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Increase in number of people registering for Covid-19 vaccine - HSE
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Increase in number of people registering for Covid-19 vaccine - HSE

Mon 10:17 AM 35,816 Views 112 Comments

The HSE’s Damien McCallion said an information campaign will run over the next 10 days to encourage people to take up a vaccine.

HSE launches bank holiday weekend vaccine push with additional walk-in centres open
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HSE launches bank holiday weekend vaccine push with additional walk-in centres open

Sat 7:45 AM 18,843 Views 60 Comments

The Halloween Covid-19 jab campaign is aimed at giving people “maximum opportunity to get vaccinated”.

One thousand people are registering for the Covid-19 vaccine daily, says HSE
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One thousand people are registering for the Covid-19 vaccine daily, says HSE

Thu 4:30 PM 18,318 Views 86 Comments

Current ICU figures show that 52% of patients are not vaccinated.

'No evidence' yet of flu circulating but HSE urges people to 'be prepared' for winter
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'No evidence' yet of flu circulating but HSE urges people to 'be prepared' for winter

Oct 20th 2021, 12:05 AM 20,987 Views 33 Comments
  • The HSE is advising people that getting a flu jab "early on" is the best way to protect themselves, Rónán Duffy writes.
  • Usually in Ireland, between 200 and 500 people die from flu each winter.
  • However last winter there were no recorded cases transmitted in Ireland.
HSE's Dr Colm Henry: 'We’re heading into a difficult winter, there’s no doubt about that'
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HSE's Dr Colm Henry: 'We’re heading into a difficult winter, there’s no doubt about that'

Oct 16th 2021, 12:04 PM 34,128 Views 44 Comments

However, he said situation in the health system is “different” than last year.

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

Updated Oct 15th 2021, 8:33 PM 73,310 Views 166 Comments

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

'Deeply annoyed and frustrated': Contact tracers write to HSE over pay and conditions
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'Deeply annoyed and frustrated': Contact tracers write to HSE over pay and conditions

Oct 13th 2021, 12:05 AM 31,207 Views 10 Comments
  • The HSE had been told that workers are ‘deeply annoyed and frustrated’, Niall O'Connor writes.
  • The contact tracers are unhappy over a decrease in overtime and changes to roles.
  • Almost 800 people are trained to work as contact tracers, working from six call centres.
Traveller health 'not being prioritised' despite 'shocking' outcomes for children
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Traveller health 'not being prioritised' despite 'shocking' outcomes for children

Oct 11th 2021, 12:01 AM 15,441 Views 0 Comments
  • In its latest in-depth investigation, Noteworthy delves into the uphill battle facing Traveller children and reveals a lack of targeted health actions
  • Reporters Maria Delaney and Michelle Hennessy examine numerous obstacles to children's health
  • The Traveller Health Action Plan to be published 'soon' but advocates frustrated it has taken over a decade
67% of patients in ICU with Covid-19 have not been vaccinated, HSE CEO says
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67% of patients in ICU with Covid-19 have not been vaccinated, HSE CEO says

Oct 10th 2021, 2:48 PM 44,459 Views 106 Comments

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

Booster Covid-19 doses for people with weak immune systems to roll out from this week
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Booster Covid-19 doses for people with weak immune systems to roll out from this week

Sep 30th 2021, 2:24 PM 13,381 Views 8 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said last week that the first appointments were expected to be issued by yesterday.

First medicinal cannabis product to be available from October
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First medicinal cannabis product to be available from October

Sep 29th 2021, 2:27 PM 22,482 Views 39 Comments

CannEpil, a cannabidiol-based medication, is to be made available next month.

Non-EU doctors in Ireland to get more access to specialist training after pandemic campaign
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Non-EU doctors in Ireland to get more access to specialist training after pandemic campaign

Sep 26th 2021, 12:15 PM 19,918 Views 23 Comments

The move has been hailed as “a very important achievement”.

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

Sep 24th 2021, 9:27 AM 23,204 Views 17 Comments

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

Parents 'bawling their eyes out' as HSE relocates on-site therapists from special school
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Parents 'bawling their eyes out' as HSE relocates on-site therapists from special school

Sep 23rd 2021, 6:00 AM 46,215 Views 25 Comments

The changes were made as part of the roll-out of a new centralised model of disability services.

Use of Windows 7 computers 'not the sole reason' for HSE cyber attack, committee hears
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Use of Windows 7 computers 'not the sole reason' for HSE cyber attack, committee hears

Sep 22nd 2021, 10:18 PM 19,197 Views 22 Comments

Minister of State Ossian Smyth spoke to members of an Oireachtas Committee earlier today.

Local politicians say they warned council and Irish Water of illness in Gorey in late August
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Local politicians say they warned council and Irish Water of illness in Gorey in late August

Updated Sep 20th 2021, 4:15 PM 28,810 Views 40 Comments

At least 52 people fell ill after untreated water passed through the system.

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

Sep 19th 2021, 12:36 PM 36,798 Views 43 Comments

It’s the highest rate in the European Union.

The HSE has reported more than 1,000 Covid-19 misinformation posts on social media
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The HSE has reported more than 1,000 Covid-19 misinformation posts on social media

Sep 17th 2021, 2:15 PM 25,344 Views 48 Comments

Most of the complaints, 739, related to posts on Twitter.

