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# hse - Yesterday’s News

Questions continue to stack up regarding cardiac services at Waterford Hospital UHW

Questions continue to stack up regarding cardiac services at Waterford Hospital

The recommendation not to provide a second cardiac cath lab at the hospital has caused a political rumpus that shows no signs of calming.

# hse - Sunday 25 September, 2016

'He doesn't really know life without pain': Mother speaks of son's battle with juvenile arthritis

Linda O’Dwyer had to wait 18 months to get a diagnosis for her son Tommy – and that was after she went private.

# hse - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Body recovered from sea by Doolin Coast Guard

The body was recovered by the Doolin Coast Guard unit at about 5.30pm.

"They'll need all the support they can get" - Paramedic speaks out after Naas tragedy

The National Ambulance Service Representative Association (NASRA) is calling for paramedics’ mental health to be looked after.

# hse - Friday 23 September, 2016

"The crew are absolutely devastated": Tributes to paramedics injured in Naas ambulance fire

The two men risked their lives to save the life of a man trapped in their burning ambulance.

# hse - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Government to target sugar, salt, fat and big portion sizes in fight against obesity

Advertising to children will also be targeted as part of the plan.

# hse - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Boil water notice lifted for almost 50,000 people in Mayo

It affected several areas including Castlebar, Westport and Claremorris.

# hse - Sunday 11 September, 2016

FactCheck: No, the reported side effects of the HPV vaccine do NOT outweigh the proven benefits

An ongoing online campaign against in-school vaccinations is not based on scientific evidence, and is contradicted by volumes of it.

# hse - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

'A treatment that can help my son is being denied, it's agonising'

Duchenne muscular dystrophy affects approximately one in 3,500 male births.

# hse - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Patients needing urgent brain surgery are turned away from Ireland's second-biggest hospital

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar told TheJournal.ie that long waiting times have unfortunately been the norm for decades in Ireland.

'Bungalow Three as we saw it then does not exist anymore' - Áras Attracta report published

The findings of the panel of specialists set up to examine the care centre are being published today.

# hse - Thursday 1 September, 2016

'The whole thing took five minutes': Young woman talks about saving the life of a heroin addict

Melanie Froud has worked with homeless shelters for the past nine years, but it was only last October that she was able to save someone’s life, with a new overdose drug.

# hse - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

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.

# hse - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

'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.

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