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HSE Press Release: HSE advise parents to “ask about alcohol” with teenagers ahead of exam celebrations

HSE advise parents to “ask about alcohol” with teenagers ahead of exam celebrations www.AskAboutAlcohol.ie The HSE is encouraging parents to talk to teenagers about alcohol ahead of their Leaving and Junior Certificate end of exam […]

Broadcast: Leadership Academy Leading Care I and Leading Care II Courses – applications invited

Health Service Leadership Academy   Applications Invited I am delighted to advise that the inaugural programmes on the new Health Service Leadership Academy are now open for application.  Leading Care I and Leading Care II […]

HSE Press Release: Over 50% decrease in the number of women giving Irish addresses at abortion clinics in England and Wales

Over 50% decrease in the number of women giving Irish addresses at abortion clinics in England and Wales over 15 year period Increase in number of women consulting with online abortion pill service HSE encourages […]

Broadcast: HSE National Safeguarding Office Publishes 2016 Safeguarding Data

Almost 8,000 safeguarding concerns notified to the HSE in 2016   HSE’s National Safeguarding Office (NSO) publishes 2016 Safeguarding Data Report to coincide with the National Safeguarding Committee’s Safeguarding Awareness campaign   Dear Colleagues The […]

Broadcast: Certificate in Crisis Pregnancy Counselling (2017- 2018)

Certificate in Crisis Pregnancy Counselling (2017- 2018)     Training course delivered by NUI Maynooth and supported by the HSE Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy Programme Applications are currently being considered for the above training […]

Next steps for primary care in Wales: access, innovation and transformation

Upcoming Policy Forum for Wales seminar Next steps for primary care in Wales: access, innovation and transformation. The seminar will include keynote addresses from Dr Charlotte Jones, Chair, General Practitioners Committee Wales, Dr Rebecca Payne, […]

Whatsupbaby

HOSPITAL CLINIC TV Whatsupmum.ie has been developed with the (HSE) Clinical Programme for Obstetrics and Gynaecology with Professor Michael Turner to provide free healthcare information, education and parenting advice to expectant mothers and their families. […]

The Baby Box

The Baby Box and Infant Mortality Introduction The aim of family policy in Finland is to create a safe environment for children to grow up and to provide parents with the material and psychological means […]

President’s message

Message from ICHN President Welcome to the summer edition of the ICHN newsletter. The Institute’s annual conference was held in May 2017 in the Hilton Hotel Dublin. The theme was “Community Nursing: Towards an Integrated […]

Limerick University – Level 9 Module – Supporting Perinatal Mental Health

Level 9 module Supporting Perinatal Mental Health. It is of interest to public health nurses, midwives, community mothers, social workers etc.     For more information please contact: Sylvia Murphy Tighe Course Director BSc Midwifery/Lecturer […]

Broadcast : Health Service Leadership Academy

Health Service Leadership Academy Coming soon … the launch of a new Leadership Academy for the health service. Keep an eye out for the forthcoming launch of our new Leadership Academy which will be designed […]

TUSLA calls for Early Years Strategy

Dear all, please see link below regarding TUSLA calling for Early Years Strategy for Children   http://www.irishtimes.com/news/social-affairs/tusla-calls-for-early-years-strategy-for-children-not-just-childcare-1.3096814  

HSE Broadcast : HSE National Screening Service welcomes publication of HPV testing Health Technology Assessment

HSE National Screening Service welcomes publication of HPV testing Health Technology Assessment   On Monday, 29th May HIQA published a Health Technology Assessment (HTA) of human papillomavirus (HPV) testing as the primary screening method for […]

Update from FSAI re vitamin D supplements for Infants

Please see attached most recent update on Vit D supplements and send to DPHN Forum for distribution to staff.

