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# hse - Yesterday’s News

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# hse - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Taoiseach told 'several children have died' waiting for Orkambi drug decision

Orkambi is estimated to cost €159,000 per patient.

# hse - Monday 20 February, 2017

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Poll: Do you trust the HSE with your private data?

It has emerged that 113 serious breaches of data protection occurred within our health service since March 2015.

X-ray report left in Penneys, patient's mental health data faxed to a bank - 113 HSE data breach calamities revealed

The HSE says that it takes its responsibility under data protection legislation “very seriously”.

# hse - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Ireland's healthcare system: What exactly are we doing wrong?

Where is Ireland’s healthcare system going wrong, and what can we do to turn it around?

# hse - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

'Admin error' that led to McCabe allegations was not reported as HSE data protection breach

Documents released under an FOI show that the incident wasn’t listed among 103 data protection breaches reported between April 2014 and April 2015.

# hse - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

How to cope with 7 common illnesses

Mild bugs can often be dealt with at home.

# hse - Monday 13 February, 2017

Tusla to appear before Dáil committee next week as McCabe controversy rumbles on

The main players have been having their say on the ongoing scandal.

# hse - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Lack of dental care sees nursing home patients needing up to 20 teeth extracted at once

One of country’s senior dentists reveals some nursing homes neglecting duty of care to elderly.

# hse - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Sinn Féin to table motion of no confidence in the Government

Mary Lou McDonald has described the current Irish leadership as a “kick for touch, cover up” government.

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Poll: In the wake of the latest Maurice McCabe revelations, do you have confidence in the gardaí?

The HSE has today “apologised unreservedly” to McCabe for the administrative error that led to an allegation against him making its way into a Tusla file.

Woman who developed back pain aged 18 left bed bound in agony as HSE refuses to fund operation

Her mother described how her daughter, who once had a bright future ahead of her, now faces a life of no hope and never-ending pain.

# hse - Thursday 9 February, 2017

57 people have died this winter because of the flu

The HSE are urging those at risk to get vaccinated.

'Her spine has a 97 degree curve but she doesn't know what's wrong and can't describe her pain'

21-year-old Colleen had to wait two years before she could get an x-ray for her scoliosis.

Minister reveals that over 6,000 children in State care

The number of children in care has risen by almost 20% during the past decade.

# hse - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

'No overtime, no cross cover' from nurses and midwives after 7 March

The government’s proposals to deal with staffing problems were criticised as “too little too late”.

FactCheck: Are there really fewer people on hospital trolleys this year?

The Tánaiste made the claim amid ongoing debate about wait times in Irish healthcare.

# hse - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Simon Harris 'pleased to announce' Crumlin Hospital scoliosis theatre to open in April

It has emerged that there are an extra 80,000 people on hospital waiting lists outside the government’s official figures.

'I see my daughter crying in pain, her body bending over. We can't wait two years'

Sarah-Ann, aged 11, has scoliosis and is “waiting to get on a waiting list”.

# hse - Friday 3 February, 2017

An 'appalling' 2,876 surgeries were cancelled last month

In January, 467 surgeries were cancelled at Galway University Hospital alone – most were cancelled by patients.

# hse - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Consultants will be getting a pay rise after HSE drops high court appeal

The consultants’ claims relate to the terms of a 2008 pay deal.

# hse - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Barnardos didn't stick to the guidelines for paying its senior staff, says audit

Another HSE audit found a discrepancy in fuel cards used by the National Ambulance Service.

# hse - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'If this many people were dying in another way, there’d be war over it'

What do doctors and nurses want done to tackle hospital overcrowding and record numbers on trolleys? More beds, for starters.

# hse - Thursday 19 January, 2017

'We're flabbergasted': Wonder drug approved for 22-month-old baby with rare condition

Last night, the HSE approved a programme that could save the lives of two baby girls.

Halligan urges Fianna Fáil to call election after his mobile cath lab deal criticised

Halligan threatened to leave the minority government last year after an independent clinical review found a second lab was not justified.

# hse - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

13 patients may have had cancer misdiagnosed, says HSE report

Hundreds of patients have been called back to Wexford General Hospital to review their previous cancer diagnoses.

Warning issued over dangerous new drug in Cork following death of 16-year-old U-4

Warning issued over dangerous new drug in Cork following death of 16-year-old

U-4 is a dangerous synthetic opioid discovered recently for the first time in Ireland.

# hse - Sunday 15 January, 2017

GPs welcome HSE assertion that €9 billion needed to save Irish health service

HSE director general Tony O’Brien argued today that the HSE is in need of significant and immediate investment in order to save the health service.

# hse - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Children's lives 'at risk' over lack of nationwide out-of-hours mental health services

That’s according to one TD who has released figures given to him by the HSE.

# hse - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Flu epidemic will peak in the next two weeks

The HSE is recommending people get vaccinated, and if they have the flu, to stay in bed.

# hse - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

How Ireland's hospitals are massaging the numbers of people on trolleys Exclusive

A number of senior staff members have come forward to highlight how it’s done.

# hse - Monday 9 January, 2017

HSE halves long-term waiting lists, but 1,700 people still waiting 18 months for treatment

Simon Harris welcomed the news, but said more needs to be done.

Tayto manufacturer fined €2,000 under food safety laws

The fine related to the contravention of a European regulation.

# hse - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Seven people have died from flu this winter as medics warn people to take care

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre said 341 people were admitted to hospital for flu in the last two weeks of 2016.

'If she gets another chest infection she probably won't make it, that’s the reality'

Nellie and Lara are the only two children in Ireland with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1 – an extremely rare genetic condition.

# hse - Friday 6 January, 2017

GPs say they're not to blame for overcrowded hospitals

There have been some suggestion that local practices referring cases to Emergency Departments is making the problem worse.

# hse - Thursday 5 January, 2017

More beds and help from the private sector: How the HSE plans on beating overcrowding

Outbreaks of flu and the vomiting bug have put added pressure on the health service.

'People are waiting over 15 hours': Hospitals buckle as government looks for quick fix

The demand for hospital services has peaked because of winter related illnesses and a lack of hospital beds.

# hse - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Alan Kelly says his prediction of 'hell in our hospitals' has come true

He wants private hospital facilities to be used to help ease the pressure on emergency departments in public hospitals.

# hse - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

The number of people with the flu doubled during December

There were 46.7 cases per 100,000 people in Ireland suffering last month.

# hse - Saturday 31 December, 2016

HSE hires over a hundred people at recruitment event aimed at returning nurses

The three-day event was aimed at luring Irish nurses who were home for the Christmas period.

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