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Dublin: 16 °C Thursday 2 July, 2015


# hse - Today’s News

‘Beaumont Hospital chiefs are playing Russian roulette with my life’

The transplant unit at Beaumont was my lifeline. Now it has been cut, I have been handed a death sentence.

# hse - Yesterday’s News

Teen in cardiac arrest turned away from Navan hospital and sent to Drogheda

Paramedics across the country say they are being forced to travel long distances with critical patients.

# hse - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

HSE investigating rise in HIV amongst injecting drug users in Dublin

There have been 15 cases confirmed from June 2014 to June 2015.

Dublin’s three maternity hospitals are being moved to pastures new

Planning permission for three new sites at major adult teaching hospitals will be submitted in the next 18 months.

# hse - Monday 29 June, 2015

A care home for those with intellectual disabilities has been de-registered following an inspection

The unit at St Patricks, Kilkenny, which houses 28 people, has been de-registered for up to 28 days over a number of concerns.

# hse - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

The HSE divulged salary details of one of their employees to a person ‘who asked for them’

There was a nearly 50% jump in data breaches notified to the data protection commissioner Helen Dixon in 2014.

# hse - Monday 22 June, 2015

‘Urgent’ action needed to prevent further baby deaths

Parents’ concerns were addressed in only a minority of maternity cases assessed in a new HSE review.

# hse - Saturday 20 June, 2015

‘I had to pin down my six-year-old daughter to inject her before she ate’

Controlling blood sugar levels is a daily challenge for the thousands of children living with diabetes in Ireland.

# hse - Friday 19 June, 2015

Niece suspected as thousands disappear from pensioner’s account

This is just one example of elder abuse in Ireland.

# hse - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Parents registering their kids for GP care were shown other people’s details

The website for the new system has been beset with problems since it went live yesterday.

# hse - Monday 15 June, 2015

Just under 1,500 GPs have signed up for under-sixes free GP care

Parents are now able to sign their under-sixes up for free GP care

The website for under-sixes free GP care is down, but it is still possible to register

The service has been experiencing a large volume of traffic this morning.

Get treated anywhere in the EU and the HSE can pick up the bill

There has been an office in place to administer the Cross-Border Healthcare Directive since February.

# hse - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Varadkar rules out intervention in case of Irish girl in UK psychiatric hospital

The 18-year-old, who was transferred to England in late 2013, has written to the Minister seeking help returning home.

# hse - Thursday 11 June, 2015

168 people diagnosed with HIV in Ireland so far this year

There have been 7,521 newly diagnosed cases since the early 1980s.

# hse - Monday 8 June, 2015

Money from dormant accounts to be used to fund drug prevention services

Funding will also be provided for groups supporting disability services and home carers.

# hse - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Investigations into death of elderly woman after incident at Dublin hospital

The woman died last month and both gardaí and the HSE are investigating.

# hse - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Decision to outsource surgery at Portlaoise “threatens existence of hospital”

The news that complex surgery will no longer be performed at Portlaoise follows last month’s highly critical HIQA report into the standard of care at the hospital.

# hse - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Teenagers are having a lot fewer children than they used to

There has been a 60% decline since 2001 in the number of 15- to 19-year-olds having children.

# hse - Friday 29 May, 2015

HIV is on the rise in Dublin

There has been a spike in the number of cases among drug users.

# hse - Friday 22 May, 2015

Magdalene survivors to get specialised health cards from next month

The women will be eligible for a range of health services from the start of July.

The HSE is about to buy up half a million condoms

And 200,000 packets of lubricant to boot.

# hse - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

HSE to provide heroin users with antidote drug to prevent overdoses

Training sessions are underway with service users, family members and services.

# hse - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Bereaved parents: ‘It needs to stop now, enough pain and enough hurt has been caused’

Calls have been made for HSE Chief Tony O’Brien to resign.

# hse - Friday 15 May, 2015

14-year-old taken into care after second pregnancy

Gardaí are working with Tusla on the case.

Parents of terminally ill kids in Donegal have been given a huge boost

The HSE is going to make life a bit easier.

# hse - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

“Like something from a Frankenstein novel” – bereaved mother describes Portlaoise Hospital’s morgue

Janice Boland has given a heart-rending interview regarding the trauma she went through at the maternity hospital in 2006

# hse - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Baby found at industrial estate was a day old

A renewed appeal for the mother to see medical attention has been issued.

“To err is human, to cover up is inexcusable” – eight babies died at Portlaoise Hospital

The HIQA report painted a picture of care that was woefully substandard.

# hse - Friday 8 May, 2015

Baby’s remains squeezed into tiny box and given to parents HSE

Baby’s remains squeezed into tiny box and given to parents

The HIQA report into Midland Regional Hospital comes after an RTÉ investigation last year into the deaths of five babies at the hospital.

# hse - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Mother settles case against HSE over Facebook posts

The woman claimed that foster parents looking after her child put up a number of posts about her on Facebook.

# hse - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Mass recalls of colonoscopy patients reveals further cancer risk with patients

Surgeon with the hospital, Kenneth Mealy, said that “issues have arisen in a small number of patients”.

# hse - Friday 1 May, 2015

Hundreds more patients recalled over fears scans were misread

A HSE review of colonoscopies has been doubled.

# hse - Thursday 30 April, 2015

‘It is a real tragedy for us’: X-ray mistake led to delayed cancer diagnosis

A major review of the work of three locums across seven hospitals has been carried out.

# hse - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Boy left paralysed after hospital treatment awarded €3.8 million

The interim payment will cover five years of care for Matthew McGrath.

Fianna Fáil wants a new tax… on sugar

The party has unveiled its long-awaited health policy today.

# hse - Sunday 19 April, 2015

We have qualified psychologists eager to work – so why are waiting lists so long?

Why are counselling psychologists deemed ineligible to work in certain areas of mental health treatment when they have been trained to do so?

# hse - Thursday 16 April, 2015

‘She’s in agony’: Four year old faces months of pain due to dental service cutback

The woman’s mother said she feels completely helpless.

# hse - Friday 10 April, 2015

25,000 children are waiting to get their first outpatient appointment

For 10,000 of them, their wait has been longer than six months.

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