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The head of a national meningitis support and awareness organisation is appealing to the public to be vigilant in the wake of an increase in meningococcal disease (the leading cause of meningitis in this country) recently.
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."
Bluebird Care will hold an Open Jobs & QQI Training Day on Wednesday next September 12 after success in the recent HSE tender to provide Home Support Services to older people living at home.
Extending the HPV vaccine, to protect against cervical cancer, to teenage boys, is a "common-sense, evidence based measure", and must be "rolled out" as soon as possible.
As the Dáil heads off on its summer holidays there is much to contemplate after a busy and interesting first half to 2018, with the promise of more tumult to come in the autumn.
Dr Aaron Brennan, Dr Aileen Faherty, and Dr John Morris have announced the opening of their new surgery, Galway East Medical Practice, on the Doughiska Road. Continuing their work together, and combining their respective areas of expertise, these young doctors are committed to providing a compassionate and expert service to both new and existing patients from their new and well equipped premises.
Since Briarhill Family Practice opened its doors on February 1, it continues to grow at a fast pace.
More than 500,000 people aged 65 and older in Ireland are at risk of getting pneumococcal disease, or pneumo, this winter.
The dramatic fall in the uptake of a cancer-preventing vaccine requires urgent action for it to be addressed, the newly-formed HPV Vaccination Alliance has said.
Seasonal flu is a highly infectious viral illness of the respiratory tract that can be life threatening in people with long term medical conditions, those aged 65 years and over, and pregnant women. Flu symptoms come on suddenly with a fever, muscle aches, headaches and fatigue. A cold is usually a less severe illness, that starts gradually with a sore throat and a blocked or runny nose and is usually mild compared to the flu.