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Tense negotiations with private hospitals on Covid-19 surge capacity

By Niamh Cahill | Aug 14, 2020 |

The HSE is negotiating with individual private hospitals nationally on capacity arrangements in the event of a Covid-19 surge after…

New stroke campaign amid possible Covid-19 risk

By Catherine Reilly | Aug 14, 2020 |

The potential for rolling out a new TV advert for stroke symptom awareness has been raised at a subgroup of…

GPs concerned over rollout of flu vaccine plan

By Niamh Cahill | Aug 14, 2020 |

Concern has been raised by GPs regarding available capacity within general practice to rollout the influenza vaccine to around 750,000…

HSE Doctors Training and Planning Unit seeks Aspire proposals

By sa | Aug 12, 2020 |

The HSE National Doctors Training and Planning (NDTP) unit has launched the call for Aspire proposals from potential supervisors for…

RCSI research finds air pollution in Ireland associated with strokes

By sa | Aug 11, 2020 |

Scientists have found that air pollution in the winter is associated with more hospitalisations for all strokes in Dublin. The study,…

HIQA notes improvement in safety and quality in public acute hospitals

By sa | Aug 7, 2020 |

HIQA has published an overview report on its ­monitoring activity in healthcare services in Ireland between January 2015 and December…

HIQA finds mass thermal screening at airports for Covid-19 ineffective

By sa | Aug 6, 2020 |

HIQA has published two evidence summaries to support the National Public Health Emergency Team’s (NPHET’s) response to Covid-19. A new report…

Changes to testing and contact tracing system required – Oireachtas committee

By sa | Aug 5, 2020 |

The Oireachtas Special Committee on Covid-19 Response is calling for changes to the current Covid-19 testing and contact tracing system…

GP practice payments are ‘totally misleading’

By sa | Aug 4, 2020 |

The Chair of the IMO GP committee has said criticism of GPs regarding HSE payments made to GP practices is “totally misleading”.…

HIQA launches public consultation on electronic patient summary

By sa | Aug 4, 2020 |

HIQA has commenced a national public consultation on its Draft Recommendations on the Implementation of a National Electronic Patient Summary. HIQA…

Oireachtas report calls for ‘urgent’ action to protect nursing homes in potential Covid-19 second wave

By sa | Jul 31, 2020 |

The Special Committee on Covid-19 Response is calling for immediate action and reform of the nursing home sector, to protect…

HSE Covid-19 guidelines too restrictive, it is claimed

By Niamh Cahill | Jul 31, 2020 |

HSE guidelines for Covid-19 testing are restrictive and fail to take account of other manifestations of the disease, a leading…

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