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Deficit around ‘informed consent’, finds Irish maternity survey

By sa | Feb 2, 2015 |

The Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services Ireland (AIMS Ireland) today released the first set of data from its ‘What Matters to You?’ survey, highlighting statistics for consent in pregnancy, during labour and birth, and following birth in the Irish maternity system.

Tamiflu reduces length of influenza symptoms new study finds

By sa | Jan 30, 2015 |

A new survey published in The Lancet concludes that Tamiflu shortens the duration of flu symptoms by about a day, compared to placebo, in adults with laboratory-confirmed influenza.

Research funding ‘pivotal’ to cancer breakthroughs

By sa | Jan 30, 2015 |

Breakthrough Cancer Research will be marking World Cancer Day on February 4 under the theme of ‘Not Beyond Us’.

Tamiflu reduces length of influenza symptoms new study finds

By sa | Jan 30, 2015 |

A new survey published in The Lancet concludes that Tamiflu shortens the duration of flu symptoms by about a day, compared to placebo, in adults with laboratory-confirmed influenza.

Research funding ‘pivotal’ to cancer breakthroughs

By sa | Jan 30, 2015 |

Breakthrough Cancer Research will be marking World Cancer Day on February 4 under the theme of ‘Not Beyond Us’.

ICGP presents to Varadkar on CDM

By sa | Jan 29, 2015 |

The ICGP today presented an analysis of chronic disease in Ireland to Minister for Health Dr Leo Varadkar and Minister Kathleen Lynch, showing that the number of adults with chronic disease will be around 40 per cent by 2020.

Nursing Home report ‘eye-opener’ for Government

By sa | Jan 29, 2015 |

Only 11 per cent of Nursing Homes have dedicated dementia care units according to a new national survey.

ICGP presents to Varadkar on CDM

By sa | Jan 29, 2015 |

The ICGP today presented an analysis of chronic disease in Ireland to Minister for Health Dr Leo Varadkar and Minister Kathleen Lynch, showing that the number of adults with chronic disease will be around 40 per cent by 2020.

Nursing Home report ‘eye-opener’ for Government

By sa | Jan 29, 2015 |

Only 11 per cent of Nursing Homes have dedicated dementia care units according to a new national survey.

HSE’s November Assessment Report shows increase demand

By sa | Jan 28, 2015 |

The HSE’s November Performance Report published today shows increased activity and demand in the health services towards the end of 2014, the Minister for Health Leo Varadkar confirmed today.

HSE’s November Assessment Report shows increase demand

By sa | Jan 28, 2015 |

The HSE’s November Performance Report published today shows increased activity and demand in the health services towards the end of 2014, the Minister for Health Leo Varadkar confirmed today.

IMO consultants and NCHDs accept revised pay proposals

By sa | Jan 27, 2015 |

Consultants and NCHD members of the IMO have voted to accept revised proposals on pay and career structures for hospital consultants.

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