Dublin, Ireland, Aug, 2019 -- A HSE helpline has received more than 3,100 calls about possible drug-poisoning this year.
The National Poisons Information Centre helps the medical profession and the public manage acute-poisoning.
Details released under the Freedom of Information Act show it has received 5,500 calls about suspected human-poisoning this year.
While more than half relate to drugs, Dublin city GP Austin O'Carroll says many cases aren't about illegal substances.
But he does think there's a huge problem in this area.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
About Health Service Executive:
The Health Service Executive (HSE) (Irish: Feidhmeannacht na Seirbhíse Sláinte) is responsible for the provision of healthcare providing health and personal social services for everyone living in Ireland, with public funds. The Executive was established by the Health Act, 2004 and came into official operation on 1 January 2005. It replaces the ten regional Health Boards, the Eastern Regional Health Authority and a number of other different agencies and organisations. The Minister for Health has overall responsibility for the Executive in Government. The HSE is Ireland's largest employer with over 67,000 direct employees, and another 40,000 in funded health care organisations. It has an annual budget of over €13 billion, more than any other public sector organisation.
Published: Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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