Our Nurses and Midwives are angry

Our Nurses and Midwives are angry – Nurses and midwives are to be balloted for industrial action over a number of issues, including the failure to recruit more staff. According to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), it has made this decision following a review of the outcome of … Continue reading

Mammography Service and jobs in Ireland

Mammography Service and jobs in Ireland BreastCheck is a Government-funded National Breast  Screening  programme that provides free mammograms to eligible women  every two years, in a place as close as possible geographically to them . This is made possible by having Mobile Units around the country to complement the main … Continue reading

We need your Blood!

We need your Blood! Blood donations are reduced on this time last year and The Blood Transfusion Center are appealing for Donors. Blood is needed to keep our Hospitals running on a routine basis as well as being needed in Accidents and Emergencies. In the run up to Christmas – … Continue reading

Are we encouraging our GP’s to leave Ireland?

Are we encouraging our GP’s to leave Ireland? As we recruit for Doctors and GP’s throughout Ireland, we share the frustration voiced by the Irish College of General Practice yesterday following the budget for 2017   According to Dr Mark Murphy of ICGP, the College had put in a pre budget submission … Continue reading

Doctor Doctor……..

Doctor Doctor……… Middle aged lady goes to her GP for a check up He explains his prescription to her as follows: ‘Take the Red tablet first thing in the morning with a large glass of water’   ‘Take the Blue tablet after lunch with a large glass of water’ ‘Take … 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

Who will govern our mothers and babies?

  Who will govern our mothers and babies? For the last few weeks a row has been brewing over the governance of the new Maternity Hospital moving from an old and not suitable for purpose anymore facility in Dublin’s Holles street,to a new state of the art building on the … 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