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The site aims to provide a forum for disseminating information and promoting discussion amongst those involved in providing healthcare to students in 3rd level education in Ireland.

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Irish College of General Practitioners Annual Conference - 3rd & 4th May 2019
The Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP) is the professional body for General Practice in Ireland. This year's Annual Conference and AGM will take place in the National Convention Centre, Dublin, on Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th of May 2019. The 2019 conference theme is 'A Healthier Future for General Practice', with an impressive line-up of speakers and covering a wide breadth of topics that address almost the full range of everyday General Practice matters. » read more
HSE Food, Nutrition and Hydration Policy For Adult Patients in Acute Hospitals
HSE has launched a Food, Nutrition and Hydration Policy for Adult Patients in Acute Hospitals. A toolkit to support local implementation has also been developed. The Policy provides a framework for a standardised approach to food and nutritional care provision by all staff. It encompasses recommendations on nutritional screening and promotes a patient centred approach to delivery of services. It aims to improve the patient's experience of food and nutritional care in hospital. » read more
HSE Sexual Health Promotion Training Strategy 2019–2029 (February 2019) Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy Programme
HSE Sexual Health Promotion Training Strategy 2019–2029 (February 2019) Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy Programme. The SHCPP's Sexual Health Promotion Training Strategy addresses the training of professionals to enable them to respond to the sexual health education and information needs of their service users. This comprehensive strategy will direct the activities and funding of the SHCPP over the next ten years. » read more
Report from ISHA 2019 AGM & Conference
The first weekend in March saw the hosting of the ISHA 2019 Annual Conference and AGM, in the lovely and comfortable surrounds of The Kingsley Hotel, by the banks of the beautiful River Lee. Delegates from all corners of the country gathered for the beginning of the conference on Friday, 1st March. Indeed, the ISHA executive committee were delighted in particular, to have Dr Gregor Murdoch, President of the UK Student Health Association, attend as their special guest. » read more
Launch of the new BASHH Standards for the Management of STIs April 2019
The British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) has published updated Standards for the management of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) (April, 2019). The standards have been updated in order to support commissioners and providers in achieving high quality sexual health services for the populations they serve. The updated standards effectively replace the standards for the management of STIs published jointly by BASHH and MEDFASH in 2014. » read more
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