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Clare Fire Service Achieves International Health and Safety Accreditation

Clare County Fire and Rescue Service has been awarded the ‘ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Management System’ accreditation, which is the world’s first international standard for OH&S. ISO 45001…

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Cartoon visors cheer young patients

Paediatric staff in Tallaght have turned their  PPE into a reassuring ice-breaker for their young patients – thanks to some fun cartoon visors. Many of the paediatric services in Children’s…

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COVID 19

Stress Control Online

The first session of the HSE’s Stress Control Online is to be repeated again today at 2pm and 8.30pm. There was great feedback from those who participated in this the…

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Sperm DNA Fragmentation – a better biomarker

Conventional semen parameters are accepted to have limited diagnostic value for male infertility and poor prognostic value for ART success. In contrast, sperm DNA fragmentation has been shown to be…

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Study shows which messengers leak your data, drain your battery, and more

Link previews provide convenience. They can also compromise privacy or security. Link previews are a ubiquitous feature found in just about every chat and messaging app, and with good reason….

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COVID 19

Ireland Updates as Cabinet Call Emergency Meeting Over Level Five Lockdown

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan returned to chair the meeting of health experts tonight Major changes and closures could be put in place across Ireland as the entire country…

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World Patient Safety Day: Ireland Risks Falling Behind in Nurse Welfare

Ireland risks falling behind international standards in protecting frontline nurses from the risks of COVID-19, the INMO has warned. Following a report by the International Council of Nurses (ICN) for…

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Mental Health at Work

by :  Morra Aarons-Mele Alyssa Mastromonaco is no stranger to tough conversations: she served as White House deputy chief of staff for operations under President Obama, was an executive at…

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Education Impacts Intention to Breastfeed

Women with a third level education appear to be much more likely to attempt breastfeeding, and to continue to do it three months after the birth, the results of a…

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COVID 19

Covid-19: Reports of Rape and Child Sex Abuse Rise Sharply During Pandemic

The number of people reporting experiences of rape and child sex abuse increased sharply during the first four months of the coronavirus pandemic, figures from the Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI) show….

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Fertility rate: ‘Jaw-dropping’ Global Crash in Children Being Born

The world is ill-prepared for the global crash in children being born which is set to have a “jaw-dropping” impact on societies, say researchers. Falling fertility rates mean nearly every…

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Mural Tribute to Frontline

The mural was commissioned by Sligo Tidy Towns/ Sligo County Council & Sligo BID. An amazing tribute to all the front line workers during Covid-19 For more updates subscribe to…

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COVID 19

One Million Downloads of COVID Tracker App in 48 hours

Figures from the HSE show that there have been one million downloads of the COVID Tracker App since it went live. The app, which was launched Tuesday, 7 July 2020…

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RNLI’s ‘Launch a Memory’ campaign to see west of Ireland lifeboat remember 10,000 loved ones

A new all-weather RNLI lifeboat, which will be permanently based at Clifden in Connemara, will proudly carry the names of up to 10,000 people, placed on it by their loved…

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COVID 19

National roll out of Virtual Platform for Health Appointments

Attend Anywhere is a safe, simple video conferencing tool, initially used in Scotland and now elsewhere that enables health professionals to continue to see patients, albeit virtually for a video…

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COVID 19

RTE aired a documentary yesterday looking at the battle to save lives on St James’ Hospital frontline during Covid-19 fight

Filmed in one of Ireland’s busiest hospitals in the midst of lockdown, RTÉ Investigates: Inside Ireland’s Covid Battle goes behind the scenes at St James’s Hospital, Dublin Brave Covid-19 patients,…

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COVID 19

Epidemic of Contaminated Waste

An epidemic of contaminated waste is following the Coronavirus The world is struggling to deal with the spread of another medical problem created by the coronavirus – a deluge of…

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COVID 19

COVID Tracker App

Dept of Health and the HSE announce the publication of the COVID Tracker App DPIA and source code The Department of Health and the Health Service Executive have today published…

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June Spotlight – Maura O’Sullivan

Maura OSullivan with her daughter Ciara O’Sullivan (RPN) We mentioned in a previous ezine that we hoped every month this year to be able to share a story from one…

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Covid 19/Events

Garda Colm Horkan RIP

The entire emergency services and wider public are in utter shock at the senseless loss of life of Garda Colm Horkan. Emergencyservices.ie and its team here would like to take…

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