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No register of children with FASDs in Ireland

A national survey of paediatricians in Ireland regarding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders was published in the March edition of the Irish Medical Journal.  The aim of the study was to evaluate self-reported knowledge and practice of doctors working in paediatrics in...
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Lack of clarity on violence management across European mental health services One-in-five mental health professionals do not receive training in violence and aggression management according to a new European study led by the RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in...
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Seeking to minimise disruption for doctors and patients as UK begins the Brexit process

Thousands of Irish health personnel and patients working or getting treatment in the UK face uncertainty from this week as British Prime Minister, Theresa May triggers Article 50 of the EU to begin the Brexit process. Health Minister, Simon Harris, has stressed that...
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Medical device may win big in AIB Start-up Academy programme

Kevin Kelleher, a finalist in the AIB Start-up Academy programme and co-founder of Ostoform, spoke to Rachel Cunningham about being in the country’s top 14. Ostoform is a medical device that aims to manage peristomal skin complications for people with...
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No register of children with FASDs in Ireland

A national survey of paediatricians in Ireland regarding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders was published in the March edition of the Irish Medical Journal.  The aim of the study was to evaluate self-reported knowledge and practice of doctors working in paediatrics in...

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NEWS SHORTS

Lack of clarity on violence management across European mental health services One-in-five mental health professionals do not receive training in violence and aggression management according to a new European study led by the RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in...

read more

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No register of children with FASDs in Ireland

A national survey of paediatricians in Ireland regarding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders was published in the March edition of the Irish Medical Journal.  The aim of the study was to evaluate self-reported knowledge and practice of doctors working in paediatrics in...

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PIP poses problems for Ireland’s older generation

Inappropriate medications prescriptions from healthcare professionals are associated with increased risk of adverse drug events in older people in Ireland. Failure to include some recommended medications in prescriptions has also been linked with a higher risk of...

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