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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...

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...

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...