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Government launches Healthy Ireland strategic action plan 2021-25

By sa | May 11, 2021 |

The Department of Health’s Healthy Ireland Strategic Action Plan 2021-2025 has been published today. According to the Department, it will…

Many GPs expected not to continue Covid-19 vaccinations after vulnerable groups have been vaccinated

By Niamh Cahill | May 11, 2021 |

The IMO is in talks with the HSE on GPs continuing to administer Covid-19 vaccinations after vulnerable patient groups have…

2,700 doctors took RCPI exams using remote invigilation technology

By sa | May 11, 2021 |

The RCPI has announced that 2,700 doctors, from 38 countries, have taken its written membership examinations for postgraduate medical qualifications…

IMO public health specialists vote to accept “landmark” agreement

By sa | May 7, 2021 |

Public health specialists in the IMO have voted to approve the terms of an agreement reached with the Department of Health to…

INMO conference calls for urgent action on long Covid

By sa | May 6, 2021 |

Frontline nurses and midwives experiencing long-term Covid symptoms are not getting the medical or employment supports they need, the Irish…

Covid-19 vaccination begins for medically vulnerable in homeless services

By sa | May 6, 2021 |

The Minister of State for Public Health, Wellbeing and the National Drugs Strategy, Frank Feighan, has welcomed the commencement of…

Donegal GP explains high rate Covid-19 in the county

By Niamh Cahill | May 5, 2021 |

High rates of Covid-19 among young people in Derry are contributing to higher than average rates of the disease in…

HSE to determine scale of post-Covid illness

By sa | May 4, 2021 |

The HSE is examining how it can “model” the possible numbers affected by prolonged Covid-19 symptoms, according to a spokesperson.…

‘Neurosurgery planning clinical advisor’ will help develop trauma provision – HSE

By Catherine Reilly | Apr 30, 2021 |

A neurosurgery planning clinical advisor, with international experience of trauma, will work “in collaboration with colleagues” at the national neurosurgical…

Public health team warn ‘virus still poses threat’

By sa | Apr 30, 2021 |

People have been advised that SARS-CoV-2 “still poses a threat” as a further four deaths and 545 cases have been…

National SARS-CoV-2 wastewater surveillance programme developed

By sa | Apr 30, 2021 |

A National SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) Wastewater Surveillance Programme will begin in early May. The programme has been developed by a specialist…

Govt gives approval to draft legislation on home support services

By sa | Apr 30, 2021 |

The Government has given approval to the Minister for Health to draft a General Scheme and Heads of a Bill…

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