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# department-of-health - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Coronavirus: 52 deaths and 866 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 52 deaths and 866 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 11th 2021, 6:01 PM 79,686 Views 129 Comments

Public health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# department-of-health - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Nearly 85,000 people have received their two Covid-19 vaccine doses, latest figures show
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Nearly 85,000 people have received their two Covid-19 vaccine doses, latest figures show

Feb 9th 2021, 7:21 PM 20,311 Views 38 Comments

The Covid-19 vaccines available require a two-dose schedule.

# department-of-health - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

€81,000 salary hike for senior Department of Health role 'right decision', says Minister
# Michael McGrath
# Michael McGrath

€81,000 salary hike for senior Department of Health role 'right decision', says Minister

Feb 2nd 2021, 9:01 PM 71,697 Views 123 Comments

The role of secretary general at the Department of Health has been advertised with a salary of €292,000.

# department-of-health - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Government report on period poverty to be launched next month
# Period Poverty
# Period Poverty

Government report on period poverty to be launched next month

Jan 31st 2021, 6:30 AM 15,887 Views 14 Comments

The report comes as two senators have put forward proposed legislation on the issue.

# department-of-health - Monday 25 January, 2021

People warned of scam text messages and calls about the Covid-19 vaccine
# Scam
# Scam

People warned of scam text messages and calls about the Covid-19 vaccine

Jan 25th 2021, 11:39 AM 21,552 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí, the HSE and the Department of Health have emphasised that your GP would be the first point of contact about the Covid vaccine.

# department-of-health - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Opinion: 'All couples should have the right to become parents when faced with infertility'
# Funding Fertility
# Funding Fertility

Opinion: 'All couples should have the right to become parents when faced with infertility'

Jan 23rd 2021, 7:01 PM 24,624 Views 48 Comments

The Government needs to take action and implement the model of care for infertility, writes Emma Mc Dade.

# department-of-health - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Public health doctors accept invitation for talks with Department of Health over ongoing dispute
# Strike Action
# Strike Action

Public health doctors accept invitation for talks with Department of Health over ongoing dispute

Jan 20th 2021, 9:15 PM 8,218 Views 1 Comment

In a ballot in November, 94% of IMO’s public health doctors voted in favour of strike action.

# department-of-health - Monday 18 January, 2021

Coombe board to discuss some hospital staff family members receiving leftover vaccines
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Coombe board to discuss some hospital staff family members receiving leftover vaccines

Updated Jan 18th 2021, 7:32 PM 86,533 Views 290 Comments

The hospital said 16 vaccine doses would have been discarded if they were not used that day.

Harris says it's 'important' Oireachtas gets opportunity to scrutinise salary hike for new Dept of Health Sec Gen
# Pay Increase
# Pay Increase

Harris says it's 'important' Oireachtas gets opportunity to scrutinise salary hike for new Dept of Health Sec Gen

Jan 18th 2021, 6:21 PM 22,367 Views 47 Comments

Questions have been raised about the government’s decision to sanction a pay rise of €81,000 for the post.

# department-of-health - Saturday 16 January, 2021

HSE confirms prison nurses will be vaccinated as frontline healthcare workers - but timeline remains unclear
# Covid Jab
# Covid Jab

HSE confirms prison nurses will be vaccinated as frontline healthcare workers - but timeline remains unclear

Jan 16th 2021, 7:30 AM 12,789 Views 19 Comments

Some prison nurses were told they would not be included in the healthcare worker stage of the vaccine roll-out at all.

# department-of-health - Friday 8 January, 2021

Top Irish health official raised 'serious concerns' about travel advice issued by European agency
# International Travel
# International Travel

Top Irish health official raised 'serious concerns' about travel advice issued by European agency

Jan 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 46,688 Views 53 Comments

The Department wrote to the European Centre for Disease Control & Prevention one day before the UK revealed a new variant of Covid-19.

