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Minor injury unit fees drop to €75 in effort to relieve A&E overcrowding

Friday 17th January 2020 - Paul Cullen - The Irish Times

The cost of attending one of the 11 minor injury units has been reduced from €100 to €75 from today, after Minister for ... Read more →

HSE promises more homecare hours and free GP care extension

Tuesday 17th December 2019 - Eilish O'Reagan - Independent.ie

An additional 230,000 homecare hours will be provided by the HSE next year, according to its service plan for 2020 which will be... Read more →

Your pharmacist should be your first port of call if you are in pain

Thursday 12th December 2019 - Sinead Ryan MPSI - Healthnews.ie

The importance of pharmacists working with patients, doctors and hospital pain teams to ensure the most suitable pain care treatme... Read more →

Flu Season May Peak Just in Time for the Holidays

Monday 9th December 2019 - Julia Ries - Healthline

As we inch closer toward the thick of flu season, influenza activity is steadily picking up across the country — especially ... Read more →

MRSA for the Holidays? How to Avoid Spreading Bacteria This Season

Friday 6th December 2019 - Heather Cruickshank - Healthline

The holiday season is in full swing — and for many people, that means travel, visitors, and a break from regular routines. ... Read more →

HSE warned that winter plan won't have an impact without extra staff

Tuesday 19th November 2019 - Steve Neville

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation have welcomed extra funds but said the HSE's winter plan will not work without extra st... Read more →

Your pharmacist should be your first port of call if you are in pain

Tuesday 12th November 2019 - Sinead Ryan MPSI - healthnews.ie

Pharmacists have a central role in counselling and educating patients in pain management. When pain killers are taken correctly, t... Read more →

Taoiseach to make formal State apology over smear test controversy

Monday 21st October 2019 - Carl O'Brien - The Irish Times

Taoiseach to make formal State apology over smear test controversy Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is due to make a formal State apology o... Read more →

Taking Fish Oil Supplements Can Cut Your Risk of Heart Disease

Thursday 10th October 2019 - George Citroner - Healthline

Cancer and heart disease are the two leading causes of death in middle-aged adults, according to a 2017 reportTrusted Source by th... Read more →

Here’s What Getting Less Than 7 Hours of Sleep a Night Can Do to You

Thursday 26th September 2019 - Brian Krans - Healthline.com

Here’s What Getting Less Than 7 Hours of Sleep a Night Can Do to You New research found when healthy men in their 20s got o... Read more →

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