Press Releases 2008 Archive

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JANUARY

Have you cleaned your hands?

FEBRUARY

A Fair Price for Wholesale Services Means Lower Medicine Prices
Cocaine - 'the party's over'
'The Party's Over' - Cocaine Public Awareness Campaign

 

MARCH

Cork University Maternity Hospital (CUMH) Celebrates 1st Birthday
Dedicated mental health service for infants
Health Promotion celebrated by 30 North Cork schools
HSE opens new Ambulance Training College
HSE Publishes Reviews of Breastcare Services at Portlaoise Hospital
HSE Launches Cardiac First Responder Guide
HSE dismisses claims of drastic break-up

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APRIL

HSE West's, Roscommon Mental Health Services win Taoiseach's Public Service Excellence Award
Loughrea/Athenry Community Mental Health Team wins prestigious Taoiseach's Public Service award
Threat of Industrial Action by IMPACT Trade Union
HSE and Crisis Pregnancy Agency Launch New Resource on Puberty for 5th and 6th Class Children
Testing the cross border response to a major emergency medical incident
HSE to advertise a further 36 consultant posts this weekend
Art Installations launched at Ballymun Health Care Facility
Taoiseach's Award for Portiuncula Hospital's Heartsafe Schools Initiative
HSE South National Lottery Grants
HSE Points to Significant Investment in Childcare Services and 79% increase in Family Support funding over 5 years
HSE Welcomes Decision of Irish Hospital Consultants Association
HSE Publishes Detailed Review of Alcohol Consumption Rates and Related Harms
National Immunisation Symposium in Moate
HSE Outlines Developments in Stroke Services
Pharmacists to be notified of possible legal action
Report into the death of Mrs Tania McCabe and her son published
HSE Update on Palliative Care Services
Senior Surgeons Avail of World Class Training Facilities at Cork University Maternity Hospital
McElwee Report Published
Health Services hosts Conference on Quality and Safety in Healthcare
Research on Pregnancy Testing begins at Cork University Maternity Hospital
Reminder to Blood Donors in the Monaghan Area
Healthy Lunch Policy launched at Oatlands Primary School, Stillorgan
Young people in Mayo learning about diversity, cultures - and having fun together!
Say No to Healthcare Infection
HSE publishes review of increased presence of c difficile at Ennis General Hospital
HSE Launches Campaign to Recruit 120 Medical Consultants
HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention Holds Third Annual Suicide Prevention Forum
HSE Welcomes Publication of HIQA Report

 

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MAY

'Meet the Midwife' event for Traveller Women held at Mayo General Hospital
HSE Confirms Commitment to Emergency Departments
Celebration of Africa ' Exhibition held at Letterkenny General Hospital
HSE West warns Householders not to be 'taken in' by some Water Companies
New Support Facility for Patients with Cancer at CUH
HSE Welcome Publication of Mental Health Commission Annual Report
HSE Dismisses Claim of Recruitment Freeze
HSE on Target to Deliver 3000 Long Stay Beds by 2013
Memory Boxes for Residents launched at Aras Mhuire in Tuam
Clifden Day Hospital Celebrate 10th Anniversary
New respiratory services for Mayo General Hospital
Missing Kenyan Girls were not in HSE Care
Underage Drinking
HSE Welcomes Acceptance of Consultant Contract and SIPTU/PNA acceptance of proposals
Patient Letters relating to Radiology Review in Louth/Meath Hospitals
HSE publishes Health Care Associated Infection statistics
Review of chest x-rays and CT scans underway in Louth / Meath Hospitals
Say No to Ageism Week - 19th to 23rd May
HSE Invests in Palliative Care Services
HSE Providing Significant Funding and Staffing for Childcare Services
University Hospital Galway's Cardiothoracic Unit celebrates its 1st Anniversary
Next meeting of Regional Health Forum, West on Tuesday
Mayo General Hospital launches Guidelines on Informed Consent
HSE expresses concern at unwillingness of Unions to discuss patient safety concerns
HSE launches strategy to give a greater voice to service users in the health service
HSE Calls on Psychiatric Nurses to Prioritise Patient Safety during Industrial Action
World Asthma Day marked in Letterkenny
Sligo General Hospital asks patients to bring their PPSN when they attend
Development of New Children's Hospital Moves One Step Closer
HSE Emphasises Strict Rules Now Cover Patient Records
HSE Announces National Achievement Award Winners

