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New outpatient gynaecological service opened

Monday 25th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

One of the country's busiest maternity hospitals has opened a new outpatient gynaecology service, which will help to tackle waitin... Read more →

Diversion of mental health funds 'unacceptable'

Friday 22nd April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

It is unacceptable that mental health funds are being used to ‘prop up' other parts of the health service, Mental Health Ref... Read more →

Sugar tax will not solve nation's dental crisis

Friday 22nd April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Many Irish children have high levels of tooth decay, but introducing a sugar tax to tackle this ‘will not provide a miraculo... Read more →

Asthma can have big impact on quality of life

Friday 22nd April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Almost three in four people with asthma in Ireland say that the condition impacts on their quality of life, while almost half say ... Read more →

Women more affected by night shifts

Wednesday 20th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Research already suggests that working night shifts may increase your risk of certain health problems, such as sleep disorders, he... Read more →

Domestic violence 'not on homeless agenda'

Wednesday 20th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Ireland's homeless figures are totally underestimated because they do not include thousands of women and children who are staying ... Read more →

Health service 'not working' - former HSE CEO

Wednesday 20th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The former head of the HSE has said that the current health system ‘is just not working'. However, according to Prof Brenda... Read more →

Type 2 diabetes linked to liver disease risk

Monday 18th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People with type 2 diabetes face an increased risk of developing serious liver disease, a study has found. Liver disease is often... Read more →

Psoriasis may increase aneurysm risk

Monday 18th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People with the skin condition, psoriasis, may have an increased risk of developing an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) - a potenti... Read more →

Colonoscopy wait times at all-time high

Monday 18th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The number of public patients waiting over three months for a colonoscopy - a procedure that is often used to detect bowel cancer ... Read more →

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