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# health-service-executive - Friday 4 December, 2020

Action needed to curb exploitation of doctors and workplace bullying, report finds
# Doctor Burnout
# Doctor Burnout

Action needed to curb exploitation of doctors and workplace bullying, report finds

Dec 4th 2020, 3:44 PM 14,307 Views 18 Comments

Some doctors reported working 90 hours a week.

# health-service-executive - Friday 5 June, 2020

Investigation into late reporting of 244 cases of Covid-19 finds Mater Hospital acted legally
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Investigation into late reporting of 244 cases of Covid-19 finds Mater Hospital acted legally

Jun 5th 2020, 11:16 AM 13,144 Views 15 Comments

Controversy arose last month after it emerged that there was a delay in the reporting of the cases.

# health-service-executive - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Covid-19 outbreaks confirmed in 100 disability settings
# HSE
# HSE

Covid-19 outbreaks confirmed in 100 disability settings

May 3rd 2020, 12:36 PM 35,468 Views 35 Comments

There have also been 36 outbreaks in mental health facilities, the HSE said.

# health-service-executive - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

'The system remains under pressure': HSE continues to advise staying away from hospitals with flu symptoms
# HOSPITAL CRISIS
# HOSPITAL CRISIS

'The system remains under pressure': HSE continues to advise staying away from hospitals with flu symptoms

Updated Jan 7th 2020, 11:10 AM 8,583 Views 50 Comments

University Hospital Kerry will be cancelling all elective surgery for this week due to high patient numbers.

# health-service-executive - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

HSE urges people with the flu to stay away from hospitals

HSE urges people with the flu to stay away from hospitals

Dec 17th 2019, 1:45 PM 14,438 Views 35 Comments

Do not go unless you are an at-risk person or your flu is getting worse after a week, Dr Vida Hamilton has advised.

# health-service-executive - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Three children hospitalised after suspected chemical leak at Letterkenny swimming pool
# Aura Leisure Centre
# Aura Leisure Centre

Three children hospitalised after suspected chemical leak at Letterkenny swimming pool

Apr 20th 2019, 1:17 PM 27,557 Views 29 Comments

The conditions of those affected is not believed to be life threatening.

# health-service-executive - Thursday 10 January, 2019

'We had a very short interval': Some practitioners concerned over timing of abortion services
# Abortion
# Abortion

'We had a very short interval': Some practitioners concerned over timing of abortion services

Jan 10th 2019, 1:53 PM 16,622 Views 134 Comments

Some hospitals are waiting for the system to be fully up and running before providing the service.

# health-service-executive - Friday 21 December, 2018

HSE launches new crisis pregnancy website to give women information on abortions
# Myoptions
# Myoptions

HSE launches new crisis pregnancy website to give women information on abortions

Dec 21st 2018, 4:28 PM 9,619 Views 23 Comments

It’s expected that the first legal terminations in Ireland will be carried out in the new year.

# health-service-executive - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

'It's not a coincidence': HSE expert links latest mumps outbreak to discredited study of MMR vaccine
# Vaccinations
# Vaccinations

'It's not a coincidence': HSE expert links latest mumps outbreak to discredited study of MMR vaccine

Oct 10th 2018, 10:34 AM 24,920 Views 51 Comments

The HSE is still trying to determine how many people have been affected by the outbreak.

# health-service-executive - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Food Safety Authority recalls batches of purified baby water amid safety concerns
# Recall
# Recall

Food Safety Authority recalls batches of purified baby water amid safety concerns

Sep 11th 2018, 10:44 PM 13,189 Views 23 Comments

The recall was issued after “insufficient controls” were discovered at the site where the water is produced.

# health-service-executive - Monday 16 July, 2018

Attempt to remove patients from hospital waiting lists 'a national disgrace', National Association of GPs says
# Health Fail
# Health Fail

Attempt to remove patients from hospital waiting lists 'a national disgrace', National Association of GPs says

Jul 16th 2018, 1:18 PM 17,459 Views 38 Comments

It’s claimed that the most vulnerable in society are being affected

# health-service-executive - Friday 9 March, 2018

HSE paramedic changes plea to guilty over assaulting two female students by putting them in choke hold
# HSE
# HSE

HSE paramedic changes plea to guilty over assaulting two female students by putting them in choke hold

Mar 9th 2018, 9:53 PM 35,396 Views 0 Comments

The 35-year-old dramatically changed his plea at Ennis Circuit Court today.

# health-service-executive - Saturday 13 May, 2017

'It's strange that health managers never refer patients out of Dublin for treatment'
# Column
# Column

'It's strange that health managers never refer patients out of Dublin for treatment'

May 13th 2017, 9:30 AM 416 Views 11 Comments

People must be willing to stand now in support of regional cardiac services and pressure their local and national representatives, writes Matt Shanahan.

