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Dublin: 8 °C Wednesday 25 November, 2015


# hse - Yesterday’s News

Further €9 million awarded to girl who suffered brain injury at birth

Roisin Conroy has cerebral palsy as a result of her birth at the hospital in Portlaoise in 2001.

# hse - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Leo wants to make it easier for patients to complain

“The director of patient safety is somebody I want to run into in the lift every other day, it’s not somebody I want to meet in a formal meeting once every two months or six months.”

# hse - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

‘Leo needs to accept he’s not the David Attenborough of the health service’

Fianna Fáil says the Health Minister is “observing from a distance” rather than taking action.

# hse - Thursday 5 November, 2015

‘He died in my kitchen’: Man bled to death waiting for ambulance

It took almost 40 minutes for the ambulance to reach the 25 year old.

# hse - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

‘Remember a few years ago we were told butter was bad for you?’

New guidelines could be issued for red meat consumption.

# hse - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Staff failed to recognise signs of foetal distress in baby who died at 22 minutes old

The HSE has apologised to the baby’s parents.

# hse - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Expectant mothers experienced 75 ‘extreme’ incidents in Irish hospitals last year

The State Claims Agency said Ireland’s national incident rates are “not dissimilar to international figures”.

# hse - Friday 16 October, 2015

Around 200 patients contacted as HSE recalls chemo drugs

The HSE said it was recalling the drugs as a “precautionary” measure.

# hse - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Mother of 7-year-old girl with cerebral palsy says apology from hospital ‘too little too late’

Katie Manton was awarded €6.7 million in damages today.

# hse - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Appeal by couple convicted of letting MS sufferer die with ‘maggots in her infected bedsores’

They contend the jury should have been allowed to consider the HSE’s alleged culpability in the death of immobile MS sufferer Evelyn Joel.

# hse - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Could so-called ‘virgin births’ happen in Ireland?

Last week it was reported that a number of virgin births had happened in the United Kingdom.

# hse - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Leo announces plans to get rid of HSE within five years

The Health Minister has also said that consultants are due to have their pay restored.

# hse - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Drogheda hospital criticised after confidential patient records found ‘strewn on the street’

The files contained personal information about 44 orthopaedic patients at Our Lady of Lourdes.

# hse - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Mother who says her daughter was injured during “muddled” delivery loses case

The woman claimed there was excessive traction used in the delivery.

# hse - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Two wheels fell off an ambulance that had a patient on board

The patient was not affected.

# hse - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Couple whose baby died tell HSE: ‘Your apology is six years too late’

The couple said that the manner in which they had to fight for justice for their daughter was unacceptable.

From Business ETC One of Dublin’s most recognisable buildings is up for sale and expected to fetch a cool €14 million On The Market

# hse - Monday 14 September, 2015

Ireland’s biggest pharmacy chain looks set to buy out McCauley’s Chemists

McCauley’s are the largest independent pharmacy chain in the country.

# hse - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

BCG scars could become a thing of the past for most people

Only children in high-risk groups could be vaccinated.

# hse - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

HSE complained over Prime Time coverage of pregnant teenage asylum seeker case

The complaint was rejected by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

# hse - Friday 28 August, 2015

Ireland’s largest pharmacy group investigated by HSE over ‘irregularities’ in fee claims

The allegations were raised by a whistleblower.

HSE seeks court order to arrest pregnant woman who failed to show at hospital

The case was described as a “genuine human emergency” by the judge.

# hse - Friday 21 August, 2015

Nurses slam HSE over 78 jobs left unfilled – all at just ONE Irish hospital

The INMO says Cork University Hospital continues to operate at almost full capacity.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# hse - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Áras Attracta’s Bungalow Three is in the spotlight again

Hiqa has warned the centre containing the home could face closure.

# hse - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Thieves stole a potentially lethal chemical from a Dublin vet

The euthatal was taken last week.

# hse - Monday 3 August, 2015

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your bank holiday Monday.

# hse - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

The government will fund life-prolonging treatment for a terminal cancer patient

The drug is believed to cost between €65,000 and €85,000 per patient.

# hse - Friday 24 July, 2015

These Irish hospitals are spending millions on PRIVATE ambulances

This is despite the fact they established their own hospital transport service.

# hse - Thursday 23 July, 2015

The HSE is trying to entice Irish nurses back home with promises of money and contracts

It is seeking to attract up to 500 people and it is hoped it will encourage Irish nurses working abroad to come home.

# hse - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Going a month without a shower at HSE-run home is “intolerable”

Numerous shortcomings were found by a Hiqa report published yesterday.

# hse - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

HSE defends not awarding €1 million contract to Irish small business

A foreign company was awarded the contract.

# hse - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Varadkar refuses to rule out privatisation of air ambulance

Varadkar refuses to rule out privatisation of air ambulance

Since 2012, the Irish Air Corps have helped sick people travel to hospital from all over the country.

# hse - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Terminal cancer patient pleads with government to pay for drug that could prolong her life

A 59-year-old woman says she is begging the government to pay for a cancer drug that could prolong her life.

# hse - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Ireland won’t be fined over 24-hour shifts for junior doctors

The European Court of Justice said there was not enough evidence put forward to show the Working Time Directive was not being implemented.

# hse - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Irish men are popping millions of Viagra pills a year, but do they really need it? One Erection

Irish men are popping millions of Viagra pills a year, but do they really need it? spoke to a sex therapist to find out.

# hse - Monday 6 July, 2015

Poll: Should the HSE cover the cost of Viagra? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the HSE cover the cost of Viagra?

The HSE has spent €57 million on prescription drugs to help with erectile dysfunction in the last six years.

# hse - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Assistants for doctors with no medical degree are being hired at Beaumont Hospital

Physician Associates support doctors in their diagnosis and management of patients.

# hse - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Suicidal woman allegedly told to ‘go home and overdose’ if she wanted to be seen

The incident apparently happened at University Hospital Galway.

‘Beaumont Hospital chiefs are playing Russian roulette with my life’

I’m 38, a mother to two boys, and I have just been handed a death sentence.

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