Over €480 million spent on Covid-19 tests provided free of charge since start of pandemic
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Over €480 million spent on Covid-19 tests provided free of charge since start of pandemic

Sep 17th 2021, 12:05 AM 13,758 Views 30 Comments
  • €217 million has been spent on providing free PCR tests this year up to August, Lauren Boland reports.
  • The HSE has purchased two million “I got my Covid-19 vaccine” badges and spent €8,800 on photo backdrops.
  • It is "very pleased" with the number of people sharing photos online after they receive a vaccine.
HSE vows to fight for outstanding €23 million in ventilator refunds
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HSE vows to fight for outstanding €23 million in ventilator refunds

Sep 16th 2021, 3:06 PM 16,828 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.

What's going on with the government's Sláintecare plan for the health service?
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What's going on with the government's Sláintecare plan for the health service?

Sep 10th 2021, 8:00 PM 12,448 Views 15 Comments

The office in charge of the reforms saw two key departures this week.

'No plans' to reinstate HSE rehab unit closed during pandemic
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'No plans' to reinstate HSE rehab unit closed during pandemic

Sep 10th 2021, 12:01 AM 20,451 Views 19 Comments
  • The Keltoi Rehab Unit continues to be used as a Covid isolation facility, reports Maria Delaney of Noteworthy, our investigative platform.
  • Keltoi closed 18 months ago, with previous Health Minister Simon Harris promising its reopening
  • Addiction service advocates are frustrated with the HSE response and are calling for a clear reopening date
Opposition TDs call on Health Minister to explain Sláintecare resignations
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Opposition TDs call on Health Minister to explain Sláintecare resignations

Sep 9th 2021, 12:21 PM 17,312 Views 27 Comments

Laura Magahy and Dr Tom Keane have stepped down from their roles.

Less invasive saliva PCR test 'almost as accurate' as nose/throat swab
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Less invasive saliva PCR test 'almost as accurate' as nose/throat swab

Sep 8th 2021, 11:41 AM 19,880 Views 11 Comments

In a new Irish study 94% of the positive nose/throat samples also tested positive for Covid-19 via the saliva test.

Covid-19: 12,000 students deemed close contacts are out of school
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Covid-19: 12,000 students deemed close contacts are out of school

Sep 7th 2021, 11:42 AM 18,610 Views 27 Comments

About 1,200 schools now having identified a case among students.

Garda operation targets gang behind HSE cyber attack
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Garda operation targets gang behind HSE cyber attack

Sep 5th 2021, 12:19 PM 28,521 Views 27 Comments

A garda spokesman said the operation had “directly prevented” other ransomware attacks across the world.

Sinn Féin TD calls on Oireachtas Committee to investigate HSE procurement of ventilators
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Sinn Féin TD calls on Oireachtas Committee to investigate HSE procurement of ventilators

Sep 1st 2021, 1:17 PM 13,458 Views 18 Comments

The HSE has been criticised in an audit report about its procurement of the ventilators at the beginning of Covid-19.

New draft guidelines say maternity restrictions should be 'minimum' needed to curb virus
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New draft guidelines say maternity restrictions should be 'minimum' needed to curb virus

Updated Aug 31st 2021, 10:45 PM 18,551 Views 6 Comments

Senior health sources say new guidelines would allow partners to stay all through labour and birth in single-occupancy rooms.

Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds
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Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds

Aug 27th 2021, 4:02 PM 12,797 Views 35 Comments

The review also found that the Beacon’s vaccination centre strayed from HSE advice on pre-preparing vaccine vials.

16 pregnant women have been admitted to ICU with Covid-19 so far this year
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16 pregnant women have been admitted to ICU with Covid-19 so far this year

Aug 24th 2021, 4:08 PM 23,891 Views 15 Comments

There were not fatalities among these women or their unborn babies.

'We're not there yet': Continued vaccine push as Covid cases in hospital increase over weekend
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'We're not there yet': Continued vaccine push as Covid cases in hospital increase over weekend

Aug 23rd 2021, 9:22 AM 22,891 Views 69 Comments

Cases in hospital increased from 250 on Friday evening to 320 yesterday evening.

Coronavirus: 1,688 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 1,688 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 22nd 2021, 3:25 PM 62,255 Views 84 Comments

314 people are in hospital with the virus, including 59 in ICU.

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

Aug 22nd 2021, 12:08 PM 34,688 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Aug 21st 2021, 11:02 AM 21,529 Views 72 Comments

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

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Almost 72,000 in 12-15 age group have received first Covid vaccine dose

Aug 19th 2021, 5:04 PM 17,794 Views 65 Comments

There are 244 patients with Covid-19 in hospital today with 54 of those patients in ICU.

Warning over Covid-19 outbreaks across Limerick, Tipperary and Clare
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Warning over Covid-19 outbreaks across Limerick, Tipperary and Clare

Aug 16th 2021, 3:16 PM 41,838 Views 7 Comments

The HSE has said the mid-west is experiencing the highest increases in the area since the start of the year.

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

Updated Aug 15th 2021, 2:24 PM 43,668 Views 88 Comments

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

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

Aug 13th 2021, 9:04 AM 20,628 Views 136 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid confirmed the latest figures this morning.

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

Updated Aug 12th 2021, 7:52 PM 16,036 Views 43 Comments

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

HSE to send link to people who test positive for Covid-19 to register close contacts
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HSE to send link to people who test positive for Covid-19 to register close contacts

Aug 11th 2021, 7:03 PM 17,141 Views 12 Comments

The aim is to speed up the test-and-trace process, HSE officials said.

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