Irish Student Health Association News

The Student Health Matters app has been updated. A new generation app, using a card design and latest app technology. 23/02/2021.

'The Student Health Matters app has been updated. A new generation app, using a card design and latest app technology. 23/02/2021.' image The Student Health Matters app has been updated. A new generation app, using a card design and the latest app technology. The app includes new partners and supporters pages and a new Trinity College Dublin homepage. Covid information, covid boxes and covid alerts have been added to each page. The app also has a new easy to use search function tool. » read more

 

Updated Chapter 5a COVID-19 for the Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland. Published 19.02.2021.

Updated Chapter 5a COVID-19 for the Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland. Published 19.02.2021. Key Updates include: Comirnaty® Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine (vaccine efficacy / precautions) COVID-19 vaccine Moderna® (vaccine efficacy / precautions) and COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca® (vaccine efficacy/dose and route of administration and precautions). » read more

 

COVID-19 VACCINE BULLETIN 6. Published 12/02/2021

'COVID-19 VACCINE BULLETIN 6. Published 12/02/2021' image COVID-19 VACCINE BULLETIN 6. Published 12/02/2021. Main updates- COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca® and pregnancy » read more

 

National COVID-19 Vaccination Programme - General Practice. Operational Guidance for Vaccination in General Practice – People aged 70 and older. Published:12.02.2021

National COVID-19 Vaccination Programme - General Practice. Operational Guidance for Vaccination in General Practice – People aged 70 and older. Published:12.02.2021 » read more

 

RCPI issue an updated Chapter 5a COVID-19 for the Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland. Key updates: COVID-19 Vaccine Astra Zeneca - Pregnancy. Published 12/02/2021

RCPI have issued an updated Chapter 5a COVID-19 for the Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland. Key updates: COVID-19 Vaccine Astra Zeneca - Pregnancy. » read more

 

Fifth bulletin from the HSE National Immunisation Office highlights changes in clinical guidance for the COVID-19 vaccination programme. February 6th, 2021.

Fifth bulletin from the HSE National Immunisation Office highlights changes in clinical guidance for the COVID-19 vaccination programme. This edition covers: COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca: Allergies and mRNA COVID-19 vaccines: Number of doses in each vial: Drawing up vaccines for administration: Storage of mRNA Vaccines: Safe disposal of empty/used vaccine vials: Vaccination of healthcare workers with Comirnaty®: Hand hygiene practice for safe vaccination and more. » read more

 

COVID-19 vaccination education programme for nurses and midwives under medicine protocol has been updated to include the Covid-19 vaccine Astra Zeneca. February 6th, 2021.

The COVID-19 vaccination education programme for nurses and midwives under medicine protocol has been updated to include the Covid-19 vaccine Astra Zeneca and is available on HSelanD. The Medicine Protocol for the Administration of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca to Vaccine Recipients is available to download. » read more

 

Recommendations for the use of COVID-19 vaccine AstraZeneca® in Ireland – NIAC. Published 1st February, 2021

The National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) was asked to consider the data published by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in relation to the authorisation of the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca® and to provide any advice it may deem appropriate to the ongoing delivery of the COVID-19 vaccination programme, in respect of the following issues: − the use of the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca® in older adults; and − the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca® dosing schedule. » read more

 

COVID-19 VACCINE BULLETIN 4. Published 29/01/2021

Updates include: Changes to reporting suspected adverse reactions for Vaccinators. Number of doses to be withdrawn per vial. Frequently asked questions for COVID-19 vaccination in people with pre-existing allergies. A review of allergic reactions following COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna® including anaphylaxis. Vaccination of very frail elderly patients with Cominarty®. Reminder for nurses and midwives vaccinators, vaccinating under a medicines protocol. » read more

 

New HSE National Clinical Programme for ADHD in Adults. 29/01/2021

The assessment and treatment of ADHD in adults was prioritised by the HSE Mental Health & Clinical Design & Innovation, in conjunction with COPI as a Clinical Programme due to the absence of such services in Ireland. It will be delivered as part of the HSEs mental health service provision & across government departments to ensure a holistic, integrated, person-centered response. The programme applies to all clinical stages of the disorder & works collaboratively with voluntary agencies. » read more