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ICS chief executive to take €10,000 pay cut

Friday 15th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The chief executive of the Irish Cancer Society (ICS) has decided to take a pay cut as part of the charity's efforts to provide fi... Read more →

Work begins on new mental hospital

Thursday 14th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The new National Forensic Mental Health Service (NFMHS) Hospital, which will replace the Central Mental Hospital in Dundrum, shoul... Read more →

Safety warning after charger causes fire

Thursday 14th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Members of the public are being warned to be careful when buying and using electrical products, after a charger left on a bed over... Read more →

First National Physical Activity Plan launched

Thursday 14th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Ireland's first ever National Physical Activity Plan has been launched by the Government. It aims to get an extra 50,000 people ta... Read more →

Cancer financial support programme to close

Wednesday 13th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The Irish Cancer Society (ICS) has confirmed that it is closing its Financial Support Programme, which helps cancer patients who a... Read more →

Potatoes linked to diabetes in pregnancy, study finds

Wednesday 13th January 2016 - Paul Cullen - The Irish Times

The humble spud has come under renewed attack on health grounds, with a new study finding a link between higher consumption of pot... Read more →

Hygiene and cooking key to avoiding food poisoning

Wednesday 13th January 2016 - Dr Nina Byrnes - Independent

MY DAUGHTER contracted food poisoning last year and ended up very sick in hospital. Thankfully she is ok now, but what do I need |... Read more →

Breakthrough in ED strike talks

Tuesday 12th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

There has been a breakthrough in talks aimed at averting a strike by nurses in seven Emergency Departments (EDs) nationwide this T... Read more →

Over 50s have poor knowledge of shingles

Tuesday 12th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish News

People over the age of 50 have a poor knowledge of shingles, despite the fact that many are at risk of developing the condition, a... Read more →

Most do not know when fertility declines

Tuesday 12th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Almost eight in 10 adults do not know the age at which fertility begins to decline, a new survey has found. According to the find... Read more →

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