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The latest in cancer therapy breakthroughs: TransOncXI 2018 meeting report

By sa | Nov 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dr Alex J Eustace gives an overview of the 11th International Symposium on Translational Research in Oncology, which took place in Dublin recently

Poor control of risk factors in heart attack survivors – Irish research

By sa | Oct 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

A new nationwide study of Irish patients who have survived a recent heart attack shows many aren’t succeeding in minimising…

IMO warns of industrial action on consultant ‘crisis’

By sa | Oct 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The IMO has warned that it will ballot for industrial action if the Government does not produce “concrete proposals to…

HSE invites Aspire post-CSCST Fellowship applications

By sa | Oct 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

The HSE National Doctors Training and Planning (NDTP) unit is calling for applications to the NDTP Aspire Post-certificate of satisfactory…

Bill to help Northern Irish residents access Euro healthcare

By sa | Oct 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Bill that provides health benefits similar to the European Health Insurance Card to eligible residents of Northern Ireland in…

IMO: Government has betrayed patients and medical workforce

By sa | Oct 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The IMO has accused the Government of betraying the country’s patients and its medical workforce by imposing and maintaining austerity-era…

Limerick to host World Rural Health Conference 2022

By sa | Oct 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ireland will host the World Organisation of Family Doctors (WONCA) World Rural Health Conference in Limerick in June 2022. The…

European Investment Bank provides €40m support for RCSI campus development

By sa | Oct 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

RCSI has negotiated a €40 million second loan agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB), according to the College. The…

Sláintecare ‘presents political challenges’

By Sarah Gallagher | Oct 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Focus on strategy instead of implementation “too often” means that policy documents and reports end up “gathering dust”, according to…

Lariam ‘valid choice’ for malaria prevention in military

By Catherine Reilly | Oct 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Controversial anti-malarial Lariam (mefloquine) remains “a valid choice” for malaria chemoprophylaxis in the Defence Forces, the former Director of its…

Unite nearing 50 GPs needed for branch

By David Lynch | Oct 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

As of late September, Unite trade union was “approaching” the number of GP members required to establish a GP branch,…

HSE to inform Medical Council of persistently poor prescribers

By Catherine Reilly | Oct 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

HSE data on doctors who over-prescribe benzodiazepines and z-drugs will now be shared with the Medical Council in cases where…

Secretary General warned of ‘white flag’ being raised in relation to off-site private practice

By Paul Mulholland | Oct 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Secretary General of the Department of Health expressed concern that health management was waving the “white flag at a…