# hse - Thursday 5 December, 2013
A former CRC chairman claimed that “very top people” at the HSE attended a 2009 meeting at which which privately-funded payments for staff were agreed to.
# hse - Tuesday 3 December, 2013
“The problem is being addressed,” Eamon Gilmore insisted in the Dáil this afternoon.
The HSE agreed a settlement of €790,000 in court today.
# hse - Monday 2 December, 2013
Everyone’s talking about the sentencing of Thomas Byrne, arrests over the Phoenix Park murder and more ‘top up’ revelations.
Executives at non-compliant Section 38 hospitals and agencies are to be bought in for meetings with the HSE Director General.
# hse - Sunday 1 December, 2013
It was revealed this weekend that the head of the HSE warned James Reilly that Budget cuts were being made “against the advice of the HSE and the Department of Health”.
# hse - Friday 29 November, 2013
The family of Dylan Gaffney Hayes, who suffered catastrophic brain injuries during birth, was awarded a settlement of €8.5 million in the High Court today.
The Minister for Public Expenditure said individual agreements across different organisations complicates the process.
# hse - Wednesday 27 November, 2013
Today everyone’s been talking about the sentencing of Liam Adams, the body found in Kerry and hospital staff top-ups.
Only 7 hospital agencies have been found to be compliant with public pay policy.
Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin said tonight that the Chief Executive does receive remuneration from on-site commercial activities.
Defence Forces ambulances from the Curragh Camp in County Kildare have been called on 274 times so far this year.
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Tony O’Brien is likely to be grilled about the revelations last week that many health agencies and voluntary hospitals are not in compliance with public sector pay policy.
# hse - Tuesday 26 November, 2013
Today everyone’s been talking about the HSE’s €2.6 million payout, Marie Fleming being asked to provide proof of her illness and why President Higgins’ adviser left her job.
# hse - Monday 25 November, 2013
Plans on how to spend €13 billion – and save €666 million – will be handed to Government officials today.
# hse - Sunday 24 November, 2013
“The model of social partnership promoted since 1987 relies for its internal cohesion on permitting people at various levels within the system to milk that system for their own benefit.”
# hse - Saturday 23 November, 2013
The Dáil Public Accounts Committee has sent out letters asking whether official pay caps were breached elsewhere, following this week’s controversy at the HSE.
# hse - Friday 22 November, 2013
Minister James Reilly said the government is determined to ensure that public pay policy is respected and complied with.
A new campaign is being launched today to encourage better practice in relation to antibiotics among both doctors and patients.
# hse - Thursday 21 November, 2013
There is a serious risk of donors not supporting fundraising campaigns in protest over the top-up payments to hospital executives, a charity has warned.
The Public Accounts Committee is to scrutinise top-up payments to some CEOs in voluntary hospitals in the wake of controversy this week.
# hse - Wednesday 20 November, 2013
The HSE has said that 960 children aged 10 to 17 years presented to hospital last year with self-harm injuries.
Enda Kenny said nobody told him about the case of eight-year-old Ronan Woodhouse at the Fine Gael conference last month, despite committing to meeting the child and his mother at that event.
“There’s only one thing that should happen now. Come next week, these payments must cease”.
# hse - Tuesday 19 November, 2013
As part of HSE plans to roll out the policy to all hospitals by 2015, St. John’s Community Hospital will ban smoking on its campus next month.
The deadline for hospitals to respond to a HSE request for details on their compliance with pay rules was 6pm this evening.
Remuneration for some hospital chiefs has caused controversy in the last 24 hours.
It emerged today that some senior health staff are being paid amounts that breach official policy.
It’s hoped the study will lead to new ways to improve quality of life for both the carer and the sufferer.
# hse - Sunday 17 November, 2013
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# hse - Friday 15 November, 2013
Junior doctors have voted to accept a proposal to end shifts lasting more than 24 hours.
# hse - Thursday 14 November, 2013
Another child was murdered while in HSE aftercare.
The IMO have warned however that NCHDs would “escalate the campaign” if the HSE failed to honour commitments.
The HSE has published reports on the deaths of six children in care or known to the HSE.
The HSE said the focus is on ensuring it maintains and improves palliative care services.
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The bug was drawn for a HSE competition to raise awareness of microbes.
# hse - Wednesday 13 November, 2013
It was reported at the weekend that local social workers were left out of the loop when gardaí removed a two-year-old Roma boy from his family.
Waterford deputy John Halligan says many Indian doctors are likely to leave the country as they’re not being afforded the same rights as their Irish colleagues.