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Dublin: 13 °C Saturday 5 September, 2015

#HSE

# 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?

DailyEdge.ie 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.

# hse - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Teen in cardiac arrest turned away from Navan hospital and sent to Drogheda

Paramedics across the country say they are being forced to travel long distances with critical patients.

# hse - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

HSE investigating rise in HIV amongst injecting drug users in Dublin

There have been 15 cases confirmed from June 2014 to June 2015.

Dublin’s three maternity hospitals are being moved to pastures new

Planning permission for three new sites at major adult teaching hospitals will be submitted in the next 18 months.

# hse - Monday 29 June, 2015

A care home for those with intellectual disabilities has been de-registered following an inspection

The unit at St Patricks, Kilkenny, which houses 28 people, has been de-registered for up to 28 days over a number of concerns.

# hse - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

The HSE divulged salary details of one of their employees to a person ‘who asked for them’

There was a nearly 50% jump in data breaches notified to the data protection commissioner Helen Dixon in 2014.

# hse - Monday 22 June, 2015

‘Urgent’ action needed to prevent further baby deaths

Parents’ concerns were addressed in only a minority of maternity cases assessed in a new HSE review.

# hse - Saturday 20 June, 2015

‘I had to pin down my six-year-old daughter to inject her before she ate’

Controlling blood sugar levels is a daily challenge for the thousands of children living with diabetes in Ireland.

# hse - Friday 19 June, 2015

Niece suspected as thousands disappear from pensioner’s account

This is just one example of elder abuse in Ireland.

# hse - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Parents registering their kids for GP care were shown other people’s details

The website for the new system has been beset with problems since it went live yesterday.

# hse - Monday 15 June, 2015

Just under 1,500 GPs have signed up for under-sixes free GP care

Parents are now able to sign their under-sixes up for free GP care

The website for under-sixes free GP care is down, but it is still possible to register

The service has been experiencing a large volume of traffic this morning.

Get treated anywhere in the EU and the HSE can pick up the bill

There has been an office in place to administer the Cross-Border Healthcare Directive since February.

# hse - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Varadkar rules out intervention in case of Irish girl in UK psychiatric hospital

The 18-year-old, who was transferred to England in late 2013, has written to the Minister seeking help returning home.

# hse - Thursday 11 June, 2015

168 people diagnosed with HIV in Ireland so far this year

There have been 7,521 newly diagnosed cases since the early 1980s.

# hse - Monday 8 June, 2015

Money from dormant accounts to be used to fund drug prevention services

Funding will also be provided for groups supporting disability services and home carers.

# hse - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Investigations into death of elderly woman after incident at Dublin hospital

The woman died last month and both gardaí and the HSE are investigating.

# hse - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Decision to outsource surgery at Portlaoise “threatens existence of hospital”

The news that complex surgery will no longer be performed at Portlaoise follows last month’s highly critical HIQA report into the standard of care at the hospital.

# hse - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Teenagers are having a lot fewer children than they used to

There has been a 60% decline since 2001 in the number of 15- to 19-year-olds having children.

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