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Consultation launched on effects of climate change on health sector

By sa | Jul 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Minister for Health Simon Harris has today launched a public consultation on the impact climate change will have on the…

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

By sa | Jul 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Regulation of Ireland’s disability sector has had a positive impact on the lives of people who receive services, according to…

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

By sa | Jul 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are currently 47,255 children across Ireland waiting to see a paediatrician for an outpatient appointment in the three children’s…

Minister confirms plan to establish six health areas

By sa | Jul 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Minister for Health Simon Harris has today announced some details around the restructuring of health services leading to the establishment…

Report completed on ‘non-specialist’ consultants

By Paul Mulholland | Jul 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The HSE has completed a report on the employment of consultants not registered in the specialist division of the medical…

RCPI expanding regional training offices

By sa | Jul 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

RCPI plans to expand its regional offices with the next facility due to open later this year to support doctors…

Launch of new model of care for acute hospital patients

By sa | Jul 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Final Report on the Enhanced Care Model was launched today by the Minister for Health Simon Harris who called…

‘High risk ratings’ identified in three mental health centres

By sa | Jul 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Mental Health Commission (MHC) has published three inspection reports on two centres in Dublin, and one in Cork, which…

Consultation launched on contraception access

By sa | Jul 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

A public consultation has been launched today on increasing access to contraception. Earlier this year, Minister for Health Simon Harris…

First training programme in Sports and Exercise Medicine

By sa | Jul 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (RCPI & RCSI) has launched Ireland’s first structured training programme for Sports and…

Increased reports of trainee bullying in Council survey

By sa | Jul 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Some 41 per cent of trainees experienced some form of bullying or harassment in their roles, an increase from 34…

IMO highlights safety concerns over Sudanese doctors

By sa | Jul 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

The IMO has “grave concerns” about the growing numbers of attacks on healthcare workers and healthcare facilities in areas of…

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