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'GP out-of-hours is stretched for a reason,' says Dr Margaret OÂ'Brien, Head of General Medical Services

As many of us celebrate and enjoy the holidays with our families and friends, we should remember that this is also a very busy period for our local GPs, nurses and other staff providing an out of hours service. GP out-of-hours is offered by five different ...

'Grandparental agency after adult children's divorce

This chapter focuses on grandparenting in families where members of the middle generation have divorced or separated. Grandparents’ roles in divorced and separated families range from intensive co-parenting to situations where they experience a drastic re ...

'Greenfield' sites in brownfield locations: creating 'new' HR systems through managing 'old' HR problems

The Learning, Innovation and Knowledge Research Centre, Dublin City University 'Greenfield' sites in brownfield locations: creating 'new' HR systems through managing 'old' HR problems NonPeerReviewed DCUNonPeerReviewed 2004 W ...

'Groping through the fog': a metasynthesis of women's experiences on VBAC (Vaginal birth after Caesarean section)

Background: Vaginal birth after Caesarean section (VBAC) is a relevant question for a large number of women due to the internationally rising Caesarean section (CS) rate. There is a great deal of research based on quantitative studies but few qualitative ...

'Hard drugs should be legal', says top English police officer.

. Alex Diaz. http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/20599 Public 29 September 2013 News National Documentation Centre on Drug Use No 4676 0 1380526301 20599 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

'Have we all gone bats?'- The Strict Protection of Wildlife under the Habitats Directive and Tourism Development: Some Lessons from Ireland

McDonald, Marc; tourism; law; bats; habitats; derogations; Environmental Law; This article explores the impact of the legal protection of bats under EU wildilfe legislation on tourism development in Ireland. http://arrow.dit.ie/tfschhmtart/22 Dublin Insti ...

'Have your say Belfast' wellbeing survey extended

The Belfast Strategic Partnership's 'Have your say Belfast' survey, which seeks the views of Belfast residents on their own emotional health and wellbeing and that of their family and communities, has been extended until 21 September 2012. ...

'He really leant on me a lot': Parents' Perspectives on the Provision of Support to Divorced and Separated Adult Children in Ireland

TIMONEN, VIRPI; DOYLE, MARTHA; divorce; separation; intergenerational support; older adults; solidarity; ambivalence; The literature on intergenerational transfers and divorce has paid little attention to the experiences of older adults whose son or daugh ...

'He really leant on me a lot': Parents' Perspectives on the Provision of Support to Divorced and Separated Adult Children in Ireland

TIMONEN, VIRPI; DOYLE, MARTHA; divorce; separation; intergenerational support; older adults; solidarity; ambivalence; The literature on intergenerational transfers and divorce has paid little attention to the experiences of older adults whose son or daugh ...

'Head shops' booming as row rages over legal highs

You can't buy a buy a bottle of wine after 10pm or smoke in a public place-- but you can buy a "legal high" 24 hours a day or even have it delivered direct to your door. So called "head shops" are a booming business throughout the ...

'Head shops' bucking recessionary trend.

Keelin Shanley talks to the owners of such shops, and to members of the public who avail of the psychoactive, but legal, substances. Dr Chris Luke, A&E Consultant, Cork University Hospital, and John Curran TD, Minister of State with Responsibility for ...

'Heads held high': an exploratory study of legal highs in pre-legislation Ireland.

The research aimed to present a unique 'snapshot' of legal psychoactive drug use prior to legislative control in Ireland, in relation to the types of products used; sourcings; consumptive practices and particular social settings for use; gauging ...

'Health champions' for local communities

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is launching a new initiative to develop "health champions" in local communities.The PHA's South Eastern Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement Team will focus on providing 12 community health development wor ...

'Healthy Ireland' in the Republic of Ireland

10.14655/749069-997759 Kate O’Flaherty, Director of Health and Wellbeing Programme at the Department of Health Health and wellbeing The Island's Public Health Frameworks Morning Plenary Chair- Elizabeth Mitchell, Institute of Publuic Health in Irelan ...

'Home is Where the Heart is': Arrivals and Departures in John McGahern's Short Stories

Dublin Institute of Technology 'Home is Where the Heart is': Arrivals and Departures in John McGahern's Short Stories PeerReviewed 2014-03-01T08:00:00Z Journal article application/pdf Maher, E.: 'Home is Where the Heart is': Arriv ...

'Homicides royaux': the assassination of the Duc and Cardinal de Guise and the radicalization of French public opinion

Wilkinson, Alexander S.; French history; Media history; Bibliography; Mass media and propaganda--France--History; Mass media and public opinion--France--History; Louis, Cardinal of Guise, 1556-1588--Assassination; Guise, Henri, duc de, 1550-1588--Assassin ...

'Housing First' and Other Housing Models for Homeless People with Complex Support Needs

This UK study from Crisis and the Centre for Housing Policy, University of York reviews the evidence base regarding the effectiveness of both orthodox and innovative models of supported housing for homeless people with complex support needs, including old ...

'How are you fixed?': processes and effects on entry to a methadone programme.

The aim of this study was to assess the psychosocial effects of entry to a particular methadone programme on a group of drug users from a waiting list to opiate treatment. Assessment focussed on information relating to drug use, social instability, risk-t ...

'How Can You Just Cut Off a Whole Side of the Family and Say Move On?' The Reshaping of Paternal Grandparent-Grandchild Relation

Based on a qualitative study of 31 grandparents, this article highlights how separation in the middle generation can result in an erosion of trust and quality of paternal grandparent-grandchild relationships. Despite these changes, grandparents endeavour ...

'How Can You Just Cut Off a Whole Side of the Family and Say Move On?' The Reshaping of Paternal Grandparent-Grandchild Relationships Following Relationship Breakdown in the Middle Generation

O'DWYER, CIARA MARY; DOYLE, MARTHA; TIMONEN, VIRPI; Divorce; grandchildren; grandparents; intergenerational relationships; separation; critical role transitions; Based on a qualitative study of 31 grandparents, this article highlights how separat ...

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