Geography significantly shapes major trauma care in Ireland. David Lynch talks to experts who believe we urgently need a central, national polytrauma plan.
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In The News
The Pandemic Influenza Expert Group (PIEG) discussed significantly increasing the percentage of the population who shou
Broadcaster Mary Kennedy (right) pictured with liver transplant recipient Mr Barry Casserly from Oranmore, Galway, with his wife Elizabeth and daughter Anne at the launch of Organ Donor Awareness Week 2014 at the Mansion House, Dublin. Organisers were in buoyant mood this year, with the news that a record number of organ transplants were carried out in 2013. Irish Kidney Association Chief Executive Mr Mark Murphy commented: “Last year’s record figures of 294 transplants, which included 11 double-transplant operations, was due to the generosity of the families of 86 deceased donors.” Mr Murphy also particularly praised the Living Donor Programme at Beaumont Hospital. He was speaking at the national launch of the Week, which was also attended by Minister for Health Dr James Reilly.
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