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# healthcare-workers - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Chief Medical Officer accepts Freedom of the City on behalf of all healthcare workers
# Front Line
# Front Line

Chief Medical Officer accepts Freedom of the City on behalf of all healthcare workers

Jun 16th 2021, 6:46 PM 27,535 Views 94 Comments

Lord Mayor of Dublin Hazel Chu conferred the Freedom of the City to Dr Tony Holohan at a private ceremony.

# healthcare-workers - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Poll: Should frontline healthcare workers receive some compensation for their work during the pandemic?
# On The Frontline
# On The Frontline

Poll: Should frontline healthcare workers receive some compensation for their work during the pandemic?

Feb 9th 2021, 8:42 AM 99,248 Views 93 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation will call for the measure before an Oireachtas committee this morning.

Frontline healthcare workers should get pandemic compensation, INMO to tell Oireachtas committee
# Frontline
# Frontline

Frontline healthcare workers should get pandemic compensation, INMO to tell Oireachtas committee

Feb 9th 2021, 6:45 AM 27,547 Views 53 Comments

An Oireachtas committee will meet with healthcare representative organisations later this morning.

# healthcare-workers - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Healthcare workers still in need of first vaccine dose to remain waiting until February
# Frontline
# Frontline

Healthcare workers still in need of first vaccine dose to remain waiting until February

Jan 23rd 2021, 4:45 PM 29,361 Views 53 Comments

Current supply is being used to provide second doses to those who have already received their first dose.

# healthcare-workers - Friday 22 January, 2021

NFL inviting 7,500 'heroes' to Super Bowl
# Classy Gesture
From The42
# Classy Gesture

NFL inviting 7,500 'heroes' to Super Bowl

Jan 22nd 2021, 6:48 PM 5,436 Views 0 Comments

Commissioner Roger Goodell said the workers — mostly from hospitals and health care centres in Tampa and Florida — were being recognised for their service during the pandemic.

# healthcare-workers - Saturday 16 January, 2021

GPs and practice nurses vaccinated at mass centres
# Vaccinated
# Vaccinated

GPs and practice nurses vaccinated at mass centres

Jan 16th 2021, 5:08 PM 45,017 Views 92 Comments

A requirement for travellers into Ireland to produce evidence of a negative test result has also come into effect.

# healthcare-workers - Friday 15 January, 2021

Varadkar says designating the Beacon Hospital as vaccination centre 'at odds' with its refusal to sign surge capacity deal
# Healthcare Workers
# Healthcare Workers

Varadkar says designating the Beacon Hospital as vaccination centre 'at odds' with its refusal to sign surge capacity deal

Jan 15th 2021, 5:46 PM 51,884 Views 66 Comments

Beacon Hospital has not signed up to allow its ICU capacity be used by the public system.

# healthcare-workers - Friday 8 January, 2021

'Frontline staff are at breaking point': Healthcare workers on the challenges of working during the third wave
# Front Line
# Front Line

'Frontline staff are at breaking point': Healthcare workers on the challenges of working during the third wave

Jan 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 30,434 Views 34 Comments

# healthcare-workers - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Nurses made up 3% of all new Covid-19 cases in Ireland, INMO says
# Healthcare Workers
# Healthcare Workers

Nurses made up 3% of all new Covid-19 cases in Ireland, INMO says

Dec 15th 2020, 10:34 AM 10,263 Views 6 Comments

61 nurses contracted the virus in the most recent week for which figures are available.

# healthcare-workers - Monday 30 November, 2020

INMO calls for isolation period for Covid-positive healthcare workers to be increased
# Nurses
# Nurses

INMO calls for isolation period for Covid-positive healthcare workers to be increased

Nov 30th 2020, 3:22 PM 18,754 Views 5 Comments

Nurses account for almost a third of all healthcare worker cases of Covid-19.

# healthcare-workers - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Covid-19 infections among health workers are 'decreasing steadily', WHO says
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 infections among health workers are 'decreasing steadily', WHO says

Oct 13th 2020, 8:38 PM 17,096 Views 12 Comments

Healthcare workers have since the beginning of the pandemic been disproportionately affected by the crisis.

# healthcare-workers - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

HSE launches widespread antibody testing for Irish healthcare workers
# Antibody Testing
# Antibody Testing

HSE launches widespread antibody testing for Irish healthcare workers

Oct 6th 2020, 6:12 PM 34,965 Views 11 Comments

Antibody testing determines whether you had Covid-19 in the past and now have antibodies against the virus.

