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#HSE

# hse - Monday 18 June, 2018

Top psychiatrist says he resigned from HSE due to 'mental health inaction'

Hillery said that the current system is nothing short of a “disgrace”.

# hse - Friday 15 June, 2018

Thousands of consultants to get pay rises in €200 million deal

Paschal Donohoe said “absolutely gigantic” amounts of money were involved in the case.

'It's worrying': Over 200 people diagnosed with HIV so far this year

Some 500 people were diagnosed with the condition last year, and this figure is expected to be higher in 2018.

# hse - Thursday 14 June, 2018

'We're really burnt out': Child psychiatrist resigns as conditions 'not fit for purpose'

Dr Kieran Moore has worked as a specialist consultant paediatric psychiatrist in the southeast of Ireland for the past 16 years.

Elderly abuse victims are 'most likely to have been targeted by their sons or daughters'

A report has found that the number of men suffering from abuse increases three fold in the over 80s category.

# hse - Monday 11 June, 2018

State settles case with Drogheda family over death of eight-day-old baby

In July 2014, baby Thomas died after a feeding tube was inserted into a chamber of his heart.

# hse - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Nighttime air ambulance service will cost €7 million over two years

Three companies applied to provide the service in a recent tendering process.

# hse - Saturday 9 June, 2018

GPs group calls on Harris to ensure doctors must 'opt in' to provide abortion services

The NAGP passed a series of motions after an emergency meeting today following the result of the referendum.

# hse - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Irish people more prone to iron overload than European neighbours because of inter-marriage

Today is National Haemochromatosis Awareness Day as part of World Haemochromatosis Week

Simon Harris says it's 'right and proper' HSE apologises over failings in audiology services

RTÉ has reported that the HSE identified errors in audiology services provided to children in the west of Ireland.

Over 3,000 women and girls travelled from Ireland to England and Wales for abortions last year

Irish women and girls accounted for over six in 10 (64.3%) of the non-resident abortions carried out in England and Wales last year.

# hse - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

There were a record 9,091 patients waiting on trolleys in Ireland's hospitals last month

The 9,091 figure represents a 12% jump from May 2017, and a massive 116% jump from the situation in 2006.

# hse - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Primary school sexual health DVD pulled by HSE due to inclusion of 'adult content'

The Busy Bodies DVD was viewed by a teacher who reported it to the HSE.

# hse - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Women affected by CervicalCheck controversy 'borrowing money to get to healthcare appointments' Smear Tests This post contains videos

Women affected by CervicalCheck controversy 'borrowing money to get to healthcare appointments'

The women in question are afraid, angry and confused, Stephen Donnelly said.

# hse - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

HSE yet to admit liabilility in Emma Mhic Mhathúna's Cervical Check case

The Taoiseach has previously stated that none of the women affected by the Cervical Check scandal would have to go to court.

There were 1,041 teenagers who became mothers in Ireland last year

The number represents a 5% decline and the HSE has welcomed the trend.

# hse - Thursday 24 May, 2018

HSE accepts providing cervical smear slides for three women affected by scandal is 'critical and urgent'

The case of three women affected by the controversy was being heard in High Court today.

# hse - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

HSE lodges High Court cases against several pharmacies

The defendants include pharmacies based in Dublin, Cork, Waterford and Tipperary.

# hse - Friday 18 May, 2018

Almost all of 209 women or their families affected by Cervical Check scandal contacted by the HSE

It was announced earlier this week that 18 women who had been given a misdiagnosis have since died.

# hse - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Government looks at bringing in mandatory open disclosure in serious cases

“Open disclosure is not the ticking of a box or the filling of a form,” Ireland’s chief medical officer said.

# hse - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

'I don't want my death to be in vain': Watch Vicky Phelan's powerful PAC speech TERMINAL CANCER This post contains videos

'I don't want my death to be in vain': Watch Vicky Phelan's powerful PAC speech

Vicky said CervicalCheck and her gynaecologist spent 15 months arguing over whose responsibility it was to tell her about a HSE audit.

Cervical Check scandal: Acting HSE boss says sorry for 'confusion and alarm' Communication Breakdown This post contains videos

Cervical Check scandal: Acting HSE boss says sorry for 'confusion and alarm'

John Connaghan said women in Ireland had been “understandably frightened and concerned” by what they had read and heard.

# hse - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'He only had two days in this world, no words can express my grief'

A woman who lost her newborn son weeks after her husband died suddenly has settled her case with the HSE.

Expert leading CervicalCheck inquiry concerned about 'fevered atmosphere'

Meanwhile, Health Minister Simon Harris has received government approval for the drafting of a Bill to establish an independent board for the HSE.

# hse - Monday 14 May, 2018

'They found out she was dead so just filed it away': Daughter of woman who died in cervical smear scandal

Grace Rattigan spoke to RTÉ’s Ray D’Arcy about the death of her mother Catherine Reck.

HSE says 18 women affected by CervicalCheck controversy have died

The previous figure was 17 women.

# hse - Friday 11 May, 2018

Tony O’Brien has posted a video saying goodbye to HSE staff

O’Brien announced his resignation last night after coming under pressure over the smear test scandal.

John Connaghan will be the new head of the HSE - but only temporarily

Connaghan was previously the deputy director general and chief operating officer at the HSE.

'He's lashing out': Tony O'Brien criticises TDs' conduct at committee meeting CervicalCheck This post contains videos

'He's lashing out': Tony O'Brien criticises TDs' conduct at committee meeting

Vicky Phelan accused the former Director General of the HSE of ‘throwing his toys out of the pram’.

'God forbid that a woman who got a letter might run to the media' Cervical Cancer This post contains videos

'God forbid that a woman who got a letter might run to the media'

Tony O’Brien has criticised how some TDs conducted themselves at the Public Accounts Committee hearing yesterday.

The new head of the GP union is younger than Simon Harris - and has a big battle on his hands

Ireland’s newest doctors are fleeing the country – but the latest head of Ireland’s GP union, the NAGP, Maitiú Ó Tuathail is only 29.

# hse - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Tony O'Brien has stepped down as HSE Director amid cervical cancer scandal

O’Brien had been the head of the health service since July 2013.

Taoiseach and Health Minister weren't made aware of HSE 'memo' on CervicalCheck

HSE Director General Tony O’Brien has stepped down this evening.

'I had to collect my children from school and tell them that I’m dying': Emma Mhic Mhathúna CervicalCheck This post contains videos

'I had to collect my children from school and tell them that I’m dying': Emma Mhic Mhathúna

Tony O’Brien, Director General of the HSE, has said “anyone who is found to have failed in their duty” will be held to account.

# hse - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Tony O'Brien again faces politicians and again 'respectfully declines' to step down

Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly told O’Brien he should go ‘without prejudice’.

# hse - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Bereaved cervical cancer family: 'I want my Mammy. I just love her so much, I want her back.'

Irene Teap died last July, her family now know that two of her smears were incorrect.

US laboratory wanted confidentiality clause in Vicky Phelan case CervicalCheck This post contains videos

US laboratory wanted confidentiality clause in Vicky Phelan case

A UK expert will lead the inquiry into the CervicalCheck controversy.

# hse - Monday 7 May, 2018

Almost 5,000 people waiting for call to be returned by CervicalCheck helpline

The HSE has returned 2,686 calls to over 7,678 people.

Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions 8th Amendment This post contains videos

Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions

More than 170,000 females have travelled to another country for a termination since 1980.

# hse - Sunday 6 May, 2018

HSE boss Tony O'Brien to leave position early

There had been calls for O’Brien to step down.

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