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New state of the art paediatric CF facility in Cavan

A new CF unit in Cavan General Hospital has facilitated a re-configuration of the entire paediatric unit which will benefit not just CF patients, but all sick children and young people attending the hospital. Cystic Fibrosis Ireland (CFI) expressed their delight in...
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The Web Summit overview

Each passing year establishes technology's unattested position as the nucleus of modern society; crucial both in our work and social lives, necessary in the most meaningful and trivial aspects of our day. Web Summit facilitates a meeting of the minds for those with...
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Union welcomes call for resourcing in General Practice

Over 6,000 people provided feedback to the report ‘A Future Together – Building a better GP and Primary Care Service’, which is intended to inform the development and planning of the new GP contract, making it one of the largest engagement initiatives undertaken by...
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Advice published on the transfer of paediatric transplant patients to the UK

Staff capacity constraints with the Air Corps and regulatory requirements on the Irish Coast Guard have meant that Priority 1 transfers have not been available between the hours of 7pm and 7.30am since 6 November 2017. Since 2012, the Air Corps or Irish Coast Guard...
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The Web Summit overview

Each passing year establishes technology's unattested position as the nucleus of modern society; crucial both in our work and social lives, necessary in the most meaningful and trivial aspects of our day. Web Summit facilitates a meeting of the minds for those with...

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Opinion

Fighting Blindness calls for urgent funding

There are an estimated 225,000 people living with low vision and sight loss in Ireland, including approximately 13,000 blind people, and these figures are projected to increase to 272,000 and 18,000 respectively by 2020. Fighting Blindness has urged the Government to...

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New clinical roadmap on lung cancer management launched

New guidelines that are due to be implemented in full across the health service have been developed to help healthcare professionals with identification, staging and treatment of patients with lung cancer. Over 20,000 people are diagnosed with invasive cancer annually...

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NAGP claim that GP demand will far exceed ESRI projections

The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) has welcomed the recognition that demand on GP services will increase, however they have cautioned that there are not sufficient family doctors to meet this demand. The GP union believes that demand will far...

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RCSI opens state of the art €80m building

The Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI) has opened an €80 million state of the art building at No 26 York Street in Dublin’s City Centre, that is is the largest and most modern facility of its kind in Europe. Designed to provide hands-on practical, professional...

HSE statement regarding Met Éireann red weather warning

Due to the “Red” weather warning by Met Eireann as a result of storm Ophelia, the HSE has asked patients need to take note of the following: Outpatients: all hospital outpatient appointments are being cancelled today Monday 16th October.  Consequently, patients do not...

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‘Diabetes Ireland highlight gaps in care for paediatric diabetes’

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