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# chief-medical-officer - Thursday 16 June, 2022

Professor Breda Smyth appointed as interim chief medical officer
# Cmo
# Cmo

Professor Breda Smyth appointed as interim chief medical officer

Jun 16th 2022, 7:22 AM 24,139 Views 8 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan will resign as Chief Medical Officer on 1 July after 14 years in the role.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 10 June, 2022

Applications are now open for the Chief Medical Officer job
# Dust Down The Cv
# Dust Down The Cv

Applications are now open for the Chief Medical Officer job

Jun 10th 2022, 11:08 AM 14,288 Views 32 Comments

The job comes with an €187,578 annual salary and the deadline for applications is 30 June.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Sen Gen Robert Watt and Dr Tony Holohan to appear before Oireachtas health committee next week
# Cmo
# Cmo

Sen Gen Robert Watt and Dr Tony Holohan to appear before Oireachtas health committee next week

Updated Apr 27th 2022, 7:11 PM 17,601 Views 12 Comments

Secretary General Martin Fraser was quizzed by politicians at the Oireachtas Finance Committee today.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Maura Quinn to head up review of Tony Holohan's abandoned secondment to Trinity
# Maura Quinn
# Maura Quinn

Maura Quinn to head up review of Tony Holohan's abandoned secondment to Trinity

Apr 20th 2022, 11:19 AM 19,777 Views 17 Comments

Quinn is the the outgoing Chief Executive of the Institute of Directors.

# chief-medical-officer - Saturday 9 April, 2022

Dr Tony Holohan will not take up controversial role at Trinity College and will retire as Chief Medical Officer
# Chief Medical Officer
# Chief Medical Officer

Dr Tony Holohan will not take up controversial role at Trinity College and will retire as Chief Medical Officer

Apr 9th 2022, 3:14 PM 91,783 Views 166 Comments

Dr Holohan said he will leave the public service after stepping down as CMO later this year.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

'Unusual characteristics' to CMO's new Trinity role, public expenditure minister says
# Tony Holohan
# Tony Holohan

'Unusual characteristics' to CMO's new Trinity role, public expenditure minister says

Updated Apr 6th 2022, 1:34 PM 29,793 Views 33 Comments

Dr Holohan will be stepping down as the country’s Chief Medical Officer to take up the role at TCD in July.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 25 March, 2022

Tony Holohan to step down as CMO and take up new role at Trinity College
# NEVER SAY NPHET AGAIN
# NEVER SAY NPHET AGAIN

Tony Holohan to step down as CMO and take up new role at Trinity College

Mar 25th 2022, 7:10 PM 91,330 Views 129 Comments

The Minister for Health made the announcement this afternoon.

# chief-medical-officer - Thursday 20 January, 2022

NPHET advice paves way for early scrapping of almost all Covid restrictions
# Greenlight
# Greenlight

NPHET advice paves way for early scrapping of almost all Covid restrictions

Jan 20th 2022, 8:35 PM 178,973 Views 151 Comments

NPHET met today to discuss Ireland’s Covid-19 measures.

# chief-medical-officer - Sunday 21 November, 2021

'Only consider using an antigen test if you have no Covid symptoms', Holohan urges
# Chief Medical Officer
# Chief Medical Officer

'Only consider using an antigen test if you have no Covid symptoms', Holohan urges

Updated Nov 21st 2021, 9:08 AM 83,175 Views 104 Comments

Cabinet is widely expected to sign off on plans to subsidise antigen tests on Tuesday.

# chief-medical-officer - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,015 cases as CMO warns of outbreaks arising from symptomatic people socialising
# Chief Medical Officer
# Chief Medical Officer

Coronavirus: 1,015 cases as CMO warns of outbreaks arising from symptomatic people socialising

Aug 3rd 2021, 5:34 PM 79,946 Views 120 Comments

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health this evening.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 21 May, 2021

'Dark cloud on the horizon': Holohan flags concerns over Indian variant
# Chief Medical Officer
# Chief Medical Officer

'Dark cloud on the horizon': Holohan flags concerns over Indian variant

Updated May 21st 2021, 5:42 PM 154,257 Views 237 Comments

Both case numbers and hospitalisations have remained steady as vaccination continues to roll out.

# chief-medical-officer - Monday 3 May, 2021

Holohan to the vaccinated: 'You can now get back out there and restart many things you used to do'
# What Comes Next
# What Comes Next

Holohan to the vaccinated: 'You can now get back out there and restart many things you used to do'

May 3rd 2021, 6:00 AM 78,920 Views 114 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan has written an open letter to those who are fully vaccinated, advising them to trust in the protection a Covid vaccine gives them.

