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Chemicals and You Discussion Group 26 September

As part of joint EU project on chemicals and health, the HSE and EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) are looking for people to take part in a discussion group. The session will take place in the […]

Sexual Health: Masterclass courses for healthcare professionals on unplanned pregnancy

A Series of Masterclasses for anyone who encounters an unplanned pregnancy in the course of their professional life. This may include teachers, doctors, nurses, social workers, therapists, chaplains, all pastoral care workers and youth workers. […]

HOPE Exchange Programme 2020

Healthcare professionals involved in management of services are now invited to apply for the HOPE exchange programme. The programme is designed to promote the exchange of knowledge and expertise within Europe. The exchange period is […]

Your September message from CEO, Paul Reid

Watch here this month Paul visited St Brigid’s campus in Ardee, Co. Louth and Dundalk County Hospital. On his visit he took the opportunity to visit various staff including the North East Doc on call (NEDOC) […]

‘Surrounding you with support’ – Palliative Care week 2019

Palliative Care Week (8 – 14 September) aims to raise awareness of the difference palliative care can make to patients, carers and families. “I would definitely recommend a hospice, because a lot of people would […]

Health Management Institute of Ireland (HMI) Annual Conference 2019 – Open for bookings

The HMI Annual Conference takes place on 2 October 2019 (from 09.15 to 16.00) at the Concert Hall, RDS, Dublin The focus this year is on People, Passion, and Performance all of which are at […]

Launch of the HSE’s Capital Plan 2019-2021: a message from our CEO, Paul Reid

Watch here: HSE CEO, Paul Reid outlines details about the recent announcement by An Taoiseach, Minister Donohue and Minister Harris of a  €2 billion capital investment for the Public Health Services over the next three […]

Final Reminder: National Institute of Health Sciences call for abstracts for Spring 2020

The National Institute of Health Sciences seeks abstracts for their spring 2020 research bulletin.   Deadline 6 September 2019 Full details are available on the National Institute of Health Sciences webpage. Complete and submit your […]

HPV vaccine – get informed, get involved

This school year, all students in first year of secondary school, including boys for the first time, will be offered the HPV vaccine   Find further information on all vaccines available to children in secondary […]

New Oesophagael Clinical Guideline launched

Minister for Health Simon Harris TD has launched a new evidence based National Clinical Guideline (No.19) to assist healthcare professionals with the diagnosis, staging and treatment of patients with oesophageal or oesophagogastric junction cancer.  The […]

International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI)

New Oesophagael Clinical Guideline launched

Minister for Health Simon Harris TD has launched a new evidence based National Clinical Guideline (No.19) to assist healthcare professionals with the diagnosis, staging and treatment of patients with oesophageal or oesophagogastric junction cancer.  The […]

Improving care for people who are overweight – are we there yet?

Improving care for people who are overweight – are we there yet?   On Thursday 29 August the HSE National Obesity Programme will host a learning and education event titled ‘Improving care for people who […]

HPV vaccine e-learning programme now available on HSELand

The HSE National Immunisation office has developed e-learning modules for staff to support the HPV school vaccination programme. Log in to HSELand today to complete the programme. There are 2 modules in this programme: Module […]

Join your local staff suicide prevention consultation – Galway event added

National HSE staff (all sectors and grades) consultation on awareness of and response to the risk of suicide and self-harm in the Irish health services Purpose of the consultation To explore the prevention of suicide […]

Action required in response to implications under GDPR of a No-Deal Brexit

Action required in response to implications under GDPR of a No-Deal Brexit   The HSE has been engaged in planning for Brexit for over two years. Appropriate Data Protection measures required under GDPR and the […]

new LGBT+ eLearning resource for staff

HSELand: new LGBT+ eLearning resource for staff   ELearning resource, LGBT+ Awareness and Inclusion Training: the basics, is now available on HSELanD.   Find the course on HSELand by searching the course title in My […]

HSE Children First E-learning Data Report – August 2019

CervicalCheck: Findings of the MacCraith Review

On 11 July 2019 Paul Reid, HSE CEO, commissioned Professor Brian MacCraith to conduct a rapid review of delays in issuing cervical screening HPV retest results to a large cohort of women and their General […]

Ag Eisteacht ABLE Training

  ABLE brief intervention training   Cork charity Ag Eisteacht is running an ABLE brief intervention training in Cork for practitioners working in health, social care and community settings. The ABLE (Adopt a relational approach, […]

Updated version of the National Directory of Mental Health Services

Subject: Updated version of the National Directory of Mental Health Services. National Directory of Mental Health Services (v.19Q3)   The National Directory of Mental Health Services updated version is now available. The Directory provides a […]

Updated version of the National Directory of Mental Health Services

  National Directory of Mental Health Services (v.19Q3)   The National Directory of Mental Health Services updated version is now available. The Directory provides a national view of the HSE’s mental health services available throughout […]

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 […]

One year on – Peoples Needs Defining Change Health Services Change Guide

Dear Colleagues, It is now just over one year since People’s Needs Defining Change – Health Services Change Guide was introduced and attached is an update on implementation from June 2018 – July 2019.   […]

Minister for Health announces call for expressions of interest for membership of the National Screening Committee – Ireland

View available appointments The Department of Health is requesting expressions of interest for appointment to the National Screening Committee – Ireland.   A recommendation contained within the ‘Scally Report into the CervicalCheck Screening Programme (September […]

The 2018 Primary Care Reimbursement Service Annual Report has been published

Find the 2018 Primary Care Reimbursement Service Annual Report ‘Statistical analysis of claims and payments’ here.   The PCRS supports the delivery of a wide range of services to the general public.  These schemes are […]

Action required in response to implications under GDPR of a No-Deal Brexit

Action required in response to implications under GDPR of a No-Deal Brexit The HSE has been engaged in planning for Brexit for over two years. Appropriate Data Protection measures required under GDPR and the Data […]

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 […]