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Eating, drinking and swallowing- A guide for carers of people living with a dementia

Mon, 03/04/2017 Directorate:  Directorate of Nursing and Allied Health Professions Format:  A5 leaflet, 16 pages Target group:  Carers of people living with a dementia This booklet aims to provide you with information on how the eating, drinking and swallo ...

RCGP Scotland calls for vital protection of GPs from EU

226 of Scotland’s GPs took their primary degree from a European Economic Area (EEA) country. While the EEA does not perfectly match the European Union, these figures are a strong indicator of their origin. Their potential loss would cause grave concern fo ...

Home accident prevention showcased at this year’s Balmoral Show

Published date:  Wed, 10/05/2017 Directorate:  Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement In Northern Ireland in a typical week, two people die as a result of home accidents. In addition to these deaths, there are approximately 17,000 admissions to hospital e ...

A comparison of registrar-initiated transfers to the local emergency department from a private psychiatric hospital versus emergency department transfers that have first been seen by the in-house primary care service; focusing on the difference in acuity

Title: A comparison of registrar-initiated transfers to the local emergency department from a private psychiatric hospital versus emergency department transfers that have first been seen by the in-house primary care service; focusing on the difference in a ...

Review finds no link between dairy and heart attack or stroke risk

"Eating cheese does not raise risk of heart attack or stroke," reports The Guardian. This follows a large review pooling the results of 29 observational studies into the link between dairy consumption and cardiovascular disease; coronary heart d ...

RCGP response to BMJ study on heart attacks and painkillers

She said: “Chronic pain can cause considerable distress and discomfort for our patients, and GPs and our teams are keen to do what we can to alleviate this and allow patients in pain to have the best possible quality of life.   ...

Ireland to work with other EU Countries to secure affordable access to new medicines for Irish patients

Today, Minister for Health Simon Harris, at the 3rd Roundtable meeting of EU Health Ministers and CEOs and Heads of Europe-based pharmaceutical companies, signed the Valletta Declaration along with Spain, Italy, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Malta and Romania ...

Housing Committee to discuss the Census 2016 Housing in Ireland Report

The Joint Committee on Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government will meet tomorrow to discuss the Census 2016 results at 9.30am tomorrow, Wednesday, 10 May in Committee Room 1. ...

Research suggests blood pressure tests in GP waiting rooms can have several benefits, says RCGP

She said: “We always encourage patients to take a keen interest in their own health, particularly in advance of a consultation with their GP where additional information can be considered, and this study builds on previous research suggesting that self-sc ...

EU Committee to discuss this year’s European Semester process, including the National Reform Programme, with the ESRI and Social Justice Ireland

9 May 2017 ...

Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural & Gaeltacht Affairs resumes hearings on Brexit and border communities

The Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural & Gaeltacht Affairs will resume its hearings on the potential impact of Brexit on the future of community, social and economic development and cooperation in border counties tomorrow, Wednesday, 10 May 2 ...

Hospital Passport for people with a learning disability launched

Published date:  Tue, 09/05/2017 Directorate:  Directorate of Nursing and Allied Health Professions A new Regional Hospital Passport has been launched to help improve the experience of hospital visits for people with a learning disability. ...

Minister Corcoran Kennedy co-hosts meeting of WHO European Action Networks on Salt and on Reducing Marketing Pressure to Children

New Irish code of practice on marketing, product placement and sponsorship of high fat, salt and sugar foods to children and adults to be published shortly ...

Opening address by Minister for Health Simon Harris TD at the Irish Pharmacy Union Conference

Introduction I am delighted to join you this morning, and I thank your secretary general, Darragh O’Loughlin, for the invitation to address the 2017 IPU conference. ...

What should be the government’s priorities for exit negotiations and policy development to maximise the contribution of British universities to a successful and global UK?

As government looks to minimise the turbulence and maximise the opportunities associated with leaving the European Union, British universities have a vital contribution to make to a successful, dynamic and internationally competitive post-exit United King ...

Appointment as member of the Medical Council

On the nomination of the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) the Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, has appointed the following person as a member of the Medical Council. This appointment is from 4 May 2017 to 31 May 2018. Vicky Blomfield V ...

Bord Bia briefing document on Brexit June 2016

‘The EU is the UK’s largest trading partner accounting for 62% of UK food and drink exports and 70% of UK imports. Therefore it’s not surprising that the exit vote has led to significant market volatility and uncertainty.’ The document available below exp ...

Guidance notes for your HSC Hospital Passport

Tue, 09/05/2017 Directorate:  Directorate of Nursing and Allied Health Professions Format:  4 page A4 booklet Target group:  People with a learning disability and their carers These HSC Hospital Passport guidance notes have been developed by the PHA and th ...

HSC Hospital Passport

Tue, 09/05/2017 Directorate:  Directorate of Nursing and Allied Health Professions Format:  8 page A4 booklet Target group:  People with a learning disability and their carers This HSC Hospital Passport has been developed by the PHA and the Regional Genera ...

“How did people in early medieval Ireland live together? Some insights from archaeology, early Irish documentary sources, and experimental archaeology”.

On Tuesday 16th May The Centre for Cross Border Studies and Armagh Robinson Library will hold their Annual Spring Lecture 2017. Professor Aidan O’Sullivan from the School of Archaeology, UCD will give the lecture: “How did people in early medieval Ireland ...

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