# chief-medical-officer - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Dr Holohan says 'no reason' to change his view on possibility of up to 1,000 Covid-19 deaths this month
# Chief Medical Officer
# Chief Medical Officer

Dr Holohan says 'no reason' to change his view on possibility of up to 1,000 Covid-19 deaths this month

Updated Jan 21st 2021, 9:16 PM 58,366 Views 53 Comments

Meanwhile, the latest letter from the Chief Medical Officer said that ‘optimistic’ projections show between 800 and 1,600 cases per day at the end of January.

# chief-medical-officer - Sunday 20 December, 2020

'Don't meet up': Holohan urges people to cut down contacts and avoid crowds
# Covid19
# Covid19

'Don't meet up': Holohan urges people to cut down contacts and avoid crowds

Updated Dec 20th 2020, 1:34 PM 72,025 Views 111 Comments

The Chief Medical Officer urged people to stay at home, not to meet up and to stay away from pubs and restaurants and to avoid crowds.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 18 December, 2020

Tony Holohan: 'Re-examine your plans and limit your social contacts as much as possible before Christmas'
# Warning
# Warning

Tony Holohan: 'Re-examine your plans and limit your social contacts as much as possible before Christmas'

Dec 18th 2020, 9:20 AM 39,253 Views 99 Comments

The CMO has written to the government recommending new restrictions after Christmas.

# chief-medical-officer - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Explainer: The logistical challenges for the roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccine
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: The logistical challenges for the roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccine

Nov 10th 2020, 4:09 PM 20,985 Views 19 Comments

The news yesterday was really positive, but there are practical considerations to bear in mind.

# chief-medical-officer - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Health Minister thanks Ronan Glynn for 'tireless effort' as acting CMO
# Tribute
# Tribute

Health Minister thanks Ronan Glynn for 'tireless effort' as acting CMO

Oct 4th 2020, 1:45 PM 66,457 Views 66 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan is returning as chief medical officer tomorrow.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Contact tracers to begin asking community transmission cases about visits to pubs and restaurants
# Community Transmission
# Community Transmission

Contact tracers to begin asking community transmission cases about visits to pubs and restaurants

Sep 23rd 2020, 9:19 PM 51,269 Views 56 Comments

Currently around one in four cases are identified as community transmission.

# chief-medical-officer - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Dr Ronan Glynn appeals to Dubliners to limit contacts during Covid-19 'window of opportunity'
# Chief Medical Officer
# Chief Medical Officer

Dr Ronan Glynn appeals to Dubliners to limit contacts during Covid-19 'window of opportunity'

Sep 12th 2020, 8:41 AM 40,741 Views 101 Comments

“Prioritise the people that you need to see, but keep groups small and see them regularly, rather than meeting lots of different people from lots of different households,” the CMO said.

# chief-medical-officer - Monday 24 August, 2020

Dr Ronan Glynn: If Covid-19 cases keep increasing, it's only a matter of time before it spreads to vulnerable groups
# Chief Medical Officer
# Chief Medical Officer

Dr Ronan Glynn: If Covid-19 cases keep increasing, it's only a matter of time before it spreads to vulnerable groups

Aug 24th 2020, 9:09 PM 80,242 Views 77 Comments

The Acting Chief Medical Officer noted that they were monitoring the increase of cases in Dublin.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 21 August, 2020

'The virus couldn't care less about anger': Ronan Glynn asks people to look past 'justifiable anger' over golf event
# Oireachtas Golf Society
# Oireachtas Golf Society

'The virus couldn't care less about anger': Ronan Glynn asks people to look past 'justifiable anger' over golf event

Aug 21st 2020, 5:05 PM 71,944 Views 98 Comments

The acting CMO said the event should not have taken place.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Dr. Ronan Glynn releases video to 'clarify' confusion into 'simple message'
# Public Health
# Public Health

Dr. Ronan Glynn releases video to 'clarify' confusion into 'simple message'

Aug 19th 2020, 8:08 PM 103,433 Views 122 Comments

In his message, Glynn acknowledged that yesterday’s measures may seem “unfair” for a “nation which loves sport”.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 14 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# New Figures
# New Figures

Coronavirus: No deaths and 14 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 29th 2020, 5:39 PM 60,464 Views 83 Comments

The figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 3 July, 2020

Profile: Who is new Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn?
# Nphet
# Nphet

Profile: Who is new Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn?

Jul 3rd 2020, 4:49 PM 75,563 Views 10 Comments

Glynn is taking over the role after Dr Tony Holohan announced he is stepping aside for family reasons.

'Every home has come to know him': Tributes paid to Dr Tony Holohan as he steps aside to spend time with family
# Thank You Tony
# Thank You Tony

'Every home has come to know him': Tributes paid to Dr Tony Holohan as he steps aside to spend time with family

Updated Jul 3rd 2020, 8:59 AM 102,101 Views 49 Comments

Micheál Martin and Simon Harris are among those to thank Dr Holohan.

