Mon, 06 Apr, 2020
The President of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Professor Mary Horgan has said that there is a lot of hospital and community preparation underway in anticipation of an increase in testing for Covid-19.
Thu, 19 Mar, 2020
Doctors say they have left Ireland because of “inordinate” responsibility, hours so long that one crashed his car on the way home from work, and a “climate of negativity”, according to a study.
Sat, 14 Dec, 2019
Chair of the trade association, Keith Flynn, said members had signed a code of conduct agreeing to only sell vaping products to people over the age of 18. The code, published last month, also states that members should always ask for identification if there is any doubt about a person's age.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2019
Cervical cancer is the second most common cause of death from cancer for young Irish women, despite an effective screening programme and free vaccine. Why has there been such a dramatic fall in the number of girls getting vaccinated? asks.
Tue, 02 May, 2017
Plans for a minimum alcohol price have suffered a setback after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled similar plans in Scotland would breach EU law if less restrictive tax measures could be introduced.
Thu, 24 Dec, 2015
The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill is a crucial response to one of our most significant public health problems. Alcohol misuse claims three lives every day in Ireland and we all know someone who has been affected in a harmful way by alcohol use — it is all too common.
Fri, 18 Dec, 2015