HSE admits €750m in cuts will hit services

UP TO 600 public nursing home beds are to close, more acute hospital beds will shut and there will be cuts to community, mental health and disability services under the Health Service Executive’s service plan for the year, which was published yesterday. Overall health spending is to be reduced by … Continue reading

Women using less reliable contraception due to Recession!

According to the Irish Family Planning Association’s (IFPA) Annual Report 2010, women are using less reliable forms of contraception. The report states that women are choosing less reliable but more expensive contraception methods eg the pill as they cannot afford the initial outlay for more effective long term contraception. According … Continue reading