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HSE announce free walk-in Covid-19 test centre to open in Laois...

The HSE has announced that a free walk-in Covid-19 test centre will open in Laois next week. St Fintan's Hospital in Portlaoise will be the...

Increase in funding for home support in Laois and midlands

There has been a 44% increase in funding for home support services right across the Midlands, including Laois. There has been an extra allocation of...

Calls for update on ‘non existent’ Laois HSE Community Intervention Team

The Cathaoirleach of Laois County Council has called on the HSE to provide an update on what she says is the 'non-existent' HSE Community...

Additional flu vaccine to be made available as high demand anticipated

The HSE has confirmed that there will be sufficient stock of the Flu Vaccine to cover demand this year. So says Laois TD Charlie Flanagan...

Home Care help in Laois – a funding or an operational...

Some Laois people are being forced to stay in hospital for weeks longer than necessary due to a home care system that is not...

Health Minister asked to change rules on maternity visits for partners

Independent TD for Laois-Offaly Carol Nolan has written to the Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly asking him to immediately intervene with the HSE in...

Concern raised over HSE policy on staff following close contact with...

Concern has been raised over how the HSE treats certain staff members who are deemed to be a close contact of a person who...

Expectant Laois parents voice frustration at HSE maternity regulations

Expectant parents of Laois babies have voiced their frustrations at the tight restrictions in Midlands Regional Hospital in Portlaoise that surround giving birth due...

‘Health services should be controlled by local government’ says Laois county...

Laois County Councillor Aisling Moran has said that the health services should be controlled by local government and that the HSE needs to reformed. Speaking...

HSE agree relocate staff to Laois nursing home following plea for...

This is welcome news for residents, their families, staff and owners. Valerie Moore, the General Manager of Oakdale Nursing Home in Portarlington has confirmed, that...

Laois Coronavirus Clinical Assessment Hub is operational this week

The Laois Coronavirus Clinical Assessment Hub is open for patients this week. Back at the end of March, we brought you the news that a...

HSE seeking ‘voluntary redeployment of staff’ to help Laois nursing home...

The HSE says it is seeking 'voluntary redeployment of staff' to assist nursing homes who are struggling to provide care for their patients following...

Laois woman who was among first to be tested in Tullamore...

A Laois woman who was among the first to be tested for Coronavirus in a new facility in Tullamore this morning, has told LaoisToday...

HSE release advice about anti-inflammatory medication and COVID-19

The HSE is today advising anyone with Covid-19 to continue to take any medication you were already taking, unless you are told not to...

HSE launch campaign to teach kids how to prevent the spread...

To help improve respiratory hygiene in schools and crèches, the HSE’s Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has developed eye-catching new posters which have been...

‘All we want for Christmas is assurances on our hospital’

“All we want for Christmas are assurances on our hospital and our A&E, that would be the best Christmas present ever for the people...

Laois mother scathing of State as swine flu test case is...

A Laois mother has been scathing today in her castigation of the State for the adversarial stance it had taken against her family in...

Laois family at the centre of High Court swine flu test...

A well-known and highly respected Laois family are at the centre of the swine flu vaccine Pandemrix case currently running before the High Court. The...

‘It can’t happen soon enough’ – imminent return of health boards...

In a major reversal of policy the Government is anticipated this week to announce the return of regional health boards. This is a significant U-turn...

HSE should be ‘broken up’ to improve accountability

The HSE should be broken up along the lines of the old health boards, the monthly meeting of Laois County Council heard. Cllr Willie Aird...

Concern over foetal monitors used in 11 hospitals including Portlaoise

The Health Service Executive is reviewing safety concerns about foetal monitors used in several Irish maternity hospitals, including Portlaoise. Eleven hospitals were issued with a...

Home Helps should be counted as HSE employees, insists Laois TD

Fianna Fáil TD for Laois Sean Fleming has called on the Minister for Health to address an issue regarding staff who are fully employed as Home...

Fleming’s concern on €424m handed over by HSE

The HSE has been called on to explain why it is handing over vast sums of money to organisations without having the necessary oversight...

Paramedic left ‘stranded’ in Laois following row with colleague

A paramedic was left stranded at a filling station in Laois over the weekend after a row with an ambulance driver, the Irish Examiner...

Abbeyleix school honoured for health initiative

Abbeyleix South National School received a Flag for their Involvement in The HSE’s Health Promoting School Initiative. Abbeyleix South National School decided to become involved...

HSE report highlights improvements at Portlaoise hospital

A total of 107 complaints from maternity patients of the hospital in Portlaoise were examined as part of a clinical review, which identifies 28...

Appeal to HSE to reverse decision to end physio services in...

An appeal has been made for the HSE to reverse their decision to end physiotherapy services in Graiguecullen. Speaking at a recent meeting of the...

Drop-in drug treatment centre in Portlaoise

Merchants Quay - which offers a range of homeless and drugs services across Ireland - has won a tender to provide drug treatment services...

GPs to ‘plead the case’ for Portlaoise hospital with Minister this...

Local GPs are to “plead the case” on behalf of the Portlaoise hospital, when they meet Minister for Health Simon Harris this evening. The delegation...

Wired with Whelan: There is no Hollywood ending in sight for...

Is a dream a lie if it don’t come true? Or is it something worse. (The River, Bruce Springsteen) We mightn’t like what she is saying but...