# healthcare-workers - Sunday 27 September, 2020

INMO backs decision to publish ethnicity data for healthcare workers who contract Covid-19
# HSE
# HSE

INMO backs decision to publish ethnicity data for healthcare workers who contract Covid-19

Sep 27th 2020, 7:15 AM 19,372 Views 8 Comments

Data from the UK suggests that BAME healthcare workers were more likely to die from Covid-19.

# healthcare-workers - Saturday 12 September, 2020

HSE set to face difficult task in reaching flu vaccination targets for healthcare staff
# Flu Season
# Flu Season

HSE set to face difficult task in reaching flu vaccination targets for healthcare staff

Sep 12th 2020, 8:30 AM 26,370 Views 29 Comments

Rates of healthcare worker vaccine uptake, particularly in nursing homes, remain low.

# healthcare-workers - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Dublin City Council introduces low-rate parking for healthcare staff as free street parking ended
# Paid Parking
# Paid Parking

Dublin City Council introduces low-rate parking for healthcare staff as free street parking ended

Aug 18th 2020, 6:37 PM 21,567 Views 37 Comments

500 parking spaces have been allocated for healthcare workers in city centre car parks.

# healthcare-workers - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Dublin City Council ending free parking for healthcare workers near hospitals
# No Charge
# No Charge

Dublin City Council ending free parking for healthcare workers near hospitals

Aug 11th 2020, 12:40 PM 28,723 Views 79 Comments

Healthcare workers were not being charged to park in the vicinity of hospitals during the pandemic.

# healthcare-workers - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Be On Call For Ireland: Only 209 workers given role in health service while 1,600 remain in a 'pool'
# HSE
# HSE

Be On Call For Ireland: Only 209 workers given role in health service while 1,600 remain in a 'pool'

Aug 8th 2020, 7:00 AM 64,473 Views 31 Comments

Sinn Féin’s David Cullinane said that those who applied did so “in good faith” and that these staff will be needed ahead of the winter season.

# healthcare-workers - Friday 12 June, 2020

88% of healthcare workers with Covid-19 got the virus at work
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

88% of healthcare workers with Covid-19 got the virus at work

Jun 12th 2020, 11:14 AM 16,463 Views 23 Comments

The INMO wants Covid-19 to be classed as a personal injury under health and safety legislation.

# healthcare-workers - Monday 1 June, 2020

Healthcare staff 'considered immune' for three months after recovering from Covid-19
# HSE
# HSE

Healthcare staff 'considered immune' for three months after recovering from Covid-19

Jun 1st 2020, 12:10 AM 49,335 Views 40 Comments

Guidance regarding immunity and healthcare workers was compiled by the HSE.

# healthcare-workers - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Childcare for healthcare workers - how a promised scheme failed to materialse
# Front Line
# Front Line

Childcare for healthcare workers - how a promised scheme failed to materialse

May 14th 2020, 1:31 PM 10,043 Views 14 Comments

The government announced that a childcare scheme for healthcare workers had to be scrapped.

# healthcare-workers - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Childcare scheme for healthcare workers scrapped after only six providers apply
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

Childcare scheme for healthcare workers scrapped after only six providers apply

May 13th 2020, 9:35 PM 39,289 Views 58 Comments

The scheme was launched last week and was due to begin on Monday.

# healthcare-workers - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Simon Harris thanks 160 healthcare workers who live in Direct Provision
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Simon Harris thanks 160 healthcare workers who live in Direct Provision

May 7th 2020, 6:56 PM 23,078 Views 62 Comments

There have been 164 confirmed cases of Covid-19 among residents in Direct Provision centres to date.

# healthcare-workers - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Healthcare workers to pay €90 for childcare each week under latest government plan
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Healthcare workers to pay €90 for childcare each week under latest government plan

Updated May 6th 2020, 10:10 PM 40,175 Views 61 Comments

Trade union Fórsa has requested more information on what the plan entails.

# healthcare-workers - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Frontline healthcare workers could have childcare provided in their homes
# Proposal
# Proposal

Frontline healthcare workers could have childcare provided in their homes

Apr 30th 2020, 9:16 PM 19,346 Views 16 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan wrote to Simon Harris about the potential for “registered childcare workers [to] provide support” in a healthcare worker’s home.

HSE reverses position on pregnant staff following trade union pressure
# Front Line
# Front Line

HSE reverses position on pregnant staff following trade union pressure

Apr 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 43,004 Views 21 Comments

The HSE had initially said that pregnant staff were safe to work with Covid-19 patients.

