Communicable Disease Update; Vol. 13 (3), August 2014
Title: Communicable Disease Update; Vol. 13 (3), August 2014
Authors: Health Service Executive (HSE) South (South East), Department of Public Health
Breastfeeding: a winning goal for life!
Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement
World Breastfeeding Week runs from 1-7 August and...
Cath lab may be best location for performing transfemoral TAVR
A minimalist strategy of performing transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement in a cath lab yielded improved procedure times and cost and comparable mortality when compared with...
Ebola warning for travellers
People who have travelled from parts of West Africa to Ireland are being asked to seek urgent medical attention if they develop a fever within 21 days of their return.
The call from the Health...
Statistical press release - Publication of the statistical bulletin Children in Care in Northern Ireland 2012/13
The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety has today published the ‘Children in Care in Northern Ireland 2012/13 Statistical Bulletin’.
Statistical Press Release - Complaints received by HSC Trusts, Board and Family Practitioner Services in Northern Ireland (2013/14)
The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety today published statistics on complaint issues received by the six Health and Social Care (HSC) Trusts, Board and Family Practitioner...
Ambulance services: 16 emergency calls to 999 per minute
July 31, 2014: Figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) show that ambulance trusts dealt with an average of 16.1 emergency calls per minute (23,216 on average per day) in...
UK consumer confidence falls in July for first time in six months
GfK survey is the latest sign that Britons are feeling less upbeat about the economic recovery
British consumer confidence fell for the first time in six months in July, a survey from researchers GfK...
Walsall to solve EPR issues by September
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust aims to get to 'business as usual' with its Lorenzo electronic patient record system by the end of September.
NHS 'can deal with' UK Ebola threat
The Ebola virus poses a threat to the UK but health services here have the experience to deal with it, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.