# chief-medical-officer - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Dr Tony Holohan to step away from work as Chief Medical Officer for family reasons
# Chief Medical Officer
# Chief Medical Officer

Dr Tony Holohan to step away from work as Chief Medical Officer for family reasons

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:09 PM 204,573 Views 215 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn has been appointed Acting Chief Medical Officer.

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 15 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 15 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 2nd 2020, 7:01 PM 75,888 Views 52 Comments

Health officials have provided an update on the pandemic in Ireland.

# chief-medical-officer - Monday 22 June, 2020

Coronavirus: Two deaths and four new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: Two deaths and four new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 22nd 2020, 5:44 PM 66,642 Views 64 Comments

Health officials have provided an update on the situation in Ireland.

# chief-medical-officer - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Daily Department of Health briefings to drop to two days a week as Ireland enters Phase Two
# Tony Holohan
# Tony Holohan

Daily Department of Health briefings to drop to two days a week as Ireland enters Phase Two

Jun 6th 2020, 6:30 AM 25,744 Views 18 Comments

The Department of Health has held daily press briefings since the start of the crisis.

# chief-medical-officer - Thursday 4 June, 2020

House parties being 'organised with abandon', warns Chief Medical Officer
# Health Warning
# Health Warning

House parties being 'organised with abandon', warns Chief Medical Officer

Jun 4th 2020, 8:05 PM 49,923 Views 87 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan was speaking ahead of a planned easing of Covid-19 restrictions on Monday.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Three-month immunity advice for healthcare staff not to be extended to general population
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Three-month immunity advice for healthcare staff not to be extended to general population

Jun 3rd 2020, 10:28 PM 34,153 Views 30 Comments

Healthcare staff have been told they can act as if they are immune from Covid-19 for three months after recovering.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 17 deaths and 73 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: 17 deaths and 73 new cases confirmed in Ireland

May 27th 2020, 5:43 PM 91,348 Views 140 Comments

The Chief Medical Officer briefed Cabinet ministers earlier today.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 22 May, 2020

Chief Medical Officer says large gatherings of people 'are exactly things we don't want to see'
# Warning
# Warning

Chief Medical Officer says large gatherings of people 'are exactly things we don't want to see'

May 22nd 2020, 10:00 PM 41,710 Views 111 Comments

Tony Holohan suggested that the weather this weekend might help people follow the public health rules.

# chief-medical-officer - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

HSE suspends practice of notifying some employers of Covid test results before informing employees
# Privacy
# Privacy

HSE suspends practice of notifying some employers of Covid test results before informing employees

Updated May 19th 2020, 9:34 PM 47,879 Views 54 Comments

HSE Chief Executive Paul Reid said he was aware of one case where test results were shared with an employer.

Dr Tony Holohan: 'We have effectively extinguished the virus from the community'
# Community Transmission
# Community Transmission

Dr Tony Holohan: 'We have effectively extinguished the virus from the community'

May 19th 2020, 3:40 PM 191,313 Views 108 Comments

Community transmission is ‘very, very low’ says the chief medical officer.

# chief-medical-officer - Monday 18 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 4 deaths and 88 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Phase One
# Phase One

Coronavirus: 4 deaths and 88 new cases confirmed in Ireland

May 18th 2020, 5:40 PM 101,633 Views 137 Comments

Health officials have provided an update on Ireland’s first day in Phase One.

Phase One: Here's what's allowed from today as Covid-19 restrictions eased
# Changes
# Changes

Phase One: Here's what's allowed from today as Covid-19 restrictions eased

May 18th 2020, 12:05 AM 143,982 Views 68 Comments

Hardware stores, garden centres and golf are all a possibility now.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 15 May, 2020

Taoiseach advises public to wear face coverings on public transport and in retail stores
# Covid19
# Covid19

Taoiseach advises public to wear face coverings on public transport and in retail stores

May 15th 2020, 4:27 PM 31,366 Views 69 Comments

The use of face coverings will not be made a legal requirement.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

NPHET to provide advice tomorrow to give government 'time to consider' easing restrictions
# Roadmap
# Roadmap

NPHET to provide advice tomorrow to give government 'time to consider' easing restrictions

May 13th 2020, 9:04 PM 36,755 Views 58 Comments

The team usually meets on a Friday but the CMO said the government will have a number of considerations to discuss.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 8 May, 2020

Tony Holohan: We know that visitors did not bring the virus into nursing homes
# Chief Medical Officer
# Chief Medical Officer

Tony Holohan: We know that visitors did not bring the virus into nursing homes

May 8th 2020, 10:18 AM 39,869 Views 74 Comments

The chief medical officer said that it was always a risk that healthcare staff could spread the virus.

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