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# hse - Yesterday’s News

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# hse - Yesterday’s News

Harris plans to "dismantle" HSE and replace it with "much leaner" health agency

The Minister for Health outlined his “vision” for the future of Irish healthcare at a Dáil committee this morning.

# hse - Monday 20 March, 2017

'Children are eating paracetamol to get through the day, afraid of ending up in a wheelchair'

No child should have to wait longer than four months to receive necessary scoliosis surgery, according to a new report.

# hse - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

# hse - Monday 13 March, 2017

Cockroaches, raw sewage, and a live rodent - here's why Irish food businesses were shut down in 2016

62 Irish restaurants and takeaways were shut last year for an awful lot of different reasons.

# hse - Sunday 12 March, 2017

"She prays her son dies before her" - elderly Kerry residents at wits' end over care for adult children

Following a recent HSE move there is now no full-time respite centre in the Munster county.

# hse - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Differences between the Grace terms of reference, before and after? There aren't many, but they mean a lot...

There aren’t many differences between the before-and-after terms, but what has changed matters.

85% jump in number of complaints received about HSE care of vulnerable adults

A cost-saving decision to move people with severe intellectual disabilities away from their long-term home was overturned.

# hse - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Pizza and Mexican restaurants among food outlets served with closure orders last month

The FSAI said some businesses are “potentially putting consumers’ health at serious risk”.

# hse - Monday 6 March, 2017

HSE 'regrets but understands' why Grace's mother won't accept their apology

“The past nine years have been a living hell for me,” Grace’s mother told RTÉ Investigates.

Deal on 'miracle' cystic fibrosis drug expected in a matter of weeks

Health Minister Simon Harris said that he wants a good deal for the taxpayer and, most importantly, for patients.

Litany of errors by child services saw woman's claims of serious sexual abuse 'lost' for over three years Exclusive

The HSE’s child and family services, the precursor to Tusla, also repeatedly sent details of the case to a series of incorrect addresses.

# hse - Sunday 5 March, 2017

HSE 'took three years to contact gardaí about Grace report'

The report was published this week and has details of the potential abuse of a girl with an intellectual disability known as Grace.

# hse - Friday 3 March, 2017

Maurice McCabe files suit against HSE, Tusla over false sexual abuse claim

Members of his family have also filed suits for damages against the State Agencies.

'Epidemics' of TB and pneumonia could hit Ireland due to antibiotic resistance Superbugs This post contains videos

'Epidemics' of TB and pneumonia could hit Ireland due to antibiotic resistance

Misuse and overuse of medication will “almost certainly lead to a health crisis”, it has been warned.

# hse - 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.

# hse - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Allegations of abuse about another child at 'Grace' home reported to gardaí in 1996

The cases of four other service users were formally identified by An Garda Síochána.

'If you smoke 20 cigarettes a day, you inhale a mugful of tar each year'

One in every two smokers will die of a tobacco-related disease – pharmacists want to buck this trend.

# hse - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Grace: The four missed opportunities to make her safe

Taoiseach Enda Kenny today announced that a commission of investigation will be set up.

Grace case: 47 children went through foster home where there were abuse concerns

Two previously unpublished reports about the case have been made public.

More Irish children are surviving cancer thanks to medical breakthroughs

There have been “major reductions” in the number of children passing away from the disease.

Dentists call for regular teeth screenings in schools to avoid 'traumatic' extractions

Thousands of children have teeth extracted under general anaesthetic each year.

# hse - Friday 24 February, 2017

Bus Éireann workers told to 'prepare for protracted strike'

Siptu has put its members at the company on strike notice. HSE workers however, have cancelled impending industrial action.

# hse - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Taoiseach told 'several children have died' waiting for Orkambi drug decision

Orkambi is estimated to cost €159,000 per patient.

# hse - Monday 20 February, 2017

Poll: Do you trust the HSE with your private data? Data Protection This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you trust the HSE with your private data?

It has emerged that 113 serious breaches of data protection occurred within our health service since March 2015.

X-ray report left in Penneys, patient's mental health data faxed to a bank - 113 HSE data breach calamities revealed

The HSE says that it takes its responsibility under data protection legislation “very seriously”.

# hse - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Ireland's healthcare system: What exactly are we doing wrong?

Where is Ireland’s healthcare system going wrong, and what can we do to turn it around?

# hse - 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.

# hse - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

How to cope with 7 common illnesses

Mild bugs can often be dealt with at home.

# hse - Monday 13 February, 2017

Tusla to appear before Dáil committee next week as McCabe controversy rumbles on

The main players have been having their say on the ongoing scandal.

# hse - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Lack of dental care sees nursing home patients needing up to 20 teeth extracted at once

One of country’s senior dentists reveals some nursing homes neglecting duty of care to elderly.

# hse - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Sinn Féin to table motion of no confidence in the Government

Mary Lou McDonald has described the current Irish leadership as a “kick for touch, cover up” government.

Poll: In the wake of the latest Maurice McCabe revelations, do you have confidence in the gardaí? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: In the wake of the latest Maurice McCabe revelations, do you have confidence in the gardaí?

The HSE has today “apologised unreservedly” to McCabe for the administrative error that led to an allegation against him making its way into a Tusla file.

Woman who developed back pain aged 18 left bed bound in agony as HSE refuses to fund operation

Her mother described how her daughter, who once had a bright future ahead of her, now faces a life of no hope and never-ending pain.

# hse - Thursday 9 February, 2017

57 people have died this winter because of the flu

The HSE are urging those at risk to get vaccinated.

'Her spine has a 97 degree curve but she doesn't know what's wrong and can't describe her pain'

21-year-old Colleen had to wait two years before she could get an x-ray for her scoliosis.

Minister reveals that over 6,000 children in State care

The number of children in care has risen by almost 20% during the past decade.

# hse - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

'No overtime, no cross cover' from nurses and midwives after 7 March

The government’s proposals to deal with staffing problems were criticised as “too little too late”.

FactCheck: Are there really fewer people on hospital trolleys this year?

The Tánaiste made the claim amid ongoing debate about wait times in Irish healthcare.

# hse - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Simon Harris 'pleased to announce' Crumlin Hospital scoliosis theatre to open in April

It has emerged that there are an extra 80,000 people on hospital waiting lists outside the government’s official figures.

'I see my daughter crying in pain, her body bending over. We can't wait two years'

Sarah-Ann, aged 11, has scoliosis and is “waiting to get on a waiting list”.

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