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JUNE

HSE Staff in Mayo fundraise for five Local Groups
CODE Diabetes Education Programme supports People with Diabetes in Co. Mayo
Cork 4 Kids Radiothon comes to Cork
HSE Welcomes Past and Present Patients to Newly Renovated Haematology
National Review of Adult Critical Care Services - Have your Say
HSE CEO Visits Dingle Community Hospital
HSE Responds to Claims Regarding St. Michael's House Funding
Opening Statement by HSE Chief Executive Officer, Prof. Brendan Drumm at today's meeting of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health and Children
HSE Refutes IMPACT claims about Civil Registry weddings
12 Hour Waits not "Normal" in Emergency Department Services and HSE Remains Committed to Improvements
HSE publishes 2007 Annual Report
HSE West receives approval for new CNU and Day Hospital in Loughrea
Little Steps go a long way
HSE, Safefood and the NI Health Promotion Agency call for a reality check on obesity
New Guidelines for Integrated Diabetes Care launched
HSE - No Staff Embargo in the Health Services
New parking charges at Kerry General Hospital
New 'Alcohol Awareness' Training for Emergency Department Staff
Budding Rachel Allens opt for Healthy Ingredients at the Rural Training Centre's Organic Market in Castlebar
New respiratory service for Mayo General Hospital
New HSE West Report examines treatment of people with Eating Disorders
Regional Health Forum West AGM on Tuesday 24th June 2008
National Audit of SHO and Registrar Posts

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JULY

HSE confirms commitment to LRC process
HSE welcomes publication of National Review of Compliance with Children First Child Protection Guidelines
Expressions in Colour Art Exhibition at Cork University Hospital
HSE and Combat Poverty Agency Community Participation in Primary Health Care
HSE entering LRC talks seeking positive outcomes
Galway University Hospitals Welcome Publication of HIQA Report
HSE Welcomes Ombudsman's Report
HSE confirms plans to speed up service integration
Requests for Submissions to Independent Review of Parents for Justice and Assessment of Counselling Needs
Statement from Galway University Hospitals
CUH Director of Nursing Conferred as Doctor of Governance
HSE Updates Staff Associations on Current Developments
HSE Welcomes the Monitoring Group Report for Vision for Change

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AUGUST

HSE West publishes a 'Community Profile of Limerick Regeneration Area'
Preventing Falls and Fractures
HSE finalising out of hours childcare emergency placement plans
London symposium to mark 275th anniversary of Edward Worth Library
HSE recruitment process to enhance autism services
First All-Island Census of the Traveller Population

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SEPTEMBER

Update on Radiology Look-Back Review at Louth Meath Hospitals
Blood Lead Levels Normal - Joint Update from Galway City Council and HSE
HSE continues to urge over 65s and at risk groups to get the influenza vaccination
Public Health Advice for Galway City
Recent testing of water from some houses in Galway City has found high levels of lead
Primary Care Supplement in The Irish IndependentHSE re assures women who have had symptomatic breast assessment in the past two years resulting in a diagnosis that excluded breast cancer
Thousands visited the HSE marquee at this year's Ploughing Championships
Kerry General Hospital staff to run Cork city marathon
Primary Care Team launched at refurbished Kinsale Community Hospital
Clonakilty Community Hospital Receives €50,000 Innovation Funding
Health service staff set new Irish records at Beijing Paralympics
HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention Annual Report 2007 Published
Galway Junior Cert Students to Celebrate at Drug and Alcohol-free Event
Could You Foster A Child of your Nationality?
Immunisation - More Protection for your Children
Evidence for Healthcare Reforms: HSyRC Annual Conference 2008