# department-of-health - Monday 4 January, 2021

Department of Health can't give timeline for rollout of publicly-funded IVF
# Still Waiting
# Still Waiting

Department of Health can't give timeline for rollout of publicly-funded IVF

Jan 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 29,859 Views 27 Comments

Expert says linking IVF funding with the commencement of legislation is a ‘way of putting it off’.

# department-of-health - Friday 1 January, 2021

Here's what government's weekly survey of the public's mood tells us about how we've handled the pandemic
# The Year Of Covid
# The Year Of Covid

Here's what government's weekly survey of the public's mood tells us about how we've handled the pandemic

Jan 1st 2021, 6:30 AM 20,572 Views 10 Comments

# department-of-health - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Dr Mark Murphy: We need to rethink how we fund the health service
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Dr Mark Murphy: We need to rethink how we fund the health service

Dec 1st 2020, 7:00 AM 16,327 Views 17 Comments

Dublin-based GP Mark Murphy illustrates where the failings are in how we fund our healthcare system.

# department-of-health - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 344 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 344 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 21st 2020, 5:44 PM 95,166 Views 153 Comments

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# department-of-health - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Coronavirus: 11 deaths and 366 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 11 deaths and 366 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 17th 2020, 6:25 PM 90,619 Views 126 Comments

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# department-of-health - Monday 16 November, 2020

Return of thousands of Irish people for Christmas could result in 'hundreds or thousands of cases' in January
# Covid19
# Covid19

Return of thousands of Irish people for Christmas could result in 'hundreds or thousands of cases' in January

Nov 16th 2020, 8:25 PM 51,959 Views 136 Comments

Deputy CMO Dr Ronan Glynn said he thinks the majority of people will decide “it’s simply not worth it”.

# department-of-health - Monday 9 November, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 270 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: One death and 270 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 9th 2020, 5:25 PM 96,274 Views 110 Comments

Health officials have provided an update on the spread of the coronavirus across the country.

# department-of-health - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 591 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 591 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 5th 2020, 6:09 PM 83,515 Views 95 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# department-of-health - Monday 2 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 767 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 767 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 2nd 2020, 5:55 PM 109,733 Views 153 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# department-of-health - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Vicky Phelan feels 'betrayed' after Department orders establishment of CervicalCheck Tribunal
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Vicky Phelan feels 'betrayed' after Department orders establishment of CervicalCheck Tribunal

Oct 28th 2020, 7:57 AM 38,458 Views 30 Comments

The Department confirmed that an order establishing a tribunal had been signed and said “this could not be reversed”.

# department-of-health - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 859 new cases confirmed
# Figures
# Figures

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 859 new cases confirmed

Oct 24th 2020, 5:35 PM 113,067 Views 178 Comments

Level 5 restrictions came into effect across the country earlier this week.

# department-of-health - Friday 23 October, 2020

The risk of being exposed to Covid-19 is '100 times greater than four months ago'
# Nphet
# Nphet

The risk of being exposed to Covid-19 is '100 times greater than four months ago'

Oct 23rd 2020, 9:16 AM 42,217 Views 104 Comments

The national incidence rate of Covid-19 is now over 300 per 100,000 population in the last 14 days.

# department-of-health - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

GPs 'inundated' with calls from close contacts of Covid-19 cases due to HSE backlog issue
# Covid19
# Covid19

GPs 'inundated' with calls from close contacts of Covid-19 cases due to HSE backlog issue

Oct 21st 2020, 5:36 PM 27,348 Views 24 Comments

More than 2,000 people are being expected to do their own contact tracing this week.

# department-of-health - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Cross-border co-operation on Covid-19 raises hopes for all-island healthcare system amid Brexit fears
# Health
# Health

Cross-border co-operation on Covid-19 raises hopes for all-island healthcare system amid Brexit fears

Oct 18th 2020, 12:10 AM 33,760 Views 23 Comments

For years, cross-border healthcare has been slowly and tentatively developing. Now Brexit poses a threat.

# department-of-health - Friday 16 October, 2020

Two deaths and 1,299 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Two deaths and 1,299 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Oct 16th 2020, 2:02 PM 20,820 Views 19 Comments

New restrictions were announced earlier this week to try to address the increase in Covid-19 cases.

