Irish Student Health Association News

Active* Consent Toolkit Launch Monday 21st September at 4:30 pm

'Active* Consent Toolkit Launch Monday 21st September at 4:30 pm' image NUI Galway's Active* Consent Programme invites you to attend the launch of the Active* Consent Toolkit: Developing a Consent Strategy for your Higher Education Institution, launched by Minister Simon Harris, Department of Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation & Science at 4.30 PM on Monday, September 21st via Zoom. » read more

 

PCHEI have partnered with 50808 anonymous text support service and provide 24/7 mental health support for third level students

PCHEI, the representative body of student counselling services in higher education, have partnered with 50808 anonymous text support service. The new 24/7 text service provides mental health support for third level students. Student Counselling and other Student Services, along with Student's Unions and other student groups, will promote the 50808 service as an important and valuable mode of support to university/college students, 24/7. » read more

 

Covid Tracker App advice for staff wearing PPE (HSE Update 04/09/2020)

The recommendation from Public Health is that GPs and other healthcare workers involved in patient care should turn off the contact tracing feature in the app when they begin patient care, and importantly remember to switch it back on when you finish work at shift or session end.This will prevent you from receiving anonymous close contact alerts from the app while you are wearing PPE. Any close contact events in a clinical setting will still be picked up by the manual contact tracing process. » read more

 

MPS General Practice Conference 2020. Online Event (Zoom) Saturday, 19th September

MPS General Practice Conference 2020. Online Event (Zoom) Saturday, 19th September. MPS are pleased to announce the full programme for this year's virtual General Practice Conference. Suitable for GPs, GP trainees and the practice team This three-hour virtual event gives you the chance to hear from a selection of influential speakers and discuss current medicolegal issues with Medical Protection experts. » read more

 

Practical Guidance for Further and Higher Education for Returning to On-site Activity in 2020

Practical Guidance for Further and Higher Education for Returning to On-site Activity in 2020 From Department of Education and Skills Published at: 22 July 2020 Last updated 29 July 2020 » read more

 

Assessment and testing pathways for COVID-19 Algorithms (Current Guidelines as of 28/08/2020 - subject to change and updates)

Regularly updated assessment and testing pathways for COVID-19- Algorithms are available at:https://www.hpsc.ie/a-z/respiratory/coronavirus/novelcoronavirus/algorithms/ Please check the main HPSC website regularly for new updates. » read more

 

Minister Harris announces €5 million in Student Supports (24/08/2020)

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, has announced a comprehensive financial package of €5 million to support students' well-being and mental health. » read more

 

Free "Life Skills Online" programme (Aware) opens for registration Monday, 10th August, 2020 at 4pm.

The next free Aware "Life Skills Online" programme opens for registration on Monday, 10th August at 4pm. The Life Skills Online programme is comprised of eight modules. Based on the principles of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), the Life Skills programmes are designed to help participants learn more about how we think and how this can influence our actions in helpful or unhelpful ways. The programme was developed by Trinity College Dublin and SilverCloud Health. » read more

 

"The Naked Truth" (Webinar series) Monday, August 10th , 2020, 7:00 PM IST

Join the Sexual Health Centre and UCC Feminist Society for "The Naked Truth" webinar series. Over the next few weeks, the Sexual Health Centre's Outreach Worker, Susan Walsh will be discussing healthy relationships, consent, safe sex, cyber sex, LGBTI+ sex ed., and everything in between. » read more

 

The Sexual Health Centre free online workshops

The Sexual Health Centre is running free online workshops on; Healthy relationships; Consent; Sexting; Online safety. For more information or to book a free workshop email: education@sexualhealthcentre.com » read more