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The latest in cancer therapy breakthroughs: TransOncXI 2018 meeting report

By sa | Nov 13, 2018 |

Dr Alex J Eustace gives an overview of the 11th International Symposium on Translational Research in Oncology, which took place in Dublin recently

HIQA completes further rolling reviews of evidence in relation to Omicron for NPHET

By Reporter | Jan 14, 2022 |

HIQA has noted the similarity of international agency assessments of the risks associated with Omicron and resulting public health guidance.…

Irish study sheds new light on long-term SARS-CoV-2 vaccine responses in nursing home residents

By Reporter | Jan 11, 2022 |

New research assessing levels of Covid-19 antibodies (against the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein) — both before vaccination and at five weeks…

Work ongoing to replace Beaumont’s ‘unstable’ information system

By Catherine Reilly | Jan 7, 2022 |
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Beaumont Hospital in Dublin is continuing to work on replacing its legacy information system, which was the subject of concerns…

Delays in outpatient commissioning due to pandemic and cyberattack

By Paul Mulholland | Jan 7, 2022 |
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An internal National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF) report from last year detailed problems regarding thecommissioning of outpatient activity due to…

Activity-based funding targets not reached – HSE

By Paul Mulholland | Jan 7, 2022 |
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Many of the targets identified in the first activity-based funding (ABF) implementation plan have not been achieved, according to the…

ISSPHM to publish position paper on ‘better pandemic control’

By Sa | Jan 7, 2022 |
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The Irish Society of Specialists in Public Health Medicine (ISSPHM) will soon sign off on its first position paper on…

New learning analytics unit for health professionals

By David Lynch | Jan 7, 2022 |
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Work on a national learning analytics unit for health professionals is in the “early stages” of planning, this newspaper can…

Legal consultancy fees rising due to growing workload – Medical Council

By Catherine Reilly | Jan 7, 2022 |
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The rise in legal consultancy expenditure by the Medical Council in 2020 was associated with the regulator’s increasing volume of…

Lack of private prescription data raised

By Catherine Reilly | Jan 7, 2022 |
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Lack of visibility of the private prescription of controlled drugs has been raised at a Medical Council stakeholdergroup on overprescribing.…

Funding shortfall for HSE ICT projects in 2022 – CIO

By David Lynch | Jan 7, 2022 |
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The HSE’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) told a special meeting of the Executive’s performance and delivery committee that it would…

Potential to reduce medications prescribed for older people- RCSI study

By Reporter | Jan 6, 2022 |

A new study by researchers at RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences of GP-delivered medication for older people led…

Patients having emergency abdominal surgery spent less time in hospital during Covid-19

By Reporter | Jan 5, 2022 |

Patients undergoing emergency abdominal surgery spent less time in hospital during Covid-19, without any negative impact on outcomes, according to…

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