# department-of-health - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Seven further deaths and 863 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Seven further deaths and 863 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Oct 13th 2020, 2:06 PM 16,518 Views 9 Comments

The NI Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

# department-of-health - Monday 12 October, 2020

Young doctor on contracting Covid-19: My oxygen dropped and I was unable to finish a sentence
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Young doctor on contracting Covid-19: My oxygen dropped and I was unable to finish a sentence

Oct 12th 2020, 7:37 PM 71,664 Views 86 Comments

Dr Owen O’Flynn said it was “disappointing” to see some people flouting the rules, adding that the guidelines were there for a reason.

Coronavirus: One death and 825 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: One death and 825 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Oct 12th 2020, 6:35 PM 164,243 Views 260 Comments

Health officials have provided an update on the situation across the country this evening.

877 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Rising Numbers
# Rising Numbers

877 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Oct 12th 2020, 2:01 PM 28,860 Views 19 Comments

The NI Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

# department-of-health - Sunday 11 October, 2020

New restrictions loom in North as nearly 2,000 new cases confirmed on island of Ireland yesterday
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

New restrictions loom in North as nearly 2,000 new cases confirmed on island of Ireland yesterday

Oct 11th 2020, 6:30 AM 31,504 Views 25 Comments

The figures seen yesterday in Ireland were the largest in several months.

# department-of-health - Saturday 10 October, 2020

'I'm not sure my friends can afford it': International students face hike in health insurance costs
# Squeezed Students
# Squeezed Students

'I'm not sure my friends can afford it': International students face hike in health insurance costs

Oct 10th 2020, 12:10 AM 25,109 Views 11 Comments

There has been no clarity from immigration authorities about when rules will be enforced.

# department-of-health - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

There are now 156 Covid-19 patients in hospital and 25 in ICU
# Cases Rising
# Cases Rising

There are now 156 Covid-19 patients in hospital and 25 in ICU

Oct 7th 2020, 6:45 PM 38,056 Views 89 Comments

Last Thursday, there were 122 hospitalisations and 20 people in ICU.

# department-of-health - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Coronavirus: One further death and 432 new cases
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: One further death and 432 new cases

Oct 6th 2020, 6:19 PM 131,825 Views 171 Comments

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

# department-of-health - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 364 new cases confirmed in Ireland, including 100 in Dublin
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: No deaths and 364 new cases confirmed in Ireland, including 100 in Dublin

Oct 4th 2020, 6:02 PM 148,388 Views 165 Comments

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

# department-of-health - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Northern Ireland records 726 new cases
# North
# North

Coronavirus: Northern Ireland records 726 new cases

Oct 3rd 2020, 2:13 PM 48,479 Views 36 Comments

Nearly 1,000 cases of the virus were recorded in the North yesterday.

# department-of-health - Friday 2 October, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 470 new cases confirmed in Ireland, with 198 in Dublin
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: One death and 470 new cases confirmed in Ireland, with 198 in Dublin

Oct 2nd 2020, 5:51 PM 129,186 Views 206 Comments

The new figures continue an upwards trend.

# department-of-health - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Daily vitamin D and no takeaways - New healthy eating advice for young children
# Nutrition
# Nutrition

Daily vitamin D and no takeaways - New healthy eating advice for young children

Oct 1st 2020, 7:00 PM 36,230 Views 18 Comments

Three mothers told TheJournal.ie about their struggles with establishing healthy diets for their children.

Coronavirus: 442 new cases and four deaths as cases confirmed in every county
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 442 new cases and four deaths as cases confirmed in every county

Oct 1st 2020, 5:53 PM 128,944 Views 221 Comments

The number of confirmed cases is the highest since 26 April.

# department-of-health - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 429 new cases confirmed in Ireland, with 189 in Dublin
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: One death and 429 new cases confirmed in Ireland, with 189 in Dublin

Sep 30th 2020, 5:45 PM 180,033 Views 290 Comments

The figures were released at a briefing from the Department of Health this evening.

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