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Portiuncula Hospital participates in hygiene awareness initiative

Portiuncula Hospital is one of three hospitals nationally to participate in the HSE’s ‘Hand Hygiene Train the Trainer’ and hand hygiene awareness programme (Resist) which is aimed at all healthcare workers and everyone who comes to the hospital.

Connacht face early 'cup final' clash with Cardiff

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Connacht's impressive development this season will be put to the test tomorrow at 3pm when play-off rivals Cardiff hit the Sportsground for the penultimate PRO14 conference fixture.

Connacht face early ‘cup final’ clash with Cardiff

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Connacht's impressive development this season will be put to the test on Saturday (3pm) when play-off rivals Cardiff hit the Sportsground for the penultimate PRO14 conference fixture.

Mayo University Hospital using mobile computing to improve patient care

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Mayo University Hospital has introduced 35 mobile ‘point of care’ computers which are available for staff in the wards throughout the hospital and in the Emergency Department. Each computer has a clinical grade keyboard and mouse which can be deep cleaned for infection control purposes.

TD critical of city hospital’s handling of TB outbreak

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At least 12 employees at University Hospital Galway, including nurses and care staff, have contracted latent tuberculosis from a patient who was diagnosed with the active form of the condition at the facility earlier this year.

Atlantic Therapeutics celebrates the launch of new INNOVO Shorts

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Atlantic Therapeutics, the Galway-headquartered medical device developer of non-invasive pelvic floor strengthening and nerve stimulation products, is celebrating the launch of its new INNOVO® Shorts, the first and only non-invasive, easy-to-use at-home solution for pelvic floor control and strength:

Skin Health – with Omega-3!

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Whilst expensive creams often promise to deliver miraculous results, there really is no better way to target optimal skin health than by working from the inside. It’s important to remember that our largest body organ, the skin, needs a constant supply of essential nutrients in exactly the same way as other organs do. Omega-3s are incorporated into cell membranes in the the top layer of skin (the epidermis), forming a protective coat around them, helping to stop moisture being lost, and giving skin a healthy appearance. But Omega 3 fish oils also work deeper in the dermis (skin’s lower layer) to control inflammation. So whether you have acne or eczema, want to find a natural psoriasis treatment or are simply looking for a plumper, firmer complexion, you should consider adding extra omega-3s into your daily plan.

Diabetes sufferers warned to look after feet to avoid amputations

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Flu Vaccine Campaign for health care staff launched by Saolta and UNICEF

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Following the success of last year’s flu vaccine campaign for health care staff, Saolta University Health Care Group has once again partnered with UNICEF to launch the 2018/2019 flu vaccine campaign "Get a vaccine, give a vaccine."

Top tips to keep inflammation at bay

If you have ever been stung by a bee, sprained your ankle, or suffered from an allergy, then you have experienced inflammation.

 

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