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# hse - Today’s News

NI Public Health Agency confirms first case of monkeypox in Northern Ireland
# Virus
# Virus

NI Public Health Agency confirms first case of monkeypox in Northern Ireland

Updated 4 hours ago 27,807 Views 22 Comments

More than a dozen countries across Europe have reported cases.

# hse - Yesterday’s News

Medical scientists to suspend strike action next week and will return to WRC for talks
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Medical scientists to suspend strike action next week and will return to WRC for talks

Wed 10:23 PM 4,988 Views 3 Comments

The three days of strike action planned for next week have all been suspended, say the MLSA.

27 children and adolescents stayed in adult psychiatric units in 2021 despite CAMHS capacity
# Psychiatric Care
# Psychiatric Care

27 children and adolescents stayed in adult psychiatric units in 2021 despite CAMHS capacity

Wed 9:11 PM 6,802 Views 2 Comments

A HSE spokesperson said that in exceptional circumstances this may be in the best interest of the adolescent at that time.

'Medics are your mates': HSE launches harm-reduction campaign for drug users at music festivals
# Drugs
# Drugs

'Medics are your mates': HSE launches harm-reduction campaign for drug users at music festivals

Wed 11:28 AM 8,683 Views 15 Comments

The campaign also urges festival-goers to ‘leave the mixing to the DJs’.

# hse - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

'Intensive work' ongoing to give 35 children with Cystic Fibrosis access to life-changing drug
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

'Intensive work' ongoing to give 35 children with Cystic Fibrosis access to life-changing drug

Tue 6:27 PM 7,553 Views 10 Comments

Donnelly said it is important to him ‘that children get access to the drug that they need’.

Paul Murphy: The government's treatment of medical scientists on pay has been shameful
# FRONTLINE WORKERS
# FRONTLINE WORKERS

Paul Murphy: The government's treatment of medical scientists on pay has been shameful

Updated Tue 9:50 AM 15,947 Views 14 Comments

As medical scientists’ industrial action escalates, the TD says it’s time for pay parity for these frontline workers.

# hse - Monday 23 May, 2022

Open Newsroom Invitation: Healthcare - the power of patient advocacy
# Being-Patient
# Being-Patient

Open Newsroom Invitation: Healthcare - the power of patient advocacy

Mon 2:37 PM 3,997 Views 0 Comments

Join us at 1pm this Thursday.

# hse - Sunday 22 May, 2022

HSE confirms 11 bed closures at Dublin CAMHS unit
# Camhs
# Camhs

HSE confirms 11 bed closures at Dublin CAMHS unit

Updated Sun 4:48 PM 59,236 Views 27 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Mental Health spokesperson says the closures “will create nothing short of a crisis for child and adolescent services in the Dublin region”.

# hse - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Greater access to clinical trials for teens and young adults as cancer incidence rises in Ireland
# Reasearch
# Reasearch

Greater access to clinical trials for teens and young adults as cancer incidence rises in Ireland

May 19th 2022, 6:00 AM 16,216 Views 3 Comments

Around 180-190 people between 16 and 25 years are diagnosed with cancer in Ireland every year.

# hse - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

HSE urges people to stop using certain disposable vapes due to high nicotine concentration
# Warning
# Warning

HSE urges people to stop using certain disposable vapes due to high nicotine concentration

May 18th 2022, 7:18 PM 38,775 Views 14 Comments

The HSE said it has contacted all major Irish distributors of e-cigarettes and refill containers.

Explainer: Where 'clinically appropriate' stands as Government green lights NMH deal
# Maternity Care
# Maternity Care

Explainer: Where 'clinically appropriate' stands as Government green lights NMH deal

May 18th 2022, 4:00 PM 5,226 Views 7 Comments

The term has been defined in the government’s decision but not the legal documents of the agreement.

'We have to do this': Medical scientists seeking pay parity say strike action was their last resort
# Pay Claim
# Pay Claim

'We have to do this': Medical scientists seeking pay parity say strike action was their last resort

May 18th 2022, 2:14 PM 52,902 Views 26 Comments

One scientist told The Journal that staff feel “burnt-out” due to working mandatory overtime rosters, with many leaving the profession.

# hse - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

'They feel forgotten': Disruption to lab tests for GPs and hospitals as medical scientists to strike
# Pay Dispute
# Pay Dispute

'They feel forgotten': Disruption to lab tests for GPs and hospitals as medical scientists to strike

May 17th 2022, 6:20 AM 20,693 Views 8 Comments

Five additional strike days are planned if the union and the HSE cannot come to a resolution.

# hse - Monday 16 May, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

May 16th 2022, 10:45 PM 22,285 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

# hse - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Child being treated for acute form of hepatitis has died, HSE says
# Hepatitis
# Hepatitis

Child being treated for acute form of hepatitis has died, HSE says

May 12th 2022, 10:24 AM 17,882 Views 2 Comments

A second child being treated for the same illness has received a liver transplant.

