Irish Student Health Association News

Student Health Matters app - App of the Day!

'Student Health Matters app -  App of the Day!' image The Student Health Matters app has been credited as the App of the Day by Download Astro, who have over 10 million monthly visits from users to their site. Created in partnership with the Irish Student Health Association and Expert Self Care, the Student Health Matters app provides evidence based, safe and reliable health information, and is the first of its kind resource for 3rd level students in Ireland. » read more

 

HPV Vaccination: The Facts. An article written by Nurse Practitioner Theresa Lowry Lehnen, Institute of Technology Carlow, published in the Medical Independent 04/05/2020.

'HPV Vaccination: The Facts. An article written by Nurse Practitioner Theresa Lowry Lehnen, Institute of Technology Carlow, published in the Medical Independent 04/05/2020.' image HPV Vaccination: The Facts. An article written by Nurse Practitioner Theresa Lowry Lehnen, Institute of Technology Carlow, published in the Medical Independent 04/05/2020. Theresa is a regular contributor to Medical and Nursing Journals and Newspapers, including the Medical Independent, Irish Medical Times, Update Journal and Nursing in General Practice Journal (NiGP). You can access links to this article and a selection of Theresa's journal articles and book publications here. » read more

 

Partner notification- STI screening in primary care. An article written by Nurse Sarah Hickey, CIT, published in Nursing in General Practice Journal

'Partner notification- STI screening in primary care. An article written by Nurse Sarah Hickey, CIT, published in Nursing in General Practice Journal' image 'Partner notification- STI screening in primary care', an excellent article written by Nurse Sarah Hickey from the student health centre at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) was published in 'Nursing in General Practice' Journal. Issue 1: Volume 13 January/February 2020. » read more

 

ISHA 2020 Conference Report

'ISHA 2020 Conference Report' image The Irish Student Health Association Conference 2020, themed 'A healthy mind in a healthy body', took place on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th of February, hosted this year by our colleagues from Trinity College Dublin (TCD). The conference was held at The Alex Hotel, with the annual gala dinner at the spectacular and historic Trinity College Dining Hall. Delegates from all corners of the country gathered, and the conference was a great success. » read more

 

Fundamentals of Travel Health for Practice Nurses

'Fundamentals of Travel Health for Practice Nurses' image Fundamentals of Travel Health for Practice Nurses Date: Saturday 14th March 2020 Venue: The Red Room, Student Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4 Time: 09.00-16.30 NMBI Category One Approval pending » read more

 

Annual Irish Student Health Association Conference 2020

'Annual Irish Student Health Association Conference 2020' image The annual Irish Student Health Association Conference 2020, themed 'A healthy mind in a healthy body', will take place on Friday 28th & Saturday 29th of February, hosted by our colleagues from Trinity College Dublin (TCD). The conference will be based in The Alex Hotel, just a 2 minute walk from TCD, while the annual gala dinner will be held in the historic Trinity College Dining Hall. This conference is open to all professionals working in the field of student health. » read more

 

Coronavirus outbreak - latest updates and Student Health advice from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre

'Coronavirus outbreak - latest updates and Student Health advice from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre' image With the continuously evolving situation regarding the Coronavirus outbreak in China, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre are striving to provide clear advice and information for healthcare professionals and members of the public alike, which are being reviewed and updated on a daily basis. Please read here for further information, including the most recently updated advice regarding 3rd level students. » read more

 

HSE offer *FREE* MMR booster vaccination via GPs & Student Health services

'HSE offer *FREE* MMR booster vaccination via GPs & Student Health services' image The current national Mumps outbreak, which began in 2018, has continued unabated through to the beginning of 2020, resulting in over 3,500 cases across the country. As vaccination is the only way to protect against Mumps, the HSE have announced a national campaign to provide FREE MMR booster dose to any person between the ages of 11 to 30yrs of age, who cannot confirm or are unsure as to whether they received the recommended 2 MMR doses. » read more

 

2020 ISHA Conference - call for abstract submissions for Pauline Carbery Memorial Award & nominations for Dr. David Thomas Award

'2020 ISHA Conference - call for abstract submissions for Pauline Carbery Memorial Award & nominations for Dr. David Thomas Award' image The 2020 ISHA Conference will see the just the 2nd year of the presentation of our new annual ISHA Awards - The Pauline Carbery Memorial Award for 'Best Poster Presentation' & The Dr. David Thomas Award for 'Outstanding Contribution to 3rd Level Student Health'. » read more

 

Alcohol Action Ireland (AAI) has recently launched its new strategic plan 2020-2024: Leading Change, A Society Free from Alcohol Harm.

Alcohol Action Ireland (AAI) has recently launched its new strategic plan 2020-2024: Leading Change, A Society Free from Alcohol Harm. The plan sets out its vision, mission, values, goals and actions over the next five years. » read more