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Fri, 23 Feb 2024 08:30:50 +0000

UK guidelines say ‘reasonable adjustments’ should be made for employees with severe menopausal symptoms The post Irish workplaces risk lawsuits if not made <br>menopause-friendly appeared first on Irish Medical Times.


Fri, 23 Feb 2024 08:30:48 +0000

There is much kerfuffle and no end of uninformed comment online these days about the appointment of Dr Tony Holohan to a new post of consultant in public health medicine in the HSE’s National Cancer Control Programme, writes Terence Cosgrave The post Holohan appointment looks too much like ‘jobs for the boys’ appeared first on Irish Medical Times.


Fri, 23 Feb 2024 08:30:37 +0000

Research sparks investigations into the development of other neurological conditions The post Blood vessel ‘leakiness’ found in long Covid patients with brain fog appeared first on Irish Medical Times.


Fri, 23 Feb 2024 08:30:12 +0000

Priority drafting of new legislation that will facilitate the sharing of health information to begin in the spring The post Digital health strategy to be published by end of March appeared first on Irish Medical Times.


Fri, 23 Feb 2024 08:30:05 +0000

UCD hub recognises how human, animal and planetary health interconnect The post New Centre for One Health to address global challenges appeared first on Irish Medical Times.


Wed, 21 Feb 2024 10:41:29 +0000

New funding for organ donation and transplant services has been announced as legislation in the area is expected to pass both houses of the Oireachtas today. If enacted, the Human Tissue Bill will provide a new legal framework for organ donation, including a proposed ‘opt-out’… The post Organ donation legislation to pass Dáil and Seanad today appeared first on Irish Medical Times.


Tue, 20 Feb 2024 16:16:19 +0000

There has been limited progress on a Government commitment to end the admission of children to adult psychiatric units by increasing in-patient beds, a policy review has found. The Children’s Rights Alliance’s annual report card gave an ‘E’ grade to the Government in respect to… The post Government receives ‘E’ grade on children’s mental health appeared first on Irish Medical Times.


Mon, 19 Feb 2024 15:42:35 +0000

The HSE will offer permanent employment contracts to all nursing, midwifery and health and social care (HSCP) graduates in Ireland this year. More than 1,000 HSCP final year students and 1,600 nurses and midwives can now qualify for these roles, on completion of their courses and… The post HSE to offer contracts to all 2024 graduates of nursing, midwifery and health and social care appeared first on Irish Medical Times.


Fri, 16 Feb 2024 08:30:50 +0000

Age sector groups call for Independent Commissioner for Ageing and Older People The post Review of policy commitments on older people highlights lack of delivery in key areas appeared first on Irish Medical Times.


Fri, 16 Feb 2024 08:30:41 +0000

Currently just four-in-10 women with overweight or obesity breastfeed The post Education and support increase breastfeeding rates in women with excess weight or obesity appeared first on Irish Medical Times.

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