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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

CUH practices on handling suspected Covid-19 cases ‘being amended’

By Catherine Reilly | Feb 19, 2020 |

Local practices in handling potential cases of coronavirus “are being amended” at Cork University Hospital (CUH) “to ensure alignment with…

BMJ clinical support tool available in Ireland

By sa | Feb 19, 2020 |

BMJ’s clinical decision support tool BMJ Best Practice has been selected by the HSE National Health Library and Knowledge Service to provide…

78 suspected cases of Coronavirus tested in Ireland

By sa | Feb 18, 2020 |

There are still no confirmed cases of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) in Ireland, with 78 suspected cases tested to date, according to…

Details of drug awareness campaigns outlined by HSE

By Lydia Silalahi | Feb 18, 2020 |

The HSE was allocated €15,000 annually on ‘drug trend work’ and public awareness campaigns between 2015 and 2018, the Medical…

Chronic disease management roll-out progressing

By Niamh Cahill | Feb 18, 2020 |

Software supporting the introduction of the new chronic disease management programme in general practice is up and running in 50…

Diversity a challenge for RCSI governing body

By Catherine Reilly | Feb 17, 2020 |

RCSI has difficulty reflecting diversity in its governing body, as the surgical profession needs to “evolve towards a more representative…

Sláintecare contract ‘could delay’ public health reforms

By Niamh Cahill | Feb 17, 2020 |

The introduction of a new Sláintecare contract for consultants could lead to delays in the implementation of reforms in public…

Anorexia patients over 16 refused at Temple Street

By David Lynch | Feb 17, 2020 |

Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) at Temple Street refused a request to accept a “small” number of over-16s with anorexia nervosa…

Salary payments made in error rise in 2019

By Paul Mulholland | Feb 17, 2020 |

The HSE spent over €1 million more in salary overpayments last year than in 2018, despite attempts to tackle the…

CEO ‘shocked’ at HSE performance management systems

By David Lynch & Paul Mulholland | Feb 17, 2020 |

HSE CEO Mr Paul Reid told the National Office of Clinical Audit (NOCA) Annual Conference earlier this month that he…

New Government must prioritise “evidence-based medicine” for Sláintecare

By sa | Feb 14, 2020 |

The new Government of Ireland must prioritise “evidence-based medicine” in its rollout of Sláintecare, according to RCSI President Mr Kenneth…

Survey shows positive experience of Acute Surgical Assessment Units

By sa | Feb 13, 2020 |

The first survey of accredited Acute Surgical Assessment Unit (ASAU) patients shows that their experience was “overwhelmingly positive”, with satisfactory…

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