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Diabetes Time Bomb Threatens Health Budget

Date: April 7, 2016

Category: News Article, Health

The fact that ¼ million people in Ireland suffer from diabetes, and that this number increases each year, indicates the vital necessity for greater resources to be invested in tackling the disease.[more]

Discrimination against West’s Arthritis Sufferers

Date: February 7, 2016

Category: Health, Carers, News Article

Ireland had one of the highest incidences of arthritis but the resources necessary to tackle the seriously debilitating disease failed to meet the needs of over 900,000 people throughout Ireland.[more]

International Epilepsy Day in Europe

Date: February 7, 2016

Category: Health, Employment, News Article

Monday, February 8th is International Epilepsy Day and earlier this week in the European Parliament in Strasbourg Independent MEP Marian Harkin launched a poster exhibition to mark the event. Referring to the theme for 2016...[more]

Sugar - Pure, White and Deadly

Date: January 19, 2016

Category: News Article, Health

EU should limit sugar in baby food[more]

Major Carers Study Reveals Dissatisfaction With Healthcare Professionals

Date: January 12, 2016

Category: News Article, Carers, Health

A major European study of the experiences of family caregivers for persons with severe mental illness has indicated their highest dissatisfaction concerns the support they receive from health care professionals. [more]

Parkinsons Patients Deserve Greater State Support

Date: October 4, 2015

Category: News Article, Carers, Health

Patients with Parkinsons, and their carers, deserve far greater support from the State than is currently provided.[more]

MEPs call for Breastfeeding Friendly Places

Date: October 1, 2015

Category: News Article, Employment, Health

A new symbol to identify and promote breastfeeding friendly places has been launched in the European Parliament by a number of MEPs. This is accompanied by a call for all EU institutions to provide a suitable environment for all...[more]

Many of the 7,227 Louth & Meath Waiting List Patients can Access Cross Border Treatment

Date: June 23, 2015

Category: News Article, Health

The implementation of the European Cross Border Healthcare Directive will mean that the HSE will pay for treatments for Navan and Drogheda Hospital patients who currently have to endure ongoing lengthy waiting lists.[more]

Many of the 8,299 Cavan & Monaghan Waiting List Patients can Access Cross Border Treatment

Date: June 23, 2015

Category: News Article, Health

The implementation of the European Cross Border Healthcare Directive will mean that the HSE will pay for treatments[more]

Many of the 46,700 Galway Hospital Waiting List Patients can Access Cross Border Treatment

Date: June 23, 2015

Category: News Article, Health

The implementation of the European Cross Border Healthcare Directive will mean that the HSE will pay for treatments[more]

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