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Published: 26 March 2024

Health Matters Spring 2024 edition


Print editions of Health Matters can be ordered by emailing with your HSE office address and the number that you would like to receive.

Welcome to this year’s first edition of the Health Matters magazine.

These are some of the stories you can find in this edition:

Fastnet House

Fastnet House in Cork is the new home of the Child and Adolescent Regional Eating Disorder Service for Cork and Kerry (CAREDS). It provides specialist outpatient eating disorder care for people under 18 years.

The new facility aims to improve the care experience for young people who attend.

Elaine Costello, Senior Clinical Psychologist, said, “Families really appreciate the chance to have family meals in a bright, homely space designed to help them recover.”

Read more about Fastnet House on page 2 of the Spring edition of Health Matters

HSE Domestic Violence Policy

The HSE’s new Domestic Violence Policy encourages discussion around domestic violence. It provides information about workplace supports, including domestic violence leave.

The policy applies to employees in the HSE and Section 38 organisations. This includes full-time, part-time, permanent and temporary employees.

Read more about the HSE Domestic Violence Policy on page 7 of the Spring edition of Health Matters

Find more information about Domestic violence support for employees

Acht na dTeangacha Oifigiúla (Leasú) 2021

Tá post amháin as gach 5 phost sa mheán sóisialta ó chuntais FnaSS i nGaeilge. Chomh maith le sin tá leathanach Facebook tiomnaithe don Ghaeilge ag FnaSS.

Léigh faoin gcaoi a bhfuilimid ag comhlíonadh ár bhfreagrachtaí faoi Acht na dTeangacha Oifigiúla (Leasú) 2021 in eagrán Earrach 2024 de Health Matters

Ireland’s Official Languages (Amendment) Act 2021

1 in 5 social media posts from HSE accounts are in Irish. The HSE also have a dedicated Irish language Facebook page.

Read about how we are delivering on our responsibilities under Ireland’s Official Languages (Amendment) Act 2021 on page 18 of the Spring edition of Health Matters