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Nurses to be balloted for industrial action

Wednesday 9th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Nurses and midwives are to be balloted for industrial action over a number of issues, including the failure to recruit more staff.... Read more →

Junior doctors become latest  to warn over industrial action

Wednesday 9th November 2016 - Eilish O'Regan - Independent

Hospitals are braced for a chaotic winter of industrial unrest as doctors and nurses embark on campaigns to improve their pay and ... Read more →

'First-time mums don't know what is normal - and don't have the vocabulary to ask'

Wednesday 9th November 2016 - Eilish O'Regan - Independent

Blathnaid Cox, who gave birth to her son Darragh six months ago by caesarean section, said she was given little advance advice abo... Read more →

Women at risk of PTSD after miscarriage

Monday 7th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Women who suffer a miscarriage or an ectopic pregnancy may be at risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new s... Read more →

Less salt being used in processed foods

Monday 7th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

There has been a significant reduction in the salt content of a number of food products available in Ireland, particularly process... Read more →

Remembrance event for bereaved families

Monday 7th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

More than 50 families from all over Ireland who have experienced the death of a child, came together recently for a special rememb... Read more →

1 in 7 teens feel pressured to have sex

Thursday 3rd November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

One-third of 17 and 18-year-olds in Ireland have had sex, however one in 10 of these has never used a condom and at least one in s... Read more →

Homeless families in Dublin exceed 1,000

Thursday 3rd November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The number of families who are homeless in Dublin has exceeded 1,000 for the first time, a new report has shown. According to the... Read more →

Map highlights vitamin D deficiency in Dublin

Thursday 3rd November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People living in some parts of Dublin are much more likely to be deficient in vitamin D, which can have a major impact on their ov... Read more →

Smartphones disrupting children's sleep

Tuesday 1st November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Children who use screen-based media devices at bedtime, such as smartphones and tablets, are much more likely to get poor sleep, w... Read more →

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