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Lack of staff for systemic therapy programme classed as ‘risk’ — NCCP

By Paul Mulholland | Nov 18, 2019 |

The lack of staffing for the systemic therapy programme presents a risk to implementing a new model of care in…

HSE receives €26 million for Winter Plan

By sa | Nov 14, 2019 |

An additional €26 million in funding will be released as part of the HSE’s Winter Plan 2019/2020, it has been…

Launch of specialist geriatric services model of care

By sa | Nov 13, 2019 |

A new model of care for for specialist mental health services for older people has been launched in the RCPI.…

Minister for Health launches new patient advocacy service

By sa | Nov 13, 2019 |

Minister for Health Simon Harris has launched the new patient advocacy service, aimed at supporting patients who wish to make…

Over 150 IMGTI doctors in Irish health service

By sa | Nov 12, 2019 |

There are 158 doctors working in the Irish health service as part of the International Medical Graduate Training Initiative (IMGTI),…

Newborns who suffer mild oxygen deprivation impacted in later life

By sa | Nov 12, 2019 |

Babies who suffer even mild oxygen deprivation at birth have impaired cognitive outcomes compared to children with uneventful deliveries, joint…

Consultant agitation mounts as IMO set to hold ballot

By sa | Nov 7, 2019 |

The IMO Council has voted in favour of organising a ballot of its consultant and NCHD members to undertake industrial…

IMO expected to vote to ballot for industrial action

By sa | Nov 6, 2019 |

The IMO is expected to vote in favour of organising a ballot of its consultants and NCHDs this evening to…

RCPI survey highlights doctors’ concerns about climate change

By sa | Nov 5, 2019 |

Doctors working in the Irish health system are deeply concerned about the effect of climate change and pollution on the…

Surgeons and design students partner to create medical prototypes

By sa | Nov 1, 2019 |

An agreement between RCSI and the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) to collaborate on healthcare innovations was signed…

Flexible trainees in surgery ‘often working 40 hours’

By Catherine Reilly | Oct 31, 2019 |

Surgical trainees undertaking flexible training are “often working” 40 hours per week, yet this additional time is “not recognised” towards…

Activity-based funding implementation ‘stalled’

By Paul Mulholland | Oct 31, 2019 |

Progress in implementing activity-based funding (ABF) has stalled due to a range of factors, a high-level policy document obtained by…

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