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Last month
October 2023
Citizens' Assembly on Drugs Use to vote on key recommendations to Government
Legislation has been one of the most hotly debated issues considered by the assembly.
This year
Citizens’ assembly chair says urgent step change in approach to drug use is needed
The panel is halfway through its programme of work after a weekend of meetings in Malahide.
Citizens' Assembly on Drugs holds first meeting in Dublin
The meeting is being held in the Grand Hotel in Malahide.
Addiction experts, campaigners concerned over 'transparency' of new Citizens' Assembly
A report by
Eoghan Dalton
The intervention comes ahead of the Citizens’ Assembly for drugs getting underway this weekend.
Paul Reid is 'pragmatic' about the criticism of his role as Chair of Citizens' Assembly on Drugs
A number of politicians have questioned the appointment.
Former head of the HSE Paul Reid has been appointed to lead the Citizens' Assembly on Drugs
Reid was head of the HSE until last year.
Last year
Paul Reid finishes last day as CEO of the HSE
Reid said he was ‘feeling emotionally drained saying goodbye to staff’.
Fianna Fáil TD calls for Robert Watt to be made boss of the HSE and the Dept of Health
Barry Cowen believes it is time to share leadership between the two bodies.
Paul Reid to step down as HSE CEO in October - two months earlier than expected
Reid was due to stay in the role until December.
'Drogheda is under pressure': Taoiseach urges caution over Navan ED closure
The Taoiseach said that Covid is putting pressure on hospitals around the country.
'Leadership and courage': Dr Tony Holohan steps down as CMO today after 14 years
Professor Breda Smyth has been appointed to serve as Ireland’s interim chief medical officer.
'Remuneration is significant': No appetite in Govt to increase €420k salary for next HSE boss
Questions have been raised about whether tensions between the HSE and Department of Health played a part in Paul Reid’s decision to step down.
Paul Reid to quit as HSE boss in December to spend more time with family
Reid said he believes the HSE is entering a new phase and that the appointment of a new leader is now timely.
HSE chief says Navan Hospital plan will proceed despite Minister's instruction
Last week the Health Minister said he was not satisfied with the plan.
HSE to take delivery of vaccines to combat monkeypox and may roll out vaccination programme
Reid said Ireland had secured an order of vaccines for monkeypox and these would be delivered “shortly”.
'Outrageous': Over 75s face average wait of 20 hours in some Emergency Departments
PAC Chair Brian Stanley said wait times in emergency departments is an intolerable situation in a well funded health system.
Emergency measures needed to tackle hospital overcrowding, INMO says
HSE boss Paul Reid said today that people being reinfected with Covid-19 is not an unusual occurrence.
Covid inquiry: Taoiseach doesn't see key decision-makers being grilled in witness box
Details of what form the inquiry will take will be ready in a couple of weeks, says Micheál Martin.
Coronavirus: 14,096 new cases and 1,081 patients in hospital, including 44 in ICU
As of 8am today, there are 1,081 Covid-19 patients in hospital.
HSE boss admits ‘challenges’ ahead as €20 billion National Service Plan unveiled
The plan contains pledges to cut waiting lists and continue Ireland on the path to universal healthcare.
Deferrals caused by Covid will increase hospital waiting lists this year, says Health Sec Gen
Over 1.5 million people will be added to the waiting lists this year, the Oireachtas Health Committee will hear.
HSE CEO Paul Reid's pay package totalled €411,777 in 2021
Reid commenced his five year contract for the HSE on 14 May 2019.
Public response and boosters have 'eased worst impacts' of latest Covid wave says HSE chief
The Taoiseach has said that the country is seeing progress with Covid and that it is “stabilising”.
HSE boss Reid says 'stable' ICU numbers are encouraging for hospital system
Paul Reid said the Omicron variant is still having a significant impact on the health service.
New system to register positive antigen tests will be ready next week, says HSE CEO
HSE Chief Executive Paul Reid also said that there are strong supplies of antigen tests for January and February.
'I’m extremely sorry': HSE boss apologises after high-risk kids passed over for vaccination
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 Chief Paul Reid says there is “absolutely no doubt” that Covid case numbers are much higher than the daily recorded figures.
All time
Omicron is 'running rife in our communities' but has not yet peaked, HSE boss says
Paul Reid said the HSE is continuing to ramp up capacity for PCR testing as demand increases.
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
Vaccine registration opens for high-risk children aged 5 to 11
Paul Reid: We'll 'cling to hope' of Omicron studies, but variant is more transmissible than Delta
Paul Reid said that Omicron is over 5.5 times more transmissible than Delta.
Those aged 40-49 can get booster shots from tomorrow, a month ahead of schedule
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.
Q&A: Who is eligible for a Covid-19 booster and when will I get mine?
Here’s what you need to know about the Covid-19 booster rollout programme.
HSE hackers were in health service's computer system for eight weeks before cyber attack
The detonation of the ransomware attack took place on May 14th
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
Use of Windows 7 computers 'not the sole reason' for HSE cyber attack, committee hears
Garda operation targets gang behind HSE cyber attack
Covid-19: Ronan Glynn says virus 'out of control' amid further warnings of pressure on hospitals
The deputy CMO said the positive test rate is plateauing at “an extremely high level”.
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.
Unions call for healthcare workers to not be exempt from five-day household Covid rule
Dr Colm Henry said the HSE is finalising its policy around this at the moment.
HSE boss says he is trying to improve accountability in the organisation
Paul Reid said there should be a culture that embraces disclosure of wrongdoing.
Public need ‘immediate reduction’ in risky activities, HSE boss warns
The warning came as Covid cases and hospital numbers continue to soar, with the number of people in intensive care units now over 100.
Taoiseach: 'It's not a case of pressing the panic button'
It follow concerns from NPHET about the spread of Covid-19.
67% of patients in ICU with Covid-19 have not been vaccinated, HSE CEO says
3% of those in intensive care units have been partially vaccinated against the virus.
No ‘vast conspiracy’ to delay Sláintecare, committee told
Robert Watt, the secretary general of the Department of Health, faced the Health Committee alongside Health Minister Stephen Donnelly.
Roll out of Covid-19 booster jabs to start next week, HSE CEO says
Reid said contact would be made with people who are deemed at the highest risk.