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# paul-reid - Friday 27 May, 2022

HSE to take delivery of vaccines to combat monkeypox and may roll out vaccination programme
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

HSE to take delivery of vaccines to combat monkeypox and may roll out vaccination programme

Fri 10:31 AM 18,097 Views 21 Comments

Reid said Ireland had secured an order of vaccines for monkeypox and these would be delivered “shortly”.

# paul-reid - Thursday 26 May, 2022

'Outrageous': Over 75s face average wait of 20 hours in some Emergency Departments
# PAC
# PAC

'Outrageous': Over 75s face average wait of 20 hours in some Emergency Departments

Updated Thu 8:39 PM 24,933 Views 56 Comments

PAC Chair Brian Stanley said wait times in emergency departments is an intolerable situation in a well funded health system.

# paul-reid - 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 13,915 Views 16 Comments

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

# paul-reid - Sunday 20 March, 2022

Covid inquiry: Taoiseach doesn't see key decision-makers being grilled in witness box

Covid inquiry: Taoiseach doesn't see key decision-makers being grilled in witness box

Mar 20th 2022, 7:00 AM 16,429 Views 18 Comments

Details of what form the inquiry will take will be ready in a couple of weeks, says Micheál Martin.

# paul-reid - 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 25,203 Views 33 Comments

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

# paul-reid - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

HSE boss admits ‘challenges’ ahead as €20 billion National Service Plan unveiled
# Health Reforms
# Health Reforms

HSE boss admits ‘challenges’ ahead as €20 billion National Service Plan unveiled

Mar 1st 2022, 5:44 PM 18,630 Views 21 Comments

The plan contains pledges to cut waiting lists and continue Ireland on the path to universal healthcare.

# paul-reid - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

Deferrals caused by Covid will increase hospital waiting lists this year, says Health Sec Gen
# Sláintecare
# Sláintecare

Deferrals caused by Covid will increase hospital waiting lists this year, says Health Sec Gen

Feb 16th 2022, 6:45 AM 8,137 Views 9 Comments

Over 1.5 million people will be added to the waiting lists this year, the Oireachtas Health Committee will hear.

# paul-reid - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

HSE CEO Paul Reid's pay package totalled €411,777 in 2021
# HSE
# HSE

HSE CEO Paul Reid's pay package totalled €411,777 in 2021

Feb 2nd 2022, 5:32 PM 37,764 Views 75 Comments

Reid commenced his five year contract for the HSE on 14 May 2019.

# paul-reid - Saturday 15 January, 2022

Public response and boosters have 'eased worst impacts' of latest Covid wave says HSE chief
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Public response and boosters have 'eased worst impacts' of latest Covid wave says HSE chief

Jan 15th 2022, 1:58 PM 20,819 Views 61 Comments

The Taoiseach has said that the country is seeing progress with Covid and that it is “stabilising”.

# paul-reid - Thursday 13 January, 2022

HSE boss Reid says 'stable' ICU numbers are encouraging for hospital system
# Omicron Wave
# Omicron Wave

HSE boss Reid says 'stable' ICU numbers are encouraging for hospital system

Jan 13th 2022, 3:46 PM 13,399 Views 18 Comments

Paul Reid said the Omicron variant is still having a significant impact on the health service.

# paul-reid - Sunday 9 January, 2022

New system to register positive antigen tests will be ready next week, says HSE CEO
# Antigen Tests
# Antigen Tests

New system to register positive antigen tests will be ready next week, says HSE CEO

Jan 9th 2022, 1:47 PM 41,610 Views 45 Comments

HSE Chief Executive Paul Reid also said that there are strong supplies of antigen tests for January and February.

# paul-reid - Thursday 6 January, 2022

'I’m extremely sorry': HSE boss apologises after high-risk kids passed over for vaccination
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

'I’m extremely sorry': HSE boss apologises after high-risk kids passed over for vaccination

Jan 6th 2022, 4:45 PM 28,702 Views 19 Comments

HSE Chief Paul Reid said that the issue is now resolved and high-risk children should receive appointments shortly.

Hospitals under 'relentless pressure' as at least 8,500 HSE staff absent due to Omicron
# HSE Briefing
# HSE Briefing

Hospitals under 'relentless pressure' as at least 8,500 HSE staff absent due to Omicron

Jan 6th 2022, 3:48 PM 18,509 Views 27 Comments

HSE Chief Paul Reid says there is “absolutely no doubt” that Covid case numbers are much higher than the daily recorded figures.

