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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

‘Severe shortage’ of consultants in SSWHG leading to ‘unacceptable delays’

By Reporter | Jul 22, 2021 |

The IHCA has warned that the ongoing shortage of hospital consultants across a large number of specialties in the South/South…

Repeat HSE study on prevalence of Covid-19 antibodies in HCWs

By Reporter | Jul 21, 2021 |

In October 2020, a national study called the PRECISE study was launched to look at the prevalence of  Covid-19 antibodies…

Valproate survivors ‘extremely frustrated’ with Minister Donnelly’s inquiry delay

By Catherine Reilly | Jul 21, 2021 |

Families harmed by anti-epileptic drug sodium valproate (Epilim) – which can cause birth defects and developmental disorders in children when…

Reduction in radiation doses being received in Ireland – HIQA report

By Reporter | Jul 20, 2021 |

HIQA has today published a report on new standard levels of ionising radiation for x-ray procedures. The study found the…

Pharmacies deliver their 100,000th Covid-19 vaccine

By Reporter | Jul 20, 2021 |

Irish pharmacies have reached the milestone of administering 100,000 Covid-19 vaccines, the Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) has confirmed. Pharmacies began…

GP payment figures ‘are misleading’ – IMO

By Reporter | Jul 19, 2021 |

The IMO has said the “annual publication” of figures for payments made to GPs was a “misleading exercise” based on…

Department considering response to draft consultant contract

By David Lynch | Jul 19, 2021 |

The Department of Health is considering the response of the IMO and the IHCA to an “invitation to engage” on…

‘Complex’ transfer of disability remit ongoing

By David Lynch | Jul 15, 2021 |

The “complex” transfer of policy and funding responsibility for specialist community-based disability services from the Department of Health to the…

109 consultants not on specialist register

By David Lynch | Jul 15, 2021 |

There were 109 consultants employed by the HSE at the end of April who were not on the specialist register…

Drop in HCV treatments

By Catherine Reilly | Jul 15, 2021 |

The number of people commencing direct-acting antiviral (DAA) treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) fell to 110 in the first…

Potential complaints about delayed care – RCSI Council

By David Lynch | Jul 15, 2021 |

The RCSI Council raised concerns with the Medical Council and the HSE earlier this year about potential patient complaints due…

Almost 1,000 reported cases of ‘occupational Covid’ in HCWs

By Catherine Reilly | Jul 15, 2021 |

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has been notified of 992 occupational cases of Covid-19 in healthcare workers (HCWs) from…

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