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Welcoming today’s announcment of new health regions.

Dear Colleagues I was pleased to take part with Minister Simon Harris in today’s announcement of six new health regions for Ireland; this is an important milestone on the way to implementing SláinteCare and improving […]

Cervical check incident and rapid review – Staff update

Update You may be aware of the media coverage about delays to some women and their GPs receiving HPV retest results from Quest Diagnostics’ laboratories. As a result of these issues emerging and particularly the […]

Motivational Interviewing Level 1, September 26th & 27th, Croí Heart & Stroke Centre, Galway

Register here This 2-day course equips participants with specialist techniques needed to make every patient contact count. It is practice based and introduces the use of Motivational Interviewing (MI) in primary care and health behaviour […]

RESIST Newsletter

  Here is the link to the latest edition of the RESIST newsletter, many thanks for your contribution. We hope you find it useful.   If you have any comments or would like to contribute please […]

“Know, Check, Ask,” Medication Safety Campaign launches on 9th July

“Know, Check, Ask” Medication Safety Campaign   The “Know, Check, Ask,” Medication Safety Campaign launches on 9th July. We are delighted to invite you to be part of the campaign. The campaign encourages people who […]

HSE publishes Trauma System for Ireland Post-Consultation Document

Colleagues,   As you may be aware, the implementation of the recommendations of the National Trauma Review is a key priority in both the Sláintecare Action Plan 2019 and the National Service Plan 2019. The […]

The Annual Irish Street Medicine Symposium 2019, 27th & 28th September, UCC and the Metropole Hotel, Cork

   Add Submission   The Cork Adult Homeless Integrated Team of Cork Kerry Community Healthcare, working with Safetynet Primary Care, will host the annual Irish Street Medicine Symposium in Cork this September. The symposium is […]

Launch of a new HSE campaign introducing mychild.ie

mychild.ie Expert advice for every step of pregnancy, baby and toddler health   HSE’s mychild.ie will be born on the 4th of July   This week will see the launch of a new HSE campaign […]

Presidents address: Summer 2019

The first meeting of new HSE Board took place on 28th June 2019

The newly established Board of the HSE met on 28th June 2019 for the first time following the formal appointment of members by the Minister for Health Simon Harris TD.   Under the Health Service […]

Medical Cannabis Access Programme

Press Release Wednesday 26th June 2019 Medical Cannabis Access Programme launch enables compassionate access to cannabis for medical reasons Minister for Health Simon Harris TD today signed legislation which will allow for the operation of […]

Update to HSE National Consent Policy

  The HSE National Consent Policy has been amended. This is to reflect changes arising from the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018.   The amended policy can be found here   Additional […]

HSE publishes the first Complaints Casebook to improve services and service user experience

For more information about the casebook click here The casebook gives details of real complaints received by Community Healthcare Organisations and Hospital Groups. It explains the action taken and the outcome of each complaint.   […]

Health Services Change Guide – Peoples Needs Defining Change June Update

  Welcome to the June update of the Health Services Change Guide – Peoples Needs Defining Change. Please click the link to access the June Newsletter.   Do you have a “Story on Change” about service improvement in the […]

Invitation to Register for the Affinity National Falls & Bone Health Symposium- Wed September 18th 2019

Health Services Change Guide – Peoples Needs Defining Change June Update

Welcome to the June update of the Health Services Change Guide – Peoples Needs Defining Change. Please click the link to access the June Newsletter.   Do you have a “Story on Change” about service improvement in the health […]

Press Release – PrEP HIV Prevention Programme

  Press Release 14th June 2019 Ministers for Health Commit to Delivering a PrEP HIV Prevention Programme in the Autumn Minister for Health Simon Harris and Minister for Health Promotion Catherine Byrne today (Friday) committed […]

Revised Policy on Open Disclosure launched today at St. James Hospital, Dublin.

Get information about the revised policy and download a Manager’s Briefing pack here.   Revised Policy Patients who are harmed as a result of their health care must be dealt with in an open, honest, […]

Men’s Health Week 2019: 10 -16 June

#menshealthmatters #menshealthweek   Men’s Health week (MHW) is an annual event to encourage men to take a more proactive role in managing their health, and to promote awareness about different health topics for men. The […]

Men’s Health Week: 10 -16 June 2019

#menshealthmatters #menshealthweek   Men’s Health week (MHW) is an annual event to encourage men to take a more proactive role in managing their health, and to promote awareness about different health topics for men. The […]

ECDC RRA measles _28.05.2019

Key points A large epidemic of measles has affected the EU/EEA Member States in the past three years, with 44 074 cases reported to ECDC between 1/1/2016 and 31/3/2019 This is an exceptionally high number […]

From 1 June 2019 Primary Care Reimbursement Services (PCRS) will process all Long Term Illness (LTI) applications

From 1 June 2019 Primary Care Reimbursement Services (PCRS) will process all Long Term Illness (LTI) applications. Patients and service users can apply by completing an application form and posting it to:   Long-Term Illness […]

OurHealthService – Making Mealtimes Matter in Sligo

This week in Our Health Service: Distractions from visitors and medical staff during meals can have a massive effect on a patient’s nutrition during a hospital stay. The goal of a new initiative in Sligo […]

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The elearning modules entitled the  Immunisation Foundation Programme which were launched on the 24th May are hosted on www.hseland.ie This new initiative is an innovative and invaluable resource for all healthcare professionals (HCP) with an […]

12th Annual Multidisciplinary Research, Clinical Audit & Quality Improvment Seminar 30th May 2019

 

Gay Health Forum 2019 Full Programme & Final Chance to Register

The Gay Health Forum is open to all those involved and interested in improving and enhancing the sexual health and wellbeing of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men. It’s an opportunity […]

Newsletter – HBS News

Dear All,   A newsletter from Health Business Services (HBS), the business division of the HSE is now available.   Read our comprehensive coverage which gives information and insight into the world of HBS.   […]

New research reveals children eat more foods like biscuits, crisps and sweets than any other food group

New research reveals children eat more foods like biscuits, crisps and sweets than any other food group   New research in support of the START campaign has revealed that children are eating more foods like […]

AOTI Housing Design Guidelines for Occupational Therapists published

The AOTI Housing Advisory Group recently launched the second edition of the Housing Guidelines. Guest speakers at the launch included Gerald Craddock, Chief Officer, Centre for Excellence in Universal Design; Michael McCabe, Service User; Linda […]