# paul-reid - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Omicron is 'running rife in our communities' but has not yet peaked, HSE boss says
# Pcr Tests
# Pcr Tests

Omicron is 'running rife in our communities' but has not yet peaked, HSE boss says

Updated Dec 28th 2021, 12:50 PM 111,968 Views 138 Comments
  • Paul Reid said it appears cases of Omicron may have peaked in some other countries but not yet in Ireland
  • He said the HSE is continuing to ramp up capacity for PCR testing as demand increases
  • Children aged five to 11 who are at high risk from Covid-19, or live with someone high risk, can now be registered for a vaccine

# paul-reid - Thursday 23 December, 2021

Paul Reid: We'll 'cling to hope' of Omicron studies, but variant is more transmissible than Delta
# HSE Chief
# HSE Chief

Paul Reid: We'll 'cling to hope' of Omicron studies, but variant is more transmissible than Delta

Dec 23rd 2021, 9:02 AM 35,032 Views 97 Comments

Paul Reid said that Omicron is over 5.5 times more transmissible than Delta.

# paul-reid - Saturday 18 December, 2021

Those aged 40-49 can get booster shots from tomorrow, a month ahead of schedule
# Booster
# Booster

Those aged 40-49 can get booster shots from tomorrow, a month ahead of schedule

Dec 18th 2021, 1:05 PM 27,488 Views 57 Comments

The booster dose should be given at a minimum of a three-month interval from a person’s last dose of a primary Covid-19 vaccine.

# paul-reid - Friday 17 December, 2021

Q&A: Who is eligible for a Covid-19 booster and when will I get mine?
# Questions Answered
# Questions Answered

Q&A: Who is eligible for a Covid-19 booster and when will I get mine?

Dec 17th 2021, 12:59 PM 40,281 Views 18 Comments

Here’s what you need to know about the Covid-19 booster rollout programme.

# paul-reid - Friday 10 December, 2021

HSE hackers were in health service's computer system for eight weeks before cyber attack
# Report
# Report

HSE hackers were in health service's computer system for eight weeks before cyber attack

Updated Dec 10th 2021, 1:20 PM 41,319 Views 63 Comments
  • In the aftermath, there was significant disruption to healthcare operations and Covid-19 testing and tracing
  • The estimated cost of the attack is around €100 million
  • The report identified the legacy IT system as not resilient enough to cope with a cyber attack

# paul-reid - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Covid-19: Ronan Glynn says virus 'out of control' amid further warnings of pressure on hospitals
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Ronan Glynn says virus 'out of control' amid further warnings of pressure on hospitals

Updated Nov 24th 2021, 12:12 PM 88,758 Views 100 Comments
  • The deputy CMO said the positive test rate is plateauing at "an extremely high level".
  • Glynn said NPHET may have to make recommendations to address concerns.
  • HSE CEO Paul Reid said the resurgence of the virus will place even more pressure on staff.

# paul-reid - Thursday 18 November, 2021

Unions call for healthcare workers to not be exempt from five-day household Covid rule
# HSE
# HSE

Unions call for healthcare workers to not be exempt from five-day household Covid rule

Nov 18th 2021, 10:00 PM 24,530 Views 21 Comments

Dr Colm Henry said the HSE is finalising its policy around this at the moment.

# paul-reid - Sunday 14 November, 2021

HSE boss says he is trying to improve accountability in the organisation
# Paul Reid
# Paul Reid

HSE boss says he is trying to improve accountability in the organisation

Nov 14th 2021, 9:36 PM 27,741 Views 19 Comments

Paul Reid said there should be a culture that embraces disclosure of wrongdoing.

# paul-reid - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Public need ‘immediate reduction’ in risky activities, HSE boss warns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Public need ‘immediate reduction’ in risky activities, HSE boss warns

Nov 13th 2021, 5:26 PM 42,103 Views 56 Comments

The warning came as Covid cases and hospital numbers continue to soar, with the number of people in intensive care units now over 100.

# paul-reid - Friday 15 October, 2021

Taoiseach: 'It's not a case of pressing the panic button'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Taoiseach: 'It's not a case of pressing the panic button'

Updated Oct 15th 2021, 8:33 PM 73,669 Views 166 Comments

It follow concerns from NPHET about the spread of Covid-19.

# paul-reid - Sunday 10 October, 2021

67% of patients in ICU with Covid-19 have not been vaccinated, HSE CEO says
# Paul Reid
# Paul Reid

67% of patients in ICU with Covid-19 have not been vaccinated, HSE CEO says

Oct 10th 2021, 2:48 PM 44,944 Views 106 Comments

3% of those in intensive care units have been partially vaccinated against the virus.

# paul-reid - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

No ‘vast conspiracy’ to delay Sláintecare, committee told
# Robert Watt
# Robert Watt

No ‘vast conspiracy’ to delay Sláintecare, committee told

Updated Oct 6th 2021, 1:10 PM 23,941 Views 69 Comments

Robert Watt, the secretary general of the Department of Health, faced the Health Committee alongside Health Minister Stephen Donnelly.

# paul-reid - Friday 24 September, 2021

Roll out of Covid-19 booster jabs to start next week, HSE CEO says
# Paul Reid
# Paul Reid

Roll out of Covid-19 booster jabs to start next week, HSE CEO says

Sep 24th 2021, 9:27 AM 23,330 Views 17 Comments

Reid said contact would be made with people who are deemed at the highest risk.

