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Today, Thursday 19th May, the HSE launches a new advertising campaign encouraging people to keep up public health behaviours that slow the spread of viruses, like COVID-19, and help protect people more at risk from serious illness.
Today, Thursday 19th May, the HSE’s National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP) will launch a framework for the Care and Support of Adolescent and Young Adults (AYA) with cancer in Ireland. The framework, which covers the period up to 2026, will focus on the specific needs and risks of AYA cancer patients.
The HSE is today (Wednesday, 18th May 2022) asking the public to stop using certain e-cigarettes from the Aroma King range of disposable electronic cigarettes which are non-compliant with EU tobacco legislation. They are also asking retailers to stop selling these products.
The HSE is warning of significant disruption and service delays in hospitals tomorrow Wednesday May 18th from 8am-8pm due to the planned Industrial Action by the MLSA.
This week, the HSE National Ambulance Service (NAS) marks National Volunteering Week by recognising just under 1,000 Community First Responders (CFR) for their valuable volunteer work and commitment throughout the pandemic.
Today (Monday, 16th May 2022) the HSE National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP) launches the Model of Care for Psycho-Oncology. Psycho-Oncology refers to the provision of psychological and psychosocial support for cancer patients and their families at all points in the cancer journey.
The next meeting of the Regional Health Forum - Dublin North East will take place on Monday, 23rd May, 2022 at 2:00pm.
Today, (Friday, 13 May 2022) the HSE National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP) launched the updated gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) guideline at the European Organisation for the Treatment of Trophoblastic Disease (EOTTD) 2022 meeting, which took place at University College Cork
The HSE is reminding all those aged 65 years and over that they can avail of their second COVID-19 booster vaccine. Those with a weak immune system aged 12 and over can also get their second booster, when it is due.
The HSE today (Thursday, May 12, 2022) took the first step toward developing a National Genetic and Genomic Strategy for Ireland, with the inaugural meeting of the HSE National Genetic and Genomic Steering Group.