# hse - Today’s News
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
Last night, the HSE approved a programme that could save the lives of two baby girls.
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
Hundreds of patients have been called back to Wexford General Hospital to review their previous cancer diagnoses.
U-4 is a dangerous synthetic opioid discovered recently for the first time in Ireland.
# hse - Sunday 15 January, 2017
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
That’s according to one TD who has released figures given to him by the HSE.
# hse - Thursday 12 January, 2017
The HSE is recommending people get vaccinated, and if they have the flu, to stay in bed.
# hse - Tuesday 10 January, 2017
A number of senior staff members have come forward to highlight how it’s done.
# hse - Monday 9 January, 2017
Simon Harris welcomed the news, but said more needs to be done.
The fine related to the contravention of a European regulation.
# hse - Saturday 7 January, 2017
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre said 341 people were admitted to hospital for flu in the last two weeks of 2016.
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
There have been some suggestion that local practices referring cases to Emergency Departments is making the problem worse.
# hse - Thursday 5 January, 2017
Outbreaks of flu and the vomiting bug have put added pressure on the health service.
The demand for hospital services has peaked because of winter related illnesses and a lack of hospital beds.
# hse - Wednesday 4 January, 2017
He wants private hospital facilities to be used to help ease the pressure on emergency departments in public hospitals.
# hse - Tuesday 3 January, 2017
There were 46.7 cases per 100,000 people in Ireland suffering last month.
# hse - Saturday 31 December, 2016
The three-day event was aimed at luring Irish nurses who were home for the Christmas period.
# hse - Thursday 29 December, 2016
The HSE is hosting three open recruitment days for nurses and midwives in Dublin over the Christmas period.
Nalmefene has been on the Irish marker for two years.
# hse - Wednesday 28 December, 2016
Siptu has announced a ballot of more than 25,000 support staff.
Industrial action is looming in the new year as nurses claim they are understaffed and overworked.
# hse - Thursday 22 December, 2016
Deirdre McDonnell is “unbelievably shocked” at the length of waiting lists for children with scoliosis.
An ongoing online campaign against in-school vaccinations is not based on scientific evidence, and is contradicted by volumes of it.
Haemophilia patients were given contaminated blood during the 1970s and 80s.
The ambulance service said a number of its resources were engaged on other emergency calls at the time.
# hse - Tuesday 20 December, 2016
The Slieve Russell Hotel in Cavan closed yesterday.
# hse - Thursday 15 December, 2016
The industrial action – including one-day stoppages – will begin in February.
# hse - Wednesday 14 December, 2016
While there will be 24,000 fewer medical cards, there will be 50,000 more GP visit cards.
# hse - Monday 12 December, 2016
The HSE vaccinates thousands of schoolgirls against the virus each year.
# hse - Sunday 11 December, 2016
The scheme launched earlier this year in Dublin 12 and 24 and will now expand to Dublin 8, 10 and 22.
# hse - Friday 9 December, 2016
The claims were fully denied and the settlement was made without admission of liability by the HSE.
# hse - Wednesday 7 December, 2016
Earlier, hundreds of people attended a protest outside Leinster House calling for action on the drug.
A report evaluated the work two of Ireland’s long-running community based mental health projects.
# hse - Monday 5 December, 2016
A report into Portlaoise General Hospital was published today.
Over 3,000 incidents of physical assaults were recorded by the HSE in the past five years.
The new system is the first national electronic patient chart for maternity anywhere in the world.
# hse - Thursday 1 December, 2016
The health minister said he wants “further engagement” between Vertex and the HSE.
There were 273 new HIV diagnoses in the first six months of this year.