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Consultation launched on effects of climate change on health sector

Minister for Health Simon Harris has today launched a public consultation on the impact climate change will have on the health sector. According to the Department of Health, climate change represents a significant threat to human health. Without effective mitigation and adaptation action, climate change will have profound implications for the health and wellbeing of…

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Regulation improves quality of life for people with disabilities – HIQA report

Regulation of Ireland’s disability sector has had a positive impact on the lives of people who receive services, according to a new report from HIQA.     Data from the first five years of regulation shows improvements in compliance year-on-year.  Overall compliance with all regulations inspected increased from 59 per cent in year one to 76…

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Over 19,000 children waiting more than 12 months to see specialist

There are currently 47,255 children across Ireland waiting to see a paediatrician for an outpatient appointment in the three children’s hospitals that comprise Children’s Health Ireland, restricting their access to the timely medical care they deserve, according to the IHCA. Of this figure, 7,988 children are waiting to see a paediatric ENT specialist; 5,165 children…

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Irish Practice Nurses Association Conference 2019

SLÁN FOLLÁIN 27th & 28th September Galway Bay Hotel Booking details and Agenda is available on our website. Closing Date for Early Bird registration is 10th August. PLEASE GO TO “SHOP” ON HOME PAGE OF IPNA WEBSITE TO PURCHASE TICKETS IPNA Educational Awards 2019 Details and all application forms are available on IPNA website. See:…

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Masters (MSc) in Health Professions Education (HPE)

The Graduate Entry Medical School with the support of colleagues in the Schools of Allied Health, Education and Department of Nursing & Midwifery have developed a Masters in Health Professions Education which is designed to meet the educator training needs of busy health professionals both locally and internationally. The programme will be delivered part-time over…

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Primary Care Surgical Association 8th Annual Scientific Meeting & AGM & Joint Injection Masterclass Fri. & Sat. Sept 27th and 28th 2019, Radisson SAS Golden Lane, Dublin 8

Join us for an exciting programme of theoretical and hands-on teaching This is ideal for those wanting to develop, maintain or upgrade their skills across the range of community based procedures. Highlights include: 4th annual masterclass – Joint Injections. Prof David Kane, Mr Garry O Toole and Mr Jonathan Lunn will discuss and demonstrate the…

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GP PARTNER REQUIRED KILLARNEY

GP partnership available in Killarney. Busy modern practice. Purpose built building. Fully computerised. Full time nurse. Forward thinking practice. Looking for GP to take on a list and become a partner. Vibrant location with very good standard of living. Suitable candidates please reply with CV to laurammalone@hotmail.com

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PRACTICE NURSE REQUIRED DUN LAOGHAIRE CO DUBLIN

Part time practice nurse 3-6 sessions (some flexibility with days) required for permanent position in a well established family practice in the heart of Dun Laoghaire. Ideally to start beginning of September 2019. Mixed demographic with 4 GPs in the practice and one other existing practice nurse who the successful candidate will work alongside. Experience…

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How to run a ‘green’ event

Dr Eimear Duff explains how this year’s dotMD conference in Galway aims to be environmentally sustainable Pens, plasters, highlighters, hand-sanitiser sprays, and notebooks. Sound familiar? Medical conferences overwhelm us with attention-grabbing promotional materials. It is enough to have you reaching for your branded stress ball. Attending a paediatrics conference in Toronto last year, I felt…

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