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Fighting Blindness calls for urgent funding

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...
HSE statement regarding Met Éireann red weather warning

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...
GP bodies unanimous on reversal of FEMPI cuts

GP bodies unanimous on reversal of FEMPI cuts

Over 90 GPs from across the country attended the Rural, Island and Dispensing Doctor’s of Ireland annual conference last weekend, which brought together rural GPs and their representatives from the IMO, NAGP, and the ICGP. Delegates called for unity on the issue of...