# paul-reid - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Over 90% of people in Ireland aged over 16 are now fully vaccinated against Covid
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Over 90% of people in Ireland aged over 16 are now fully vaccinated against Covid

Sep 19th 2021, 12:36 PM 38,457 Views 43 Comments

It’s the highest rate in the European Union.

# paul-reid - Thursday 16 September, 2021

HSE vows to fight for outstanding €23 million in ventilator refunds
# Ventilators
# Ventilators

HSE vows to fight for outstanding €23 million in ventilator refunds

Sep 16th 2021, 3:06 PM 16,877 Views 24 Comments

The HSE ordered 2,200 ventilators but only 465 were delivered from China and none of them were put to clinical use.

# paul-reid - Sunday 22 August, 2021

Covid hospital numbers hit highest level since March
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid hospital numbers hit highest level since March

Aug 22nd 2021, 12:08 PM 34,749 Views 27 Comments

55 additional people are in hospital with Covid and five more are in ICU.

# paul-reid - Saturday 21 August, 2021

HSE chief urges people not to dismiss public health advice
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

HSE chief urges people not to dismiss public health advice

Aug 21st 2021, 11:02 AM 21,546 Views 72 Comments

Paul Reid said it was “never too late” to get a Covid vaccine.

# paul-reid - Sunday 15 August, 2021

Covid-19 patients have 'disproportionate' impact on health system as hospitalisations rise
# Surge
# Surge

Covid-19 patients have 'disproportionate' impact on health system as hospitalisations rise

Updated Aug 15th 2021, 2:24 PM 43,691 Views 88 Comments

30,000 teenagers aged 12 to 15 have received a first vaccine dose.

# paul-reid - Friday 13 August, 2021

Almost 65,000 children aged 12 to 15 are registered for a Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Almost 65,000 children aged 12 to 15 are registered for a Covid-19 vaccine

Aug 13th 2021, 9:04 AM 20,659 Views 135 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid confirmed the latest figures this morning.

# paul-reid - Thursday 12 August, 2021

HSE chief says roadmap to easing maternity hospital restrictions 'would be valuable'
# Maternity
# Maternity

HSE chief says roadmap to easing maternity hospital restrictions 'would be valuable'

Updated Aug 12th 2021, 7:52 PM 16,066 Views 43 Comments

There has been criticism in recent months of the different approaches taken by maternity hospitals.

# paul-reid - Monday 9 August, 2021

Almost 9,000 people attended walk-in Covid vaccine centres over the weekend
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Almost 9,000 people attended walk-in Covid vaccine centres over the weekend

Aug 9th 2021, 3:44 PM 11,645 Views 11 Comments

“We’re on the final leg of the vaccination programme now,” HSE chief Paul Reid said.

# paul-reid - Sunday 1 August, 2021

10,000 jabbed in a day as walk-in vaccine centres prove popular
# HSE
# HSE

10,000 jabbed in a day as walk-in vaccine centres prove popular

Aug 1st 2021, 2:34 PM 31,472 Views 72 Comments

The centres are operating in different locations across Ireland over the bank holiday weekend.

# paul-reid - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Information campaign to be launched as children aged 12 to 15 set to be offered jabs
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Information campaign to be launched as children aged 12 to 15 set to be offered jabs

Updated Jul 27th 2021, 7:00 PM 76,190 Views 271 Comments
  • A government spokesperson said there is no suggestion that vaccination will be a prerequisite for children returning to school in September.
  • NIAC advice stated that a parent's decision to accept, defer or refuse a vaccine for their child should be respected.
  • Booster shots are set to be given to key groups in the autumn.

# paul-reid - Friday 16 July, 2021

More younger people are being referred to hospital with Covid-19, Reid says
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

More younger people are being referred to hospital with Covid-19, Reid says

Jul 16th 2021, 10:16 AM 37,408 Views 111 Comments

The HSE chief said there is also a concern about younger people being impacted by long Covid.

# paul-reid - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Over 55% of Irish adults now fully vaccinated against Covid as 275,000 doses given this week
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Over 55% of Irish adults now fully vaccinated against Covid as 275,000 doses given this week

Jul 10th 2021, 12:33 PM 22,627 Views 76 Comments

Over 70% of adults have had at least one dose.

# paul-reid - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Delta variant to 'outmatch' Ireland's supply of Covid-19 vaccines in coming weeks
# HSE Briefing
# HSE Briefing

Delta variant to 'outmatch' Ireland's supply of Covid-19 vaccines in coming weeks

Updated Jul 8th 2021, 4:30 PM 77,973 Views 126 Comments

Some 4.5 million vaccine doses have been administered to date, and over two million people are fully vaccinated.

# paul-reid - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Over 50% of adults now fully vaccinated in Ireland as testing ramps up amid Delta fears
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Over 50% of adults now fully vaccinated in Ireland as testing ramps up amid Delta fears

Updated Jul 6th 2021, 10:00 AM 46,251 Views 98 Comments

It’s the latest milestone in the vaccine rollout.

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