Neknominations – a sick social media game

We have all heard about Neknominations in the last few weeks It is a word we were not familiar with a month ago, now, sadly, as a result of tragic deaths, it is a word we are all familiar with for the wrong reasons This highlights the power of Social … Continue reading

Too many couples are receiving unnecessary IVF Treatment

A recent study has found that too many couples are being given unnecessary IVF (In Vetro Fertilisation) TreatmentIVF to help couples to have children is being increasingly employed on “weak” grounds, while children born through it are at higher risk of health problems, new research warns. The study, which was written … Continue reading

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

Biopharma giant Regeneron invests €300m in Limerick

Limerick is to receive 300 highly skilled jobs by 2016 after biopharma giant Regeneron Pharmaceuticals this morning revealed a US$300m investment for a manufacturing facility on an 11.88-hectare site previously owned by Dell at Raheen Business Park. Subject to planning approval from the local authority, the company expects to employ … Continue reading

Our sick children left waiting years for Medical care

    Our sick children are left waiting years for Medical Care – Thousands of sick children are waiting between one and four years or more to see a consultant in public outpatients at Dublin’s two largest children’s hospitals.     The numbers include many children with heart, brain, ENT, … Continue reading

HSE financial deficit close to €300million

  The Health Service Executive has told the Government that in a worst-case scenario its financial deficit for this year could be close to €300 million, significantly higher than previously stated. The director general of the HSE, Tony O’Brien, warned the Department of Health and the Department of Public Expenditure … Continue reading

Ireland still leading the way with Digital Healthcare

In follow up since our last article about how Ireland is leading the way with Digital Healthcare – Start-up Neuro Hero launches speech and language therapy apps Technology start-up Neuro Hero has launched a new set of apps for iOS and Android aimed at families whose loved ones have communications … Continue reading