HSE has ‘significant difficulty’ in meeting savings targets

By sa | June 27, 2019

The most “significant areas of financial pressure” for the HSE “relate to the pensions and demand led areas including, the primary care reimbursement service”. That is according to the HSE Director General Mr Paul Reid who was speaking in front of the  Committee of Public Accounts (PAC) this morning. Mr Reid also…

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A round-up of some of the most topical research presented at this year’s ESC

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Cardiovascular disease is biggest killer globally but cancer overtakes in some countries Cardiovascular disease remains the main cause of death globally, but cancer has overtaken it to become the leading cause of death in some high-income and upper-middle-income countries, according to the late-breaking results from the PURE study, which were presented in a Hot Line…

Evidence-based approaches to hypertension

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A comparison of current European and US guidelines and management principles An estimated 1.13 billion people worldwide have hypertension. It is a major cardiovascular risk factor and a leading risk factor for global deaths. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), in 2015, one-in-four men and one-in-five women had hypertension and fewer than one-in-five people…

Managing heart valve disease

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As we mark European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Week (www.heartvalveweek.eu) this month (16-22 September), it is important that patients understand that progress and changes in the treatment of heart valve disease make the disease a little less daunting The landscape of cardiac surgery is changing with lightning speed. Cardiac surgery has been the focus of…

A round-up of some of the most topical research presented at this year’s ESC

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Cardiovascular disease is biggest killer globally but cancer overtakes in some countries Cardiovascular disease remains the main cause of death globally, but cancer has overtaken it to become the leading cause of death in some high-income and upper-middle-income countries, according to the late-breaking results from the PURE study, which were presented in a Hot Line…

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