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Taoiseach, Minister for Health and Minister of State for Health Promotion announce Healthy Ireland Fund investments to help people across the country get more active

New campaign to ‘Get Ireland Walking’ launched #HealthyIreland An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Minister for Health Simon Harris and Minister of State Catherine Byrne today announced a range of investments from the new Healthy Ireland Fund, which was establishe ...

Take Home Naloxone Report 2012-16

Sun, 01/01/2017 Directorate:  Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement Format:  A4 Pdf, 8 pages Target group:  Health Professionals Report on supply and use of naloxone to reverse an overdose 2012-2016. ...

Agriculture Committee to discuss future of tillage sector and Review of the Nitrates Action Programme

The Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine will tomorrow resume its discussion on the Future of the Tillage Sector in Ireland. ...

Department of Health opens Public Consultation on Personalised Budgets for People with Disabilities

The Department of Health today opened a public consultation on the introduction of personalised budgets for people with a disability. The consultation is being carried out to help the Task Force on Personalised Budgets to develop plans for the introductio ...

Peer review tools can be useful- but shouldn't be used to shame practices

"Whilst these tools can be useful for self-reflection and implementing quality improvement initiatives in the best interests of delivering patient care, we must recognise that in many cases, variation in many aspects of care will reflect the specific ...

Minister Harris announces new NTPF initiative to provide diagnostic endoscopy tests to an extra 700 patients waiting for scopes

“I am determined to use the NTPF and capacity in the private system to get patients off waiting lists.” – Harris Minister for Health, Simon Harris, has today (Sunday) announced a new National Treatment Purchase Fund initiative to provide diagnostic endosc ...

National Fire Safety Week 2017

National Fire Safety Week runs from Monday 2nd October to Monday 9th October. The theme for 2017 is “STOP Fire – Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives”. Read more on firesafetyweek.ie. ...

Clinician–Scientist Training in Addiction Medicine

Title: Clinician–Scientist Training in Addiction Medicine Authors: Klimas, Jan; McNeil, Ryan; Small, Will; Cullen, Walter ...

Bedbugs thought to 'hitchhike' on dirty holiday laundry

"Dirty laundry a powerful magnet for bedbugs, study finds," is The Guardian's headline, with The Times and The Daily Telegraph also covering this creepy-crawly story. Bedbugs are small blood-sucking insects that live in cracks and crevices ...

Health services must stop leaving older people behind

Health services must stop leaving older people behind ...

P&B (Food) Ltd recalls Heera Punjabi Wadi because of undeclared gluten and soya

P&B (Food) Ltd is recalling Heera Punjabi Wadi because it contains undeclared gluten and soya which are not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to soya or an intolerance to gluten. ...

Promotional material: Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening: easy guide

Healthcare professionals, family and carers can use this leaflet to explain abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening to people with learning disabilities. The AAA screening: invitation leaflet is available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, English, French, Gu ...

Update on FSA investigation into 2 Sisters Food Group

Following allegations made in an undercover report from ITN News and the Guardian, Food Standards ...

Practical Medicinal Chemistry with Macrocycles: Design, Synthesis, and Case Studies

  Including case studies of macrocyclic marketed drugs and macrocycles in drug development, this book helps medicinal chemists deal with the synthetic and conceptual challenges of macrocycles in drug discovery efforts. •    Provides needed background to b ...

WHO recommends large-scale deworming to improve children’s health and nutrition

Four species of intestinal worms affect almost a quarter of the world’s poorest and mostly marginalized people. They disrupt people’s ability to absorb nutrients, and impede the growth and physical development of millions of children. Periodic deworming pr ...

Cloughbane Farm recalls its Homemade Stuffing because of undeclared milk (Northern Ireland only)

Cloughbane Farm is recalling its Homemade Stuffing because it contains milk which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents. ...

Has measles really been 'eliminated' in the UK?

News, September 27 2017 Measles eliminated in the UK for the first time. The Daily Telegraph, September ...

Minister McGrath welcomes progress on reforming our disability services under the Transforming Lives programme

Minister for Disabilities, Finian McGrath TD, today published  the 2016 progress report on the Transforming Lives programme. Transforming Lives underpins the collective effort nationally to fundamentally reform how we deliver services for people with a di ...

Housing Committee to receive update on Housing matters

The Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government will brief the Housing Committee tomorrow on the review of Rebuilding Ireland and the recently held housing summit. ...

WHO Statement on Philip Morris funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

WHO Statement on Philip Morris funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World ...

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