A new method of managing symptoms of concussion was presented at the Sports Surgery Clinic’s 5th Annual Sports Medicine Conference in Dublin at the weekend. The theme of the conference was ‘Concussion: Diagnosis and Rehabilitation’.
The HSE has this afternoon provided updated figures on the number of GMS GPs to have signed the under-six contract.
The provision of mental health care in large Victorian hospitals is “almost at an end” says Minister Kathleen Lynch.
The Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, RCPI, has welcomed a statement issued by Minister for Health Leo Varadkar to RTÉ Prime Time last night, stating his intention to fast-track legislation to support Open Disclosure.
The opening of a new €1.3m Gastro Intestinal Unit at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin has been welcomed.
Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and RCSI have signed a collaborative agreement to create a consortium allowing the institutions to more effectively exploit research outcomes linked to health and clinical expertise.
The IMO has called for the immediate ban on sport sponsorship by the alcohol industry and an introduction of a minimum unit price for alcohol.
The New Children’s Hospital Group Board has been in discussion with the Department of Health regarding a philanthropy plan, this newspaper has learned.
The prospect of removing all toasters from Kerry General Hospital, in light of fire alarm activations, was raised at a meeting of the hospital’s Executive Management Board (EMB) earlier this year.
The Department of Health has told the Medical Independent (MI) it has no plans to increase staff levels at the National Cancer Registry Ireland (NCRI).
Some €1,014,810 was paid to 37 GPs/GP practices in 2014 for providing services to Defence Forces personnel, according to figures released by the Department of Defence to the Medical Independent (MI).
The President of the Irish Neurological Association (INA) has urged the HSE and the manufacturers of a treatment for progressive MS to reach agreement on reimbursing the drug for suitable patients.