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OCTOBER

HSE publishes first Progress Report on the Implementation Plan of the HIQA investigation into the care received by Rebecca O'Malley
Get the Vaccine - not the Flu! 06/10/2008
It's National Breastfeeding Week - October 1-7 01/10/2008
A Fair Deal - The Nursing Home Support Scheme 09/10/2008
CUH Nurse accredited as Ireland's first Advances Colorectal Nurse Practitioner 10/10/2008
New skin cancer clinic introduced at CUH 10/10/2008
Minister Kitt Launches Fire Safety Week 6th - 13th October 10/10/2008
Hurling trophies on show at St. Luke's General Hospital in Kilkenny 10/10/2008
National Flu Vaccination campaign 10/10/2008
State of the art HSE facility officially opened in Dungarvan 10/10/2008
HSE to restore to 17.66% rate paid to Pharmacists as reimbursement for wholesale services 13/10/2008
Bug Buster Programme 13/10/2008
Three New Primary Care Teams launched in West Cork 13/10/2008
HSE acknowledges that given the financial constraints facing the country, 2009 will be challenging for the HSE 14/10/2008
HSE clarifies staffing levels 14/10/2008
New Elder Abuse policy for Cork University Hospital 14/10/2008
HSE Welcomes Ruling on Smoking in the workplace Legislation 20/10/2008
Census of Traveller Community underway in Co. Wexford 20/10/2008
On Yer Bike - Cyclists Get Into Gear For Cork City Hospitals Childrens Club Eurodisney Appeal 21/10/2008
Medical Cards for people aged 70 and over 22/10/2008
HSE encourages safety at Halloween 24/10/2008
HSE and GAA join forces to tackle alcohol and drug problems in local clubs 29/10/2008
Safety at Halloween is paramount says HSE 29/10/2008
Next meeting of Regional Health Forum, West Tuesday 25th November 2008 30/10/2008


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November

Focus on Fostering Week 3rd - 7th November 2008 02/11/2008
Tralee Day Hospital Celebrates 30 Year's Service in Local Community 10/11/2008
New Oncology Clinical Trials Unit in CUH opened by Minister for Health & Children 10/11/2008
Workshop and Awards Ceremony for GPIT Certified GP Practice Software Systems 13/11/2008
HSE launches National Diabetes Framework Report 14/11/2008
World Diabetes Day 2008 14/11/2008
Get better without antibiotics 18/11/2008
Orthodontic service developments in HSE South 12/11/2008
Cork University Hospital celebrates its 30th anniversary 28/11/2008
HSE calls on people to "Keep Warm Keep Well" this winter 27/11/2008

December

Cork City Hospitals Children's Club hosts 'A Very Special Christmas at Fota House' 04/12/2008
HSE Nurses and Midwives pioneer new role in healthcare 04/12/2008
Call for Submissions on a Policy/Strategy for Rehabilitation Services 05/12/2008
Forum On Extension Of Palliative Care To Non-Cancer Patients 09/12/2008
Cork Local Drugs Task Force Launches Cocaine Public Awareness Campaign 10/12/2008Strict visitor restrictions being enforced at Cork University Hospital/Cork University Maternity Hospital due to Norovirus (vomiting bug) 10/12/2008
HSE investigates Botulism outbreak amongst heroin users 11/12/2008
CUH pioneers development of new programme to assess technical performances of clinicians 12/12/2008
PRESTIGIOUS APPOINTMENT FOR WATERFORD REGIONAL HOSPITAL CONSULTANT 12/12/2008
HSE confirmed as rightful owners of land in Wexford 12/12/2008
Breast Centre at Letterkenny General Hospital to be Officially Opened on Dec 19 12/12/2008
HSE urges people to 'Use the Right Door' 12/12/2008
Reduced waiting time reflects improving services 12/12/2008
Mumps Outbreak in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon 15/12/2008
Improved hospital hygiene audit results welcomed by HSE 22/12/2008
Happy Christmas to all our staff and to everyone in our care 22/12/2008
Mid West Radio broadcast live from Mayo General Hospital 23/12/2008
HSE South encourages public to avail of suicide prevention services 30/12/2008





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