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By David Lynch | Jul 31, 2020 |

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Oireachtas report calls for ‘urgent’ action to protect nursing homes in potential Covid-19 second wave

By sa | Jul 31, 2020 |

The Special Committee on Covid-19 Response is calling for immediate action and reform of the nursing home sector, to protect…

HSE Covid-19 guidelines too restrictive, it is claimed

By Niamh Cahill | Jul 31, 2020 |

HSE guidelines for Covid-19 testing are restrictive and fail to take account of other manifestations of the disease, a leading…

NPHET draft paper included a 6th class pilot from June

By Catherine Reilly | Jul 31, 2020 |

A pilot initiative for the return of 6th class in primary school during phase two of the reopening of society…

Release of new fitness to drive information

By sa | Jul 28, 2020 |

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) in association with the National Office for Traffic Medicine (NOTM) at the RCPI today announced the…

Covid-19 highlights need for more medical scientists in hospitals  

By sa | Jul 23, 2020 |

There is an urgent need for more medical scientists working in hospitals as all laboratories face serious recruitment and retention…

Sympathies extended to family of Dublin doctor who died from Covid-19

By sa | Jul 22, 2020 |

The CEO of the HSE Mr Paul Reid has extended his sympathies to the family and loved ones of Dr…

‘Limited clinical oversight’ of nursing homes – HIQA

By sa | Jul 21, 2020 |

Clinical oversight in most nursing homes has been “very limited”, especially in the private sector, according to a new HIQA…

MPS fears doctors will ‘suffer in silence’ amid huge referrals backlog  

By sa | Jul 21, 2020 |

The Government, HSE and private healthcare providers must work together to improve access to mental wellbeing support for healthcare workers…

Mental health service concerns must be addressed to protect patients from Covid-19

By sa | Jul 14, 2020 |

The Chief Executive of the Mental Health Commission has said that there are actions that need to be taken now…

Geriatrician urges new qualifications for care of older people

By David Lynch | Jul 13, 2020 |

A required qualification of competence in care of older people and “a mechanism of ongoing education” are “critically important”, the…

One week’s notice raised in private hospitals deal

By David Lynch & Niamh Cahill | Jul 13, 2020 |

HSE access to private hospital capacity with one week’s notice, if necessary, is being discussed with the Private Hospitals Association…

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