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Fragility Fracture Network Nursing Workshop 4th July 2018 RCSI, Dublin

Nurses Pre-Congress Workshop If you are interested in attending the Nursing Pre-Congress Workshop, which will be held on 4 July 2018 from 10:00–17.15 please register via the online registration portal. Invitation to FFN nursing delegates: •    Are you […]

HSE Broadcast: Hot Weather Advice

  HSE – Hot Weather Advice   Met Éireann has indicated that temperatures will hit 27 degrees Celsius and forecasted temperatures to exceed this during the week. This has resulted in an alert being circulated […]

Broadcast: 11th issue of the Occupational Safety and Health Newsletter now online

Occupational Safety and Health Newsletter   Sent on behalf of the National Health and Safety Function (NHSF), WHWU, HR Division   Dear Colleagues,   The 11th issue of the Occupational Safety and Health Newsletter is […]

Broadcast: HSE launches Heart Attack Care in Ireland 2016 Report

A new report detailing the work of the National Clinical Programme for Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS), shows that treatment for heart attack patients in Ireland is on a par with, or above, international standards.   In […]

Broadcast: HSE launches new resource – Talking to Your Young Child about Relationships, Sexuality and Growing Up

HSE launches new resource, ‘Talking to Your Young Child about Relationships, Sexuality and Growing Up’   Research finds that parents are asking for support with how to communicate with younger children about relationships, sexuality and […]

Broadcast: The Back in 5 Accessible Parking Campaign #OurHealthService

This week in Our Health Service: The people of Tipperary recently got a chance to view the world through the eyes of drivers with disabilities with the ‘Back in 5’ campaign, which aims to draw […]

Broadcast: Dormant Accounts Fund 2017-2019 – Action Plan Mental Health Initiative for Travellers

Dear colleagues Please see below information in respect of an invitation to submit proposals aimed at improving mental health outcomes for Travellers. Please note that this invitation may also be accessed on Activelink https://www.activelink.ie/content/community-exchange/funding/37504 Budget Total €500,000: […]

HSE breastfeeding website – www.breastfeeding.ie

TCD MSc in Community Health 2018 Changes

Developments and changes in the MSc in Community Health have been posted on TCD website, please see link https://www.tcd.ie/courses/postgraduate/az/course.php?id=DPTNM-CHEA-1F09 These changes introduce the postgraduate certificate and give greater choice of modules. For further information please […]

Dementia-friendly Show Garden at Bord Bia’s Bloom

Former Minister for Justice, Nora Owen, Officially Unveils Dementia-friendly Show Garden at Bord Bia’s Bloom as part of Ongoing Awareness Campaign     An ambassador for Dementia: Understand Together, Nora Owen today unveiled the campaign’s […]

Mens Health Week 2018

Men’s Health Week 2018 – Coming Soon     Men’s Health Week (MHW) will take place from Monday 11th until Sunday 17th June. This year’s theme “One small step for Man, one giant leap for […]

Working Towards Tobacco Free Ireland

Minister opens HSE and Partners Tobacco Free Ireland Conference on World No Tobacco Day  Every week smoking causes 100 deaths and over 1,000 hospital admissions in Ireland   Working towards Tobacco Free Ireland 2025 goal […]

Public Consultation on Possession of Illegal Drugs for Personal Use

Dear Colleagues   A public consultation has today (31st May) been launched on the possession of illegal drugs for personal use.  The consultation seeks the views of the public on the effectiveness of the current […]

HSE Breastfeeding Implementation Group Annual Report – 2017

Dear all, The National Breastfeeding Implementation Group was established to oversee the implementation of Breastfeeding in a Healthy Ireland – HSE Action Plan 2016-202.   The overarching aim of the Breastfeeding Action Plan is to increase […]

Launch of the New Transition Epilepsy Booklet for Teenagers

Hi all, To mark National Epilepsy Week (May 14th – 20th) which begins today, we have announced results of a survey conducted among young people aged 16-21 on their experience of living with the condition. […]

Mental Health Engagement Day – Building a better Mental Health Service

Mental Health Engagement Day Building a better Mental Health Service     On the 22nd May  the HSE hosted an event in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham to celebrate the progress made in the area of […]

HSE Counselling in Primary Care (CIPC)

National Evaluation Study of HSE Counselling in Primary Care (CIPC) Report of Phase 1   To view the Report go to: https://www.hse.ie/eng/services/list/4/mental-health-services/counsellingpc/cipc-national-evaluation/   The CIPC service was established in 2013 and offers counselling to adult […]

HSE launch videos to understanding Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services in Ireland

Who is who in a CAMHS Team and how CAMHS fits within wider mental health services.   This week the HSE has launched a suite of videos that will help provide clarity on the Child […]

Newsletter from the CNO office

CES Knowledge Exchange

Hi all, The CES Knowledge Exchange is now up on our website. To read it, click here. Some items that may be of interest to you in your work:   In news   A study […]

CES Knowledge Exchange

The CES Knowledge Exchange is now on our website. To read it, click here. If you haven’t done so already, please re-subscribe to the Knowledge Exchange Mailing List to continue to receive these emails every […]

Message for all HSE staff from Tony O’Brien, Director General

Dear Colleagues,   You will be aware of the serious issues concerning the CervicalCheck Screening Programme over the last week. I am writing to you to keep you informed on what has happened to date […]

Healthy and Positive Ageing Initiative – Recording Activities Survey

During 2018 the Healthy and Positive Ageing Initiative, on behalf of the Department of Health, will carry out a comprehensive review of actions, interventions and programmes relating to older people and ageing with a particular […]

HSE welcomes the Sugar Sweetened Drinks Tax

HSE welcomes the Sugar Sweetened Drinks Tax   6 in 10 adults and 1 in 5 children are overweight or obese in Ireland Sugar Sweetened Drinks are associated with weight gain, type 2 diabetes and […]

Launch of HSE Guides to the Review of Pressure Ulcers and Service User Falls

Launch of HSE Guides to the Review of Pressure Ulcers and Service User Falls     As part of its on-going commitment to supporting the implementation of the HSE’s Incident Management Framework, the Office of […]

€2m Fund seeks ‘Ground-breaking’ proposals to support young people ‘Time to think anew to break cycle of disadvantage’

€2m Fund seeks ‘Ground-breaking’ proposals to support young people ‘Time to think anew to break cycle of disadvantage’ Quality and Capacity Building Initiative supported through Dormant Accounts Funding Statement by the Minister for Children and […]

Nursing & Midwifery Engagement Forum – Creating a Positive Place to Work

Nursing & Midwifery Engagement Forum – Creating a Positive Place to Work Building  Health Service Staff Engagement Community Would you like to be part of shaping how the health service engages with staff? If so, […]

HSE – Meet Laura Brennan #OurHealthService

This week in Our Health Service: 25 year old Laura Brennan from Clare captured the hearts of the nation when she appeared on The Late Late Show talking about her battle with cervical cancer.   […]

New Library and Knowledge Strategy calls for collective action in the Irish Health Service

New Library and Knowledge Strategy calls for collective action in the Irish Health Service   The Strategy is the first of its kind for the Irish health service.     The vision of the strategy […]

Irish Gerontological Society Scientific Meeting 2018. Abstract submission deadline: 1st May.

Abstract submission deadline is Tuesday 1st May 2018. Abstract submission system and guidelines have changed this year so authors are advised to take a little extra time.   Abstracts which are accepted for presentation at […]