Top HSE news headlines for 24/05/2018

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BIFM acts on fire safety accreditation

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has announced plans to develop a new certified accreditation and training suite for professionals in charge of fire safety.

HSE accepts provision of documents about smear tests is ‘critical and urgent’

The HSE has told the High Court it accepted the provision of documentation and cervical smear slides involving three women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy were “critical and urgent.”

Eileen Barrington, senior counsel for the HSE, told Mr Justice McGrath that matters were being looked into “as we speak” and were being treated  with great urgency.


HSE Spent nearly 12m pounds on agency staff last year

The HSE spent just under 12m pound on agency staff in Donegal last year. The figures released to Councillor Ciara Brogan this week shows an increase of 13,3% on the previous years.


Terminally ill mum Emma Mhic Mhathuna takes HSE to High Court over smear test that missed her cancer

TERMINALLY ill Emma Mhic Mhathuna has taken the HSE to court over the delay in releasing her medical documents.

The mum-of-five today filed proceedings related to the 2013 smear test that missed her cancer.


Limerick protest calls for ‘a total overhaul of HSE’ over smear test scandal

A NEWLY-formed women’s rights lobby group will stage a demonstration in Limerick city next week, in solidarity with the hundreds affected by the CervicalCheck scandal.


E.coli fears cause HSE to temporarily shut Monaghan creche

Health chiefs say they are investigating after a number of cases of the VTEC strain were detected.

The decision was made to close the facility to limit further spread of the infection.

Parents of children in the creche are advised to monitor them for symptoms, which includes diarrhoea and abdominal cramps.

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