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CUH practices on handling suspected Covid-19 cases ‘being amended’

By Catherine Reilly | Feb 19, 2020 |

Local practices in handling potential cases of coronavirus “are being amended” at Cork University Hospital (CUH) “to ensure alignment with…

BMJ clinical support tool available in Ireland

By sa | Feb 19, 2020 |

BMJ’s clinical decision support tool BMJ Best Practice has been selected by the HSE National Health Library and Knowledge Service to provide…

78 suspected cases of Coronavirus tested in Ireland

By sa | Feb 18, 2020 |

There are still no confirmed cases of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) in Ireland, with 78 suspected cases tested to date, according to…

Details of drug awareness campaigns outlined by HSE

By Lydia Silalahi | Feb 18, 2020 |

The HSE was allocated €15,000 annually on ‘drug trend work’ and public awareness campaigns between 2015 and 2018, the Medical…

Chronic disease management roll-out progressing

By Niamh Cahill | Feb 18, 2020 |

Software supporting the introduction of the new chronic disease management programme in general practice is up and running in 50…

New Government must prioritise “evidence-based medicine” for Sláintecare

By sa | Feb 14, 2020 |

The new Government of Ireland must prioritise “evidence-based medicine” in its rollout of Sláintecare, according to RCSI President Mr Kenneth…

Survey shows positive experience of Acute Surgical Assessment Units

By sa | Feb 13, 2020 |

The first survey of accredited Acute Surgical Assessment Unit (ASAU) patients shows that their experience was “overwhelmingly positive”, with satisfactory…

Alternatives to swabbing and isolating suspected coronavirus cases need to be developed – UL Hospitals Group CEO

By Paul Mulholland | Feb 12, 2020 |

Hospitals will struggle to cope with isolating patients who may have the coronavirus (Covid-19) unless alternatives are found, according to…

IHCA expresses concern at findings from HIQA maternity services report

By sa | Feb 12, 2020 |

The IHCA has expressed concerned about the commitment to funding women’s health services following the publication of a new report…

HIQA concerned about ‘sustainability’ of smaller maternity units

By Paul Mulholland | Feb 10, 2020 |

There has been a lack of national coordination in the “evolution” of smaller maternity units, leading to concerns about the…

Programme launched to increase access to anaesthesia for surgical patients in Africa

By sa | Feb 6, 2020 |

A new multi-national anaesthesia partnership programme for East, Central and Southern Africa has been launched. This Department of Foreign Affairs…

HIQA and EPA strengthen cooperation on ionising radiation regulation

By sa | Feb 6, 2020 |

HIQA CEO, Phelim Quinn, and the Director General of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Laura Burke, have signed a memorandum…

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