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Staff News

Get up to date information about what’s happening in our services across the country, catch up on the latest campaigns or find local training courses and events.

CEO Paul Reid's January staff update

15 January 2021
Speaking from the HSE's weekly press briefing, Paul acknowledges the strain our staff and services are experiencing during this third wave of COVID-19.

Paul gives an update on the progress of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout programme. Finally, Paul encourages staff to register for the first staff webinar of 2021. The webinar is on Thursday, 21 January 2021 at 12.30 pm.

ourhealthservice Florence and Nancy delighted to get vaccine

#OurHealthService: Florence and Nancy delighted to get vaccine

Two Dublin ladies currently in a social pod together were among the first people to receive the COVID 19 vaccine last week.  Florence O’Reilly, 87 from Cabra, Dublin and Nancy Keogh, 92 from Stoneybatter, received the vaccine at their residence in the Navan Rd Community Nursing Home.

Announcing after receiving the vaccine that “injections never bothered me,” Nancy said “its good for you to get the vaccine.  Anything that minds your health is good to get.”

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Staff Webinar Thursday, 21 January at 12.30pm Register here

Paul, Anne and Colm will discuss how our health services are coping under the strain of the third wave of COVID-19 and they will also give an update on the staff vaccination programme.

You can submit questions during the webinar or in advance to

We aim to answer as many questions as possible. A recording of the webinar will be available on the staff news page after the event.

Health Service Excellence Awards 2021

Enter the 2021 Health Services Excellence Awards now

Health Services Excellence Awards applications are open until 21 January 2021.  They are an opportunity to showcase the good work happening across our health service.

Coronavirus news

COVID vaccine rollout update


Over 77,000 people receive their first dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine

HSE COVID briefing 14 January 2021


COVID19 (coronavirus) update from Dr. Steevens’ Hospital

Supporting the consent process for the vaccination programme


Find recordings of the webinar series on the consent process for the COVID-19 vaccine programme. This will be updated weekly.

First COVID-19 vaccine is given in Ireland


Read more about the first COVID-19 vaccines given in Ireland and where the vaccinations happened.

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General news

5 top tips to Quit Smoking


Giving up smoking can be a challenge but there are things you can do to give yourself or a loved one the best chance of success.

HSE Open Access Research Awards 2020


The 7th annual HSE Open Access Awards were announced on Friday 11th December, and the overall winner was the paper by Dónal Ó Mathúna and colleagues

Health Matters Winter Edition 2020


Find the latest edition of Health Matters. The Staff Magazine of the Irish Health Service

HSE preparations for the impact of Brexit


The HSE has been preparing so that the impact of Brexit on the health service is managed and mitigated to the greatest extent possible.

Online Events and webinars for HSE staff


Find information on upcoming online events and webinars relevant to staff across the HSE.

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Staff and careers

Online and offline services and resources for HSE staff including online payslips

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Jobs with the HSE

Search for jobs in health, social care, administration, management and more

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About the HSE

The Health Service Executive’s vision, mission and goals – who we are and what we do

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