Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 5 °C Wednesday 11 December, 2019

#HSE

# hse - Today’s News

Elderly woman with medical card pursued by debt collectors after private hospital treatment HSE

Elderly woman with medical card pursued by debt collectors after private hospital treatment

The HSE has defended the use of debt collection agencies.

# hse - Yesterday’s News

Number of mumps cases in 2019 four times higher than last year

The HSE said has said the increase in numbers is linked to the spread of misinformation about vaccines on social media.

Simon Harris 'not worried' amid speculation he could be next to face no confidence vote

Opposition members are understood to be considering tabling a motion of no confidence against the health minister in the new year.

# hse - Sunday 8 December, 2019

CervicalCheck: How does Ireland's cervical smear screening programme work?

If you’re getting a smear test, what can you expect, and what do the results mean?

# hse - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Health Minister Simon Harris says limitations of smear screening is a 'difficult, painful reality'

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists review found the CervicalCheck programme was working effectively overall.

# hse - Monday 2 December, 2019

'We are at breaking point': Hospital doctors to be balloted for industrial action IMO

'We are at breaking point': Hospital doctors to be balloted for industrial action

The Irish Medical Organisation warned of the potential for an “escalating campaign of industrial action”.

# hse - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Staff shortages restricting opening hours at children’s urgent care centre at Connolly Hospital

Opening hours at the centre in Dublin are currently 10am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Mumps and measles on the rise in Ireland as people share discredited research online

Dr Kevin Kelleher of the HSE said Andrew Wakefield’s research linking vaccines to autism has been “utterly discredited”.

New 24/7 mental health helpline to provide signposting to supports and services

The freephone service provides information on how to access services provided by the HSE.

# hse - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Doctors say criminal sanctions in new open disclosure law will 'generate fear'

Healthcare providers will have a duty to disclose serious patient safety incidents and failure to comply could result in a fine or imprisonment.

# hse - Thursday 21 November, 2019

HSE urges public to get flu vaccine as data shows annual flu season could hit 'within weeks'

The executive briefed the media on the latest update on its ‘winter plan’ today.

# hse - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

HSE apologises to family of pregnant woman kept on life support due to Eighth Amendment concerns

Natasha Perie was declared dead on 3 December but was kept on life support for four weeks.

# hse - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

HSE checking all Irish vaping products for ingredient linked to US illnesses

More than 1,000 cases of vaping-related lung illnesses have been reported in the US, with 42 confirmed deaths in 24 states.

# hse - Thursday 14 November, 2019

HSE facing 'more challenging' peak season as it unveils €26 million Winter Plan

With hospital admissions already up on last year, the HSE said it expects a busy winter season.

# hse - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Boil water notice for 600,000 people in Dublin, Kildare and Meath lifted with immediate effect

Irish Water said an audit of the plant and satisfactory results of a number of water samples were factors in the decision.

# hse - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Government's patient safety legislation blasted by doctors and patients

Dr Rhona Mahony, former master of the National Maternity Hospital said the system pits doctors against patients.

# hse - Friday 8 November, 2019

Boil water notice for 600,000 people in greater Dublin area to remain in place until at least Tuesday

A notice affecting 600,000 people is currently in place for areas of Dublin, Meath and Kildare.

# hse - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

'Devastating': Trans people on wrong waiting list for years after referrals were 'misplaced'

Over 100 people were affected by the HSE’s error.

# hse - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

'Obscene': 679 patients waiting for hospital bed - the highest figure in 2019

The number of patients on trolleys is the second highest ever recorded.

# hse - Monday 28 October, 2019

People warned not to swim in Royal Canal after outbreak of rat-borne disease

Leptospirosis is particularly a hazard for people who participate in outdoor sports.

# hse - Saturday 26 October, 2019

What happened to the HSE's proposal for its own undercover investigations in care homes?

Back in 2014, then director general Tony O’Brien said it was time to look at these sorts of measures to protect vulnerable clients.

# hse - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Dublin boil water notice to remain in place for at least another day

The notice impacts approximately 600,000 people.

# hse - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Taoiseach makes formal apology to women affected by failures in CervicalCheck programme

Varadkar apologised to the women, their partners and their children for the pain they suffered.

# hse - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Hospital consultants to ballot for industrial action if govt doesn't provide 'concrete proposals'

The IMO said it is setting a 21-day deadline for the receipt of serious proposals.

# hse - Sunday 13 October, 2019

New 24-hour mental health information line launched to help people access services

The Your Mental Health information line can be reached on 1800 742 444.

# hse - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Home carers say additional tax credit as part of Budget 2020 'will be undercut by carbon tax'

An additional €100 in the Home Carer Credit was announced yesterday.

# hse - Monday 7 October, 2019

'He should be with us today': HSE settles case with family of jockey Jack Tyner

The 19-year-old jockey died at Cork University Hospital in 2011.

# hse - Friday 4 October, 2019

Opinion: The health service will collapse if the exploitation of Ireland's carers isn't addressed

Carers bear a huge burden but are not being looked after.

# hse - Monday 30 September, 2019

'Zero excuse' that teenage boys should not get same access to free HPV vaccine as girls

Teenage girls can get the HPV vaccine if they’re still at secondary school – but teenage boys can’t.

# hse - Friday 27 September, 2019

High Court rules woman weighing 4.5 stone and refusing to eat may be fed through nasal tube to keep her alive HSE

High Court rules woman weighing 4.5 stone and refusing to eat may be fed through nasal tube to keep her alive

The woman, who is in her thirties, presented at a hospital in recent days very malnourished.

# hse - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Gardaí warn of woman pretending to be from HSE calling to homes of elderly people

People are being asked to report any suspicious callers to gardaí.

# hse - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Over a thousand names added to home help waiting list in space of four months as total surges to 7,300

The latest HSE figures from July show that 7,300 people are waiting on home support services.

# hse - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Wait times for smear test results from Cervical Check reduced to six weeks HSE

Wait times for smear test results from Cervical Check reduced to six weeks

Patients were told they would be waiting up to six months earlier this year.

# hse - Friday 13 September, 2019

'Doctors did everything they could but it was just too late' - Families warn about dangers of sepsis Health This post contains videos

'Doctors did everything they could but it was just too late' - Families warn about dangers of sepsis

The condition can develop from any infection and can be difficult to diagnose.

# hse - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

'They feel there's an unreasonable effort to control them': Watchdog concern over HSE treatment of people with disabilities

In 2018, 206 complaints or concerns were received by Confidential Recipient for Vulnerable Persons.

# hse - Monday 2 September, 2019

Taoiseach accused of 'window dressing exercise' as HSE spending plan announced

Leo Varadkar insisted some politicians had been “scaremongering” over the children’s hospital overspend.

# hse - Sunday 1 September, 2019

'We need to up our game': Call for national registry as HSE unable to estimate prevalence of diabetes

The HSE said its inability to verify this data is a significant problem for the health service.

# hse - Saturday 31 August, 2019

'It's alarming': Concerns raised about impact of recruitment freeze on mental health posts

In the last decade, the demand on mental health services in Ireland has increased but the number of posts has remained relatively static.

# hse - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Simon Harris to meet social media companies in a bid to make them do more to debunk vaccine myths

Harris is considering advice from the Attorney General on mandatory vaccination.

# hse - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Nursing homes: Almost half of HSE-run homes are failing when it comes to Garda vetting

Health watchdog found that HSE-run care homes were breaching Garda-vetting rules.

1 2 3 4 5