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# paul-reid - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Allegations of department gathering dossiers on children with autism 'extremely concerning', says Paul Reid
# Autism
# Autism

Allegations of department gathering dossiers on children with autism 'extremely concerning', says Paul Reid

Mar 28th 2021, 5:25 PM 23,726 Views 34 Comments

Patient confidentiality is one of the cornerstones of the health service, said the HSE boss.

HSE boss says breach of procedure by Beacon Hospital was a 'real body blow'
# Beacon Hospital
# Beacon Hospital

HSE boss says breach of procedure by Beacon Hospital was a 'real body blow'

Mar 28th 2021, 4:24 PM 36,682 Views 76 Comments

Paul Reid said there is no rationale as to why teachers in a private school were given the vaccine.

# paul-reid - Friday 26 March, 2021

Health Minister says Beacon Hospital will continue vaccinations despite private school controversy
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Health Minister says Beacon Hospital will continue vaccinations despite private school controversy

Updated Mar 26th 2021, 8:22 PM 194,480 Views 462 Comments
  • The Dublin hospital gave "leftover vaccines" to 20 teachers and staff from St Gerard's Catholic school in Bray.
  • HSE CEO Paul Reid said the incident is "extremely annoying" and "extremely frustrating for the public".

# paul-reid - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

HSE boss Paul Reid’s salary increases to €420,103
# Pay Package
# Pay Package

HSE boss Paul Reid’s salary increases to €420,103

Mar 10th 2021, 8:30 AM 64,767 Views 149 Comments

Reid was the best paid non-medical member of HSE staff last year by some distance.

Serial Covid-19 testing in nursing homes showing positivity rate of just 0.2%, Reid says
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Serial Covid-19 testing in nursing homes showing positivity rate of just 0.2%, Reid says

Mar 10th 2021, 7:47 AM 11,708 Views 14 Comments

As of Saturday evening, there were 523,069 vaccine doses administered across the country.

# paul-reid - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

HSE: Vaccine plan has already changed 15-17 times due to supply shortfalls and sequencing changes
# Vaccine Supply
# Vaccine Supply

HSE: Vaccine plan has already changed 15-17 times due to supply shortfalls and sequencing changes

Updated Mar 9th 2021, 8:05 PM 48,905 Views 130 Comments

The Health Minister said the vaccination programme “hasn’t all been flawless”, but is making an impact on infection rates among some cohorts.

Paul Reid says Ireland is 'coming out of very challenging period' but is 'not out of the woods yet'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Paul Reid says Ireland is 'coming out of very challenging period' but is 'not out of the woods yet'

Mar 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 27,382 Views 54 Comments

The HSE CEO is due to tell the Oireachtas Health Committee that all major indicators of Covid-19 are now trending downwards.

# paul-reid - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Paul Reid: 10,000 vaccine doses to be given to high-risk people aged 16-69 this week
# HSE
# HSE

Paul Reid: 10,000 vaccine doses to be given to high-risk people aged 16-69 this week

Updated Mar 7th 2021, 5:17 PM 39,681 Views 90 Comments

Arlene Foster says there will be an issue with different levels of vaccination across Ireland.

# paul-reid - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Ireland reaches half a million vaccination doses milestone
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Ireland reaches half a million vaccination doses milestone

Updated Mar 6th 2021, 1:59 PM 53,490 Views 94 Comments

There are currently 401 patients in hospital with Covid-19.

# paul-reid - Friday 5 March, 2021

Number of hospitalised Covid-19 patients falls to lowest number since late December
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Number of hospitalised Covid-19 patients falls to lowest number since late December

Updated Mar 5th 2021, 12:50 PM 29,653 Views 74 Comments
  • There are currently 426 patients in hospital with Covid-19.
  • 102 patients with Covid-19 are in intensive care currently.
  • Health officials yesterday confirmed that a further 39 people with Covid-19 died in Ireland.
  • Four stillbirths with possible links to Covid-19 are under investigation by health officials.

