Tadhg Daly

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 St Mary’s Hospital is a   HSE-run facility. It said    10 of those who died had tested positive for coronavirus and another resident was suspected to have had it, but test results were awaited. File photograph: Eric Luke

St Mary’s Hospital in Dublin’s Phoenix Park has had 11 Covid-19 related deaths within a two week period, the HSE has confirmed. The HSE-run facility(...)

Latest figures from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre reveal 86 clusters of coronavirus in nursing homes as of midnight on Sunday. File photograph: Getty

Supports promised for nursing homes by Minister for Health Simon Harris to tackle coronavirus have not materialised to the level expected, Nursing Hom(...)

 French firemen transport an elderly person to the nursing home. Photograph: Sebastien Nogier/EPA

Nursing homes were advised by the HSE to manage Covid-19-infected patients in their own facilities and only transfer them to hospitals where it would (...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris announcing new measures to assist nursing homes during COVID-19 at the Department of Health. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Minister for Health Simon Harris has announced a €72 million support package for nursing homes which includes twice-daily staff screening, priority te(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris will announce new measures to tackle Covid-19 in nursing homes on Saturday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/EPA.

Another 17 patients diagnosed with coronavirus in the State have died. The Health Protection Surveillance Centre said on Saturday it had also been i(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar launching a coronavirus isolation facility in Dublin. The NPHET has developed six policies aimed at keeping people in nursing and care homes. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland/PA Wire

The residents of nursing homes and other residential care institutions who have Covid-19 should be kept in the homes if there is no “clinical or other(...)

Chief executive of Nursing Homes Ireland Tadhg Daly: the sector needs access to personal protection equipment and testing for the virus within nursing homes.  Photograph: Bryan James Brophy

New recommendations on how to deal with the coronavirus crisis in the hundreds of nursing homes around the State will be issued by the National Public(...)

Tadhg Daly, chief executive of Nursing Homes Ireland, said ‘There should be at least a three-day provision of PPE (personal protective equipment) for every nursing home in the country.’ Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

The Government will introduce specific measures to stem the outbreak of coronavirus in nursing homes, Minister for Health Simon Harris has said. The (...)

‘If we lose someone in a nursing home, we lose a friend... This is personal for people.’ Photograph: iStock

The health system will “crumble” if the nursing home sector is not supported, the chief executive of Nursing Homes Ireland has said. The sector has 2(...)

‘The potential recruitment of staff from our sector will be to the severe detriment of people in nursing home care who present with severe underlying health conditions,’ Nursing Homes Ireland chief executive Tadhg Daly said. Photograph:  John Stillwell/PA Wire

Private nursing home operators have warned the Government that older people will be placed in danger if the HSE is allowed to “poach” their staff afte(...)

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