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Specialist perinatal mental health services: model of care for Ireland

Title: Specialist perinatal mental health services: model of care for Ireland Authors: HSE Mental Health Services ...

National Public Health Emergency Team on CPE held their fifth meeting today

The National Public Health Emergency Team on Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) held their fifth meeting today, 30 November 2017. The agenda and discussions focused on questions for the Expert Group, the enhanced implementation structures th ...

Minister Byrne announces establishment of a Working Group to consider alternative approaches to the possession of drugs for personal use

The Minister for Health Promotion and the National Drugs Strategy, Catherine Byrne TD, has today announced the establishment of a Working Group to examine alternative approaches to the possession of drugs for personal use.  The Working Group will be chair ...

College reassured GPs will retain freedom to prescribe following NHS England board meeting

She said: "Prescription costs are a significant expense for the health service, and so if we can take safe, sensible measures to reduce these costs then we should. GPs will welcome any guidance to support us in facilitating this, where appropriate. & ...

Official Statistics: Seasonal flu vaccine uptake in GP patients: monthly data, 2017 to 2018

Provisional monthly data for the uptake of the seasonal influenza vaccine in GP registered patients in England over the 2017 to 2018 winter season. The latest monthly update shows cumulative flu vaccinations administered from 1 September to 31 October 201 ...

Minister for Health announces chair of National Review of Specialist Cardiac Services

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, today (Thursday) announced that Professor Philip Nolan, NUI Maynooth, has agreed to chair the National Review of Specialist Cardiac Services. Professor Nolan will lead the National Review Steering Committee consis ...

News story: Measles outbreaks confirmed in 5 areas across UK

Updated: Updated number of cases. Latest update As of 11 December 2017, there have been 28 confirmed cases in Leeds, 18 confirmed cases in Liverpool, 7 confirmed cases in Surrey, 4 confirmed cases in Manchester and 13 confirmed cases in Birmingham. All of ...

Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Services: Model of Care for Ireland

Title: Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Services: Model of Care for Ireland Authors: National Mental Health Division, Health Service Executive Description: Perinatal mental health disorders are those which complicate pregnancy (antenatal) and the first p ...

HEAR (Health Evidence Awareness Report). Volume 3, Issue 6. Focus on Autism Spectrum Disorder. November 2017

Callinan, Joanne Description: This issue of HEAR brings together the latest research, news and developments ...

Medication-assisted treatment for youth with opioid use disorder: Current dilemmas and remaining questions

Title: Medication-assisted treatment for youth with opioid use disorder: Current dilemmas and remaining questions Authors: Chang, Derek C.; Klimas, Jan; Wood, Evan; Fairbairn, Nadia ...

Morrisons recalls Traditional Chicken & Mushroom Pie because of undeclared fish and mustard

Morrisons is recalling Traditional Chicken & Mushroom Pie because a small number of packs have been identified to contain Fish Pies. The Fish Pie contains fish and mustard which are not mentioned on the label and therefore are a possible health risk fo ...

Corporate report: PHE Board meeting papers: November 2017

The agenda and papers available for the Public Health England (PHE) Board meeting of 29 November 2017. ...

HSE to brief Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care on ‘A Vision for Change’

Officials from the HSE will appear before the Joint Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care tomorrow to provide an update on the implementation of ‘A Vision for Change.’ ...

New EU acrylamide legislation

Food businesses in the UK will be required to put in place practical steps to manage acrylamide within their food safety management systems under new EU legislation which will apply from April 2018. ...

Statement from Minister with special responsibility for Disabilities, Finian McGrath TD on the HIQA overview report on Áras Attracta

I am deeply disappointed by the reports that have come out today regarding the lack of progress in improving the safety and quality of life for residents in Áras Attracta in Swinford, Co. Mayo. Like everyone in the country, I was shocked and dismayed by t ...

MISUSE OF DRUGS (DESIGNATION) (AMENDMENT) ORDER 2017 S.I. No. 533 of 2017

The purpose of this Order is to amend the Misuse of Drugs (Designation) Order 2017 by inserting into Schedule 1 to that Order the following: 3,4-Dichloro-N-(2-dimethylamino-cyclohexyl)-N-methyl-benzamide (otherwise known as U-47700); Ethyl phenyl(piperidi ...

MISUSE OF DRUGS (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS 2017 S.I. No. 532 of 2017

The purpose of these Regulations is to amend the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2017 by inserting into Schedule 1 to those Regulations the following: 3,4-Dichloro-N-(2-dimethylamino-cyclohexyl)-N-methyl-benzamide (otherwise known as U-47700); Ethyl phenyl(pi ...

MISUSE OF DRUGS ACT 1977 (CONTROLLED DRUGS) (DECLARATION) ORDER 2017 S.I. No. 531 of 2017

The purpose of this Order is to declare certain substances, products and preparations to be controlled drugs for the purposes of the Misuse of Drugs Acts 1977 to 2016. The drugs concerned are— 3,4-dichloro-N-(2-dimethylamino-cyclohexyl)-N-methyl-benzamide ...

FOOD HYGIENE (REVOCATION OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS) REGULATIONS 2017 S.I. No. 528 of 2017

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Food Hygiene (Revocation of Certain Provisions) Regulations 2017. 2. Paragraphs (21) and (22) of Regulation 25 of the Food Hygiene Regulations (S.I. No. 205 of 1950) are revoked. S.I. No.528 of 2017 ...

FSA welcomes new Food and Drink Sector Council

The Food Standards Agency welcomes the Government's announcement to establish the Food and Drink Sector Council and the opportunity to engage more closely with the leadership of the whole sector to achieve better regulation for the 21st century. ...

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