HSE – Press Release: 64% decrease in the Number of Births to Teenagers over 15 year period

HSE Press Release Wednesday, 31st May 2017 64% decrease in the Number of Births to Teenagers over 15 year period   Young people encouraged to use both condoms and hormonal contraception to protect against STIs […]

Broadcast: Alcohol and other Drugs in the Workplace – Navigating a complex issue

Alcohol and other Drugs in the Workplace – Navigating a complex issue – The Diversity, Equality and Inclusion function of National HR are pleased to inform you that dates have been identified and events organised […]

HSE – Broadcast: SAOR: Screening and Brief Intervention for Problem Alcohol and Substance Use (2nd edition) by the HSE National Social Inclusion Office.

Dear Colleague   The HSE National Social Inclusion Office has launched the second edition of SAOR which provides a framework for the delivery of screening and brief interventions (SBI) for problem alcohol and substance use.  […]

HSE – Broadcast Email: Launch of Positive Ageing Research Strategy

Health Service Executive publishes ‘Healthy and Positive Ageing for All’ Research Strategy 2015-2019 and announces €500,000 Research Fund & Awards Call   www.hse.ie/Positive-Ageing   The Health Service Executive (HSE), Health and Wellbeing Division today, 1st […]

HSE – National Healthy Childhood Framework Document

Please find attached the National Healthy Childhood Framework document that has been formally signed off by our National Lead for Health & Wellbeing and our National Lead for Primary Care.

DCU – MA in Ethics

DCU’s MA in Ethics was established in 2010 in the context of the ongoing demand for expertise in ethical analysis and decision-making. The underpinning philosophy of the MA programme is that ethical issues, challenges and […]

4th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health : E-news, May 2017

Please see below E-News containing details of  The Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health – Building the health workforce of the future – which will be held in Dublin, Ireland, from 13-17 November […]

Careful Nursing Summer School at UCD

Please find a link to information about the Careful Nursing Summer School at UCD the end of July http://www.carefulnursing.ie/go/blog/2017-04/save-the-date-careful-nursing-summer-school-25-27-july

European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants

Please see attached information from the European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants. Pregnancy Booklet    

Irish Times – Tips from Parents Plus: Helping Teenagers & Children to Manage Anxiety 

Helping Children and Teenagers to Manage Anxiety   Below are links to the six part series of articles in the Irish Times from Dr John Sharry, Parents Plus, which look at a number of important principles […]

NIO – Information for parents of children in 6th Class

As part of our continuing effort to promote the 2nd level school programme vaccines programme and alert parents of the vaccines as early as possible information is going to primary schools in the coming weeks. […]

UCC – Post Grad Nursing & Midwifery programmes

Please see attached  flier with list of Nursing and Midwifery programmes advertised for September 2017 Intake. Applications are online  www.pac.ie/ucc     interested applicants are advised to apply now,  closing date to apply for NMPDU funding is […]

Broadcast: BowelScreen Publishes Report from First Screening Round 2012 – 2015

BowelScreen Publishes Report from First Screening Round 2012 – 2015   In its first cycle or ‘round’, 521 cancers were detected and 13,000 pre-cancerous adenomas were removed by BowelScreen, which is delivered by the National […]

National Immunisation Office – Newsletter April 2017

Dear All Please find attached latest version of Immunisation News.   In this edition we focus on   HPV vaccine catch up opportunity for girls in second level school Measles outbreaks in Europe European Immunization […]

Launch of 2017 Student Public Health Nurse Graduate/Postgraduate Diploma (Nursing/Public Health Nursing) Sponsorship Recruitment Campaign (Ref NRS04880)

Dear all, HBS Recruit has now launched the 2017 Student Public Health Nurse Graduate/ Postgraduate Diploma (Nursing/Public Health Nursing) sponsorship recruitment campaign. There may be some candidates who have contacted your Service directly and you […]

European Immunisation Week

European Immunisation Week will run from 24th – 30th April 2017   The theme of this year’s campaign is Vaccines Work and will focus on the need for and benefits of immunisation at every stage in […]