# health-service-executive - Thursday 2 March, 2017

The HSE has spent €3m upgrading its headquarters in the last five years
# Dr Steevens
# Dr Steevens

The HSE has spent €3m upgrading its headquarters in the last five years

Mar 2nd 2017, 12:01 AM 14,507 Views 24 Comments

This includes €1.3 million on basement refurbishment in 2016 and over €92,000 on canteen renovations in 2015.

# health-service-executive - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

'Admin error' that led to McCabe allegations was not reported as HSE data protection breach
# Copy And Paste
# Copy And Paste

'Admin error' that led to McCabe allegations was not reported as HSE data protection breach

Feb 15th 2017, 1:18 PM 19,108 Views 53 Comments

Documents released under an FOI show that the incident wasn’t listed among 103 data protection breaches reported between April 2014 and April 2015.

# health-service-executive - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

HSE to receive €63k from woman who stole money from Hepatitis C support group
# Compensation
# Compensation

HSE to receive €63k from woman who stole money from Hepatitis C support group

Nov 8th 2016, 3:41 PM 11,418 Views 15 Comments

Bernadette Warnock, former director of Positive Action, was jailed for two years today.

# health-service-executive - Monday 4 July, 2016

One year after stocks ran out, Ireland's BCG vaccine delivery is still delayed
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

One year after stocks ran out, Ireland's BCG vaccine delivery is still delayed

Jul 4th 2016, 4:23 PM 16,847 Views 10 Comments

The HSE said there are issues with the supplier that are affecting most European countries.

# health-service-executive - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Eye exams for schoolchildren have been cut by the HSE
# Service Reform
# Service Reform

Eye exams for schoolchildren have been cut by the HSE

May 10th 2016, 6:25 AM 19,793 Views 38 Comments

The HSE states that there is no evidence that supports the effectiveness of the screening programme.

# health-service-executive - Monday 6 October, 2014

John Crown: 'It's quite plausible that the HSE would try to minimise the appearance of waiting lists'
# Memo
# Memo

John Crown: 'It's quite plausible that the HSE would try to minimise the appearance of waiting lists'

Oct 6th 2014, 10:54 PM 12,744 Views 32 Comments

The HSE has denied that staff are being encouraged to manipulate waiting lists.

# health-service-executive - Monday 1 September, 2014

The HSE's campaign to protect girls from cervical cancer is working
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

The HSE's campaign to protect girls from cervical cancer is working

Sep 1st 2014, 3:00 PM 11,335 Views 44 Comments

Uptake levels for the HPC vaccine have exceeded targets and more than 42,000 girls have received the full course.

# health-service-executive - Friday 18 July, 2014

HSE reports €163m deficit for first five months of the year
# In The Red
# In The Red

HSE reports €163m deficit for first five months of the year

Jul 18th 2014, 5:32 PM 4,225 Views 12 Comments

Latest patient and financial figures show scale of the task facing the new Health Minister…

# health-service-executive - Sunday 29 June, 2014

'I hope he survives': Senator Crown doesn't think Reilly has been given the chance he needs in health
# HSE
# HSE

'I hope he survives': Senator Crown doesn't think Reilly has been given the chance he needs in health

Jun 29th 2014, 1:33 PM 8,516 Views 32 Comments

Earlier this week Reilly said the health budget had run over by €158 million.

# health-service-executive - Friday 20 June, 2014

Guess which employer has the most work permits for non-EU nationals this year...
# From Abroad
# From Abroad

Guess which employer has the most work permits for non-EU nationals this year...

Jun 20th 2014, 10:34 AM 38,422 Views 88 Comments

Bet you guessed number two on the list?

# health-service-executive - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Compensation claims against the HSE rocket to €85 million in one year
# State Claims Agency
# State Claims Agency

Compensation claims against the HSE rocket to €85 million in one year

Mar 19th 2014, 8:27 PM 11,121 Views 17 Comments

Claims for personal injury and third party property damage increased by 55 per cent.

# health-service-executive - Thursday 13 February, 2014

HSE accused of producing new information on live TV 'for dramatic effect'
# Top-ups
# Top-ups

HSE accused of producing new information on live TV 'for dramatic effect'

Feb 13th 2014, 12:09 PM 7,365 Views 6 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Seán Fleming asked that the PAC receive new information the HSE has uncovered prior to officials appearing before TDs on the public spending watchdog.

# health-service-executive - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Former CRC chief’s retirement package may be more than previously disclosed
# Brian Conlan
# Brian Conlan

Former CRC chief’s retirement package may be more than previously disclosed

Jan 15th 2014, 10:51 PM 17,275 Views 67 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee will hear further details about the top-up scandal at the Central Remedial Clinic tomorrow morning.

# health-service-executive - Monday 30 December, 2013

HSE spent €7.5m providing injectable treatment for MS patients in 2013
# Multiple Sclerosis
# Multiple Sclerosis

HSE spent €7.5m providing injectable treatment for MS patients in 2013

Dec 30th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,693 Views 21 Comments

In the first ten months of this year, the HSE paid for 814 patients to receive the treatment.

