Monthly Archives: September, 2021

President’s Message

A time to acknowledge our achievements

CEO Immensely Proud of Health Services

HSE CEO, Mr. Paul Reid is immensely impressed by how the people living in this country worked with the public health system in handling the pandemic, and particularly proud of the responsiveness of the health service to the challenges of the pandemic.

Ten imperatives to guide leaders through recovery from the emergency stages of the pandemic

In a consensus statement, 32 co-authors from 17 countries with expertise in various aspects of health leadership, health care, public health, and related fields have outlined ten imperatives to guide leaders through recovery from the emergency stages of the pandemic.

Reflect Recover Renew – Making sense of rapid emergent change

COVID-19 presented rapid emergent change and significant disruption for health and social care teams. This has impacted in many ways both personally and professionally, writes Elaine Birkitt.

Engaging with Staff to Create ‘Work Positive’ environments

gagement & Wellbeing, offers a unique perspective on the concerns and issues that our health care staff have, whilst facilitating the creation of ‘Work Positive’ environments writes Elaine Fallon.

Psychological Care of Healthcare Staff: How are we doing now?

By Dr Veronica O’Doherty and Psychology Team Tallaght University Hospital.

HSE Workplace Health and Wellbeing Unit

The Health Service Executive Workplace Health and Wellbeing Unit is a division of National Human Resources. Its core responsibility is the implementation of employee safety, health and well-being governance, policies, standards and interventions for 94,575 HSE staff (82,828 FTE).

RCSI Fellowship for Dr Tony Holohan

Dr Tony Holohan has received an Honorary Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland(RCSI), in recognition of his outstanding leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.

What would Jonathan Swift make of it?

Prompted by the focus there is on the way Covid-19 and the restrictions imposed in managing the pandemic are impacting on our mental health services, I wondered if our mental health services infrastructure is equipped to deal with the extra demands it is likely to experience, writes Denis Doherty.

Leaders, managers and clinicians need to be brave and adopt new ways of working

As we emerge from the pandemic we can reflect on the lessons learned and we can use them to build a better future for...

Meet HMI Council Members For 2021

Tony Canavan is the President of the HMI.

Community Virtual Ward will set the direction of the future of nursing care

The concept of a Community Virtual Ward, which was recently tested by the Office of the Department of Health Chief Nursing Office, would set the direction of the future of nursing care, Rachel Kenna, Chief Nursing Officer, Department of Health, told a HMI Dublin Mid Leinster regional meeting.

Training – HMI can help!

As a membership Institute, HMI offers a range of management and professional soft skills training to members and non-members alike to assist in the...

The role of the NRH Foundation in supporting the only specialist rehabilitation hospital in Ireland

In June this year, the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) celebrated the first anniversary of the opening of Phase One of its long-awaited new hospital development on the campus of the NRH, at Rochestown Avenue, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, writes Edel Lambe.

Director/CEO of Voluntary Hospital Healthcare Forum

Mo Flynn has been appointed Director/CEO of the Voluntary Hospital Healthcare Forum.

New Director of National Cancer Registry

Dr Deirdre Murray has been appointed new Director of the National Cancer Registry Ireland/Professor of Cancer Epidemiology in the School of Public Health at UCC. A Fellow of...

CEO, Heart Children Ireland

Sheila Campbell has taken on the role of CEO with Heart Children Ireland. Heart Children Ireland aims to enable all people affected by Congenital Heart Defects...

NHS gets first woman Chief

Amanda Pritchard has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of NHS England. Amanda is the first woman in the health service’s history to hold...

New CPD Certificate Programme

HSE Organisation Development – Change and Innovationhas developed a new CPD Certificate Programme (12points) – Delivering Change in Health Services. The CPD Certificate programme is a...

New clinical medical school at CUH

Planning permission has been granted for a new clinical medical school on the campus of Cork University Hospital, which is the major clinical teaching...

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