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The provision of generalist and specialist palliative care for patients with non-malignant respiratory disease in the North and Republic of Ireland: a qualitative study

Title: The provision of generalist and specialist palliative care for patients with non-malignant respiratory disease in the North and Republic of Ireland: a qualitative study Authors: Veigh, Clare Mc; Reid, Joanne; Larkin, Philip; Porter, Sam; Hudson, Pet ...

Personalised healthcare revolution takes leap forward as first students graduate landmark course

Ulster University graduate, Stephen Morgan ...

Honorary Graduate, Dr Seán Doran

Seán Doran, an artistic director working in the international arts world, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts (DFA) for his outstanding contribution to the English National Opera. ...

Minister Harris announces significant research as a key step in efforts to address gender imbalance in medicine the Irish health service

Minister for Health Simon Harris TD today welcomed the publication of a report by the RCSI’s Working Group on Gender Diversity, which highlights barriers to female entry into and progression in surgical careers. ...

Public Health Agency Business plan 2017-2018

Mon, 10/07/2017 Directorate:  Planning and Corporate Services Format:  A4, landscape, 28pp Target group:  HSC The Public Health Agency (PHA) Annual Business Plan sets out in more detail what the PHA will do to help achieve the outcomes identified in the PH ...

Appointment to the Health and Social Care Professionals Council (CORU)

On the nomination of the Occupational Therapists Registration Board, the Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, has appointed the following person as a member of the Health and Social Care Professionals Council (CORU).  This appointment is from 5 July 2017 ...

Appointments to the Beaumont Hospital Board

Following a Public Appointment Service (PAS) advertising campaign, the Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, has appointed the following persons as members of the Beaumont Hospital Board.  These appointments are with effect from 29 June 2017 to 28 June 20 ...

Recent Appointment to the Pre–Hospital Emergency Care Council

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, has appointed the following person as a member of the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council. This appointment is for a four year period from 29th June 2017. Mr Jimmy Jordan   Biography to follow   ...

Recent Appointment to the National Treatment Purchase Fund Board

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris T.D., has appointed the following person as a member and Chairperson of the National Treatment Purchase Fund Board.  This appointment is from 3rd June 2017 to 2nd June 2020. Mr John Horan   ...

Select Committee on Health to examine Health and Social Care Professionals (Amendment) Bill 2017

The Joint Committee on Health will meet tomorrow, Tuesday at 1.30pm in Committee Room 3, Leinster House. ...

Communications Committee to conduct PLS on General Scheme of the Broadcasting (Amendment Bill) 2017 and Retransmission Fees

The Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment will meet tomorrow, Tuesday, 11 July at 5pm in Committee Room 3, Leinster House. ...

Minister to brief Agriculture Committee on mussel seed quota allocation in Lough Foyle

The Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine will meet tomorrow, Tuesday, 11 July at 5.30pm in Committee Room 1, Leinster House. ...

RCGP launches strategic plan

Great doctors, great care sets out the College's four main objectives for the next three years. It also defines 12 'values', applicable to College members and employees, that will shape how we go about achieving these goals. Four objectives ...

Book your place at UKCO2017 – Early Rate Registration Closes July 14th!

The early registration deadline is this Friday July 14th- so book your place now and save. ...

Clif Bar recalls its Clif Builders Chocolate Mint Protein Bar because of undeclared peanuts and nuts and incorrect allergen labelling

Clif Bar is recalling its Builders Chocolate Mint Protein Bar as it may contain peanuts and nuts not mentioned on the label, and barley, rye, wheat and milk not correctly declared. This means it’s a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to peanut ...

Re-appointment of eight existing members for the Advisory Committee on Animal Feedingstuffs (ACAF)

FSA Chair, Heather Hancock, has announced on behalf of the FSA, Defra, Food Standards Scotland and devolved administrations the re-appointment of eight existing members to the independent Advisory Committee on Animal Feedingstuffs. ...

National Cancer Strategy 2017 – 2026

National Cancer Strategy 2017 – 2026 ...

GP Patient Survey shows concerning rise in waiting times for GP appointments, says RCGP

She said: "Our patients should be able to see a GP when they need to, so it's very concerning that more people are having to wait for longer to get appointments with their GP or practice nurse. It is particularly worrying that some patients are ...

Waitrose recalls its 8 Belgian White Chocolate Chunk All Butter Cookies because of undeclared hazelnut

Waitrose is recalling a batch of its 8 Belgian White Chocolate Chunk All Butter Cookies as some boxes may contain Hazelnut & Milk Chocolate Cookies. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts or hazelnuts. ...

Vaccine reminder after small number of measles cases confirmed

Published date:  Thu, 06/07/2017 Directorate:  Health Protection The Public Health Agency (PHA) is reminding everyone of the importance of getting the MMR vaccine after it was notified of a small number of measles cases in Northern Ireland and an increase ...

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