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Expressions of Interest are sought for Appointments to the Mental Health Commission

The Minister for Health invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for 2 positions on the Mental Health Commission under one of these areas: ...

International Clinical Trials Day 2017

Published date:  Fri, 19/05/2017- 12:01am Directorate:  HSC Research and Development International Clinical Trials Day helps to raise awareness of the benefits of research. Each year, on International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD), HSC R&D Division and it ...

RISE: supporting children’s health, development and learning together

Published date:  Thu, 18/05/2017 Directorate:  Allied Health Professions and Personal and Public Involvement A new regional integrated health and social care service working directly in mainstream primary schools supporting children has been launched today ...

GPs doing what we can to increase take-up of meningitis vaccine, says RCGP

She said: “GPs are always on the alert for signs of meningitis and we are doing everything we can to increase awareness and take-up of the MenACWY immunisation programme. “However, there are different rules and responsibilities for vaccinating specific ag ...

New Network launched by Taoiseach to help spread Healthy Ireland message

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny today joined Healthy Ireland Council Chair Keith Wood to launch an initiative which aims to boost the national movement for health and wellbeing. The first phase of the new Healthy Ireland Network has been established by the Counci ...

Expressions of Interest are sought for Appointments to the Board of the Dublin Dental Hospital

The Minister for Health invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for three positions as Ordinary Members on the Dublin Dental Hospital. As a Board Member, you will be required to: ...

Food Standards (Ice-cream) (Revocation) Regulations 2017 – S.I. no. 195 of 2017

The purpose of these Regulations is to revoke the Food Standards (Ice-Cream) Regulations 1952 (S.I. No. 227 of 1952). These Regulations may be cited as the Food Standards (Ice-Cream) (Revocation) Regulations 2017. S.I. No. 195 of 2017 ...

Major research funders and international NGOs to implement WHO standards on reporting clinical trial results

Some of the world's largest funders of medical research and international non-governmental organizations today agreed on new standards that will require all clinical trials they fund or support to be registered and the results disclosed publicly. ...

Swallowable gastric balloon could help with weight loss

Guardian reports. The news, which was widely reported, is based on a study presented at the European ...

'Fat but fit' still at higher risk of heart disease

a big fat myth'. BBC News, May 17 2017 ...

Almost half of all deaths now have a recorded cause, WHO data show

WHO is concerned by the chronic shortage of funding for life-saving work in Somalia in response to the ongoing drought that has plunged the country further towards famine, disease, and health insecurity. ...

Social Protection Committee to discuss revised estimates

The Select Committee on Social Protection will discuss revised estimates at its meeting tomorrow, Thursday, 18 May 2017. ...

Minister Harris announces public consultation on new Patient Safety Complaints and Advocacy Policy

Minister for Health Simon Harris, TD today announced a Public Consultation on the development of a national Patient Safety Complaints and Advocacy Policy, which aims to improve how our health service responds to complaints and to advance the Programme for ...

Let’s deal with dementia together!

Published date:  Wed, 17/05/2017 Directorate:  Nursing ‘Let’s unite against dementia’ is the message from health and social care professionals during Dementia Awareness Week 2016 (14-20 May). The Public Health Agency (PHA) and Health and Social Care Board ...

Is diabetes self-management education still the Cinderella of diabetes care?

Title: Is diabetes self-management education still the Cinderella of diabetes care? Authors: Hurley, Lorna; O'Donnell, Maire; O'Hara, Mary Clare; Carey, Marian E.; Willaing, Ingrid; Daly, Heather; Dineen, Sean F. Description: This paper reflects ...

Finite lives: dying, death and bereavement an examination of state services in Ireland

Title: Finite lives: dying, death and bereavement an examination of state services in Ireland Authors: O Donnell, Marie Louise Description: This report is the second of a two part research series by Senator Marie Louise O Donnell into end-of-life care in I ...

Lack of sleep knocks your social appeal, says research

news that your appearance could also put people off talking to you. But the study results show only ...

Drugnet Ireland 61

Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy bulletin.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug ...

Checking your blood pressure

During May Measurement Month, you can have your blood pressure checked for free at a number of locations around Ireland. Find out when the mobile units will be in your area. ...

Research Visits – Ulysses 2017

The Health Research Board (HRB) is partnering with the Irish Research Council's (IRC) Ulysses travel grant to fund a number of research visits to France in the areas of patient orientated research, population health or health services research. The im ...

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