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# hse - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Children left with foster family for years after serious sex abuse allegations

An RTÉ programme alleged children were left with a foster family for several years despite abuse claims.

# hse - Monday 11 April, 2016

Nursing home residents abused and 'left short of food as staff ate it' Exclusive

Documents released under the Freedom of Information Act detail a number of instances of alleged abuse.

# hse - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

‘If she stays in Kerry for another two or three days, she’ll probably die’

Paddy Kevane has said his sister Breda will die unless she gets an operation on her airways.

# hse - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Feeling a bit stressed? Here’s how to have a mindful Monday

Our top tips for getting to a good place this Easter Monday.

# hse - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Self-harmers need to be seen in hospital, there’s a plan to make that happen

There’s a new plan to ensure people who self-harm get the help they need.

# hse - Friday 11 March, 2016

Woman receives payout of €60,000 from HSE over husband’s death

The case was for medical negligence and a breach of duty of care.

# hse - Monday 7 March, 2016

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# hse - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Intellectually disabled man left in care home with alleged abuser for two years – report

A report from the new HSE whisteblower service highlights claims of abuse in residential facilities.

# hse - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Department of Health says Michael Noonan never sought to influence Grace decision asked other former health ministers when they were made aware of the case.

# hse - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Varadkar ‘embarrassed and ashamed’ by elderly man’s death after 12 hours on hospital trolley

Eddie Moloney died from a brain haemorrhage beside a blaring TV at University Hospital Limerick.

Health Board knew girl was being sexually abused in her home but didn’t tell gardaí Exclusive

“‘Grace’ is no isolated incident. I know – the same thing happened to me”.

# hse - Sunday 14 February, 2016

Threatened hospital cuts ‘will rip the heart out of’ Donegal community

Long-term nursing units are to be removed from three Donegal community hospitals.

# hse - Friday 12 February, 2016

There’s no cure for the common cold and other bugs – but here’s what you can do to feel better

Feeling under the weather? Here’s what you can do about it.

# hse - Friday 5 February, 2016

“Swine Flu is now a seasonal virus” – HSE moves to dampen fears over H1N1 after child’s death

The health executive has offered its condolences to the family of the child who died yesterday from the flu strain.

# hse - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Child dies in Dublin hospital from case of swine flu

The HSE confirmed the death this evening.

# hse - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

HSE confirms two cases of the Zika virus in Ireland

Neither case is at risk of pregnancy.

Foster care case: ‘These are allegations of rape using implements and horrific sexual abuse’

Tony O’Brien is in front of the Public Accounts Committee today to answer questions about abuse in a foster home in Waterford.

Testing women for virus spread by skin-to-skin contact during sex might help detect cervical cancer

Most people will have HPV at some point in their lives. Certain types can lead to cervical cancer.

Foster care rules are ‘being ignored and bypassed’

Almost one in five foster carers have not been allocated a social worker.

# hse - Monday 1 February, 2016

“How can they trust the system with their child?” – HSE whistleblower

The social worker at the heart of an abuse case at a foster home in the southeast, has spoken damningly of the culture of management in place at the HSE.

# hse - Sunday 31 January, 2016

‘I fear it’s going to take a child to die before they act’

Deirdre McDonnell is “unbelievably shocked” at the length of waiting lists for children with scoliosis.

HSE confirm that people were left in a foster home after allegations of sexual abuse

More than 40 people passed through the foster home between from the early 1980s up to 2009.

# hse - Friday 29 January, 2016

‘They were tortured and degraded in unspeakable ways’

Social Care Minister Kathleen Lynch issued a statement today addressing allegations of physical and sexual abuse at a state-backed foster home.

# hse - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Doctor who confused ankle and elbow: ‘I passed Medical Council exam with high marks’

Dr Omar Hassan was found guilty at a Medical Council fitness to practice inquiry yesterday.

HSE says sorry to victim of ‘savage abuse’, after apology “misunderstanding”

The woman was allegedly subjected to sexual and physical abuse for 20 years.

# hse - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

A Dublin pub has been told to stop letting dogs in

The HSE has told the bar that it’s no longer allowed to be ‘dog friendly’.

Irish hospital waiting times ranked worst in Europe after HSE figures are excluded

An annual ranking of European health systems places Macedonia, Slovenia, Croatia and Estonia ahead of Ireland.

From The Daily Edge Dublin pub MVP has been forced to stop letting dogs in Scoop Doggy Dog

Dublin pub MVP has been forced to stop letting dogs in

Pubs are classified as ‘food premises’ – and dogs aren’t legally allowed inside.

# hse - Sunday 24 January, 2016

HSE accused of failing to heed abuse warning regarding foster child with intellectual disabilities HSE

HSE accused of failing to heed abuse warning regarding foster child with intellectual disabilities

The foster child, who cannot speak, lived at the foster home in the southeast for 20 years between 1989 and 2009.

# hse - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Paramedics at one of Dublin’s busiest hospitals say they’re not being sent out on calls

Members of ambulance union NASRA are opposed to a change in roster.

# hse - Friday 22 January, 2016

Cork house party shows the ‘don’t take drugs’ message just won’t cut it

Six young people were hospitalised after a house party in the south of Cork. The issue can no longer be ignored, writes Graham de Barra.

# hse - Thursday 21 January, 2016

The drug that left six people in hospital has been identified

The HSE has issued an extended warning for all drugs in the 2C family.

# hse - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Man (20s) arrested after ‘designer drug’ puts six people in hospital in Cork

The man is being held at Bridewell Garda Station in Cork.

Six years after his death, report finds ‘significant failings’ in care of baby at Portlaoise

Joshua Keyes Cornally was pronounced dead 55 minutes after his birth at Midland Regional Hospital.

# hse - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Four young people in hospital after taking psychoactive drug at Cork house party

At least four people are being treated with one thought to in a critical condition.

GP feared elderly woman’s care plan could make her starve to death HSE

GP feared elderly woman’s care plan could make her starve to death

The HSE has apologised to the family of the woman for not communicating the plan properly.

# hse - Monday 4 January, 2016

Outrage at closure of only 24-hour service for sexually abused children

A charity which offers therapy to child victims said those under the age of 14 will not be able to avail of adequate examination and treatment.

Here’s what Leo Varadkar makes of this Fine Gael ad from 2007

The minister was speaking as the number of patients waiting for hospital beds reached 516 this morning.

Surgery scheduled for baby Noah after father speaks out

Adam Doyle had criticised the HSE after travelling to Northern Ireland to access feeding equipment for his sick son.

# hse - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Concern over 'significant decline' in kidney transplants from living donors

Almost 2,000 people in Ireland are on dialysis.

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