Mr Mccallion

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The HSE is looking at starting an information campaign around the benefits of the vaccine for pregnant women. Photograph: Mark Schiefelbein/AP

Just one in five pregnant women offered the Covid-19 vaccine in some of the State’s maternity hospitals have taken up the offer, according to the Heal(...)

Some 300 bedbound people in older and vulnerable cohorts remain to be vaccinated against Covid-19, the Oireachtas health committee has heard. File photograph: Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA

Just 9,000 doses of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine will be delivered to Ireland between now and May 3rd, after the latest round of cancellations and d(...)

Every adult in the State is to have been offered a vaccine by the end of September, said the Minister for Health. File photograph: Getty

The coronavirus situation is at a “real tipping point” as the benefit of vaccinations against higher case numbers will not be felt for another six to (...)

The HSE said colposcopy services remain ‘under pressure with increased referrals and the requirement for increased consultation time’. Photograph: iStock

The average wait time for CervicalCheck results has now been reduced to six weeks with turnaround times at one point taking up to six months, the HSE (...)

Many hospital appointments were cancelled in the snow: File photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA

Vulnerable people are being prioritised by the HSE as services resume following the extreme weather conditions last week. Damien McCallion, the HSE’s(...)

The record numbers on trolleys are the result of a “perfect storm” caused by the flu season and the Christmas and New Year holidays, according to HSE national director Damien McCallion. Image: iStock

The number of patients waiting on trolleys in hospitals across the State, which reached a record 656 on Tuesday, could get worse before it gets better(...)