Thinking about working as a Doctor in Ireland?

If you are thinking about working as a Doctor in Ireland, you will need to note the following changes taking effect from 2014 –   ARRANGEMENTS FOR NON-EEA DOCTORS WORKING IN THE STATE COMMENCING 1 JANUARY 2014     1. Employment Permit requirement – from 1 March 2014   From … Continue reading

Shocking statistics on child sex abuse in Ireland

Under 13s most vulnerable to sex assault by male family member according to a report on child survivors of sexual violence which details shocking facts about child sex abuse in Ireland. (RCNI) The report, Hearing Child Survivors of Sexual Violence: Towards a National Response, is launched by Minister Frances Fitzgerald  and provides … Continue reading

Putting the health of our Doctors and Patients at risk

A worrying report in the Independent today reveals how a junior Doctor regularly works 30-hour shifts, forcing her to choose between sleeping and eating afterwards. Dr Libby Ennis (28), a senior house officer in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, has recorded a stark and revealing audio diary which highlights how exhausted junior doctors are left … Continue reading

New guidelines for drivers with serious medical conditions

DRIVERS with serious medical conditions including heart problems, epilepsy, depression and cancer face being put off the road for six months or more until their illness is treated. There are new medical guidelines that state in particular cases they are not to drive until their doctor is happy that their … Continue reading

Keep your smile healthy – have you a dread of going to the Dentist?

Dental health

Are you afraid to visit the dentist? Most of us dread a visit to the dentist but it is very important to go for regular check ups to keep your teeth and mouth healthy. Catching the problems early means a much easier procedure and prevents a considerable degree of pain … Continue reading

Make a New Years Resolution to exercise and improve your health

running

Make a New Years Resolution to exercise and improve your health Research based on 1,000 people surveyed has shown that one in eight or 12% of Irish people do not exercise at all. The least active age group are the 35-44 year olds 56% of women don’t do any organised … Continue reading

Tis the season to be jolly!!!

Christmas Dinner

Stay stress free and healthy this Christmas. Not always easy to stay stress free at Christmas but here are a few ways that may help. Advance planning Definitely not what we want to think about at this time of year but heart-attacks peak during the holiday season. Too much booze, … Continue reading

Jackie Brown becomes a Fellow

We are delighted to congratulate Jackie Brown on being awarded Fellowship of the National Recruitment Federation (NRF) She has also recently successfully completed the only Recruitment Practice qualification in Ireland – The NRF Cert in Recruitment Practice. She is currently one of the only people in Ireland with these 2 … Continue reading