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Blood-thinning drugs may reduce dementia risk in people with irregular heartbeats

"Common blood thinning drugs halve the risk of dementia for patients who have an irregular heartbeat," reports the Mail Online. Researchers in Sweden used the country's health registry data to assess whether people with a condition called a ...

New genetic variants associated with breast cancer identified

and some of the news sources suggest that this study's findings could help with the early ...

Housing Committee to resume PLS on Building Control Bill

The Joint Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government will meet tomorrow to conduct Pre-Legislative Scrutiny (PLS) on the General Scheme of the Building Control (Construction Industry Register Ireland) Bill 2017. The meeting will start in Committee ...

Employment Affairs & Social Protection Committee to meet counterparts from Romanian parliament

The Committee on Employment Affairs and Social Protection will meet with representatives from the Committee for Labour and Social Protection, Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of Romania tomorrow, Thursday, 26 October 2017. ...

PAC to focus on management & oversight of grants to health agencies

The Public Accounts Committee will focus on management and oversight of grants to health agencies when it meets with officials from the Health Service Executive tomorrow, Thursday, 26 October 2017. ...

Minister for Health convenes the National Public Health Emergency Team as a public health response to the CPE superbug

The Minister for Health Simon Harris TD today announced that he is convening the National Public Health Emergency Team, as a public health response to the CPE/CRE superbug. Carbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) has been declared as a public hea ...

Ministers Harris and Creed launch iNAP – Ireland’s National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance 2017-2020

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD and the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today  launched iNAP, Ireland’s first ‘One Health’ National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance 2017-2020. The launch of the plan represe ...

Ireland’s National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance 2017-2020

Ireland’s National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance 2017-2020 (iNAP) recognises the urgent and growing problem of antimicrobial resistance for human health worldwide. It aims to implement policies and actions to prevent, monitor and combat AMR acro ...

Select Committee on Housing to consider Water Services Bill 2017

Select Committee on Housing to consider Water Services Bill 2017 ...

Home accident prevention video ‘Scarred for Life’ launched

Published date:  Thu, 26/10/2017 Directorate:  Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement The dangers associated with hot appliances, liquids and bath water are being highlighted in a video being launched today [Thursday 26 October] by the Public Health Agenc ...

Patient safety is the fundamental cornerstone of our health service – Minister Harris

Minister opens the 2nd National Patient Safety Office (NPSO) Conference The Minister for Health, Simon Harris, TD said today that patient safety is the fundamental cornerstone of our health service. The Minister was speaking at the opening of the 2nd Nati ...

Speech by the Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD at the National Patient Safety Office Conference – 25th October 2017

**Check Against Delivery** Opening comments Good morning and a warm welcome to all of you attending this National Patient Safety Conference.  Patient safety is the fundamental cornerstone of our health service and this event is an excellent opportunity to ...

Access all areas: HRB introduces new approach to publishing research results

The Health Research Board (HRB) is to launch a new publishing platform that will enable HRB–funded researchers to publish all research outputs quickly, in an open and transparent way. ...

Access all areas: HRB introduces new approach to publishing research results

The Health Research Board (HRB) is to launch a new publishing platform that will enable HRB–funded researchers to publish all research outputs quickly, in an open and transparent way. ...

Views sought on experience of delirium

Published date:  Wed, 25/10/2017 Directorate:  Nursing The Public Health Agency (PHA) and the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) are urging people who have had experience of delirium during the past year to share their experience through the 10,000 MORE V ...

Development of a 24-hour liaison CNS service by North Lee Mental Health Service (NLMHS) and the implementation of the national clinical program for self-harm.

Title: Development of a 24-hour liaison CNS service by North Lee Mental Health Service (NLMHS) and the implementation of the national clinical program for self-harm. Authors: Cotter, Marie ...

Committee on the Eighth Amendment resumes focus on health care issues

The Oireachtas Committee on the Eight Amendment will continue to focus on health care issues at its meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, 25 October 2017. ...

Communications Climate Action & Environment Committee concludes scrutiny of waste tyres regulation

The Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment today concluded its scrutiny of SI No. 400 of 2017 Waste Management (Tyres and Waste Tyres) Regulations which was laid before both Houses of the Oireachtas on 15 September 2017. ...

Health Committee to conduct PLS on Children’s Health Bill 2017

The Joint Committee on Health will meet tomorrow at 9.00am in Committee Room 3, Leinster House. ...

Budgetary Oversight Committee to begin post budget hearings

The Committee on Budgetary Oversight will focus on equality assessment of Budget 2018 in the first of its post budget hearings tomorrow, Wednesday 25 October as part of its Pre-Budget Scrutiny Hearings. ...

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