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Format: 2014-08-01
Format: 2014-08-01

Number of patients with recorded diagnosis of dementia increases by 62 per cent over seven years

30 Jul 2014
July 30, 2014: Provisional figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) show 344,000 patients had a recorded diagnosis of dementia in 2013-14.

Number of patients with recorded diagnosis of dementia increases by 62 per cent over seven years

30 Jul 2014
July 30, 2014: Provisional figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) show 344,000 patients had a recorded diagnosis of dementia in 2013-14.

Number of patients with recorded diagnosis of dementia increases by 62 per cent over seven years

30 Jul 2014
July 30, 2014: Provisional figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) show 344,000 patients had a recorded diagnosis of dementia in 2013-14.

Implementing the National Information Infrastructrue (NII) - 20140724 ODUG

29 Jul 2014
The NII is intended to ‘contain the data held by the government which is likely to have the broadest and most significant economic impact if made available and accessible outside of government’. The...

ODUG NII Position Paper Scoping Document

29 Jul 2014
In October 2013 the Government published the first iteration of the National Information Infrastructure (NII) intended to ‘contain the data held by the government which is likely to have the broadest...

Are you working in a role that can influence health? Next IPH Health Impact Assessment Training 3-5 November 2014

29 Jul 2014
29 Jul 2014 HIA Training will be of particular interest to those working in public health, planning, regeneration, socio-economic development, education, environmental health and community...

Tiny area of the brain linked to fear of the future

29 Jul 2014
"Pea-sized brain hub could shed light on depression," BBC News reports. UK scientists think they have identified part of the brain responsible for feelings of foreboding. This part of the brain, ...

Running 7 minutes a day 'halves heart death risk'

29 Jul 2014
"Running for just a few minutes each day can reduce the risk of dying from heart disease," The Guardian reports. Ultimately, you can't outrun the Grim Reaper. But this news accurately reflects the...

Deadline for student grant applications

29 Jul 2014
The national student grant awarding body, SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland), is urging students who have not yet submitted their applications for student grant funding for the 2014/2015...

Mental Health Minimum Data Set (MHMDS) includes currencies and payment information for the first time

29 Jul 2014
July 29, 2014: Information about patients eligible to be cared for under a new commissioning system for mental health has been released for the first time.

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