.

# hse - Thursday 28 September, 2017

'I'm most angry at myself': HIV positive people continue to suffer from stigma in Ireland HIV

'I'm most angry at myself': HIV positive people continue to suffer from stigma in Ireland

17% of people living in HIV say they have felt suicidal in the last year.

# hse - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Men aged 45-54 are the most likely to die by suicide in Ireland HSE

Men aged 45-54 are the most likely to die by suicide in Ireland

A new report from the HSE has said that suicide figures are on a downward trend.

# hse - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Epilepsy drug which has left 400 Irish children with disabilities to come under EU review today

An Irish woman whose three children have disabilities will give evidence at a public hearing today.

# hse - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Behaviour of staff top reason for complaints about maternity services at Portlaoise

Half of the complaints were about staff behaviour and three were about the care received.

# hse - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'Inappropriate and unethical': Varadkar backs life-saving lung disease drug for some users after HSE fails to fund it

21 Alpha-1 patients in Ireland have been receiving Respreeza up until now through a compassionate use programme.

# hse - Monday 18 September, 2017

Retired garda says colleague's death in line of duty had 'devastating effect' on officers

Retired Garda Sergeant Daniel Devlin told the Charleton Tribunal “emotionally, everyone was badly affected” after Garda Gary McLoughlin was killed.

Irish women take legal action over 'razor blade' vaginal mesh implants

Women have reported issues such as headaches, lack of energy, discharge, bleeding and pain years after their surgery.

How many HSE doctors does Navan hospital's emergency department have? None

Four of the five locum/agency doctors at the hospital’s emergency department went on wildcat strike two weeks ago in a row over plans to slash their rate of pay.

# hse - Saturday 16 September, 2017

166 vacant buildings held by HSE as government plans to penalise those who own empty homes

The Department of Housing says it doesn’t hold information on properties owned by other government bodies.

# hse - Friday 15 September, 2017

HSE ambulances broke down over 200 times last year

One ambulance is still in service after travelling over 400,000km.

# hse - Thursday 14 September, 2017

'He beats his head off walls and draws blood' - Mother's appeal for supports for son who has autism

She says that he has been having “psychotic and violent episodes”.

# hse - Sunday 10 September, 2017

The National Children's Hospital won't be named after a saint, but what should it be called?

The new name has come from a staff suggestion process, but hasn’t been revealed yet.

# hse - Thursday 7 September, 2017

'He’s still walking but he’s struggling': Parents fight for access to 'life-changing' drug

The families of two boys are fighting for access to Translarna, a drug that could help delay the effects of a rare muscle-wasting condition.

# hse - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

FactCheck: No, the reported side effects of the HPV vaccine do NOT outweigh the proven benefits

Following controversy over Super Junior Minister Finian McGrath’s comments about the vaccine, TheJournal.ie republishes this Factcheck.

# hse - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Roscommon mental health services failed to report risk of 'inappropriate sexual behaviour'

A report was was commissioned into the services after allegations of sexual exploitation at one of its facilities.

'It's a serial killer': Detection rates on the rise as staff become 'sepsis aware'

Simon Harris said hospital staff are now trained to be more “sepsis aware”.

Simon Harris: 'Patients should not be used as pawns in doctors' pay dispute'

All emergency departments are open today, despite the dispute.

HSE spent almost €300k burying people who were homeless or had no known family

The money was spent over the last three years.

# hse - Monday 4 September, 2017

Emergency department workers pin blame for hospital wildcat strikes on HSE

Navan emergency department was just one of many experiencing serious staff shortages as a result of the strikes this evening.

# hse - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Simon Harris says HPV vaccine saves lives, after speaking to Finian McGrath about his concerns

McGrath had called for the vaccine to be banned.

'Ireland's nursing crisis could be eclipsed if US nurses weren't being denied access to work here'

US nurses who are being denied access to work here can’t find the adaptation courses they’re being told to take.

# hse - Saturday 2 September, 2017

'A very significant sum of money': The HSE is spending a lot more than it planned on agency staff

In the first six months of the year, the HSE spent just over €180 million on agency staff.

# hse - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'Emotional terrorism': After HPV vaccine uptake rates fall to 50%, the HSE is fighting back

Health minister Simon Harris said that those who aren’t medical professionals shouldn’t be giving expert advice on vaccines.

# hse - Monday 28 August, 2017

Swimming ban extended at Loughshinny due to 'unacceptable levels of contamination'

The extended ban on swimming is likely to last at least 72 hours.

# hse - Saturday 26 August, 2017

'In danger of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory': How tension built ahead of Orkambi deal Cystic Fibrosis This post contains videos

'In danger of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory': How tension built ahead of Orkambi deal Exclusive

HSE and Vertex employees were working long hours behind the scenes to secure the historic agreement.

# hse - Friday 25 August, 2017

'My mother doesn't sleep': No operation in sight for woman who has already waited two years for surgery

Catherina Tobin says she is being discriminated against by the government because she’s a public patient without health insurance.

# hse - Thursday 24 August, 2017

92 on-duty ambulances involved in road 'incidents' so far this year

Since 2010, 892 incidents have happened on Irish roads involving National Ambulance Service vehicles.

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