RCSI spends €18K on wine and spirits

The RCSI spent €18,198 on wine and spirits for College receptions and meetings last year, down from €21,027 in 2017, according to figures released to the Medical Independent following a Freedom of Information request. Some €11,387 of last year’s expenditure...
RCSI spends €18K on wine and spirits

NAGP and Unite deal ‘remains to be seen’

A spokesperson for Unite has said it “remains to be seen” whether the union can come to an agreement with the NAGP regarding representing GPs in the future. Last month, it was announced the NAGP had entered into voluntary liquidation....
NAGP and Unite deal ‘remains to be seen’

Value of Hospital Groups ‘to be clarified’ — outgoing Cork University Hospital CEO

The outgoing CEO of Cork University Hospital (CUH) has said the value of the Hospital Group system “remains to be clarified”. Mr Tony McNamara was speaking to the Medical Independent (MI) at the recent Future Health Summit in Dublin, where...
Value of Hospital Groups ‘to be clarified’ — outgoing Cork University Hospital CEO

Health remains most lobbied public policy area

Health is the policy area with the highest number of incidences of lobbying, the Medical Independent (MI) can report. New figures show health has twice as many incidences of lobbying as second-placed ‘economic development and industry’. As of 20 May,...
Health remains most lobbied public policy area

Day wards ‘unable’ to accommodate cancer patients — NCCP

The inability of the hospital system to cope with the volume of medical oncology patients who need treatment on day wards is of significant concern to the National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP), the Medical Independent (MI) can reveal.  During a...
Day wards ‘unable’ to accommodate cancer patients — NCCP
RCSI spends €18K on wine and spirits RCSI spends €18K on wine and spirits
The RCSI spent €18,198 on wine and spirits for College receptions and meetings last year, down from €21,027 in 2017, according to figures released to the Medical Independent following a Freedom of Information request. Some €11,387 of last year’s expenditure...
NAGP and Unite deal ‘remains to be seen’ NAGP and Unite deal ‘remains to be seen’
A spokesperson for Unite has said it “remains to be seen” whether the union can come to an agreement with the NAGP regarding representing GPs in the future. Last month, it was announced the NAGP had entered into voluntary liquidation....
Value of Hospital Groups ‘to be clarified’ — outgoing Cork University Hospital CEO Value of Hospital Groups ‘to be clarified’ — outgoing Cork University Hospital CEO
The outgoing CEO of Cork University Hospital (CUH) has said the value of the Hospital Group system “remains to be clarified”. Mr Tony McNamara was speaking to the Medical Independent (MI) at the recent Future Health Summit in Dublin, where...
Health remains most lobbied public policy area Health remains most lobbied public policy area
Health is the policy area with the highest number of incidences of lobbying, the Medical Independent (MI) can report. New figures show health has twice as many incidences of lobbying as second-placed ‘economic development and industry’. As of 20 May,...
Day wards ‘unable’ to accommodate cancer patients — NCCP Day wards ‘unable’ to accommodate cancer patients — NCCP
The inability of the hospital system to cope with the volume of medical oncology patients who need treatment on day wards is of significant concern to the National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP), the Medical Independent (MI) can reveal.  During a...
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The Asthma Society of Ireland recently launched their newly updated asthma E-Learning programme and new ‘Asthma Action Plan’. The E-Learning programme, ‘Care of Adults and Children with Asthma E-Learning Education Programme’ will help healthcare professionals increase their knowledge in asthma care, while the Asthma Action Plan will allow patients and healthcare professionals to work together…

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Dr Dermot Nolan provides an overview of the latest asthma treatment and management options,  focusing on the new 2019 GINA guidelines sthma remains a significant disease in Ireland with over 450,000 patients, and the fourth highest rate of asthma prevalence in the world. Despite advances in both understanding and in new medications, it continues to…

Global warming and hay fever in Ireland

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Dr Ranbir Kaulsay gives a comprehensive update on the management of allergic rhinitis This article’s headline certainly sounds like a medical apocalypse indeed. But it is an undeniable fact that climate change and global warming are a reality. The impact of such a change is wide and far-reaching and has even had an impact on…

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