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Government launches Healthy Ireland strategic action plan 2021-25

By sa | May 11, 2021 |

The Department of Health’s Healthy Ireland Strategic Action Plan 2021-2025 has been published today. According to the Department, it will…

Many GPs expected not to continue Covid-19 vaccinations after vulnerable groups have been vaccinated

By Niamh Cahill | May 11, 2021 |

The IMO is in talks with the HSE on GPs continuing to administer Covid-19 vaccinations after vulnerable patient groups have…

2,700 doctors took RCPI exams using remote invigilation technology

By sa | May 11, 2021 |

The RCPI has announced that 2,700 doctors, from 38 countries, have taken its written membership examinations for postgraduate medical qualifications…

IMO public health specialists vote to accept “landmark” agreement

By sa | May 7, 2021 |

Public health specialists in the IMO have voted to approve the terms of an agreement reached with the Department of Health to…

INMO conference calls for urgent action on long Covid

By sa | May 6, 2021 |

Frontline nurses and midwives experiencing long-term Covid symptoms are not getting the medical or employment supports they need, the Irish…

Covid-19 vaccination begins for medically vulnerable in homeless services

By sa | May 6, 2021 |

The Minister of State for Public Health, Wellbeing and the National Drugs Strategy, Frank Feighan, has welcomed the commencement of…

Sláintecare Council opposes Donnelly’s halt on regionalisation

By David Lynch | May 5, 2021 |

The Sláintecare Implementation Advisory Council (SIAC) strongly disagreed with Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly’s view that progressing the new regional…

Minister warned to prepare for ‘tsunami’ of cancer cases

By Pat Kelly | May 5, 2021 |

Several leading clinicians and signatories have written to Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly urging him to take action to prepare…

Roof damage in IT server building is ‘major’ risk – Rotunda

By Catherine Reilly | May 5, 2021 |

Roof damage at the Rotunda Hospital’s colposcopy/administration building represents a “major” infrastructural risk as it houses the main IT server…

33 suspected adverse events relating to transplant process

By Catherine Reilly | May 5, 2021 |

There were 33 reports of suspected adverse reactions/events associated with the organ transplantation process between 1 January 2019 and 19…

HSE’s plans to procure staff messaging service remain shelved

By David Lynch | May 5, 2021 |

The HSE’s plans to procure a new messaging service for staff remain shelved and its policy allowing usage of WhatsApp…

Donegal GP explains high rate Covid-19 in the county

By Niamh Cahill | May 5, 2021 |

High rates of Covid-19 among young people in Derry are contributing to higher than average rates of the disease in…

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