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#Public Health

# public-health - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Emergency Covid-19 powers extended after narrowly passing Dáil vote
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Emergency Covid-19 powers extended after narrowly passing Dáil vote

Jun 3rd 2021, 8:29 AM 19,842 Views 42 Comments

After November the powers can be rolled over for a further three months, but will not go beyond next February.

# public-health - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

CMO warns Health Minister that the risk of a further spike in Covid-19 cases remains
# Nphet
# Nphet

CMO warns Health Minister that the risk of a further spike in Covid-19 cases remains

Jun 1st 2021, 4:41 PM 11,640 Views 8 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan advised that people who are not yet vaccinated should limit indoor interactions with other unvaccinated people.

# public-health - Thursday 15 April, 2021

84 public health consultant roles to be created under proposed Dept Health and IMO deal
# Public Health
# Public Health

84 public health consultant roles to be created under proposed Dept Health and IMO deal

Apr 15th 2021, 8:30 PM 11,870 Views 8 Comments

It’s understood that the IMO will recommend the agreement to their members.

# public-health - Friday 9 April, 2021

Opinion: Dog fouling is driving Ireland's residents barking mad
# Scoop The Poop
# Scoop The Poop

Opinion: Dog fouling is driving Ireland's residents barking mad

Apr 9th 2021, 7:00 AM 27,173 Views 69 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD Cormal Devlin says we need greater education and enforcement when it comes to the growing scourge of dog fouling.

# public-health - Friday 2 April, 2021

Coronavirus: Eight deaths and 591 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Eight deaths and 591 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Apr 2nd 2021, 4:09 PM 76,708 Views 168 Comments

Four deaths occurred in March, with four happening in February.

# public-health - Monday 29 March, 2021

E. coli outbreak identified at setting in Mid-West region
# VTEC
# VTEC

E. coli outbreak identified at setting in Mid-West region

Mar 29th 2021, 4:49 PM 29,385 Views 7 Comments

The outbreak affected young children in a single setting.

# public-health - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Dr Gabriel Scally doesn't feel 'dumped' from CervicalCheck and has 'an understanding' with the minister
# Public Health
# Public Health

Dr Gabriel Scally doesn't feel 'dumped' from CervicalCheck and has 'an understanding' with the minister

Feb 25th 2021, 12:31 PM 9,905 Views 3 Comments

Scally’s 170-page report into the CervicalCheck programme was published on 12 September 2018.

The CervicalCheck controversy: How a vital cancer screening service is fighting to regain the trust of women
# Timeline
# Timeline

The CervicalCheck controversy: How a vital cancer screening service is fighting to regain the trust of women

Feb 25th 2021, 1:18 AM 13,587 Views 22 Comments
  • The powerful, brave women who pushed for a higher standard of cervical screening programme
  • A look at the reports that examined the CervicalCheck programme, and found it clinically sound
  • Where are we now with the issue of liability, the court cases, and the screening programme itself?

# public-health - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

HSE struggles to recruit public-health doctors, as it launches 2021 spending plan
# National Service Plan
# National Service Plan

HSE struggles to recruit public-health doctors, as it launches 2021 spending plan

Feb 24th 2021, 6:13 PM 12,710 Views 23 Comments

Over half of the HSE’s boosted budget will go towards non-Covid-19 measures.

# public-health - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Health Minister warned of staff shortages by HSE in pre-Christmas message
# Stephen Donnelly
# Stephen Donnelly

Health Minister warned of staff shortages by HSE in pre-Christmas message

Feb 10th 2021, 6:15 AM 13,824 Views 13 Comments

Dr Lorraine Doherty wrote on 21 December that the Covid-19 situation was “deteriorating”.

# public-health - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Olympic chief calls for 'patience and understanding' on Tokyo Games decision
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

Olympic chief calls for 'patience and understanding' on Tokyo Games decision

Jan 27th 2021, 5:52 PM 1,215 Views 0 Comments

The emergence of new strains has sparked debate on whether the Games should take place.

# public-health - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Doctors say it's 'difficult' to see how they can avoid going on strike over lack of resources
# Doctor Strike
# Doctor Strike

Doctors say it's 'difficult' to see how they can avoid going on strike over lack of resources

Jan 14th 2021, 2:15 PM 13,124 Views 16 Comments

They were due to strike today.

# public-health - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Students at Kerry school advised to stay at home up until 30 December after 17 Covid cases confirmed
# Killorglin
# Killorglin

Students at Kerry school advised to stay at home up until 30 December after 17 Covid cases confirmed

Dec 16th 2020, 10:48 PM 39,097 Views 28 Comments

“It has been uncommon to see an outbreak of this scale among a school population,” a HSE letter sent to parents said.

