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#Colm Henry

# colm-henry - Thursday 13 May, 2021

HSE updating guidance to make clear partners can be present 'right throughout labour and birth'
# Maternity Measures
# Maternity Measures

HSE updating guidance to make clear partners can be present 'right throughout labour and birth'

Thu 5:05 PM 9,998 Views 1 Comment

Restrictions remain in place in certain hospitals, however.

# colm-henry - Friday 7 May, 2021

HSE pressures maternity hospitals to follow guidelines and allow partners attend
# Mother And Baby
# Mother And Baby

HSE pressures maternity hospitals to follow guidelines and allow partners attend

May 7th 2021, 1:10 PM 11,366 Views 4 Comments

In a letter, Dr Colm Henry suggests that the guidance has not been implemented by some hospitals.

# colm-henry - Friday 16 April, 2021

50,000 register for Covid-19 vaccine as GPs ask people not to call for AstraZeneca advice
# Roll-out
# Roll-out

50,000 register for Covid-19 vaccine as GPs ask people not to call for AstraZeneca advice

Updated Apr 16th 2021, 3:48 PM 49,301 Views 44 Comments

67 year olds can be registered tomorrow followed by 66 year olds on Sunday and 65 year olds from Monday.

# colm-henry - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

'Misleading' data on outdoors transmission does not reflect all cases associated with outside activities
# Spread
# Spread

'Misleading' data on outdoors transmission does not reflect all cases associated with outside activities

Apr 6th 2021, 2:52 PM 31,809 Views 46 Comments

Behaviours linked to outdoor activities, such as travelling to a match, are not included in figures that have been released, the HSE’s chief clinical officer has said

# colm-henry - Thursday 25 February, 2021

'Collapse' in cases in hospital staff and care homes 'must be attributed to the vaccine'
# Positive News
# Positive News

'Collapse' in cases in hospital staff and care homes 'must be attributed to the vaccine'

Updated Feb 25th 2021, 7:06 PM 65,648 Views 69 Comments

The drop is “very difficult” to attribute to the drop in community transmission alone.

# colm-henry - Monday 8 February, 2021

'No-one will be left behind' in vaccine rollout plan, Dr Colm Henry says
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

'No-one will be left behind' in vaccine rollout plan, Dr Colm Henry says

Feb 8th 2021, 9:15 AM 30,558 Views 51 Comments

People aged 70 and over are set to be vaccinated in GP practices and vaccine centres.

# colm-henry - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to be used for over 70s 'where practicable and timely'
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to be used for over 70s 'where practicable and timely'

Updated Feb 3rd 2021, 7:12 PM 43,997 Views 43 Comments

This follows a recommendation from the National Immunisation Advisory Committee.

# colm-henry - Friday 29 January, 2021

Dr Colm Henry: There was a 10-fold increase in people sick with Covid from start of December to January
# Hospital Capacity
# Hospital Capacity

Dr Colm Henry: There was a 10-fold increase in people sick with Covid from start of December to January

Jan 29th 2021, 9:43 AM 13,976 Views 4 Comments

As of yesterday, there are 1,620 people with Covid-19 in hospital, with 216 in ICU.

# colm-henry - Monday 18 January, 2021

Standby list of frontline healthcare workers should be in place for any leftover vaccines, HSE says
# Prioritisation
# Prioritisation

Standby list of frontline healthcare workers should be in place for any leftover vaccines, HSE says

Jan 18th 2021, 3:46 PM 15,007 Views 25 Comments

A HSE document says “every effort should be made” to ensure vaccines are given to frontline healthcare workers.

# colm-henry - Friday 1 January, 2021

'The virus is absolutely rampant': Up to 15,000 people per day referred for tests as Covid surge takes hold
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'The virus is absolutely rampant': Up to 15,000 people per day referred for tests as Covid surge takes hold

Jan 1st 2021, 10:13 AM 131,426 Views 198 Comments

“Everybody is at extremely high risk of catching the virus,” the chief executive of the HSE said.

# colm-henry - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

HSE reporting 'around 100 cases a day' of people with between 20 and 30 close contacts
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

HSE reporting 'around 100 cases a day' of people with between 20 and 30 close contacts

Dec 30th 2020, 5:03 PM 37,732 Views 59 Comments

The health service says Covid-19 is now presenting a “very alarming” challenge.

# colm-henry - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

People who arrived in Ireland from Britain since 8 December under 'enhanced surveillance'
# New Strain
# New Strain

People who arrived in Ireland from Britain since 8 December under 'enhanced surveillance'

Dec 23rd 2020, 9:41 AM 60,295 Views 62 Comments

Dr Colm Henry said NPHET will “be looking at enhanced surveillance of these passengers coming in”.

# colm-henry - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

'No doses have disappeared': HSE's Colm Henry rejects claims that some flu vaccines missing
# Flu
# Flu

'No doses have disappeared': HSE's Colm Henry rejects claims that some flu vaccines missing

Nov 11th 2020, 9:32 AM 24,089 Views 24 Comments

Reports claim the HSE has suspended the distribution of the vaccine after it emerged 600,000 are missing.

# colm-henry - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Dr Colm Henry: 'Isolation' felt by older people should be considered when lifting Level 5 restrictions
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Dr Colm Henry: 'Isolation' felt by older people should be considered when lifting Level 5 restrictions

Nov 5th 2020, 5:56 PM 23,439 Views 14 Comments

Current restrictions are set to be eased on 1 December.

# colm-henry - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Concerns over increases in Covid-19 hospitalisations and admissions to ICU
# HSE
# HSE

Concerns over increases in Covid-19 hospitalisations and admissions to ICU

Updated Sep 22nd 2020, 10:42 AM 63,899 Views 158 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said last night that there were 90 people hospitalised with Covid-19 and 19 in ICU.

# colm-henry - Sunday 6 September, 2020

INMO: 'Extremely worrying' to see Covid-19 outbreaks in hospitals
# Beaumont Hospital
# Beaumont Hospital

INMO: 'Extremely worrying' to see Covid-19 outbreaks in hospitals

Updated Sep 6th 2020, 2:17 PM 56,936 Views 66 Comments

The union was responding to reports of a Covid-19 outbreak at Beaumont Hospital.

# colm-henry - Thursday 27 August, 2020

'Our desire is to lift restrictions on Kildare as quickly as possible': HSE pressed on schools and testing at briefing
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Our desire is to lift restrictions on Kildare as quickly as possible': HSE pressed on schools and testing at briefing

Aug 27th 2020, 12:51 PM 28,237 Views 29 Comments

On schools, the HSE said today “the risks of keeping schools closed now outweigh the risk of Covid for children”.

# colm-henry - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Colm Henry says advice is 'clear' that you must restrict movements for 14 days when arriving from non-Green List country
# Oireachtas Committee
# Oireachtas Committee

Colm Henry says advice is 'clear' that you must restrict movements for 14 days when arriving from non-Green List country

Aug 26th 2020, 12:04 PM 20,405 Views 61 Comments

The issue of Phil Hogan was raised as HSE officials addressed an Oireachtas Committee this morning.

# colm-henry - Saturday 15 August, 2020

'To the four nurses in Ireland...RIP': The Covid-19 Twitter claim that made it to the national airwaves
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

'To the four nurses in Ireland...RIP': The Covid-19 Twitter claim that made it to the national airwaves

Aug 15th 2020, 12:03 AM 64,710 Views 26 Comments

The story behind one of the most infamous myths of the pandemic.