The Clinical Director of the national Sexual Assault Treatment Unit (SATU) service has welcomed news that the units will soon be in a position to allow patients the option of preserving biological evidence for a year.
Just over half (51 per cent) of GMS contract holders have signed up to the under-six contract, according to data released today by the HSE.
The new national framework for suicide prevention is expected to be published “in the next few weeks,” the Medical Independent (MI) has learned.
The New Children’s Hospital Group Board has been in discussion with the Department of Health regarding a philanthropy plan, this newspaper has learned.
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The HSE Crisis Pregnancy Programme has acknowledged an increase in the number of women giving Irish addresses at UK abortion clinics, but describes the rate as stable at 3.8 per 1000 women aged 15-44.
A joint HSE and RCPI healthcare initiative aimed at tackling pressure ulcers has won a prestigious international award from the ‘Journal of Wound Care’.
The inaugural National eHealth Ecosystem meeting takes place on 29 June at the Clyde Court Hotel, Dublin 4, according to the Department of Health and HSE. The meeting is hosted by the eHealth Ireland Ecosystem.
There were 19,049 doctors registered with the Medical Council at the end of 2014, which is the highest number in a decade.
An Bord Pleanála has granted permission for a new forensic hospital at Portrane, Co. Dublin. This will replace the existing Central Mental Hospital.
The IMO has expressed disappointment and grave concern as to the outcome of the public sector pay talks.
Minister of State for Primary Care, Kathleen Lynch has rejected a suggestion from the NAGP that the information provided by her in the Dáil yesterday was inaccurate.