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# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Chief Medical Officer: People returning from areas affected by coronavirus should 'self-isolate' if displaying symptoms
# Tony Holohan
# Tony Holohan

Chief Medical Officer: People returning from areas affected by coronavirus should 'self-isolate' if displaying symptoms

Feb 26th 2020, 9:28 AM 19,236 Views 42 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said that the HSE would be issuing guidelines about self-isolation.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Changes to vaginal surgeries as Minister praises women for 'making public their private suffering'
# Vaginal Mesh
# Vaginal Mesh

Changes to vaginal surgeries as Minister praises women for 'making public their private suffering'

Nov 21st 2018, 4:40 PM 11,344 Views 6 Comments

Irish women who have had these surgeries have reported complications like chronic pain, reduced mobility and recurrent infections.

# chief-medical-officer - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Irish professor's research finds failure rate of some vaginal mesh treatments 'unacceptably high'
# Complications
# Complications

Irish professor's research finds failure rate of some vaginal mesh treatments 'unacceptably high'

Sep 18th 2018, 3:40 PM 6,134 Views 2 Comments

The use of these devices has been suspended in Ireland pending the results of a review by the Chief Medical Officer.

# chief-medical-officer - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Health Minister agrees to meet with women affected by vaginal mesh complications
# Medical Care
# Medical Care

Health Minister agrees to meet with women affected by vaginal mesh complications

Apr 22nd 2018, 4:00 PM 13,538 Views 4 Comments

There have been thousands of reports internationally of painful complications from women who have undergone these procedures.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 10 October, 2014

"Adverse publicity" warning over fatal foetal abnormality terminations
# Growing Trend
# Growing Trend

"Adverse publicity" warning over fatal foetal abnormality terminations

Oct 10th 2014, 8:39 AM 8,084 Views 22 Comments

The Master of the Rotunda says that a growing number of women who travel for terminations in such cases are returning home halfway through their procedures.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 4 May, 2012

Implant removal cost will be met by clinics - Chief Medical Officer
# Health
# Health

Implant removal cost will be met by clinics - Chief Medical Officer

May 4th 2012, 8:48 AM 1,569 Views 5 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan told the Oireachtas yesterday that 138 PIP implants have ruptured as of mid-April.