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GPs call for further suicide prevention training

GPs call for further suicide prevention training

Almost eighty per cent of surveyed GPs have experienced a patient suicide (77 per cent), most of whom reported that this had an adverse effect on them (68 per cent), leading them to experience feelings of sadness, upset, a sense of professional inadequacy, reduced...
First centre in Ireland to offer Balloon Dilatation Technology

First centre in Ireland to offer Balloon Dilatation Technology

Beacon Hospital has announced that it is the first centre in Ireland to offer Balloon Dilatation Technology for the treatment of symptoms caused by Recurrent/Chronic Sinusitis or Eustachian Tube Dysfunction. These procedures do not require any incisions, and can be...
CFI welcomes EU Orkambi approval for additional children with CF

CFI welcomes EU Orkambi approval for additional children with CF

Cystic Fibrosis Ireland (CFI) has welcomed the HSE’s aim to make Orkambi available to children with CF from the beginning of February 2018, thanking the HSE and the Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, for their “ongoing commitment to CF care in Ireland”. This...