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Anxiety and depression linked to increased cancer death risk

"Depression linked to higher chance of dying from cancer," The Independent reports. Analysis of English and Scottish data found a link between mental distress and cancer mortality, which remained even after other factors such as smoking were tak ...

Committee on Rural and Community Development to explore growth of remote working

On Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 10 a.m., the Joint Committee on Rural and Community Development will explore how the growth of remote working is creating opportunities and building Smart Communities. ...

Guidance: Toluene diisocyanate: health effects and incident management

Information on toluene diisocyanate, for use in responding to chemical incidents. ...

Research and analysis: Reported norovirus outbreaks (suspected and lab-confirmed) in hospitals: 2019

Monthly data reports on suspected and laboratory-confirmed norovirus outbreaks in hospitals in England and laboratory reports of norovirus in England and Wales. ...

Guidance: Sodium chlorate: health effects and incident management

Information on sodium chlorate for use in responding to chemical incidents. ...

Guidance: Sodium and potassium cyanide: health effects and incident management

Guidance on sodium and potassium cyanide for use in responding to chemical incidents. ...

Guidance: Pyridine: health effects and incident management

Information on pyridine (also known as azabenzene and azine) for use in responding to chemical incidents. ...

Free workshop: What is the role of the EU in supporting a more equal society?

European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) Ireland in association with the European Commission Representation in Ireland invite you to a Citizen’s Dialogue workshop in Cork, Galway, and Dublin this comming March. Further details, including a link for registrati ...

Guidance: Healthy beginnings: applying All Our Health

Evidence and guidance to help healthcare professionals provide early intervention for children and reduce long term health and social costs. ...

Research and analysis: HIV: Yorkshire and Humber annual data spotlight

Reports presenting annual epidemiological data for HIV in Yorkshire and Humber. ...

Case study: Identifying familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) in primary care

A systematic audit within the Medway Clinical Commissioning Group significantly increased recorded prevalence of FH ...

Case study: Virtual clinics to improve BP in poorly controlled patients

A programme of virtual clinics in Lambeth CCG focused on reviewing a group of patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure ...

Guidance: Health matters: preventing cardiovascular disease

A professional resource on improving the detection and treatment of the high-risk conditions atrial fibrillation, high blood pressure and high cholesterol ...

Public Accounts Committee to meet broadband providers to discuss National Broadband Plan

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will meet tomorrow to discuss issues relating to the National Broadband Plan (NBP). The Committee will engage with broadband service providers in relation to Appropriation Account 2017 Vote 29: Communications, Climate A ...

Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement to hear from key cross-border organisations on Thursday

As the Brexit withdrawal date of March 29 nears, tomorrow (Thursday) will see an important meeting of the Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement. As Brexit approaches, the importance of continued engagement with stakeholder groups is ...

Daffodils set the standard for end of life care

The mark, synonymous with the charity, is based on a new set of criteria called the Daffodil Standards – a set of eight quality improvement statements designed to support primary care teams in delivering care to patients living with an advanced, serious i ...

Minister Finian McGrath officially opens a new Children’s Disability Respite House in Ashbourne, Co Meath

The Minister for Disabilities, Finian McGrath TD, today officially opened a new respite house in Ashbourne, Co Meath to support children with disabilities and their families. The Minister said “This Government is committed to providing a range of accessib ...

Joint Committee on Employment Affairs & Social Protection to discuss the topic of Bogus Self Employment

The Joint Committee on Employment Affairs and Social Protection will meet tomorrow (Thursday) at 10.00 in Committee Room 4, Leinster House to discuss the topic of bogus self employment. Before Christmas, the Joint Committee began its consideration of the ...

Unplanned pregnancy – supports available

If you have an unplanned pregnancy, there are free confidential counselling and information services to help you consider your options and access services and supports. My Options is a freephone helpline that provides counselling over the phone. It is pro ...

Guidance: Tobacco control legislation for UK Overseas Territories

Guidance on implementing Articles 8, 11 and 13 of the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control for UK Overseas Territories. ...

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