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

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

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

Nursing Staff shortage bring Beaumont ED to crisis point

Nurses at Dublin’s Beaumont Hospital are to begin industrial action next month in response to ‘unsafe conditions in the Emergency Department (ED)’. The action by members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) is set to commence on June 10 in the form of a work to rule. This … Continue reading

Care of the Elderly

With the advances in medicine and health awareness there is an increase in the number of elderly in Ireland. The elderly can be a vulnerable group not unlike children. The importance to look after and have the best care available for our ever growing elderly population should be our priority. With old age inevitable for … Continue reading

Emergency Department overcrowding critical

Emergency Department overcrowding critical – Overcrowding in hospital Emergency Departments (EDs) has reached an ‘all time high’, nurses have claimed. According to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), 563 patients were waiting on trolleys on Monday morning including 50 in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, 41 in … Continue reading

Jackie Brown Medical – Nursing Jobs

Are you looking for a nursing job in the UK or Ireland? We have a variety of jobs available for you to choose from listed below: Practice Nurse – Part Time Contract – Dublin 4 & 14 – €21 per hour Duties Summary – Phlebotomy, Child Vaccinations, Smears, Family Planning … Continue reading

The importance of our Theatre Nurse Managers

The Theatre Nurse Manager is a role model and resource person guiding staff in a Theatre environment which highlights their importance. They must provide guidance and leadership in the delivery of care and nursing practice within the Hospital Theatre environment. The Theatre Nurse Manager is a specialist Nurse where a great deal of expertise and … Continue reading