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120 Primary Care Centres confirmed now open

Minister for Health Simon Harris TD on Monday (25th June) officially opened Celbridge Primary Care Centre in Co. Kildare, saying that the centre shows how “that the move toward primary and community care is becoming a reality.”    Minister Harris said: “Primary Care...
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Immediate action called for following launch of home care services report

Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Jim Daly, T.D., has highlighted the need for the development of a new statutory home care scheme at the launch of the report on the findings of the Department of Health’s public consultation on home-care services,...
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Gaping need for research investment into silent epidemic, experts warn

Approximately 13,000 lives are devastated in Ireland every year by brain injuries acquired through falls, road collisions, attempted suicides and strokes, prompting Acquired Brain Injury Ireland to dub it a "silent epidemic" that leaves families struggling to cope...
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 Transplant Team Ireland eagerly await 10th European Championships

One of the most decorated Gaelic footballers of all time, Peter Canavan, dropped in to offer the wisdom of his sporting career in a motivational talk to members of Transplant Team Ireland ahead of their departure next month to represent Ireland at the 10th European...
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“FEMPI cuts undermine the pharmacy sector”, claims IPU

The Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) has called on the government to provide a clear timetable for the restoration of funding to pharmacists following repeated cuts under the FEMPI legislation. These cuts came under strong criticism from the IPU President, Daragh Connolly,...

HPV vaccine uptake 11 per cent higher than last year

The preliminary figures of the HPV vaccine uptake rate is 11 per cent higher than last year, according to the HSE National Immunisation office. The end of March saw the HSE launching the next phase of the HPV Vaccine Information Campaign, with the aim of supporting...

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