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The latest in cancer therapy breakthroughs: TransOncXI 2018 meeting report

By sa | Nov 13, 2018 |

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

2,360 GMS GPs have now signed up to agreement

By David Lynch | Dec 12, 2019 |

At the begging of November, a total of 2,360 GMS GPs had signed up to the first part of the…

RCSI granted ‘university’ title

By sa | Dec 10, 2019 |

RCSI has been authorised to use the title of university in Ireland, Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh and…

Medical Council President reminds doctors of ethical responsibilities

By sa | Dec 6, 2019 |

Following the publication of research earlier this week relating to the high proportion of surveyed doctors who self-prescribe medication and…

HIQA recommends a minimally-invasive alternative to open heart surgery

By sa | Dec 5, 2019 |

The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) has published a health technology assessment (HTA) recommending that the Minister for Health…

Mandatory open disclosure Bill published

By sa | Dec 5, 2019 |

A Bill providing for mandatory open disclosure of specified serious patient safety incidents has been published today. According to the…

New guidance on appropriate use of psychotropic drugs in dementia

By sa | Dec 5, 2019 |

Minister for Health Simon Harris has launched a new national clinical guideline on the appropriate prescribing of psychotropic medication for…

CervicalCheck discordant results ‘in line’ with English programme – RCOG review

By sa | Dec 3, 2019 |

The findings of the CervicalCheck slide review conducted by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), UK, are “in…

Governance gaps impacting infectious disease reporting system – HIQA review

By sa | Nov 29, 2019 |

A review of information management practices in the HSE Computerised Infectious Disease Reporting (CIDR) system has been published by HIQA…

Six high risk ratings in Mental Health Commission reports

By sa | Nov 28, 2019 |

The “serious effect” of lack of adequately trained staff in mental health facilities has been highlighted in a number of…

National Cancer Information System launched

By sa | Nov 27, 2019 |

The National Cancer Information System (NCIS) has gone live, the HSE has announced, with St Luke’s Hospital in Rathgar the…

Minister for Health meets with social media companies to discuss anti-vaccination misinformation

By sa | Nov 25, 2019 |

Minister for Health Simon Harris has met with the social media companies, Facebook, Twitter, and Google, to discuss the measures…

Delays highlighted in patient survey

By sa | Nov 25, 2019 |

Over 70 per cent of patients have reported not being admitted to a ward within the HSE’s target waiting time…

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