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National Review of Specialist Cardiac Services – Steering Group Meeting

The Steering Group for the National Review of Specialist Cardiac Services met on Monday 30th April. The Secretariat of the Review provided an update to the Steering Group in relation to the various work packages that comprise the Review. The Steering Grou ...

Housing Committee to hear from experts on proposed Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Plant

The Joint Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government will meet tomorrow at 12pm in Committee Room 1, Leinster House. ...

Statement on the National Health and Social Care Workforce Plan Part 3 – Improving workforce planning for primary care in Scotland

"Any targets must be underpinned by a robust plan to deliver them and as more data is gathered about the work carried out in primary care, especially by our hard-pressed GPs, planners will need to be able to adopt a flexible approach to the delivery ...

Cancer screening

The CervicalCheck programme has set up a helpline for women concerned about previous smear tests. If you would like to speak to someone, you can call this Freephone number 1800 45 45 55 from 9am to 6pm, Monday to Sunday. You can also read Questions and An ...

Vaccines: still the first line of defence against killer diseases

Published date:  Mon, 30/04/2018- 11:33am Directorate:  Health Protection Vaccines are a part of everyday life during childhood, and help our kids stay well, but it’s easy to forget the devastating impact that many illnesses used to have. This World Immuni ...

Summer education

The July Provision Programme funds an extended school year for children with certain learning disabilities or an autism spectrum disorder. The scheme funds both school-based and home-based tuition. ...

Successful Drug Discovery, Volume 3

  With its focus on drugs so recently introduced that they have yet to be found in any other textbooks or general references, the information and insight found here makes this a genuinely unique handbook and reference. Following the successful approach of ...

Endocrine and Metabolic Medical Emergencies: A Clinician's Guide, 2nd Edition

  The Essential Guide to Recognizing and Treating Acute Endocrine and Metabolic Illness Endocrinology covers some of the most common conditions and serious public health challenges facing medicine today, and endocrine and metabolic emergencies constitute ...

Developmental Neuropathology, 2nd Edition

  A definitive, clinically oriented guide to the pathology of genetics of developmental neuropathology Developmental neuropathology relates to the wide range of disorders affecting the developing brain or pre- and post-natal life, with emphasis on the gen ...

ABC of Pleural Diseases

  Pleural diseases are frequently managed in primary care, but specialist knowledge is required to understand the full variety of presentations and available treatments in this rapidly developing field. ABC of Pleural Diseases is a brand new addition to t ...

Visual Guide to Neonatal Cardiology

  The Visual Guide to Neonatal Cardiology is a comprehensive, highly illustrated, reference covering the evaluation, diagnosis and management of cardiac disease in the newborn. Read More... ...

Vitiligo: Medical and Surgical Management

  Practical guidance based on expert experience and evidence for developing management strategies for vitiligo   This complete guide to vitiligo provides a full appraisal of strategy for the treatment of this autoimmune disease that affects 1-2% of the wo ...

The GnRH Neuron and its Control

  The GnRH Neuron and its Control examines the developmental biology of GnRH neurons including their birth in the nasal placode of the early embryo, perinatal programming, and sexual differentiation, in addition to the hypothalamic mechanisms that control ...

Healthy Ireland Implementation Plan 2018- 2022

Title: Healthy Ireland Implementation Plan 2018- 2022 Authors: Community Health Organisation Dublin North City & County Description: The aim of our CHO Dublin North City & County Healthy Ireland Implementation plan is to support and empower our ser ...

What is a passport card?

A passport card  is a credit-card sized Irish passport that can be used for travel within the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland. You can apply for a passport card online. Read more about the passport card in our document or on dfa.ie. ...

Minister Finian McGrath announces locations for €10m dedicated National Respite Programme for people with disabilities and their families

Finian McGrath TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for Disabilities, today announced where new respite facilities will be located nationally to support people with disabilities and their families. ...

New research on the impact of climate change on health a 'stark warning', says RCGP

"Whilst we have been aware of this risk for some time, this latest research serves as a stark warning about the trajectory of the challenges if we don't act now. Perhaps most shocking is the estimated 50 million predicted years of life lost acros ...

Set yourself a challenge this Walking Month

Published date:  Fri, 27/04/2018 Directorate:  Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement May is Walking Month and the Public Health Agency (PHA) is setting everyone a challenge to count their steps and then try to do a bit more. ...

Open consultation: UK SMI V 8: vertical and perinatal transmission of hepatitis C

Public Health England (PHE) has opened a consultation in joint partnership with professional organisations. This consultation asks for feedback in relation to the Standards for Microbiology Investigations V 8: vertical and perinatal transmission of hepati ...

Open consultation: UK SMI V 27: hepatitis A virus acute infection serology

Public Health England (PHE) has opened a consultation in joint partnership with professional organisations. This consultation asks for feedback in relation to the Standards for Microbiology Investigations V 27: hepatitis A virus acute infection serology. ...

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