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# hse - Today’s News

A new heroin overdose drug has saved five lives under a HSE pilot programme

Ireland has the third-highest rate of deaths from overdose in Europe.

Boy who spent 3 years of his life in hospital is enjoying his first day at school

Liam Mac an Tsaoi, who requires 24-hour care, wasn’t expected to live when he was born at 23 weeks.

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# hse - Yesterday’s News

'They thought he might not make it': 24 hours in Ireland's hospitals

Didn’t catch RTÉ’s new documentary about the health service? Here’s what you missed.

# hse - Monday 29 August, 2016

Hiqa report finds a disabled patient was left without food or nutrition for over 18 hours

Staff at St Raphael’s, Youghal, Co Cork, said there was a lack of staff available at that time to assist the resident out of bed.

# hse - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

People urged to get vaccinated as latest case of measles confirmed in Cork

There have now been 38 cases of measles confirmed in recent months.

# hse - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Four out of 10 smokers lie on their life insurance applications

A study by the AA found a discrepancy between the number of people who smoke compared to the number of people who say they do.

# hse - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

There were more patients on trolleys last month than in any July in the past decade HSE

There were more patients on trolleys last month than in any July in the past decade

However, in a statement to TheJournal.ie, the HSE disputed the INMO narrative, saying that the trolley count for yesterday showed an an overall reduction compared to the same date last year.

# hse - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Waiting lists are at an all-time high. Here's what the Health Minister says he'll do by the end of the year

Simon Harris also promised to fund home-help packages, the details of which will be announced in October’s budget.

# hse - Monday 8 August, 2016

Technical issue stopping people applying for medical cards

A backlog is expected once the issue is resolved.

# hse - Friday 5 August, 2016

Ambulance strike called off as HSE agrees to recruit 461 new paramedics

Successful talks between Siptu and the HSE has averted strike action planned for next Wednesday.

Couple find psychiatric reports beneath mattress in their rented Wexford house

The HSE said it is taking the matter “extremely seriously” and is investigating.

# hse - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

'There's no prospect of my brother improving, he can't be moved into community living'

Some families of residents at Áras Attracta in Mayo fear the facility will be closed down.

# hse - Friday 29 July, 2016

Want to support family or friends who may be having a hard time? Try some active listening

We all like to think we’re good friends and listeners but here are some tips to brush up on your skills, and really help someone in need…

# hse - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Warning about 'designer drug' after spate of overdoses in Cork and Dublin

The HSE believes a more potent drug is being sold as heroin.

# hse - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Harrison Ford "could have been killed" on Star Wars set, court hears

The star broke his leg in an incident on set involving a hydraulic door in June 2014.

# hse - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Garda Commissioner's brother at centre of inquiry into drugs found in HSE ambulance

David O’Sullivan is a paramedic with the HSE. The incident came to light last week.

# hse - Thursday 21 July, 2016

There are 11,519 children waiting over a year to be seen in an Irish hospital HSE

There are 11,519 children waiting over a year to be seen in an Irish hospital Exclusive

An analysis by TheJournal.ie of data shows the average number of children waiting over 12 months on the inpatient list over the last two years is 1,605% higher than in the two years before that.

# hse - Friday 15 July, 2016

HSE found out Console charity status was withdrawn through media reports

The HSE has come under extreme pressure over the Console controversy.

Minister demands meeting with HSE after being "appalled" at care of disability patients

An RTÉ Investigates programme aired last night outlined some cases in a leaked HSE report on the sector.

# hse - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Console staff to be made redundant as Pieta House takes over services

All charity services will be transferred with immediate effect.

# hse - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

“This is not an organisation that we controlled" - HSE defends its record after Console controversy

Director general Tony O’Brien said that the HSE had contingency plans in place should the charity fold.

# hse - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Suicide charity Console to be wound down

Staff are being briefed this afternoon.

# hse - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Families 'very upset' as residents of nursing home to be removed over safety concerns

The HSE made the decision after an electrical report highlighted a number of risks.

# hse - Monday 4 July, 2016

One year after stocks ran out, Ireland's BCG vaccine delivery is still delayed

The HSE said there are issues with the supplier that are affecting most European countries.

Harris to meet HSE over "harrowing" Console audit

Harris has said the HSE Console audit is ”a harrowing read”.

# hse - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Over 39,000 new medical card applications refused in last twelve months

Criticisms of the discretionary system continue as very ill children and adults are refused cards.

# hse - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Mother fears son won't get respite care until she dies

Nicola Lawless’ 19-year-old son Ben has a severe intellectual disability.

# hse - Friday 1 July, 2016

80% rise in applications for Irish birth certificates from UK since Brexit vote

The Passport Service has also reported an increase in queries about entitlements to Irish passports.

# hse - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Concerns raised about finances at suicide charity Console

A number of irregularities have been uncovered by RTÉ.

'They'd rather see a patient have their leg amputated than pay for a machine to save it'

TD Michael Fitzmaurice says a patient can’t get the device he needs to save his leg from being amputated.

# hse - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Six infants diagnosed with measles as HSE investigates outbreak

30 cases of measles are being investigated around the country.

# hse - Monday 20 June, 2016

One out of every 113 people on the planet is displaced or a refugee

It’s World Refugee Day today. This is the first time the threshold of 60 million has been crossed.

# hse - Monday 30 May, 2016

Elderly patient in Meath forced to wait 35 minutes for ambulance from Cavan after collapse

The 75-year-old collapsed in Navan on Friday afternoon.

# hse - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Mother to wait 11 months for 'early intervention' appointment for daughter with autism

Waiting lists for occupational and speech therapy appointments are at breaking point around the country.

# hse - Friday 27 May, 2016

'Time is running out': John Crown says cancer patients could die over delay in accessing drug

The former senator said the situation could be partly due to the delay in forming a government.

# hse - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Cork mum with terminal cancer stuck in Galway hotel waiting for hospital treatment

Ausra Matharu, who has three children aged between two and 11, has been waiting since Monday for a hospital bed.

Ambulances are only reaching one in four life-threatening cases on time

The ambulance service says it simply cannot hit the stated targets.

# hse - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Official probe launched into case of teenager left in foster home despite sexual abuse allegations

The case review will be run jointly by the HSE and child and family agency Tusla.

# hse - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Measles warning after second case confirmed this year

The person in question had been in Dublin and Kerry leading up to and including the May bank holiday weekend.

# hse - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Eye exams for schoolchildren have been cut by the HSE

The HSE states that there is no evidence that supports the effectiveness of the screening programme.

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