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Format: 2014-09-22
Format: 2014-09-22

NHS whistleblowing 'problems persist'

22 Sep 2014
Whistleblowers still face real problems in speaking out in the health service - despite the push to create a more open culture, campaigners say.

Looming London transport crisis 'risks sparking riots', says TfL chief

21 Sep 2014
Sir Peter Hendy says there could be social unrest if low-paid workers now living on city outskirts cannot easily commute London could see riots again unless more trains and buses are provided at...

Mount Sinai receives $1.1 million to assess heart, kidney disease in 9/11 responders

21 Sep 2014
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai announced receipt of a $1.1 million grant from the World Trade Center Health Program in order to evaluate the risk for heart and kidney disease among first...

Calls for rent controls to curb homelessness

20 Sep 2014
Social justice campaigner Fr Peter McVerry has called for the Government to introduce emergency rent controls to help combat homelessness.

Independents call for education & health reform

20 Sep 2014
A group of Independent TDs have called for increased spending on Health and Education.

Robust antibiotic pipeline may require new thinking

20 Sep 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — ICAAC 2014 keynote speaker John H. Rex, MD, senior vice president and head of infection, global medicines development at AstraZeneca, reviews the scientific, regulatory and...

Dept issues doctor abortion guidance document

19 Sep 2014
The guidance document for the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 has been published on the Department of Health website.

School cleaner ad removed from JobBridge

19 Sep 2014
The Department of Social Protection has confirmed that it has removed an ad for a school cleaner from the JobBridge register.

Open Access can help deliver a Healthy Ireland – 20 October 2014, 10.00 – 1.00pm, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin 2

19 Sep 2014
20 Oct 2014 We would like to invite you to the fourth in a series of Open Access seminars organised as part of the Annual International Open Access Week. Open Access Week will take place from 20 -...

Obesity-related brain iron overload may be linked to cognitive dysfunction in middle-age

19 Sep 2014
Recent study data published in Diabetes Care suggest that brain iron overload associated with obesity and insulin resistance could lead to poorer cognitive performance in middle-aged adults....

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