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# hse - Today’s News


# hse - Friday 5 February, 2016

“Swine Flu is now a seasonal virus” – HSE moves to dampen fears over H1N1 after child’s death

The health executive has offered its condolences to the family of the child who died yesterday from the flu strain.

# hse - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Child dies in Dublin hospital from case of swine flu

The HSE confirmed the death this evening.

# hse - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

HSE confirms two cases of the Zika virus in Ireland

Neither case is at risk of pregnancy.

Foster care case: ‘These are allegations of rape using implements and horrific sexual abuse’

Tony O’Brien is in front of the Public Accounts Committee today to answer questions about abuse in a foster home in Waterford.

Testing women for virus spread by skin-to-skin contact during sex might help detect cervical cancer

Most people will have HPV at some point in their lives. Certain types can lead to cervical cancer.

Foster care rules are ‘being ignored and bypassed’

Almost one in five foster carers have not been allocated a social worker.

# hse - Monday 1 February, 2016

“How can they trust the system with their child?” – HSE whistleblower

The social worker at the heart of an abuse case at a foster home in the southeast, has spoken damningly of the culture of management in place at the HSE.

# hse - Sunday 31 January, 2016

‘I fear it’s going to take a child to die before they act’

Deirdre McDonnell is “unbelievably shocked” at the length of waiting lists for children with scoliosis.

HSE confirm that people were left in a foster home after allegations of sexual abuse

More than 40 people passed through the foster home between from the early 1980s up to 2009.

# hse - Friday 29 January, 2016

‘They were tortured and degraded in unspeakable ways’

Social Care Minister Kathleen Lynch issued a statement today addressing allegations of physical and sexual abuse at a state-backed foster home.

# hse - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Doctor who confused ankle and elbow: ‘I passed Medical Council exam with high marks’

Dr Omar Hassan was found guilty at a Medical Council fitness to practice inquiry yesterday.

HSE says sorry to victim of ‘savage abuse’, after apology “misunderstanding”

The woman was allegedly subjected to sexual and physical abuse for 20 years.

# hse - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

A Dublin pub has been told to stop letting dogs in

The HSE has told the bar that it’s no longer allowed to be ‘dog friendly’.

Irish hospital waiting times ranked worst in Europe after HSE figures are excluded

An annual ranking of European health systems places Macedonia, Slovenia, Croatia and Estonia ahead of Ireland.

From The Daily Edge Dublin pub MVP has been forced to stop letting dogs in Scoop Doggy Dog

Dublin pub MVP has been forced to stop letting dogs in

Pubs are classified as ‘food premises’ – and dogs aren’t legally allowed inside.

# hse - Sunday 24 January, 2016

HSE accused of failing to heed abuse warning regarding foster child with intellectual disabilities HSE

HSE accused of failing to heed abuse warning regarding foster child with intellectual disabilities

The foster child, who cannot speak, lived at the foster home in the southeast for 20 years between 1989 and 2009.

# hse - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Paramedics at one of Dublin’s busiest hospitals say they’re not being sent out on calls

Members of ambulance union NASRA are opposed to a change in roster.

# hse - Friday 22 January, 2016

Cork house party shows the ‘don’t take drugs’ message just won’t cut it

Six young people were hospitalised after a house party in the south of Cork. The issue can no longer be ignored, writes Graham de Barra.

# hse - Thursday 21 January, 2016

The drug that left six people in hospital has been identified

The HSE has issued an extended warning for all drugs in the 2C family.

# hse - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Man (20s) arrested after ‘designer drug’ puts six people in hospital in Cork

The man is being held at Bridewell Garda Station in Cork.

Six years after his death, report finds ‘significant failings’ in care of baby at Portlaoise

Joshua Keyes Cornally was pronounced dead 55 minutes after his birth at Midland Regional Hospital.

# hse - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Four young people in hospital after taking psychoactive drug at Cork house party

At least four people are being treated with one thought to in a critical condition.

GP feared elderly woman’s care plan could make her starve to death HSE

GP feared elderly woman’s care plan could make her starve to death

The HSE has apologised to the family of the woman for not communicating the plan properly.

# hse - Monday 4 January, 2016

Outrage at closure of only 24-hour service for sexually abused children

A charity which offers therapy to child victims said those under the age of 14 will not be able to avail of adequate examination and treatment.

Here’s what Leo Varadkar makes of this Fine Gael ad from 2007

The minister was speaking as the number of patients waiting for hospital beds reached 516 this morning.

Surgery scheduled for baby Noah after father speaks out

Adam Doyle had criticised the HSE after travelling to Northern Ireland to access feeding equipment for his sick son.

# hse - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Concern over ‘significant decline’ in kidney transplants from living donors

Almost 2,000 people in Ireland are on dialysis.

# hse - Monday 21 December, 2015

“Problems feel smaller when you share them” – if you’re not feeling OK, let someone know

Last time we spoke about listening – now it’s time to talk.

# hse - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Enda thinks Leo is doing an ‘excellent job’ in Health

The Taoiseach has come to the defence of the Health Minister, but won’t say if he’ll be reappointed if the government is re-elected.

# hse - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

HSE publishes 2016 service plan with €100m shortfall for hospitals

The HSE says that a growing and ageing population is putting a strain on the service.

# hse - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

# hse - Friday 11 December, 2015

Arsenic and lead found in high-end counterfeit make-up destined for Ireland

Fake versions of MAC, Urban Decay and Benefit products were identified.

# hse - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

These takeaways were shut down by the Food Safety Authority last month

And a butchers. And a restaurant.

# hse - Monday 7 December, 2015

Ireland’s health system is broken, we need an NHS model like the UK

Private for-profit health care systems are both more costly and provide lower quality care than public systems, writes Julien Mercille.

# hse - Friday 4 December, 2015

This is the curved spine of a teenager whose surgery was cancelled yesterday

Temple Street Children’s Hospital confirmed that 21 elective surgeries due to take place today have been postponed.

Doctors defend charging medical card patients for blood tests

Some GPs continue to pass the cost of the tests onto medical card holders, a practice not sanctioned by the HSE.

# hse - Thursday 3 December, 2015

CRC ‘does not have the means’ to repay €3 million to fundraising arm

The money covered the pensions of senior staff, including funding a €747,000 pension paid to an ex-CEO.

# hse - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Irish patients left waiting over a year for surgery to restore their eyesight

Almost 4,000 people have been waiting more than 12 months to even see a consultant.

# hse - Monday 30 November, 2015

No opportunities for non-EU students: I fell in love with Ireland but will soon have to leave

The flooded market for HSE placements has become unsustainable, an American medical student studying here writes.

# hse - Friday 27 November, 2015

12 sexual assaults against patients in hospitals says HSE

A total of 233 incidents in a 19 month period were recorded.

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