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Beacon Clinic launches non-invasive liver scan service Fibroscan, which eradicates the need for a liver biopsy, was launched at the Beacon Consultants Clinic at Beacon Hospital, Dublin the first private facility to do the non-invasive, pain-free liver scan that gives...

Prefabs a temporary solution- Minister

Hospitals are being instructed to purchase prefabs, with the intention of turning them into wards in what has been claimed to be a short-term measure. Although this plan is a bid to make progress in tackling the overcrowding crisis, it has been predicted that patients...

Health service support staff avert strike

Health service support staff have averted a strike in a dispute over a job evaluation scheme and incremental credit for support staff interns, scheduled to commence on the March 7. Up to 10,000 staff including porters, cleaners, security personnel and home helps, were...
Respreeza – Alpha-1 patient makes impassioned plea

Respreeza – Alpha-1 patient makes impassioned plea

Josephine McGuirk (70) has reminded the HSE, the Minister for Health and CSL Behring that her life and the lives of the 60 other Irish people who have been diagnosed with Alpha-1 is in their hands. People with Alpha-1 are lacking in the Alpha-1 antitrypsin protein,...