HSE: No timeline for lifting of ban on home water births
# Home Births
# Home Births

HSE: No timeline for lifting of ban on home water births

May 12th 2022, 6:00 AM 18,987 Views 9 Comments

The ‘temporary pause’ has been in place since November 2020 pending investigations into two incidents.

# hse - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

IMO commence ballot for industrial action for junior doctors over contracting issues
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

IMO commence ballot for industrial action for junior doctors over contracting issues

May 10th 2022, 5:06 PM 6,681 Views 9 Comments

Junior doctors are “demoralised, frustrated, angry and want change,” the IMO claims.

# hse - Monday 9 May, 2022

Cervical check samples are still being screened abroad following December's cyberattack
# Cervical Screening
# Cervical Screening

Cervical check samples are still being screened abroad following December's cyberattack

May 9th 2022, 8:13 PM 9,330 Views 6 Comments

A cyber-attack on The Coombe at the end of last year resulted in the hospital losing its IT connectivity with CervicalCheck.

Fewer than one in three patients admitted to wards within HSE target of six hours
# Health
# Health

Fewer than one in three patients admitted to wards within HSE target of six hours

May 9th 2022, 3:25 PM 7,825 Views 13 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly launched the survey’s results today.

# hse - Saturday 7 May, 2022

'It's heartbreaking’: My husband is unable to return home to our family after stroke
# No Room
# No Room

'It's heartbreaking’: My husband is unable to return home to our family after stroke

May 7th 2022, 8:00 PM 44,894 Views 15 Comments

Michelle Murray outlines how her husband Charles is living in a nursing home nearly two years after being discharged from hospital due to unsuitable housing.

# hse - Thursday 28 April, 2022

HSE fined €23,000 over attack on nurses by a patient
# Navan
# Navan

HSE fined €23,000 over attack on nurses by a patient

Updated Apr 28th 2022, 10:00 AM 28,459 Views 9 Comments

The HSE pleaded guilty to four breaches of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 at Trim Circuit Court.

# hse - Thursday 21 April, 2022

'Bonkers' overtime worked by junior doctors causing burnout and risks for patients
# Overworked
# Overworked

'Bonkers' overtime worked by junior doctors causing burnout and risks for patients

Apr 21st 2022, 12:05 AM 26,079 Views 60 Comments
  • Excessive overtime worked by junior doctors is causing burnout and unsafe working conditions, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Junior doctors are regularly working hours far beyond what should be acceptable in Irish hospitals, doctors say.
  • The HSE recorded 2.8 million hours of overtime for junior doctors last year.

# hse - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

'My son lost his smile': Families say South Kerry CAMHS compensation scheme must be non-adversarial
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'My son lost his smile': Families say South Kerry CAMHS compensation scheme must be non-adversarial

Updated Apr 20th 2022, 9:10 AM 24,016 Views 2 Comments

“There’s nothing really that can compensate for the last four years,” one father said.

# hse - Sunday 17 April, 2022

Medics treating group of Ukrainian refugees in north Cork for suspected vomiting bug
# Banteer
# Banteer

Medics treating group of Ukrainian refugees in north Cork for suspected vomiting bug

Updated Apr 17th 2022, 3:35 PM 70,532 Views 0 Comments

Medical assistance was called to the Banteer centre after refugees reported feeling unwell after arriving last night.

# hse - Friday 15 April, 2022

Frontline workers' pandemic payment to be paid 'as soon as possible' after guidelines finalised
# Recognition Payment
# Recognition Payment

Frontline workers' pandemic payment to be paid 'as soon as possible' after guidelines finalised

Apr 15th 2022, 2:03 PM 31,036 Views 32 Comments

The payment is being made to public service healthcare and ambulance workers, in recognition of their efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic.

# hse - Thursday 14 April, 2022

'Some people suffer in silence': Roll-out of new service for headache and migraine patients
# Headache
# Headache

'Some people suffer in silence': Roll-out of new service for headache and migraine patients

Apr 14th 2022, 6:00 AM 17,707 Views 5 Comments

The new care pathway will be rolled out across ten sites nationally.

# hse - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

HSE investigating small number of 'serious' hepatitis cases in children
# Hepatitis
# Hepatitis

HSE investigating small number of 'serious' hepatitis cases in children

Apr 12th 2022, 9:04 PM 57,381 Views 10 Comments

It comes after British health officials identified 74 cases of hepatitis among children under the age of 10 across the UK.