# paul-reid - Thursday 4 March, 2021

HSE thanks GPs for patience as it admits 'some issues' with vaccine delivery to practices
# Paul Reid
# Paul Reid

HSE thanks GPs for patience as it admits 'some issues' with vaccine delivery to practices

Mar 4th 2021, 7:21 PM 17,365 Views 39 Comments

54,691 vaccines were administered last week to over 85s in GP settings.

# paul-reid - Saturday 27 February, 2021

HSE's Paul Reid says 'we are winning, it's just not over yet' as hospital numbers decline
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE's Paul Reid says 'we are winning, it's just not over yet' as hospital numbers decline

Updated Feb 27th 2021, 1:05 PM 36,675 Views 76 Comments

Reid has said there has been “continued improvement” in hospital figures today.

# paul-reid - Monday 22 February, 2021

100,000 vaccines set to be administered this week as government expects big supply increase from April
# Ramp Up
# Ramp Up

100,000 vaccines set to be administered this week as government expects big supply increase from April

Updated Feb 22nd 2021, 11:32 AM 45,312 Views 86 Comments

The health minister has said capacity is being built up to vaccinate 250,000 people a week.

# paul-reid - Thursday 18 February, 2021

GPs report patients 'dropping their guard' amid reports of some becoming symptomatic for second time
# Dr Ray Walley
# Dr Ray Walley

GPs report patients 'dropping their guard' amid reports of some becoming symptomatic for second time

Feb 18th 2021, 6:44 PM 43,592 Views 30 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said the positivity rate among close contacts is a “cause for concern”.

# paul-reid - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Donnelly hails 'important week' as GPs and nurses vaccinated ahead of over-85s rollout tomorrow
# Vaccination Centres
# Vaccination Centres

Donnelly hails 'important week' as GPs and nurses vaccinated ahead of over-85s rollout tomorrow

Updated Feb 14th 2021, 1:45 PM 35,555 Views 111 Comments

The Moderna and AstraZeneca vaccines are being given at centres in Dublin, Portlaoise, Sligo and Galway this weekend.

# paul-reid - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Hospitalisations fall below 900 as Ireland 'on the right side of the curve now' ahead of further vaccine rollout
# HSE
# HSE

Hospitalisations fall below 900 as Ireland 'on the right side of the curve now' ahead of further vaccine rollout

Feb 13th 2021, 10:43 AM 21,145 Views 23 Comments

People aged 85 and over will begin receiving a Covid-19 vaccine from Monday.

# paul-reid - Monday 8 February, 2021

'No-one will be left behind' in vaccine rollout plan, Dr Colm Henry says
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

'No-one will be left behind' in vaccine rollout plan, Dr Colm Henry says

Feb 8th 2021, 9:15 AM 30,509 Views 51 Comments

People aged 70 and over are set to be vaccinated in GP practices and vaccine centres.

# paul-reid - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Reid says it's expected all people aged 70 and over to receive first vaccine dose by mid-April
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Reid says it's expected all people aged 70 and over to receive first vaccine dose by mid-April

Feb 7th 2021, 1:56 PM 42,655 Views 105 Comments

Speaking to RTÉ’s This Week, the HSE CEO said that vaccinations will start for over 85s from Monday week.

# paul-reid - Saturday 6 February, 2021

'If we keep this up, we can drive infections to very low numbers': Prof Nolan says lessons to be learnt from previous Covid waves
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'If we keep this up, we can drive infections to very low numbers': Prof Nolan says lessons to be learnt from previous Covid waves

Feb 6th 2021, 1:32 PM 42,857 Views 50 Comments

According to the latest figures, there were 1,196 people in hospital with Covid-19 including 177 in ICU today.