# healthcare-workers - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

HSE tells unions that where healthcare workers can't secure childcare, they can remain at home with pay
# On The Frontline
# On The Frontline

HSE tells unions that where healthcare workers can't secure childcare, they can remain at home with pay

Apr 28th 2020, 10:04 PM 25,437 Views 49 Comments

Previous proposals to support healthcare workers with childcare provision had been described as inadequate by unions.

# healthcare-workers - Friday 24 April, 2020

Five healthcare workers have died of coronavirus, says Department of Health
# Frontline
# Frontline

Five healthcare workers have died of coronavirus, says Department of Health

Apr 24th 2020, 6:58 PM 101,255 Views 74 Comments

It is the first time that the number of fatalities of frontline workers have been confirmed.

# healthcare-workers - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Paid leave to be given to public-sector partners of healthcare workers to help with childcare needs
# Healthcare Workers
# Healthcare Workers

Paid leave to be given to public-sector partners of healthcare workers to help with childcare needs

Apr 22nd 2020, 5:48 PM 38,031 Views 75 Comments

Varadkar said that other childcare proposals are being considered for after 5 May.

# healthcare-workers - Friday 3 April, 2020

HSE says some of the PPE flown in from China is 'not appropriate for use'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

HSE says some of the PPE flown in from China is 'not appropriate for use'

Apr 3rd 2020, 7:01 PM 52,216 Views 166 Comments

The Irish government has spent over €200 million on PPE from countries such as China.

# healthcare-workers - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Daft.ie is helping provide free accommodation for doctors and nurses battling the Covid-19 pandemic
# Frontline Lifeline
# Frontline Lifeline

Daft.ie is helping provide free accommodation for doctors and nurses battling the Covid-19 pandemic

Apr 1st 2020, 10:47 PM 33,439 Views 15 Comments

It’s expected that a feature allowing doctors and nurses to self-isolate outside of hospitals will be live by next week.

# healthcare-workers - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Healthcare workers still paying for hospital parking despite HSE order to waive all fees
# Healthcare Workers
# Healthcare Workers

Healthcare workers still paying for hospital parking despite HSE order to waive all fees

Mar 25th 2020, 6:00 AM 31,399 Views 55 Comments

Last Thursday, the HSE confirmed that parking charges for staff in hospitals and healthcare facilities are to be immediately suspended.

# healthcare-workers - Thursday 19 March, 2020

HSE instructs hospital and healthcare facilities to immediately suspend parking charges for staff
# Parking Charges
# Parking Charges

HSE instructs hospital and healthcare facilities to immediately suspend parking charges for staff

Mar 19th 2020, 2:21 PM 28,902 Views 41 Comments

There have been a number of reports in recent days of healthcare workers at hospitals having their cars clamped while they were working overtime.

# healthcare-workers - Thursday 20 June, 2019

'We're the people behind the scenes never taken into account': Healthcare workers on why they're prepared to strike
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

'We're the people behind the scenes never taken into account': Healthcare workers on why they're prepared to strike

Jun 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 16,229 Views 35 Comments

A strike to be held today was called off yesterday evening.

# healthcare-workers - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

1 in 4 HSE general support workers are smokers
# Lighting Up
# Lighting Up

1 in 4 HSE general support workers are smokers

Apr 16th 2014, 11:15 AM 5,968 Views 29 Comments

A new report found a huge decrease in the numbers of nurses smoking.

# healthcare-workers - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Nurses and midwives: The HSE is breaking minimum wage law
# Minimum Wage
# Minimum Wage

Nurses and midwives: The HSE is breaking minimum wage law

Jul 16th 2013, 10:04 PM 18,799 Views 64 Comments

The INMO said that interns are being asked to increase their hours while only being paid 50 per cent of the staff rate of pay.

# healthcare-workers - Saturday 9 February, 2013

In pictures: today's ICTU protest marches across the country
# ICTU
# ICTU

In pictures: today's ICTU protest marches across the country

Feb 9th 2013, 4:50 PM 15,658 Views 96 Comments

Large numbers turned out in cities and towns across the country, with a crowd of 25,000 people confirmed in Dublin alone.

# healthcare-workers - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

One third of doctors don't wash their hands between patients - report
# Hygiene
# Hygiene

One third of doctors don't wash their hands between patients - report

Nov 14th 2012, 1:17 PM 5,337 Views 20 Comments

An audit by the HSE shows the Mater private hospital in Dublin had the highest rate of compliance with hand hygiene.