# hse - Friday 8 April, 2022

HSE says antiviral Covid pills will be prescribed to in-patients from next week
# Paxlovid
# Paxlovid

HSE says antiviral Covid pills will be prescribed to in-patients from next week

Apr 8th 2022, 10:36 PM 33,112 Views 10 Comments

Paxlovid will be available through GPs after a consultation process concludes, the HSE told The Journal.

# hse - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Court challenge brought against HSE for refusal to allow boy to access support services outside family area
# High Court
# High Court

Court challenge brought against HSE for refusal to allow boy to access support services outside family area

Apr 5th 2022, 9:57 PM 21,532 Views 0 Comments

The HSE did not allow the boy’s family to access key supports from outside his home area.

Government approves creation of new Regional Health Areas as part of Sláintecare reforms
# Regional Health Areas
# Regional Health Areas

Government approves creation of new Regional Health Areas as part of Sláintecare reforms

Apr 5th 2022, 2:40 PM 13,841 Views 14 Comments

There will be a total of six RHAs under the new plans approved by the Government.

# hse - Monday 4 April, 2022

Chief operations officer Anne O’Connor to leave HSE for VHI role
# HSE
# HSE

Chief operations officer Anne O’Connor to leave HSE for VHI role

Apr 4th 2022, 5:35 PM 32,640 Views 17 Comments

Anne O’Connor has been the chief operations officer since 2018.

# hse - Friday 1 April, 2022

Dublin ambulance crisis: Covid surge and non-emergency calls bringing system to standstill
# Pressure
# Pressure

Dublin ambulance crisis: Covid surge and non-emergency calls bringing system to standstill

Apr 1st 2022, 12:05 AM 17,878 Views 31 Comments
  • Dublin's ambulance service is being stretched to capacity, writes Garreth MacNamee.
  • A surge in Covid cases has resulted in extra pressure on the system as more paramedics contract the disease.
  • Non-emergency calls are also taking up precious resources.

# hse - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

No Covid-19 discussion at Cabinet as health minister says public health advice has not changed
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

No Covid-19 discussion at Cabinet as health minister says public health advice has not changed

Updated Mar 29th 2022, 7:35 PM 38,977 Views 35 Comments

Public health officials today announced 14,549 new Covid-19 infections.

# hse - Monday 28 March, 2022

Nearly 40,000 Covid cases recorded in three days as HSE boss issues hospitals warning
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Nearly 40,000 Covid cases recorded in three days as HSE boss issues hospitals warning

Updated Mar 28th 2022, 3:28 PM 40,874 Views 25 Comments

Hospital cases indicate Ireland is “entering something” rather than “exiting”, HSE boss Paul Reid said today.

# hse - Thursday 24 March, 2022

Taoiseach says there is no justification for further Covid restrictions
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Taoiseach says there is no justification for further Covid restrictions

Mar 24th 2022, 5:20 PM 40,337 Views 59 Comments

Public health officials today reported a total of 23,125 cases of Covid-19.

Pressure on Emergency Departments 'worst since Covid-19 pandemic began', consultant says
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Pressure on Emergency Departments 'worst since Covid-19 pandemic began', consultant says

Updated Mar 24th 2022, 12:37 PM 24,585 Views 43 Comments
  • Covid-19 cases in hospital are up 29% in the last week.
  • As of yesterday, there were 1,395 Covid-positive patients in hospital, with 55 in intensive care.
  • More than 5,200 staff are currently absent due to Covid-19, the HSE's Anne O'Connor said.
None of the 91 community teams for children with disabilities are fully staffed
# Delayed Delivery
# Delayed Delivery

None of the 91 community teams for children with disabilities are fully staffed

Mar 24th 2022, 6:30 AM 15,765 Views 17 Comments

There is an average vacancy rate of about 25% across teams, the Joint Committee heard this week.

# hse - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

Limerick hospital defers most elective activity due to Covid and 'surge' in ED presentations
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Limerick hospital defers most elective activity due to Covid and 'surge' in ED presentations

Mar 23rd 2022, 10:20 PM 15,899 Views 18 Comments

A record 100 patients were on trolleys in corridors today in the hospital’s Emergency Department and on general wards.

# hse - Monday 21 March, 2022

Emergency measures needed to tackle hospital overcrowding, INMO says
# INMO
# INMO

Emergency measures needed to tackle hospital overcrowding, INMO says

Mar 21st 2022, 9:58 PM 13,913 Views 16 Comments

HSE boss Paul Reid said today that people being reinfected with Covid-19 is not an unusual occurrence.

# hse - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Coronavirus: 14,096 new cases and 1,081 patients in hospital, including 44 in ICU
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 14,096 new cases and 1,081 patients in hospital, including 44 in ICU

Mar 16th 2022, 6:14 PM 25,202 Views 33 Comments

As of 8am today, there are 1,081 Covid-19 patients in hospital.

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