# paul-reid - Thursday 4 February, 2021

'Bear with us': HSE deals with rollout issues as Taoiseach pledges vaccination of over-70s will begin on time
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

'Bear with us': HSE deals with rollout issues as Taoiseach pledges vaccination of over-70s will begin on time

Updated Feb 4th 2021, 3:19 PM 61,370 Views 73 Comments
  • NIAC has recommended that people aged 70 and over should receive mRNA vaccines
  • Paul Reid says HSE has "always been clear that the Covid-19 vaccine rollout will have many twists and turns"
  • Varadkar warns rollout among over 70s "may be slower" than originally planned
152,200 first doses and 77,000 second doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

152,200 first doses and 77,000 second doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered in Ireland

Feb 4th 2021, 2:06 PM 17,922 Views 48 Comments

The HSE has provided an update on the vaccine programme.

# paul-reid - Thursday 28 January, 2021

HSE to start testing close contacts again from tomorrow
# Testing Testing...
# Testing Testing...

HSE to start testing close contacts again from tomorrow

Jan 28th 2021, 4:09 PM 19,149 Views 17 Comments

Close contacts of confirmed cases have not been tested since New Year’s Eve.

# paul-reid - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Donnelly says vaccine timeframe is 'realistic' as 217 people with Covid-19 in ICUs
# Hospital Capacity
# Hospital Capacity

Donnelly says vaccine timeframe is 'realistic' as 217 people with Covid-19 in ICUs

Jan 27th 2021, 1:12 PM 25,374 Views 40 Comments

The Health Minister said today that he still thinks it’s realistic to expect all adults to be offered a Covid vaccine by September.

# paul-reid - Sunday 24 January, 2021

650 Covid-19 patients are receiving critical care, including 214 in ICU
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

650 Covid-19 patients are receiving critical care, including 214 in ICU

Updated Jan 24th 2021, 3:23 PM 54,108 Views 83 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said health teams are ‘battling to save lives’.

# paul-reid - Friday 22 January, 2021

'Is the care of the same standard? No': Hospitals under pressure as ICU capacity approaches surge limit
# Covid19
# Covid19

'Is the care of the same standard? No': Hospitals under pressure as ICU capacity approaches surge limit

Updated Jan 22nd 2021, 1:00 PM 54,217 Views 83 Comments
  • Paul Reid said that transmission is "extremely different", with whole families getting sick from Covid-19.
  • An Oireachtas Committee heard that over 6,500 workers in acute hospitals are currently on sick leave.
  • There have been 523 Covid deaths in January, with the CMO predicting that this could rise up to 1,000.

# paul-reid - Saturday 16 January, 2021

'Beyond belief': HSE chief says Beacon Hospital should reconsider stance against signing surge capacity deal
# Surge Capacity
# Surge Capacity

'Beyond belief': HSE chief says Beacon Hospital should reconsider stance against signing surge capacity deal

Jan 16th 2021, 2:07 PM 108,573 Views 123 Comments

The Beacon has chosen not to join a surge capacity agreement between private hospitals and the HSE.

# paul-reid - 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 51,832 Views 66 Comments

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

# paul-reid - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Private hospitals to treat urgent non-Covid patients, as HSE braces for further rise in hospitalisations
# Hospital Capacity
# Hospital Capacity

Private hospitals to treat urgent non-Covid patients, as HSE braces for further rise in hospitalisations

Updated Jan 10th 2021, 2:30 PM 59,163 Views 97 Comments

There are now 1,421 people with Covid-19 in hospital, with 121 in ICU.

# paul-reid - Friday 1 January, 2021

'The virus is absolutely rampant': Up to 15,000 people per day referred for tests as Covid surge takes hold
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'The virus is absolutely rampant': Up to 15,000 people per day referred for tests as Covid surge takes hold

Jan 1st 2021, 10:13 AM 131,413 Views 198 Comments

“Everybody is at extremely high risk of catching the virus,” the chief executive of the HSE said.

# paul-reid - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

HSE reporting 'around 100 cases a day' of people with between 20 and 30 close contacts
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

HSE reporting 'around 100 cases a day' of people with between 20 and 30 close contacts

Dec 30th 2020, 5:03 PM 37,732 Views 59 Comments

The health service says Covid-19 is now presenting a “very alarming” challenge.

