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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Anne O'Connor

Last year
Chief operations officer Anne O’Connor to leave HSE for VHI role
Anne O’Connor has been the chief operations officer since 2018.
Coronavirus: 14,096 new cases and 1,081 patients in hospital, including 44 in ICU
As of 8am today, there are 1,081 Covid-19 patients in hospital.
All time
First vaccination clinics for vulnerable children held as hospitals face pressure due to Covid
The number of people in hospital with Covid jumped by 75 overnight.
The number of people in hospital with Covid jumped by 75 overnight.
There were 16,959 positive swabs reported today by the Department of Health
The booster programme hit the milestone of 2,000,000 doses administered.
Omicron is 'running rife in our communities' but has not yet peaked, HSE boss says
New Year parties given go-ahead in England as UK splits over Omicron controls
Cyber attack will likely cost HSE over €100 million, Paul Reid says
Eight people have died from Covid-19 in the last 12 days, the HSE also confirmed.
PPE will cost €1 billion this year, and number of Covid-19 patients in ICU has halved from peak
Some 120 million masks will arrive in Ireland from South Korea in the coming weeks.
HSE planning for peak Covid-19 outbreak to happen in two weeks time based on current modelling
The chief operations officer said they are making preparations for the peak to arrive between the 10 and 14 April.
'Significant' increase in the number of over-75s attending emergency departments
There has been marked increase in general in the number of people attending EDs and being admitted to hospital compared to the same time last year.
HSE wants to see patients as quickly as possible this winter - but admits it has no targets to do so
The executive published its €30m Winter Plan for 2018/19 today.