# health-service-executive - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

HSE Service Plan confirms €619 million in cuts across health services next year
# HSE
# HSE

HSE Service Plan confirms €619 million in cuts across health services next year

Dec 18th 2013, 10:15 AM 6,150 Views 27 Comments

The long-awaited plan for the HSE’s spending next year has been published this morning.

# health-service-executive - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

'Absolute madness': CRC pays Mater Hospital €660k to administer 'phantom pension fund'
# Crc
# Crc

'Absolute madness': CRC pays Mater Hospital €660k to administer 'phantom pension fund'

Dec 11th 2013, 4:24 PM 24,472 Views 125 Comments

The revelation was disclosed right at the end of lengthy hearings before the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee this afternoon.

# health-service-executive - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

HSE will need nearly €200 million extra for this year
# Health
# Health

HSE will need nearly €200 million extra for this year

Dec 10th 2013, 11:06 PM 7,806 Views 43 Comments

Separately, Ministers did not discuss the HSE’s service plan for 2014 at Cabinet today.

# health-service-executive - Monday 9 December, 2013

'No comment to make' on reports Kathleen Lynch threatened to resign
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'No comment to make' on reports Kathleen Lynch threatened to resign

Dec 9th 2013, 12:14 PM 11,413 Views 21 Comments

The junior health minister was reported in yesterday’s Sunday Business Post to have threatened to quit the government at a meeting over a fortnight ago.

# health-service-executive - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Tánaiste on top-ups controversy: 'It will be dealt with, it is being dealt with'
# Top-ups
# Top-ups

Tánaiste on top-ups controversy: 'It will be dealt with, it is being dealt with'

Dec 3rd 2013, 3:52 PM 4,579 Views 25 Comments

“The problem is being addressed,” Eamon Gilmore insisted in the Dáil this afternoon.

# health-service-executive - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

HSE chief to face questions from TDs over 'top-ups' and health budget overrun
# Top-ups
# Top-ups

HSE chief to face questions from TDs over 'top-ups' and health budget overrun

Nov 27th 2013, 9:15 AM 3,922 Views 12 Comments

Tony O’Brien is likely to be grilled about the revelations last week that many health agencies and voluntary hospitals are not in compliance with public sector pay policy.

# health-service-executive - Thursday 21 November, 2013

"'Because I'm worth it' culture is still alive and well': HSE to be grilled over top-up payments
# Public Accounts Committee
# Public Accounts Committee

"'Because I'm worth it' culture is still alive and well': HSE to be grilled over top-up payments

Nov 21st 2013, 11:19 AM 6,810 Views 38 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee is to scrutinise top-up payments to some CEOs in voluntary hospitals in the wake of controversy this week.

# health-service-executive - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

HSE to introduce targeted redundancy scheme in January
# Redundancy
# Redundancy

HSE to introduce targeted redundancy scheme in January

Nov 6th 2013, 4:23 PM 15,406 Views 33 Comments

A memo sent to managers today, HSE Director of Human Resources Barry O’Brien also said all staff will be working additional hours required under Haddington Road from the start of next year.

# health-service-executive - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Hospital chiefs write to HSE saying cuts are threatening patient safety
# Health Service
# Health Service

Hospital chiefs write to HSE saying cuts are threatening patient safety

Nov 5th 2013, 10:14 PM 8,418 Views 18 Comments

A report on RTÉ’s Prime Time this evening claimed that hospital chief executives have warned of delays in cancer treatment due to budgetary reductions.

# health-service-executive - Saturday 2 November, 2013

'We just kept getting them in the post': How a family of five has 14 medical cards
# Multiple Medical Cards
# Multiple Medical Cards

'We just kept getting them in the post': How a family of five has 14 medical cards

Nov 2nd 2013, 8:30 AM 20,662 Views 55 Comments

A Dublin family waited a year for their medical cards to be renewed and then several came along in the space of a few weeks.

# health-service-executive - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Public information campaign launched to address 'confusion' over medical cards
# Medical Cards
# Medical Cards

Public information campaign launched to address 'confusion' over medical cards

Oct 30th 2013, 12:32 PM 4,965 Views 18 Comments

The HSE has launched a public information campaign following recent controversies over medical card eligibility.

# health-service-executive - Thursday 10 October, 2013

'An appalling indictment of State failure': Consultant calls for more maternity staff
# Savita
# Savita

'An appalling indictment of State failure': Consultant calls for more maternity staff

Oct 10th 2013, 8:51 AM 4,329 Views 37 Comments

National Maternity Hospital clinical director, Dr Peter Boylan, has raised concerns about the level of staffing in maternity care in response to the third report into the death of Savita Halappanavar published yesterday.

# health-service-executive - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Doctors' strike now suspended indefinitely as IMO seeks clarification
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

Doctors' strike now suspended indefinitely as IMO seeks clarification

Sep 24th 2013, 11:23 AM 4,636 Views 38 Comments

The strike was postponed for a week last Friday, but no date for the action is now being given by the doctors’ union.

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