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Minister Daly launches Connecting for Life Cork

Minister Jim Daly, Minister of State with special responsibility for Mental Health and Older People, today officially launched Connecting for Life Cork. This local plan is based on the same vision, goals, objectives and measurable outcomes as outlined in ...

Pregabalin: Guidance for people working with Pregabalin users

Wed, 26/07/2017 Directorate:  Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement Format:  A4 booklet, 20 pages Target group:  Drug workers This booklet is primarily for professionals who work with people who use Pregabalin that is not prescribed to them.  The booklet ...

POE LIMITED recalls four of its products due to undeclared mustard and gluten

POE LIMITED is recalling four of its products due to the presence of gluten or mustard which are not mentioned on the label. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to cereals containing gluten and an al ...

Department of Health, Acute Hospital Expenditure Review

This paper has been prepared by Department of Health as part of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform’s Expenditure Review 2017. In service of the Expenditure Review, the objectives of this paper are to: ...

European Union (Specific conditions applicable to the introduction into the Union of consignments from certain third countries due to microbiological contamination) Regulations 2017 – S.I. No. 325 of 2017

These Regulations give partial effect to Commission Implementing Regulation  (EU) 2017/186 of 2 February 2017 laying down specific conditions applicable to the introduction into the Union of  consignments from certain third countries due to microbiologica ...

Psychologists Registration Board (Establishment Day) Order 2017 – S.I. no. 324 of 2017

This order appoints, under the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005, the 21st day of July 2017 as the establishment day of the Psychologists Registration Board. S.I. no. 324 of 2017 ...

European Communities (Official Controls on the import of Food of non-animal origin) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 – S.I. no. 319 of 2017

These Regulations give effect to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1142 of 27 June 2017 replacing Annex I to Regulation (EC) No. 669/2009 as regards the list of food of non-animal origin subject to an increased level of official controls on imp ...

HRB publish latest data from Irish Psychiatric Units and Hospitals

Young people, single people and depression continue to dominate admissions for psychiatric care. ...

HRB publish latest data from Irish Psychiatric Units and Hospitals

Young people, single people and depression continue to dominate admissions for psychiatric care. ...

Q Community

Opportunities to join Q for people working or volunteering in HSC are NOW OPEN until 11 September 2017. Q is an initiative connecting people who have health and care improvement expertise across the UK. Images:  read more ...

Psychologists Registration Board

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, confirmed on the 21st July 2017 the establishment of and appointment of members to the Psychologists Registration Board, under the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 (amended) to regulate the profession ...

Activities of Irish Psychiatric Units and Hospitals 2016

This report presents data on all admissions to, discharges from, and deaths in, Irish psychiatric units and hospitals, as recorded on the National Psychiatric In-patient Reporting System (NPIRS) in 2016. Data is presented:- ·        Nationally ·        By ...

National Bulletin- Activities of Irish Psychiatric Units and Hospitals 2016

The National Bulletin contains a short national overview of the key statistics reported in the HRB report, Activities of Irish Psychiatric Units and Hospitals 2016. This includes information on admissions, discharges and deaths. ...

Figures show Take Home Naloxone is saving lives

Published date:  Mon, 24/07/2017 Directorate:  Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement Figures published today by the Public Health Agency (PHA) have shown that in the five years since ‘Take Home Naloxone’ was introduced in Northern Ireland, the potentiall ...

Take Home Naloxone

Mon, 24/07/2017 Directorate:  Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement Format:  A4 Pdf Target group:  Injecting drug users and health professionals If you use opiates, you can get a free Take Home Naloxone pack. ...

Patients set to wait at least a week to see GP or practice nurse on over 100m occasions by 2022

The College's new figures reveal that if current trends continue, the number of instances when patients will have to wait a week or more to see a GP will rise more than 20m over five years, from 80m in 2016/2017 to 102m in 2021/22. Further analysis b ...

The ASO is 50 years old!

Join us at the 4th UK Congress on Obesity (UKCO2017) and help us celebrate ASO's 50th Anniversary. UKCO2017 takes place at the University of South Wales on Thursday 7th and Friday 8th of September.  A celebration dinner takes place on the Thursday ev ...

Surveillance of Influenza in Northern Ireland 2016-17

Fri, 21/07/2017 Directorate:  Health Protection Format:  A4 Pdf, 25 pages Target group:  Health protection professionals The attached document details the surveillance of influenza in Northern Ireland in 2016/17 influenza season. ...

Safe, sensible measures to reduce NHS prescription costs should be encouraged, says RCGP

"Our population is growing and ageing, and our patients' needs are changing rapidly, so we are already thinking about different ways of working- and that means looking right across the health service. The College is keen to work with NHS England ...

Regional Health and Social Care Personal and Public Involvement Forum: Annual Update Report 2015/16

Fri, 21/07/2017 Directorate:  Allied Health Professions and Personal and Public Involvement Format:  A4 Pdf, 25 pages Target group:  Healthcare professionals and service users/carers The Regional HSC PPI Annual Report for 2015/16 provides an overview of th ...

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