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#HSE

# hse - Yesterday’s News

Almost 10,000 over-75s left lying on trolleys for more than 24 hours in first eight months of year

Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly said the situation is far worse than last year.

# hse - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

'It's not a coincidence': HSE expert links latest mumps outbreak to discredited study of MMR vaccine

The HSE is still trying to determine how many people have been affected by the outbreak.

# hse - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Superbug linked to deaths of eight patients at Limerick hospitals Cpe

Superbug linked to deaths of eight patients at Limerick hospitals

Of all the superbugs, CPE is the most difficult to kill with antibiotics.

45 people diagnosed after mumps outbreak in the west

People aged 15 to 29 years old have been affected by the outbreak, the HSE has said.

# hse - Monday 8 October, 2018

'Intense negotiations' ongoing between HSE and CervicalCheck labs before contracts expire

Existing contracts with two laboratories are due to expire this month.

# hse - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Call to Brexit-proof Ireland's supply of breast milk for premature babies

The human milk bank in Co Fermanagh currently provides milk to neonatal units in both Northern Ireland and the Republic.

# hse - Friday 5 October, 2018

Vast majority (94%) consent to take part in delayed smear test review

Figures show 1,300 letters were sent to women asking them to consent to be included in the review by RCOG.

# hse - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Vast majority of people believe that the HSE does not place enough focus on mental health services

Funding for mental health as a proportion of the overall health budget in Budget 2018 was just 6%.

# hse - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Dr Peter Boylan appointed to assist HSE as it prepares to provide abortion services

Dr Boylan was an active repeal activist during the recent referendum campaign.

# hse - Monday 1 October, 2018

'A national crisis': Almost 8,000 people forced to wait on hospital trolleys and chairs last month

Some 68 children were among those waiting without a bed, according to the INMO.

HSE spent €600,000 last year on debt collectors to chase patients for unpaid bills

The Irish Cancer Society recently called for the government to abolish inpatient charges for cancer patients in the forthcoming Budget.

# hse - Sunday 30 September, 2018

HSE spend on agency staff in mental health services rose €38m in last four years

Close to €13 million was spent in the first three months of this year on agency staff.

# hse - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

62 people were injured by scramblers and quad bikes last year

Armenian national Ilabek Avetian suffered devastating injuries at the hands of a scrambler bike in a north Dublin park earlier this month.

The parents of a Sligo girl, who died in hospital after taking ill in a restaurant, are suing the HSE

Lisa Niland died suddenly in January 2017 after taking ill while eating at a Sligo restaurant.

# hse - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Drug-testing roll out at music festivals and nightclubs to be examined by expert group

Drug-testing is available in a number of other European countries.

# hse - Friday 21 September, 2018

HSE called before High Court to explain discharge of woman now living in 'appalling circumstances'

The solicitor says it appears the woman was discharged from hospital without any consideration of her needs and is now effectively homeless.

# hse - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Parents urged to ask medical professionals about HPV vaccine instead of relying on 'misinformation'

The HSE launched a vaccine information campaign today, confirming two in three women are now being inoculated against the HPV virus.

New chairperson for HSE board as it prioritises 'building public trust and confidence'

The new board of the HSE will be accountable to the minister, the department of health said.

# hse - Sunday 16 September, 2018

After almost a year waiting, brain injury patient gets HSE funding for place in new facility

The Clondalkin man’s family launched a media campaign last month – now, funding’s been granted.

# hse - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Scally report: Family of deceased patient were told 'nuns don't get cervical cancer'

Scally report finds disclosure was “handled badly in most cases”.

# hse - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Food Safety Authority recalls batches of purified baby water amid safety concerns

The recall was issued after “insufficient controls” were discovered at the site where the water is produced.

# hse - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

'We can live normal lives': Life extending drug now available to hundreds of lung cancer patients

About 2,500 Irish people are diagnosed with lung cancer every year.

# hse - Monday 3 September, 2018

'It's one less thing to worry about': HSE grants free GP service to 14,000 carers

The service applies to anyone who received carer’s allowance or carer’s benefit, but who do not hold a medical card.

# hse - Sunday 2 September, 2018

HSE awards €800,000 contract to set up post-abortion phone helpline

Registered charity One Family has won the contract to set up the helpline.

# hse - Friday 31 August, 2018

'Worst August on record' for hospital overcrowding with almost 8,000 on trolleys

The HSE has said it regrets any delays experienced by patients.

Johnny's no longer got you covered as HSE launches new safe sex campaign

The #respectprotect campaign will provide “greater flexibility”, the HSE said.

HSE offers training in treatment that can reverse drug overdoses

“Every use of Naloxone is potentially a life saved,” the HSE said.

# hse - Thursday 30 August, 2018

High Court rules that woman weighing five stone and refusing food in HSE care may be force-fed

The court heard that the woman has a long history of anorexia nervosa.

# hse - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Under 130,000 people attend Papal Mass in Phoenix Park

500,000 tickets were distributed for the Mass earlier this summer.

# hse - Friday 24 August, 2018

"They weren't expecting him to survive": Father of brain injury patient hopes for funding to give his son a future Paul De Ferreira This post contains videos

"They weren't expecting him to survive": Father of brain injury patient hopes for funding to give his son a future

Two years ago Paul de Ferreira was involved in a quad bike accident that saw damage to his frontal lobe and caused some of his skull to be removed.

Parents of toddler who was unresponsive for an hour given 'mixed messages' about ambulance location

“Another 2 minutes and we would have been dealing with a very different outcome,” the parents were told at the Cavan hospital.

# hse - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Pregnant women due this weekend in Dublin advised to leave plenty of time for journeys across city

All hospitals will be operating as normal across the weekend.

# hse - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

13 cases of measles in Dublin's north inner city in recent weeks

Transmission has occurred in a number of hospitals and in households with “poor vaccine uptake”, the HSE said.

# hse - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

HSE emergency chief: 'We're not saying there will be deaths but we're planning for that eventuality'

The Pope’s visit will see an estimated 500,000 people attend Mass in the Phoenix Park on 26 August.

# hse - Monday 13 August, 2018

Man was secretly recorded threatening and verbally abusing his mother, court told

The HSE was told by the High Court that it can keep an elderly woman at a nursing home.

# hse - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Injuries or near-injuries of patients at Irish hospitals jumped last year

There were an average of 160 patient safety incidents per day last year.

'Broken' wards of courts system 'depriving people of their liberty'

A man lost his bid to leave a nursing home during the week.

# hse - Friday 10 August, 2018

Whistleblower alleges serious wrongdoing in St John of God's disability care centre Exclusive

The whistleblower works for the St John of God’s Liffey Services in the Kildare region.

# hse - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Warning issued after five more people contract measles in Dublin

The HSE is “particularly concerned” about the risk of measles in children who recently attended Temple Street Children’s University Hospital.

Man in non-secure facility sexually assaulted other vulnerable adults, court told

The HSE has been permitted to detain the man in a supervised facility following the accusations.

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