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Today, (Wednesday, 23rd March 2023) the HSE publishes the second review into the implementation of the Structured Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Programme in General Practice.
The HSE has approved the Cystic Fibrosis drug Kaftrio® for use by children aged 6-11 who previously fell outside the eligibility criteria, following robust and lengthy engagements with the drug manufacturer Vertex.
In the first 10 weeks of 2023 there have been 394 cases of norovirus recorded. This is almost four times the number of cases recorded in the first 10 weeks of 2022 (109). Young children and elderly people have been the most affected with half of cases (50%) aged over 65 years and (28%) of cases aged under 5 years.
Two catch-up HPV vaccine clinics have been announced for Donegal today on the fourth anniversary of Laura Brennan.
COVID-19 vaccinations are continuing in Sligo and Leitrim
The HSE is continuing to vaccinate people in Donegal against COVID-19.
Day Care Services for Older Persons will shortly resume at both Donegal and Killybegs Community Hospitals.
The new Grange Primary Care Centre in County Sligo has opened its doors.
Today (Wednesday, 15th March 2023), the National Ambulance Service (NAS) recognised the bravery of 16-year-old Noah Winders from Castleknock, Dublin who performed CPR on his friend Charlie Rutter when he collapsed playing basketball.
On Tuesday, 14th March 2023, HSE Public Health launches the online FADA survey, which aims to understand more about how people are recovering from COVID-19 or are living with Long COVID.