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#HSE

# hse - Yesterday’s News

Varadkar: Clearly if Mr Kelleher was minister, things would be much worse

Fianna Fáil’s Billy Kelleher criticised the Health Minister’s approach to HSE waiting lists, with 41,600 people waiting more than a year for an outpatient appointment.

# hse - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Dentists “outraged” after sudden closure of dental clinic in Dublin city

The HSE says that the clinic was closed because of concerns over the suitability of the building.

# hse - Friday 17 October, 2014

This is what will happen if a person in Ireland gets Ebola

Plans are in place for a number of different scenarios.

HSE support provided to boy was “not adequate” and had adverse effect on him

The Ombudsman for Children made recommendations on a report into the situation.

# hse - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Ever wanted to ask the Gardaí something about their records? Now you can

A new law extends Freedom of Information requests to cover limited areas of an Garda Síochána and other organisations. They don’t have to answer you though…

# hse - Monday 13 October, 2014

Poll: Are you worried about Ebola spreading to Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about Ebola spreading to Ireland?

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has confidence in Ireland’s plans.

# hse - Friday 10 October, 2014

Nurses demand details of HSE’s Ebola plan

Nurses want to know what contingency plans and alert systems are in place.

Ireland is not bringing in airport checks for Ebola, says Department of Health

Ireland is fully prepared to deal with any possible Ebola case, the Chief Medical Officer said.

# hse - Thursday 9 October, 2014

This ex-Siptu official is resisting TDs’ attempts to ask him about a ‘slush fund’

Matt Merrigan says there’s an ongoing garda investigation.

# hse - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

HSE puts pressure on newspaper to reveal its source on hospital waiting lists

However the Sunday Business Post is not budging.

Dignity of elderly compromised after being transported down corridors on commodes

The latest HIQA inspection reports finds elderly residents sitting alone during meal times with food on their face and clothing.

# hse - Monday 6 October, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Ebola, HSE waiting lists, and The Wind.

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.

Five children taken into care after abuse allegations

The judge said that the children “lived in a bad place with bad people”.

Court rules home extension be built so ‘inseparable’ siblings in care could stay together

The case is outlined in the lastest volume of the Child Care Law Reporting Project.

# hse - Sunday 5 October, 2014

‘Serious allegations’ of rigged waiting lists to be pursued by Department of Health

The HSE said it had no knowledge of the memo allegedly calling on employees to manipulate the figures.

# hse - Saturday 4 October, 2014

HSE investigate death of baby born at Midlands Hospital

The infant was born at a hospital in Mullingar, and later transferred to a specialist Neo-Natal Unit

# hse - Thursday 2 October, 2014

HSE needs to address the fact medical card reviews made people afraid

A PAC report said the reviews are a waste of money.

# hse - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

12-year-old boy rescued after 50 foot fall

The boy was transported to hospital by helicopter this evening.

# hse - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

‘I’ll give my opinion as a doctor and young man at a later stage’ – Varadkar

The Health Minister said that the Government has no plans to update the Constitution in relation to abortion.

# hse - Monday 29 September, 2014

‘Overcrowded and clinically dangerous’: Nurses criticise conditions at Mullingar hospital

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has called on the HSE to immediately recruit more staff at MRHM.

# hse - Sunday 28 September, 2014

HSE denies legal action taken to forcibly hydrate Miss Y, but is still reviewing what happened

Reports this morning claimed that Department of Health officials intervened in the case, objecting to the legal action being taken.

# hse - Friday 26 September, 2014

HSE launches new website to tell teens everything they need to know about sex

In a recent survey, young people said what they basically want is to be told the facts without a lecture.

# hse - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

The public could become life savers under a new plan to fight cardiac arrests

A programme to install public access defibrillators around the country has been looked at.

More than 360,000 people are on hospital waiting lists

The figure increased by 50,000 from January to July.

# hse - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Opinion: Aside from the abortion question, Ms Y highlights serious flaws in Irish maternity care

Remove abortion from the picture and we are still left with the highly troubling instance of a young, vulnerable women left traumatised by her encounter with the health service.

‘Sad and depressed’ but not ‘actively suicidal’ – the HSE’s verdict on Ms Y

RTÉ Prime Time has revealed that the HSE believes there was “an overall lack of coordination” in the handling of the case.

# hse - Monday 22 September, 2014

Almost 3,000 children are waiting over a year for speech and language therapy

On average, there are 162 children for each speech and language therapist in Ireland.

# hse - Thursday 18 September, 2014

‘Doctors are leaving the country and patient safety is being compromised’

The IMO says that health cuts cannot continue.

# hse - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From The Score Kerry and Donegal stars to play match in honour of late anti-smoking campaigner Gerry Collins In Memory

Kerry and Donegal stars to play match in honour of late anti-smoking campaigner Gerry Collins

Next Saturday’s game is in aid of Fundúireacht Páidi Ó Sé and a Donegal cancer charity.

# hse - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

‘It’s just not true’: Leo insists the government didn’t cook the books

The Health Minister has been responding to claims from Micheál Martin that the government “cooked the books” in health.

# hse - Monday 15 September, 2014

Government “cooked the books” on Health budget — Martin

The Fianna Fáil leader is accusing the Government of acting ‘fraudulently’ on the issue.

# hse - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

The Health Department’s new Secretary General has a masters from Harvard

Jim Breslin comes to the position from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

# hse - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Elderly people ‘left languishing’ on nursing home waiting list

There are over 500 people currently waiting in hospital beds.

# hse - Monday 8 September, 2014

They were coy about it, but the HSE has confirmed how much Mount Carmel cost them

€11 million, but “some renovation” is needed.

# hse - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Taoiseach “dismissed” Shortall’s concerns over Reilly’s health service reforms

New Health Minister Leo Varadkar was recently told Reilly’s HSE reforms were “unworkable”.

HSE buys Mount Carmel hospital, will turn it into ‘step down’ facility

The hospital went into liquidation at the beginning of this year.

# hse - Monday 1 September, 2014

Sons and daughters are the biggest perpetrators of elder abuse

Over 2,400 cases of elder abuse were reported to the HSE last year.

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.

# hse - Friday 29 August, 2014

Staff shortage at Kerry General Hospital now at “unsafe” levels says union

The INMO says a block on hiring is making the problem worse.

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