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#HSE

# hse - Today’s News

Minister 'expects update today' after case of separated elderly couple sparks outrage

The couple was separated after 63 years of marriage when only one of them was granted a place in a nursing home.

# hse - Yesterday’s News

Elderly couple married for 63 years separated as one is rejected for nursing home care

Michael Devereaux (90) broke down in tears as he explained the ‘nightmare’ situation.

HSE misallocated latest request from sexual abuse survivor whose claims it lost for 3 years

The HSE’s dealings with ‘Mary’ has seen it issue her with a number of apologies since 2010.

# hse - Sunday 25 June, 2017

'Risk to the public': 128 doctors working as consultants not on the required specialist register

The figures came following a parliamentary question asked by Sinn Féin’s Louise O’Reilly.

# hse - Thursday 22 June, 2017

As doctors continue to emigrate, Ireland is becoming more reliant on foreign-trained staff

Africa and Pakistan contribute the highest number of non-Irish doctors here.

# hse - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

HSE admits Navan day service not up-and-running fully after unit closure

A local councillor said mental health is being “ignored” and patients are suffering as a result.

# hse - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Explainer: What's being done to bring anti-HIV medication into Ireland?

PrEP is a “once daily” medication that can reduce risk of infection among people at high risk.

# hse - Friday 16 June, 2017

Plight of teenager left 'lying in hospital' for weeks brought to High Court Exclusive

There is no suitable placement for the teenager, who has a history of self harm.

# hse - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Staff involved in care for 'Grace' were promoted, PAC told

In April, a €6.3 million settlement for Grace was approved by the High Court.

Calls for prevention medication to be made available following over 500 HIV diagnoses in 2016

HIV Ireland and the Gay Health Network (GHN) are calling for PrEP to be introduced in Ireland.

# hse - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Hepatitis A outbreak 'caused by fecal matter in swimming pool'

Five people, including three children, fell ill with the disease last year.

# hse - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

HSE applies to be allowed induce labour of pregnant woman with mental age of eight years

The High Court heard that those caring for the woman, aged in her 20s, are unsure as to how well she understands what is happening to her.

# hse - Monday 12 June, 2017

Elderly residents at Clare hospital stay in bed all day as 'they've nowhere else to go', court hears

The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) is attempting to close St Joseph’s Hospital to further admissions until 2021.

Girl seeking abortion held in psychiatric unit when she thought she was going for termination

A consultant psychiatrist said termination was “not the solution for all the child’s problems at this stage”.

Almost 8,000 cases of adult abuse reported to HSE last year

The most common type of abuse among 18-64 years olds was physical 48%, psychological 24% and sexual abuse 11%.

# hse - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Meet the people who are on-call 24-7 to make sure organ transplants happen

“A death has occurred, but a life is also saved and enhanced.”

# hse - Saturday 10 June, 2017

HSE reveals thousands of children left waiting for assessment, despite 3 month legal deadline

At end of last year there were almost 4,000 applications overdue for completion.

The highest paid person in the HSE last year received almost €600,000

The HSE’s spend on legal and professional fees increased by 28.6% last year – rising from €47m to €60.5m.

# hse - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

The number of teenage pregnancies in Ireland has fallen by 64% - but STIs are on the rise

Instances of chlamydia, gonorrhea and herpes have all increased among young people.

# hse - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

'It makes no sense': The HSE does not record the number of suicides at hospitals

Sinn Féin TD Pat Buckley wants the HSE to keep a record of all those who die by suicide in Irish hospitals.

'A watershed moment': TDs have come up with a plan to radically change the healthcare system

The report on the Future of Healthcare is set to be published today.

People warned to cook meat fully after 50 fall ill in north Dublin salmonella outbreak

At least 16 cases of salmonella have been identified following the outbreak.

'It was clear that public opinion influenced the Sisters of Charity's decision'

But who now owns the National Maternity Hospital? The government still needs to clarify its position.

# hse - Monday 29 May, 2017

'Put a cost on his life': The limited options facing Irish cancer patients when time is running out

There are drugs that could help him, but cancer patient Brian Slattery needs to fund the €140,000 treatment himself.

# hse - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Child with an intellectual disability placed in hospital for three months

The Ombudsman for Children is concerned that this is a children’s rights issue and plan to pursue the issue in 2017.

HSE review of maternity complaints finds patients not treated with dignity or respect

Health Minister Simon Harris said it is ‘regretted’ that it took such a long time for families to be heard on their babies’ deaths.

# hse - Monday 22 May, 2017

The number of young girls receiving the HPV vaccine is slowly rising but doctors are still worried

Medics claimed “misinformation and fake news is causing fear among young people and parents”.

'It's not an easy way out': Is surgery the way to help solve Ireland's obesity crisis?

Surgical intervention saves the State in the long-term from healthcare costs associated with obesity, say doctors.

# hse - Friday 19 May, 2017

'In a utopian society there would be free GP care. In reality, we can't do that'

Doctors are struggling with a jump in consultations and lack of resources.

# hse - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

5,000 cyber-attacks were attempted against one Irish hospital in just 24 hours

The HSE decided to cut external communications, including emails and server connections, on Friday.

# hse - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

HSE remains cut off from external networks as finger points to North Korea over cyber attack

Ireland has remained largely unaffected by the global cyber attack, which hit more than 200,000 victims.

There have been lots of cyber attacks on State websites that the public aren't even aware of

There have been calls for the Garda cyber crime unit to be beefed up.

# hse - Monday 15 May, 2017

Tusla warns that child protection reports may not have been received over weekend

The Department of Communications described the global cyber attack as “unprecedented”.

Concern about doctors without specialist training filling consultant posts

Consultants say these doctors do not have the expertise necessary to make the right decisions for patients.

# hse - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Movement in north Kerry, but the HSE's overall plan for respite care in Ireland is less clear

Cuts to respite services across the country has seen dismayed parents call on the HSE to clarify what the future is for the support service.

# hse - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Two boys fighting for access to drug that could help them keep walking

Two boys fighting for access to drug that could help them keep walking

Translarna, the only treatment for boys with a specific type of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, costs €400,000 per patient per year.

Suspected case of ransomware detected in Wexford health centre

The NHS in the UK was attacked by hackers yesterday leading to fears the Irish system could be targeted.

# hse - Friday 12 May, 2017

HSE removes all external access to its network following NHS cyber attack

The HSE leadership convened a meeting tonight to decide what steps to take.

Following chocolate comments, HSE says 'incentives' have helped vaccination rate rise 50%

“Vaccine hesitancy is increasingly becoming a major issue,” a HSE spokesperson said.

# hse - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Chocolate could encourage nurses to get flu vaccine, committee hears

There was a discussion around what is causing a mistrust of vaccines, which have eradicated many diseases in Ireland.

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