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# Health Service

This year
640 patients without beds as HSE warns public to avoid emergency departments if possible
Substantial increase in flu expected to 'peak in next week or two'
Last year
Minister warns rise in flu and Covid cases will increase pressure on hospitals
More 'blitz clinics' needed as minister says hospital waiting lists will continue to fall
Junior doctors to call a ballot for industrial action in January due to HSE recruitment freeze
Assistant psychologist hopefuls 'left in the dark' by HSE recruitment freeze
Govt walking into trouble with warnings health system underfunding will have 'freeze effect'
HSE managerial and admin staff begin industrial action
Irish lab not processing CervicalCheck samples five months on due to 'documents' delay
HSE admin staff taking industrial action over reliance on agency staff amid recruitment ban
Over 800 nurses and midwives assaulted in first three months of 2023
Calls to reform education and training for GPs amid 'crisis' shortage
All time
HSE warns winter viruses will put hospitals under more pressure 'than has ever been seen'
NHS disruption from UK strikes likely to continue into coming days health leaders say
St Vincent's Hospital experiencing 'significant delays' in processing blood tests for GP patients
'Remuneration is significant': No appetite in Govt to increase €420k salary for next HSE boss
Opinion: 'A real home feels like an unattainable dream' for many disabled people
Julie Helen
'Outrageous': Over 75s face average wait of 20 hours in some Emergency Departments
Child being treated for acute form of hepatitis has died, HSE says
'It's heartbreaking’: My husband is unable to return home to our family after stroke
Michelle Murray
HSE boss admits ‘challenges’ ahead as €20 billion National Service Plan unveiled
No HSE climate plan currently in place, but focus first on reducing emissions from buildings
'We're getting no support': Mother claims Midlands CAMHS has 'constantly' let her son down
Number of patients on hospital trolleys hits highest level since pandemic began
The government's health screening 'czar' wants people's input on how services could be extended
Government still committed to Slaintecare, says Cabinet minister
What's going on with the government's Sláintecare plan for the health service?
'Challenging winter ahead' for health service, says IMO president
INMO seeks emergency meeting with HSE to tackle 'hazardous' hospital overcrowding
Hospitalisations fall below 900 as Ireland 'on the right side of the curve now' ahead of further vaccine rollout
HSE says 77,303 people - 1.58% of the population - have received first dose of vaccine so far in Ireland
'A fire that's burned continually since March is now raging out of control': Unions question HSE recruitment pledges
INMO calls for 'critical emergency' protocols to be implemented across health service
'We must grasp the nettle': The health service is getting an unprecedented €4bn boost
65 new contact tracers starting this week, but Taoiseach wants recruitment fast-tracked
HSE was 'gifted' €544,000 in free advertising by Google and Facebook during Covid-19 pandemic
'People say I'm in a privileged position. I don't consider cancer a privilege'
'We need to treat each other like pariahs': Limerick intensive care doctor issues stark warning
Poll: Should there be minimum sentences for anyone convicted of assaulting hospital staff?
Staff in Irish hospitals assaulted over 1,000 times last year - but union warns it's 'tip of iceberg'