6 Challenges in the day of a MedicalDevice Sales Rep

6 Challenges in the day of a Medical Device Sales Rep         ·         Leaving house early to beat the traffic and be at hospital on time  ·         Transporting your equipment to theatre with all your trolleys   ·         Finding Scrubs that fit and maybe even have same colour top and bottom  ·         … Continue reading

Water Water everywhere but no one wants to drink

Water Water everywhere but no one  prepared to drink According to a survey carried out in March this year  Irish people are still not drinking the recommended 8 glasses of water a day. 1,000 adults were surveyed and results published in Irish health.com. Consultant Dietitian Sarah Keogh said that older people … Continue reading

One rule for the rich and another for the poor in Healthcare

  GP’s are frustrated and concerned over the recent report from Irish Cancer Society that confirms  there is one rule for the rich and another for the poor when it comes to getting critical cancer screening tests. If you can afford private medical insurance you can have an MRI within … Continue reading

Our Nursing Home standards need improving

Over 400 inspections of nursing homes were carried out in 2015, half of which were unannounced, a new report has shown. The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) has just published its 2015 Overview Report on the Regulation of Designated Centres for Older People. It shows that last year, 577 … Continue reading

Realistic new weight loss App now available

New App to help people lose weight – ‘Weight-mate’  A new app, which aims to help people lose weight in a healthy way, has been launched by Safefood. The ‘weight-mate’ app helps people to set realistic goals and features a daily weight and physical activity tracker. It also contains over … Continue reading

The health benefits of pets for children

According to irishhealth.com  – Children who grow up around dogs may have a reduced risk of developing asthma. We are all aware of the health benefits, both physical and psychological, for elderly and those suffering depression of owning a dog, now there are also very positive signs for children too … Continue reading

Electric Picnic- look after your health

People attending this weekend’s Electric Picnic music and arts festival are being urged to look after their health. According to the Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU), dehydration, sunburn, diarrhoea and unprotected sex are the biggest threats to the health of festival goers. “We are advising people to plan ahead if they … Continue reading

5 tips to help keep kids safe going back to school

As kids all across Ireland return to their schools – or start in new ones – there may be some trepidation amongst anxious parents. Here are five tips to help keep youngsters safe in an increasingly online world. Stocked with smartphones, social media accounts and growing ways to share information … Continue reading