# paul-reid - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Paul Reid says Covid-19 vaccine rollout to start on Tuesday instead of Wednesday
# Paul Reid
# Paul Reid

Paul Reid says Covid-19 vaccine rollout to start on Tuesday instead of Wednesday

Updated Dec 27th 2020, 1:25 PM 65,508 Views 131 Comments

Ireland’s inoculation rollout had been expected to begin four days after receiving the vaccine, which medical professionals had questioned.

# paul-reid - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Nearly 10,000 vaccines arrive in Ireland with four days to go to first vaccination
# Arrival
# Arrival

Nearly 10,000 vaccines arrive in Ireland with four days to go to first vaccination

Updated Dec 26th 2020, 1:14 PM 72,918 Views 131 Comments

The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19 has arrived in Ireland.

# paul-reid - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Paul Reid: 'I'm certain we'll get back to hugging friends and not wearing masks'
# Hope
# Hope

Paul Reid: 'I'm certain we'll get back to hugging friends and not wearing masks'

Dec 19th 2020, 10:30 AM 22,733 Views 33 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, the HSE’s CEO said the pandemic highlighted a number of health policy shifts that are needed.

# paul-reid - Thursday 17 December, 2020

HSE in 'detailed discussions' with company over €14m contract for ventilators that failed quality checks
# Equipment Scramble
# Equipment Scramble

HSE in 'detailed discussions' with company over €14m contract for ventilators that failed quality checks

Dec 17th 2020, 5:09 PM 22,898 Views 35 Comments

Questions were raised about the deal in the Dáil today

# paul-reid - Thursday 3 December, 2020

HSE says it's 'realistic' to expect Ireland will begin vaccination programme in early days of January
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE says it's 'realistic' to expect Ireland will begin vaccination programme in early days of January

Dec 3rd 2020, 5:15 PM 17,897 Views 41 Comments

CEO Paul Reid said it will still be “some time” before a vaccine is our main line of defence against the virus.

# paul-reid - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Private hospitals will play a role in the event of a surge in Covid-19 hospitalisations, says HSE boss
# Winter Plan
# Winter Plan

Private hospitals will play a role in the event of a surge in Covid-19 hospitalisations, says HSE boss

Nov 11th 2020, 7:15 AM 14,606 Views 15 Comments

Reid will tell the committee today that waiting lists have stabilised.

# paul-reid - Monday 9 November, 2020

HSE boss says 'we have to be honest' about what Christmas will look once Level 5 restrictions ease
# Paul Reid
# Paul Reid

HSE boss says 'we have to be honest' about what Christmas will look once Level 5 restrictions ease

Nov 9th 2020, 1:04 PM 36,790 Views 21 Comments

Reid told Newstalk Breakfast people will still need to limit their social contacts after 1 December.

# paul-reid - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Dr Colm Henry: 'Isolation' felt by older people should be considered when lifting Level 5 restrictions
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Dr Colm Henry: 'Isolation' felt by older people should be considered when lifting Level 5 restrictions

Nov 5th 2020, 5:56 PM 23,438 Views 14 Comments

Current restrictions are set to be eased on 1 December.

# paul-reid - Friday 30 October, 2020

Situation in nursing homes receiving 'intensive' HSE support has stabilised, Paul Reid says
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Situation in nursing homes receiving 'intensive' HSE support has stabilised, Paul Reid says

Oct 30th 2020, 12:23 PM 13,962 Views 13 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said supports were being provided to nursing homes dealing with category “red” outbreaks

# paul-reid - Thursday 22 October, 2020

HSE boss says rapid acceleration of cases and staff 'scheduling issue' led to contact tracing backlog
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE boss says rapid acceleration of cases and staff 'scheduling issue' led to contact tracing backlog

Oct 22nd 2020, 4:32 PM 10,707 Views 17 Comments

Paul Reid also said he takes responsibility for the fact that the government was not informed of the issues at the weekend.

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