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HSE

# hse - Yesterday’s News

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.

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# 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.

# hse - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Talks stall between IMO and HSE on consultant doctors

The sticking point is on how a consultant’s experience will be assessed in terms of where they land on the pay scale.

# hse - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

There has been a “very, very small” number of suspect Ebola cases in Ireland

The HSE said it would not be providing information on other cases – but that there had been a “handful” of investigations apart from the Donegal death.

Good news for babies: The BCG vaccine shortage is over

The HSE has said in June that it has problems with its supplier.

# hse - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Calls for independent inquiry into “Ms Y” abortion case

The HSE is running its own inquiry, but some want it to be independent.

# hse - Friday 22 August, 2014

HSE rules out Ebola in death of Donegal man

“Infection control procedures, which had been put in place as a precautionary measure, will now be stepped down,” the HSE said today.

Here’s what the inquiry into the ‘Ms Y’ abortion case will look at

The inquiry will examine the operation of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act.

Dept of Justice provided visas for asylum seekers travelling for abortion

HSE says that while it has no authority to assist asylum seekers in travelling abroad for an abortion, it has provided financial support for travel and care.

Asbestos found at University Hospital Galway

However, the HSE says there is no danger to the public.

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Three weeks later, thousands in Clare can drink their water again

And after a week, a second drinking ban has also been lifted.

Test results expected in suspected Ebola case

The body of a man, who had recently travelled to part of Africa where Ebola has hit, was discovered yesterday morning.

# hse - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Ebola: What is it? How do people become infected?

Ebola first appeared in 1976. The current outbreak has killed more than 1,300 people, with experts warning it could take six months to bring under control.

HSE due to publish terms of its abortion case inquiry

The HSE ordered a report into the situation where a woman was given a caesarean section after she became pregnant through rape.

# hse - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

What’s your mental health life saver? This group wants to know

The Mental Health Reform are calling for community mental health services to be available around the clock, seven days a week.

# hse - Monday 18 August, 2014

HSE orders a report into care given to rape victim denied an abortion

The agency says it hopes the report will “end any inaccurate commentary surrounding this matter currently”.

# hse - Saturday 16 August, 2014

18 teens started treatment for substance misuse this year

The young girls and boys are aged between 16 and 19.

# hse - Friday 15 August, 2014

Doctors say it’s not fair to charge fees for prescriptions

The report singles out user charges as “inefficient in comparison to pooled funding”.

Suspected Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital

Ebola was suspected as one possibility for man suffering ‘flu-like’ symptoms but he has been cleared by medics.

# hse - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Dublin Fire Brigade investigating how a wheel fell off an ambulance while driving DFB

Dublin Fire Brigade investigating how a wheel fell off an ambulance while driving

The ambulance was returning to its station, and no patients were on board.

Poll: Should drunk patients be charged more for A&E visits? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should drunk patients be charged more for A&E visits?

The suggestion has been raised in Northern Ireland that charges should be introduced to deter abuse of the system.

# hse - Monday 11 August, 2014

New MS drug now available in Republic

The drug has been made available through one HSE scheme.

# hse - Friday 8 August, 2014

NHS clarifies “call for Irish blood donations”

And we thought we were special.

Galway mental health unit used new observation area ‘as office space’

HSE has responded saying that the new unit has not been comissioned for use, but this is being examined “in the context of new staff being employed”.

Number of patients admitted on trolleys up 187% in some hospitals

Five hospitals increased by between 75% to 187% in comparison to the same period last year.

# hse - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s the start of your four-day week – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

HSE test website used ‘Master Bator’ and ‘n*****r’ as dummy patient names

However, there is no evidence to suggest that the details were inputted by HSE employees, as the website was publicly accessible.

# hse - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Parents say full time consultant needed at Limerick hospital for children with diabetes

The locum full time consultant post at the University Hospital Limerick is being replaced with a half time position.

# hse - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Drinking water alert issued in Clare by HSE, county council

Notice has been issued for customers of the Kildysart and Coolmeen public water supplies.

# hse - Monday 28 July, 2014

Calls for urgent meeting with Varadkar after serious failings at Mayo care home

The gardaí are investigating the sudden death of a 72-year-old man at the care home in 2012.

# hse - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Irish hospitals to start giving away old equipment

The programme will help hospitals in Zambia and Uganda.

# hse - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

HSE chief explains why 67 employees do not have to comply with public pay policy

Staff who signed contracts for a higher rate of pay can’t be made accept less money while those deals remain in place, the HSE told TDs today.

# hse - Monday 21 July, 2014

HSE accepts that hiring staff internally without interview isn’t “desirable”

A senator had called for a review of how the HSE hires internally.

# hse - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about Rory McIlroy, Gaza, and the fate of MH17 victims.

# hse - Saturday 19 July, 2014

‘Children with autism and their families run a marathon every day’

Denzil Jacobs is doing something mental this summer…

# hse - Friday 18 July, 2014

HSE reports €163m deficit for first five months of the year

Latest patient and financial figures show scale of the task facing the new Health Minister…

Addiction services costing State €114m this year

Treatment and intervention provided by a range of services, making it difficult to ascertain just how much the State spends on alcohol addiction, according to the HSE.

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