Irish Student Health Association News

Irish College of General Practitioners Annual Conference - 3rd & 4th May 2019

'Irish College of General Practitioners Annual Conference - 3rd & 4th May 2019' image 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 Food, Nutrition and Hydration Policy For Adult Patients in Acute Hospitals' image 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

'Report from ISHA 2019 AGM & Conference' image 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

'Launch of the new BASHH Standards for the Management of STIs April 2019' image 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

 

ASOI 7th Annual Conference 17th and 18th May, 2019

'ASOI 7th Annual Conference 17th and 18th May, 2019' image ASOI: Association for the Study of Obesity in Ireland are holding a two day conference on May 17th and 18th at the Convention Centre Dublin. "Building Bonds, Bettering Practice: Patient advocacy and approaches to reducing obesity stigma" » read more

 

05 April, 2019 - Minister Mitchell O’Connor Launches Framework for Consent in Higher Education Institutions

'05 April, 2019 - Minister Mitchell O’Connor Launches Framework for Consent in Higher Education Institutions' image The Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O'Connor T.D. today (5April 2019) launched the Framework for Consent in Higher Education Institutions: "Safe, Respectful, Supportive and Positive – Ending Sexual Violence and Harassment in Irish Higher Education Institutions". » read more

 

Health Promotion Annual Conference NUI Galway, 13th June 2019

'Health Promotion Annual Conference NUI Galway, 13th June 2019' image Building a healthy Ireland. Promoting health and wellbeing in educational settings. Would you like to present your work at the 2019 Annual Health Promotion Conference at NUI Galway? The call for Abstracts is now open until 18th April. Further information available at www.hprcconference.ie https://nuigalwayhprc.clr.events/event/127966 » read more

 

Report on Sexual Assault Treatment Unit (SATU) policy review process launched by Minister for Health

'Report on Sexual Assault Treatment Unit (SATU) policy review process launched by Minister for Health' image Today, Thursday 28th March, saw the launch of the final report on the SATU policy review process by the Minister for Health, Simon Harris. The Irish Student Health Association are delighted to have been afforded the opportunity to have participated in this process, through providing feedback from our members on their experiences of caring for and supporting 3rd level students who have been victims of sexual violence, and on their interaction with local SATU services around the country. » read more

 

Irish Student Health Association supporting Women's Health Campaign 2019

'Irish Student Health Association supporting Women's Health Campaign 2019' image ISHA recently collaborated with Mediaplanet UK and Health News Ireland (www.healthnews.ie/) on the 2019 Women's Health campaign. A printed publication will be enclosed within every copy of today's The Irish Independent newspaper, with the content also available online at: bit.ly/2HBCtDa Read exclusive and insightful content from key thought leaders on a range of women's health topics, and learn more about the more specific health needs of our female students #WomensHealthIE » read more