July 18, 2019

Welcoming today’s announcement 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 our health service. We want people to be able to get the health services they need, as close to home as possible, with the majority of care delivered in the community and not in acute hospitals. The new health regions are an important step in enabling us to plan and provide better healthcare, with a shared budget to care for the people living in each […]
July 17, 2019

RESIST Newsletter

Please find attached the link to the latest edition of the RESIST newsletter. If you have any comments or would like to contribute please contact hcai.amrteam@hse.ie
July 17, 2019

Cervical check incident and rapid review

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 concerns relating to how these matters were communicated to the women concerned, CEO, Paul Reid, has commissioned an immediate rapid review of this incident within CervicalCheck. The review will examine all aspects of this incident, with a particular focus on how these matters were communicated to the women using our service. Paul Reid said today; ‘I have asked Professor Brian MacCraith, to act as independent […]
July 17, 2019

HSE publishes Trauma System for Ireland Post-Consultation Document

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 report of the Trauma Review recommends that the new trauma system will consist of two trauma networks for Ireland, the Central Trauma Network and the South Trauma Network. Each trauma network will have a Major Trauma Centre and a number of Trauma Units. Each of the two Major Trauma Centres will provide the highest level of specialist trauma care to the most severely injured patients on a single […]
July 15, 2019

The National HSCP office- Business Case Development and Project Management Workshop

The National Health Social Care Professions Office in conjunction with the National Leadership & Innovation Centre for Nursing and Midwifery are pleased to invite applications for the following workshop:  Business Case Development and Project Management Workshop Date:       24th September 2019 (Tuesday)                          Time:       09:00 –  17:00 Venue:    LETD, Former Administration Building, St. Mary’s Health Campus,     Gurranabraher, Co. Cork, T33X440.  Who should attend?  The workshop is open to Health and  Social Care Professions Managers, and will be of particular interest to staff involved with or leading on a local or national quality improvement or change management initiatives. Aim of the Workshop:  To […]
July 5, 2019

CORU Information Day for Social Care Workers

CORU, Ireland’s multi-professional health and social care regulator would like to extend an invitation to employers of social care workers to an information event regarding the regulation and registration of social care workers. This event will take place on 19 July 2019 in the Aisling Hotel, 10-13 Parkgate Street, Dublin 8. Given the expected interest in this information session, CORU will host a morning and afternoon session from 9.30am to 12.30pm or 1.30am to 4.30pm. To register to attend this information event regarding registration of social care workers, please email education@coru.ie.
July 5, 2019

The National Health and Social Care Professions’ (HSCP) Office Newsletter

Welcome to the fifth Issue of the National Health and Social Care Professions’ (HSCP) Office Newsletter. The National HSCP Office, established in 2017, is part of the HSE’s Chief Clinical Officer Division. The HSCP Education and Development Strategy 2016 – 2019 was the second HSCP strategy focusing on education and development and is drawing to a conclusion this year. Much has been achieved. Many services have actively engaged with the strategy and focused on its priorities within their own services and sites.It is planned to develop the strategy in such a way that involves frontline Health and Social Care Professionals […]
July 5, 2019

Postgraduate Research Fellowship Award in Social Care

Funded research positions in Limerick Institute of Technology. LIT – Research Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) is an institute of higher education in Limerick, a modern urban city in the Mid-West region of Ireland and is one of 13 institutes that are members of the Institutes of Technology, Ireland (IOTI). LIT is the fourth largest IOT in Ireland, with more than 6000 full time and part time students and 500 staff. www.lit.ie Any queries can be directed to me – Aoife Prendergast, Lecturer, Limerick Institute of Technology – aoife.prendergast@lit.ie Closing Date – 30th July 2019 Click here for further details
July 5, 2019

Global Health Exchange, International Conference, 12th Sept, Dublin City University.

This is an open event co-hosted by the HSE for those working across all areas of global health to present their work, meet like-minded people, and learn what others are doing in the sector. This year’s theme is ‘Reaching the furthest behind first: addressing gender and other inequalities to meet the Sustainable Development Goals’
July 5, 2019

University of Limerick Management Course Building People Management and Leadership Competencies

The Certificate in Management is a skills-based programme which provides learners with the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to become highly effective managers within their individual organisations.