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#HSE

# hse - Yesterday’s News

‘I’ll give my opinion as a doctor and young man at a later stage’ – Varadkar

The Health Minister said that the Government has no plans to update the Constitution in relation to abortion.

# hse - Monday 29 September, 2014

‘Overcrowded and clinically dangerous’: Nurses criticise conditions at Mullingar hospital

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has called on the HSE to immediately recruit more staff at MRHM.

# hse - Sunday 28 September, 2014

HSE denies legal action taken to forcibly hydrate Miss Y, but is still reviewing what happened

Reports this morning claimed that Department of Health officials intervened in the case, objecting to the legal action being taken.

# hse - Friday 26 September, 2014

HSE launches new website to tell teens everything they need to know about sex

In a recent survey, young people said what they basically want is to be told the facts without a lecture.

# hse - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

The public could become life savers under a new plan to fight cardiac arrests

A programme to install public access defibrillators around the country has been looked at.

More than 360,000 people are on hospital waiting lists

The figure increased by 50,000 from January to July.

# hse - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Opinion: Aside from the abortion question, Ms Y highlights serious flaws in Irish maternity care

Remove abortion from the picture and we are still left with the highly troubling instance of a young, vulnerable women left traumatised by her encounter with the health service.

‘Sad and depressed’ but not ‘actively suicidal’ – the HSE’s verdict on Ms Y

RTÉ Prime Time has revealed that the HSE believes there was “an overall lack of coordination” in the handling of the case.

# hse - Monday 22 September, 2014

Almost 3,000 children are waiting over a year for speech and language therapy

On average, there are 162 children for each speech and language therapist in Ireland.

# hse - Thursday 18 September, 2014

‘Doctors are leaving the country and patient safety is being compromised’

The IMO says that health cuts cannot continue.

# hse - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From The Score Kerry and Donegal stars to play match in honour of late anti-smoking campaigner Gerry Collins In Memory

Kerry and Donegal stars to play match in honour of late anti-smoking campaigner Gerry Collins

Next Saturday’s game is in aid of Fundúireacht Páidi Ó Sé and a Donegal cancer charity.

# hse - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

‘It’s just not true’: Leo insists the government didn’t cook the books

The Health Minister has been responding to claims from Micheál Martin that the government “cooked the books” in health.

# hse - Monday 15 September, 2014

Government “cooked the books” on Health budget — Martin

The Fianna Fáil leader is accusing the Government of acting ‘fraudulently’ on the issue.

# hse - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

The Health Department’s new Secretary General has a masters from Harvard

Jim Breslin comes to the position from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

# hse - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Elderly people ‘left languishing’ on nursing home waiting list

There are over 500 people currently waiting in hospital beds.

# hse - Monday 8 September, 2014

They were coy about it, but the HSE has confirmed how much Mount Carmel cost them

€11 million, but “some renovation” is needed.

# hse - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Taoiseach “dismissed” Shortall’s concerns over Reilly’s health service reforms

New Health Minister Leo Varadkar was recently told Reilly’s HSE reforms were “unworkable”.

HSE buys Mount Carmel hospital, will turn it into ‘step down’ facility

The hospital went into liquidation at the beginning of this year.

# hse - Monday 1 September, 2014

Sons and daughters are the biggest perpetrators of elder abuse

Over 2,400 cases of elder abuse were reported to the HSE last year.

The HSE’s campaign to protect girls from cervical cancer is working

Uptake levels for the HPC vaccine have exceeded targets and more than 42,000 girls have received the full course.

# hse - Friday 29 August, 2014

Staff shortage at Kerry General Hospital now at “unsafe” levels says union

The INMO says a block on hiring is making the problem worse.

# hse - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Talks stall between IMO and HSE on consultant doctors

The sticking point is on how a consultant’s experience will be assessed in terms of where they land on the pay scale.

# hse - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

There has been a “very, very small” number of suspect Ebola cases in Ireland

The HSE said it would not be providing information on other cases – but that there had been a “handful” of investigations apart from the Donegal death.

Good news for babies: The BCG vaccine shortage is over

The HSE has said in June that it has problems with its supplier.

# hse - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Calls for independent inquiry into “Ms Y” abortion case

The HSE is running its own inquiry, but some want it to be independent.

# hse - Friday 22 August, 2014

HSE rules out Ebola in death of Donegal man

“Infection control procedures, which had been put in place as a precautionary measure, will now be stepped down,” the HSE said today.

Here’s what the inquiry into the ‘Ms Y’ abortion case will look at

The inquiry will examine the operation of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act.

Dept of Justice provided visas for asylum seekers travelling for abortion

HSE says that while it has no authority to assist asylum seekers in travelling abroad for an abortion, it has provided financial support for travel and care.

Asbestos found at University Hospital Galway

However, the HSE says there is no danger to the public.

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Three weeks later, thousands in Clare can drink their water again

And after a week, a second drinking ban has also been lifted.

Test results expected in suspected Ebola case

The body of a man, who had recently travelled to part of Africa where Ebola has hit, was discovered yesterday morning.

# hse - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Ebola: What is it? How do people become infected?

Ebola first appeared in 1976. The current outbreak has killed more than 1,300 people, with experts warning it could take six months to bring under control.

HSE due to publish terms of its abortion case inquiry

The HSE ordered a report into the situation where a woman was given a caesarean section after she became pregnant through rape.

# hse - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

What’s your mental health life saver? This group wants to know

The Mental Health Reform are calling for community mental health services to be available around the clock, seven days a week.

# hse - Monday 18 August, 2014

HSE orders a report into care given to rape victim denied an abortion

The agency says it hopes the report will “end any inaccurate commentary surrounding this matter currently”.

# hse - Saturday 16 August, 2014

18 teens started treatment for substance misuse this year

The young girls and boys are aged between 16 and 19.

# hse - Friday 15 August, 2014

Doctors say it’s not fair to charge fees for prescriptions

The report singles out user charges as “inefficient in comparison to pooled funding”.

Suspected Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital

Ebola was suspected as one possibility for man suffering ‘flu-like’ symptoms but he has been cleared by medics.

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