# public-health - Monday 30 November, 2020

Health Minister 'disappointed' at public health doctor plans to strike for three days in January
# IMO
# IMO

Health Minister 'disappointed' at public health doctor plans to strike for three days in January

Updated Nov 30th 2020, 10:38 PM 40,246 Views 42 Comments

The IMO has expressed disappointment at “no meaningful engagement” from the Department of Health for five months.

# public-health - Friday 27 November, 2020

Public health doctors vote in favour of industrial action in row over lack of consultant status
# Public Health
# Public Health

Public health doctors vote in favour of industrial action in row over lack of consultant status

Nov 27th 2020, 5:25 PM 12,929 Views 21 Comments

The IMO says the issue involves only 60 public health doctors.

# public-health - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Publicans say government and NPHET 'determined to close down sector'
# Reopening
# Reopening

Publicans say government and NPHET 'determined to close down sector'

Nov 25th 2020, 12:38 PM 37,804 Views 93 Comments

It is reported the government is looking at plans that would only allow pubs with a kitchen and a chef onsite to open.

# public-health - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Explainer: Which Covid-19 vaccines could Ireland get and how prepared are we for the roll-out?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Explainer: Which Covid-19 vaccines could Ireland get and how prepared are we for the roll-out?

Nov 14th 2020, 9:30 AM 46,430 Views 103 Comments

The European Commission has signed agreements with four companies so far.

# public-health - Friday 16 October, 2020

Gardaí launching a 'high visibility, nationwide policing plan' this weekend to support health guidelines
# Public Health
# Public Health

Gardaí launching a 'high visibility, nationwide policing plan' this weekend to support health guidelines

Oct 16th 2020, 7:40 AM 28,391 Views 32 Comments

The plan will be focused on support for the vulnerable and crime prevention, gardaí said.

# public-health - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

'It's like turning an aircraft carrier': Public health officials encouraged by Dublin's five-day Covid incidence but urge caution
# Nphet
# Nphet

'It's like turning an aircraft carrier': Public health officials encouraged by Dublin's five-day Covid incidence but urge caution

Sep 23rd 2020, 12:05 AM 58,661 Views 56 Comments

Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 is currently 70.4, with Dublin’s rate almost double that at 138.0 per 100,000.

# public-health - Monday 14 September, 2020

Less invasive nasal swab to be applied for Covid-19 testing on children
# Nphet
# Nphet

Less invasive nasal swab to be applied for Covid-19 testing on children

Sep 14th 2020, 10:14 PM 41,118 Views 24 Comments

The period of isolation following onset of symptoms has also been reduced from 14 days to 10 days.

HSE targets graduates and students to boost contact tracing capacity
# Public Health
# Public Health

HSE targets graduates and students to boost contact tracing capacity

Sep 14th 2020, 6:10 AM 36,244 Views 17 Comments

The HSE said that it’s looking for public-health trained individuals who will be ready to start almost immediately.

# public-health - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Gardaí increase patrols in Dublin as Covid-19 cases rise
# Public Health
# Public Health

Gardaí increase patrols in Dublin as Covid-19 cases rise

Sep 13th 2020, 3:56 PM 58,331 Views 113 Comments

Deputy Commissioner, policing and security, John Twomey said gardaí will have a “high visibility presence” in Dublin.

# public-health - Thursday 10 September, 2020

None of the Covid-19 cases identified in 54 schools so far have led to outbreaks
# Schools
# Schools

None of the Covid-19 cases identified in 54 schools so far have led to outbreaks

Sep 10th 2020, 2:11 PM 36,826 Views 47 Comments

There has only been one school in which a second case was identified after an original confirmed case.

# public-health - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Dr. Ronan Glynn releases video to 'clarify' confusion into 'simple message'
# Public Health
# Public Health

Dr. Ronan Glynn releases video to 'clarify' confusion into 'simple message'

Aug 19th 2020, 8:08 PM 103,358 Views 121 Comments

In his message, Glynn acknowledged that yesterday’s measures may seem “unfair” for a “nation which loves sport”.

# public-health - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Government advises over 70s to limit interactions, tells people to limit home visits to six people
# Public Health
# Public Health

Government advises over 70s to limit interactions, tells people to limit home visits to six people

Updated Aug 18th 2020, 6:34 PM 169,760 Views 282 Comments

Health officials have expressed concern at rising case numbers in recent weeks.

# public-health - Friday 7 August, 2020

The UK could reach record-breaking temperatures today - but there's no heatwave here
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

The UK could reach record-breaking temperatures today - but there's no heatwave here

Aug 7th 2020, 8:33 AM 40,138 Views 42 Comments

Health experts have issued a warning to people in the UK to take care in the sun.

# public-health - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Gardaí identify 26 pubs potentially in breach of health regulations after weekend crackdown
# Operation Navigation
# Operation Navigation

Gardaí identify 26 pubs potentially in breach of health regulations after weekend crackdown

Jul 9th 2020, 7:16 AM 61,032 Views 116 Comments

Gardaí say a file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in each of these cases.

