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IMO calls for ‘new approach’ on nursing home care

By sa | Jun 25, 2020 |

The IMO has called for a new approach to managing care for older persons in nursing homes in light of…

Survey shows public back legal protection for doctors

By sa | Jun 25, 2020 |

Doctors who have acted in “good faith during the Covid-19 crisis, should not have to worry about future prosecution or…

RCPI welcomes over 90 new training posts for doctors for the Irish health service

By sa | Jun 24, 2020 |

The RCPI has welcomed the creation of more than 90 new training posts that will help to recruit and retain…

Diabetes patients cancelling appointments amid fear of catching Covid-19

By Niamh Cahill | Jun 24, 2020 |

A rise in the number of diabetes patients cancelling their routine visits to clinics has occurred due to fears of…

Over one-fifth of Covid-19 healthcare workers cases linked to nursing home outbreaks

By Niamh Cahill | Jun 23, 2020 |

More than one-fifth of Covid-19 cases among healthcare workers are linked to outbreaks in nursing homes, new data from the…

‘Immediate decanting’ of hospitals was HSE priority

By Catherine Reilly | Jun 18, 2020 |

Immediate decanting of hospitals “to the greatest extent possible” was among the HSE’s highest priorities in response to Covid-19, according…

‘Frankly unbelievable’ that Govt would allow loss of doctors – IMO

By sa | Jun 18, 2020 |

The IMO has called on the Government to ensure no doctor is left without a placement either during or after the Covid-19…

HSE CEO confirms need to improve models of care for older people

By Paul Mulholland | Jun 18, 2020 |

The CEO of the HSE Mr Paul Reid has said the Covid-19 crisis has shown “very significant changes” in relation…

Survey of consultant psychiatrists shows increase in referrals and relapse

By sa | Jun 17, 2020 |

A survey of consultant psychiatrists by the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland shows the emergence of “a new mental health curve…

Exclusive: Proposed testing strategy for healthcare workers under consideration by NPHET

By Priscilla Lynch | Jun 16, 2020 |

A proposed Covid-19 testing strategy specifically for healthcare professionals is under consideration by the national public health emergency team (NPHET)…

HIQA finds room for improvement in first inspections of ionising radiation services

By sa | Jun 16, 2020 |

There is an opportunity for services to improve governance arrangements to ensure oversight of all areas within a facility that…

Delivery of PPE by Heroes-Aid to frontline workers at 200 locations today

By sa | Jun 16, 2020 |

Heroes-Aid, a voluntary not-for-profit organisation, established in the early stage of Covid-19 to protect and support frontline health care workers,…

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