Alcohol in Ireland and Getting the Measure of It

Drugs Strategy Launch of National Drugs Strategy Consultation Minister of State for Communities and the National Drugs Strategy, Catherine Byrne TD, has announced details of a public consultation on the new National Drugs Strategy. The strategy will set out Government policy on tackling drug problems from 2017 onwards. Minister Byrne said: “The development of the…

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uk: Device avoids surgery for enlarged prostate

Plans to support device that avoids surgery for enlarged prostate glands. A new device to relieve urinary tract problems caused by enlarged prostate glands in men is the focus of NICE draft guidance that opens for consultation (Friday 29 May 2015). Views on its draft medical technology guidance – provisionally recommending  the UroLift system for treating…

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ie: Consultation day on obesity

Consultation day on obesity, Monday, Apr 27th, Farmleigh, Dublin as the first step in developing action plan. This will be held  by the Department of Health with wide range of groups attending. Obesity is a major challenge to Irish society. Representatives from a wide range of health and other related services will be asked for…

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IE: Public consultation on easier access to ‘rescue’ drugs

Ireland: Public consultation on easier access to ‘rescue’ drugs in emergencies Varadkar:  public consultation on easier access to ‘rescue’ drugs in emergencies To  include epipens, Adrenaline, salbutamol, glucagon, naloxone and glyceryl trinitrate Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has launched a consultation process on whether to make a number of prescription-only medicines used in emergency situations…

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