# public-health - Friday 3 July, 2020

Garda managers in all areas directed to begin checking pubs for Covid-19 compliance this evening
# Pubs
# Pubs

Garda managers in all areas directed to begin checking pubs for Covid-19 compliance this evening

Jul 3rd 2020, 6:15 PM 54,322 Views 158 Comments

This follows concerns that some licensed premises and customers haven’t been adhering to the public health guidelines.

# public-health - Thursday 30 April, 2020

'It's terrifying': Parents with sick children fear public flouting Covid-19 guidelines
# Vulnerable
# Vulnerable

'It's terrifying': Parents with sick children fear public flouting Covid-19 guidelines

Apr 30th 2020, 6:20 AM 53,378 Views 10 Comments

Cocooning was happening in the homes of some people long before it became a public health guideline.

# public-health - Sunday 29 March, 2020

Officials confirm another six coronavirus deaths in Northern Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Officials confirm another six coronavirus deaths in Northern Ireland

Mar 29th 2020, 2:35 PM 22,524 Views 24 Comments

The death toll in Northern Ireland from the virus now stands at 21.

# public-health - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Opinion: 'Big businesses will cry wolf and fire accusations of nanny-statism at any public health intervention'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Big businesses will cry wolf and fire accusations of nanny-statism at any public health intervention'

Apr 18th 2019, 7:00 AM 11,385 Views 9 Comments

But education and individual agency cannot help people to ‘do the right thing’ when it comes to their health, writes Maebh Ní Fhallúin.

# public-health - Thursday 14 February, 2019

34 people have died from the flu so far this season
# Flu Season
# Flu Season

34 people have died from the flu so far this season

Feb 14th 2019, 7:31 PM 20,934 Views 23 Comments

The majority of people who died were over the age of 65.

# public-health - Friday 4 January, 2019

HSE urges people to get vaccinated as at least 2 die after contracting H1N1 flu virus
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

HSE urges people to get vaccinated as at least 2 die after contracting H1N1 flu virus

Jan 4th 2019, 4:08 PM 49,234 Views 48 Comments

The virus is also known as Swine Flu, and can be particularly harmful to young people and pregnant women.

# public-health - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

A Cork Chinese and a Dublin Apache Pizza were both closed over 'rodent droppings' in the kitchen
# Public Health
# Public Health

A Cork Chinese and a Dublin Apache Pizza were both closed over 'rodent droppings' in the kitchen

Mar 7th 2018, 1:11 PM 60,327 Views 27 Comments

Four other premises were also closed in February for different reasons.

# public-health - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

People with measles symptoms advised to isolate themselves as highly contagious disease spreads
# Public Health
# Public Health

People with measles symptoms advised to isolate themselves as highly contagious disease spreads

Nov 15th 2017, 10:17 AM 28,044 Views 31 Comments

Symptoms can present as red eyes, a runny nose, a high temperature and a rash.

# public-health - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

FactCheck: Do taxes on sugary drinks actually work?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Do taxes on sugary drinks actually work?

Oct 10th 2017, 6:30 PM 62,227 Views 82 Comments

FactCheck delves into a dispute over the so-called sugar tax, which is to go live on 1 May.

# public-health - Saturday 7 October, 2017

With nearly 700,000 on waiting lists, Harris pledges more investment in health services
# Budget 2018
# Budget 2018

With nearly 700,000 on waiting lists, Harris pledges more investment in health services

Oct 7th 2017, 2:02 PM 9,709 Views 103 Comments

Harris told consultants that Irish healthcare is at a “historic juncture” in a speech today.

# public-health - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

FactCheck: No, the reported side effects of the HPV vaccine do NOT outweigh the proven benefits
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: No, the reported side effects of the HPV vaccine do NOT outweigh the proven benefits

Sep 6th 2017, 5:15 PM 153,410 Views 263 Comments

Following controversy over Super Junior Minister Finian McGrath’s comments about the vaccine, TheJournal.ie republishes this Factcheck.

# public-health - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'I wouldn't dare say don't take the vaccine': TDs on why they've asked questions about HPV in Dáil
# Vaccine Controversy
# Vaccine Controversy

'I wouldn't dare say don't take the vaccine': TDs on why they've asked questions about HPV in Dáil

Sep 5th 2017, 7:05 AM 20,291 Views 96 Comments

With HPV high on the agenda, we spoke to TDs who’ve raised the issue in the Dáil chamber.

# public-health - Monday 17 April, 2017

Why you should be very wary of signing this insurance form on arrival at an Irish hospital
# The Small Print
# The Small Print

Why you should be very wary of signing this insurance form on arrival at an Irish hospital

Apr 17th 2017, 12:05 AM 136,380 Views 91 Comments

Signing up for private health care where none is available increases your bill ten times, and sometimes the situation can be even worse.

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