Govt funding for Irish emigrants in Australia
The Government is to give almost 415,000 euro to organisations across Australia this year to provide welfare services and support to Irish emigrants.
Mental health nursing cuts warning
Staff cuts and bed shortages are leaving mental health services "under unprecedented strain", says the nurses' union.
Officials Revise Goals on Containing Ebola After Signs of Wider Exposure in Mali
The leaders of the United Nations and the World Health Organization said nearly 500 people in Mali and Guinea had been exposed to a sickened imam who had been misdiagnosed.
The New Health Care: Oregon Health Study: The Surprises in a Randomized Trial
The study upended conventional thinking about health insurance, and many of the individual stories were compelling and surprising in their own right.
The New Health Care: How to Arrive at the Best Health Policies
Randomized trials are highly effective for suggesting ways to improve health care delivery, but they’re also rare. That may be changing.
HSE report shows €361m deficit to end of September
The latest performance report from the Health Service Executive shows a deficit to the end of September of €361m, with the projected year-end overrun still predicted to be €510m.
DHSSPS enforcement officers warn against dangers of illicit drugs
Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) Medicines Regulatory Group (MRG) have warned against the dangers of using medicines from unregulated sources.
Air dryers 'blown away' by paper towels in germ tests
"Hand dryers 'splatter' users with bacteria," The Daily Telegraph reports.
The headline is prompted by an experimental study that compared the potential transfer of germs to the surrounding...
Need to 'build-up' school mental health services
Minister for Education Jan O'Sullivan has said there is a need to strengthen the mental health services in schools.
33% of world's women suffer domestic abuse - WHO
One third of women worldwide are physically abused, according to a series of studies by the World Health Organization published today.