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HSE Service Plan provides €426 million to increase capacity

By sa | Feb 24, 2021 |

The National Service Plan for the HSE, which details spending of its €20.623 billion allocation for 2021, has been published.…

Infrastructure deficits ‘a challenge’ for hospitals – HIQA

By sa | Feb 23, 2021 |

Lack of single room capacity and maintenance issues remain a “challenge” for acute hospitals, according to HIQA’s latest inspection reports…

Vaccination expiration date error ‘not ideal’

By Niamh Cahill | Feb 22, 2021 |

GPs had to rearrange Covid-19 vaccination clinics early last week after it emerged the HSE cold chain service delivered vaccines…

Mass vaccination clinic at Helix a ‘monumental day’

By Niamh Cahill | Feb 22, 2021 |

More than 100 GP practices came together last weekend at the Helix in Dublin City University (DCU) to vaccinate just…

Paediatric cancer services ‘must be self-sufficient’

By Paul Mulholland | Feb 22, 2021 |

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of ensuring Ireland has a “self-sufficient” cancer service for children and adolescents, according…

Valproate survivors ‘await supports’

By Catherine Reilly | Feb 22, 2021 |

A funded care pathway for children and adults affected by the teratogenic prescription drug, Epilim (sodium valproate), has yet to…

LGBTI+ ‘resource disparities’ raised with HSE

By David Lynch | Feb 22, 2021 |

A series of concerns were raised with HSE social inclusion by LGBTI+ community representatives including “disbandment” of the ChemSex working…

HSE mental health group needs ‘independence’

By David Lynch | Feb 22, 2021 |

A HSE implementation group (HIG) to oversee the Government’s new mental health policy will “require a significant degree of independence…

Survey highlights NCHD stress during first Covid-19 wave

By Paul Mulholland | Feb 19, 2021 |

A significant number of NCHDs feared their hospital would not be able to cope during the first wave of Covid-19…

No decision yet on governance structures for new elective-only hospitals

By David Lynch | Feb 19, 2021 |

No decision has yet been made on whether three new elective only centres will be co-located or stand alone hospitals,…

Low reporting of occupational Covid-19 by healthcare employers

By Catherine Reilly | Feb 19, 2021 |

Only 285 occupational cases of Covid-19 were reported to the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) by health and long-term care…

WHO ‘steps up efforts’ to curb Ebola outbreaks in Guinea and DRC

By sa | Feb 18, 2021 |

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is deploying teams of experts to support the national authorities in Guinea and the Democratic…

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