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IHCA Vice-President hails reaction of healthcare workers to Covid-19 crisis as ‘phenomenal’

By Paul Mulholland | Mar 27, 2020 |

The Vice-President of the IHCA Dr Laura Durcan has said she has been extremely “heartened” by the reaction to staff…

Three month deferral on blood donations from frontline HCWs

By David Lynch | Mar 27, 2020 |

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) will not be accepting blood donations from frontline health care workers who work with…

‘Camaraderie’ among medical students at uncertain time

By Paul Mulholland | Mar 27, 2020 |

Uncertainty around clinical placement, teaching, timetables, examination formats, and graduations have caused anxiety among medical students with Covid-19 are causing…

NCHD Chair urges Govt to help accommodate returning staff

By Catherine Reilly | Mar 27, 2020 |

The Chair of the IMO NCHD committee Dr Paddy Hillery has urged the Government to examine accommodation arrangements for healthcare…

HSE extends historic rest day requirement in light of Covid-19 crisis

By Paul Mulholland | Mar 26, 2020 |

The HSE has agreed to extend the date by which accumulated historic ‘rest days’ must be taken until 31 December 2021.…

Transplant services placed in peril by Covid-19

By Catherine Reilly | Mar 26, 2020 |

Transplant services in Ireland, and other countries, are in peril due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Irish Government’s action plan…

Heart and stroke presentations fallen in recent weeks due to public concerns

By sa | Mar 26, 2020 |

The Irish Heart Foundation has today (26 March) expressed its concern that people experiencing symptoms of heart disease and stroke…

ICGP annual conference rescheduled to November

By sa | Mar 26, 2020 |

The ICGP has today announced its decision to postpone its forthcoming annual conference and AGM in light of the evolving Covid-19 situation. …

121 doctors re-join medical register in response to pandemic

By sa | Mar 26, 2020 |

A total of 121 doctors have re-joined the Register of Medical Practitioners with the Medical Council in little over a…

Sláintecare progress continues with ‘core group of staff’ during Covid-19

By David Lynch | Mar 26, 2020 |

Progress with Sláintecare continues despite the Covid-19 pandemic, this newspaper has been told. However the Department of Health said that…

HPRA should be alerted on ‘home tests’

By Catherine Reilly | Mar 26, 2020 |

Healthcare professionals such as pharmacists and GPs who may be approached in relation to in vitro diagnostic (IVD) test kits for Covid-19 should contact the…

New website to help connect companies and hospitals for PPE

By sa | Mar 25, 2020 |

Researchers at NUI Galway and University of Limerick have designed a new Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) emergency supply donation website…

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