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IPNA launches general practice nurse survey

By Niamh Cahill | May 27, 2020 |

The Irish Practice Nurses Association (IPNA) is calling on general practice nurses (GPNs) to complete a survey aimed at boosting…

Medical Council President welcomes new interns facing ‘challenging year’

By sa | May 27, 2020 |

President of the Medical Council Dr Rita Doyle has written to each medical intern to congratulate them as they embark…

Call for HSE funded mental health support for frontline workers

By David Lynch | May 27, 2020 |

A Co Mayo GP and former Senator has called for all frontline workers, including doctors and other healthcare workers to…

Greater Covid-19 testing of vulnerable groups required – NPHET

By Niamh Cahill | May 26, 2020 |

Available testing capacity should be mobilised towards increased testing of vulnerable groups, a meeting of the National Public Health Emergency…

New association for private hospital consultants established amid growing frustration

By Niamh Cahill | May 22, 2020 |

Full-time private hospital consultants have established a new association in response to ongoing frustration at the representation provided to them…

Decision Support Service funding must be prioritised says Director

By sa | May 22, 2020 |

The Director of the Decision Support Service (DSS), has today written to each political party to ensure that the commencement…

Several Covid-19 assessment hubs reducing opening hours

By Niamh Cahill | May 19, 2020 |

A number of Covid-19 community assessment hubs established by the HSE are to reduce opening hours from this week following a…

HSE ‘focused’ on improving testing to tracing time – Reid

By sa | May 19, 2020 |

The HSE is focused on “significantly” improving end-to-end turnaround times from Covid-19 swabbing to test result notification and contact tracing,…

Irish GPs highlight enormous contribution of general practice on World Family Doctor Day

By sa | May 19, 2020 |

Ireland’s GP community today celebrates World Family Doctor Day,  an annual WONCA-led event to highlight the essential role of family doctors…

Annual Healthy Ireland survey suspended because of Covid-19

By David Lynch | May 14, 2020 |

The annual Healthy Ireland survey conducted on behalf of  the Department of Health by Ipsos MRBI is “currently suspended” because…

Increase in influenza-like-illness rate raising Covid-19 concerns

By Niamh Cahill | May 13, 2020 |

The sentinel GP influenza-like illness (ILI) consultation rate has increased, raising concern about the continued spread of Covid-19 in the community,…

Decision Support Service facing further delays

By Niamh Cahill | May 12, 2020 |

The introduction this year of a new service aimed at supporting individuals who have difficulties with decision making capacity appears…

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Greater Covid-19 testing of vulnerable groups required – NPHET

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