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ICGP report highlights rural/urban divide in general practice

By sa | Sep 29, 2015 |

A new ICGP report paints a picture of a growing divide in rural and urban healthcare provision in Ireland.

Launch of the new Irish Pain Research Network

By sa | Sep 25, 2015 |

The Irish Pain Research Network (IPRN) is a new national initiative that aims to bring together all active pain researchers on the island of Ireland.

Health system “one bad week” from chaos- IMO President

By sa | Sep 23, 2015 |

The IMO predicts a supplementary budget will be required for the Department of Health again this year, as it launched its pre-budget submission in Dublin today.

Irish research endorsed as a new approach to Heart Failure prevention in Canadian guidelines

By sa | Sep 23, 2015 |

A ground-breaking Irish study into a new way to prevent heart failure has been recognised as being important to standard medical care in new Canadian guidelines.

Ireland no nearer universal healthcare system finds Trinity project

By sa | Sep 22, 2015 |

A new health project conducted by Trinity College researchers, finds that “plans for universal access to healthcare (are) in disarray”.

Medical Council publishes education and training roadmap

By sa | Sep 22, 2015 |

The Medical Council has published an education and training roadmap titled ‘Doctors’ Education, Training and Lifelong Learning in 21st Century Ireland’.

Over half of Irish public support sugar sweetened drinks tax – IHF

By sa | Sep 22, 2015 |

Almost six out of ten members of the Irish public now support the introduction of a sugar sweetened drinks tax to help reduce childhood obesity, a poll for the Irish Heart Foundation has revealed.

St James’s Hospital and Arthritis Ireland launch app for RA patients

By sa | Sep 21, 2015 |

An app for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), developed by the Rheumatology Unit at St James’s Hospital in Dublin, in conjunction with Arthritis Ireland, has been launched today.

Sports injuries and illness focus of RCSI conference

By sa | Sep 18, 2015 |

Sports injuries and illness in young people is the theme of an important conference currently taking place in the RCSI.

GPs have important role in helping ED overcrowding issue says NAGP

By sa | Sep 17, 2015 |

The NAGP believes GPs can play an important role in helping to alleviate overcrowding in emergency departments.

Mouth Cancer Awareness Day 2015 focuses on rural community

By sa | Sep 16, 2015 |

Two people die every week from mouth cancer and incidence appears to be on the rise, experts warned today on Mouth Cancer Awareness Day 2015.

Household study reveals high stress levels and need to invest in mental health and GP services

By sa | Sep 15, 2015 |

A major new study of almost 350 households across Tallaght has revealed that more than three in five (67 per cent) of primary household carers experienced stress in the previous 12 months particularly around issues of family, finances, illness, work and unemployment.

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