Type of Intervention: Health services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Overview: The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) released a guidance document for clinical staff who may be involved in making decisions regarding the prioritisation of critical care resources in the context of COVID-19.
The Department of Health has been working intensively with the HSE (Health Service Executive) during the last month to significantly increase the critical care capacity within the hospital system.
Full details here: https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/a02c5a-what-is-happening/#ethical-considerations-relating-to-critical-care-in-the-context-of-covid-19