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Misuse of Drugs (Exemption) Order 2017 – S.I. no. 175 of 2017

The effect of this Order is to exempt from the provisions of section 3 (which prohibits the possession of controlled drugs) of the Misuse of Drugs Act, 1977 as amended, the medicinal products, animal remedies and preparations specified in the Schedule. Th ...

Misuse of Drugs (Designation) Order 2017 – S.I. No. 174 of 2017

Sections 4 (2) and 5 (2) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 as amended, require provision to be made in Regulations to allow the use for medical purposes of the drugs specified in the Schedule to the Act. That obligation is removed, however, in the case of a ...

Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2017 – S.I. No. 173 of 2017

These Regulations apply controls to the groups of drugs specified in Schedules 1 to 5 of the Regulations (being drugs to which the Misuse of Drugs Acts 1977 to 2016 apply). The effect of the Regulations is to impose restrictions on the production, supply, ...

Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Act 2016 (Commencement) Order 2017 – S.I. No. 172 of 2017

I, CATHERINE BYRNE, Minister of State at the Department of Health, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 8(3) of the Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Act 2016 (No. 9 of 2016) and the Health (Delegation of Functions) (No.3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 5 ...

May 10th Deadline: Last chance to submit a Member-led Symposium to UKCO2017

The UKCO organising committee are welcoming suggestions from ASO members for symposia.  Symposia sessions are 1.5 hours long and the use of time and the number of contributors are flexible within the 1.5 hour time slot. ...

Cofresh recalls its Cornflake Mix snack because of packaging error

Cofresh is recalling a batch of Cornflake Mix snack because it has been mis-packed with Cofresh’s Salted Rice Sticks. It contains wheat flour (gluten) not mentioned on the label. The products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intoler ...

Concerns about alleged 'harmful' arsenic levels in baby rice cakes

Sky News, May 4 2017 Dangerous levels of arsenic found in baby food could stunt growth. The Daily ...

Mental Health Awareness Week – Take 5

Published date:  Fri, 05/05/2017 Directorate:  Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement The Public Health Agency (PHA) is urging people to use Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14 May) to take time out to think about mental health and steps we can take to imp ...

Sun Awareness Week – don’t sizzle in the sun this summer

Published date:  Fri, 05/05/2017 Directorate:  Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement During Sun Awareness Week (8 to 14 May 2017) the Public Health Agency (PHA) and Cancer Focus Northern Ireland are reminding people that the only thing that should be siz ...

Blood test may lead to targeted therapy for prostate cancer

good news, because men could then be spared treatment that is unlikely to help them, and directed ...

Clean hands save lives: Global Hand Hygiene Day

Published date:  Fri, 05/05/2017 Directorate:  Health Protection Each year, millions of infections are prevented through the simple act of washing your hands. So today [Friday 5 May], on the World Health Organization’s global Hand Hygiene Day, the Public H ...

Leukaemia Diagnosis, 5th Edition

  From the bestselling author, Barbara J. Bain, the new edition of this practical reference on the principles of leukaemia diagnosis and classification has been fully updated, and incorporates the recently revised WHO classification. Leukaemias are a very ...

Textbook of Uncommon Cancer, Fifth Edition

  The fifth edition of the only comprehensive text dealing exclusively with rare or infrequently encountered malignancies in adults and children is an essential resource for any clinical oncologist. Read More... ...

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Chronic Pain: A Clinical Manual and Guide

  This unique new guide integrates recent advances in the biopsychosocial understanding of chronic pain with state-of-the-art cognitive therapy and mindfulness techniques to offer a fresh, highly-effective MBCT approach to helping individuals manage chron ...

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Diagnostic Atlas

  Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Diagnostic Atlas provides a unique visual aid to the diagnosis of Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS), also known as "acne inversa." The book covers the epidemiology and pathogenesis of the disease, its typical presentati ...

Diabetes in Old Age, 4th Edition

  This new edition of the popular and market-leading Diabetes in Old Age features up-to-date and comprehensive information about the key aspects of managing older people with diabetes, predominantly type 2 diabetes. With a strong evidence-based focus thro ...

Healthcare Simulation Education: Evidence, Theory and Practice

  Written by a leading team from the Australian Society for Simulation in Healthcare (ASSH), Simulation Australasia, Healthcare Simulation Education is a new resource for a rapidly expanding professional healthcare simulation community. Designed as a core ...

Practical Transfusion Medicine, 5th Edition

  The fifth edition of this practical textbook on transfusion medicine has been thoroughly revised with the latest in scientific and technological developments and edited by a leading team of international expert haematologists, including new co-editor Ma ...

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Chronic Pain: A Clinical Manual and Guide

  This unique new guide integrates recent advances in the biopsychosocial understanding of chronic pain with state-of-the-art cognitive therapy and mindfulness techniques to offer a fresh, highly-effective MBCT approach to helping individuals manage chron ...

“Sharing Social Innovation and Social Enterprise across the Border: Best practice in the Justice sectors on the island of Ireland”

Event Date: 12th June 2017. ...

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