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The first bulletin from the HSE National Immunisation Office which highlights changes in clinical guidance for the COVID19 vaccination programme. Bulletins will be published every week or more frequently, if required. » read more
Questions and Answers for pregnant or breastfeeding women and their doctors about COVID- 19 vaccination. Specific to the Comirnaty® vaccine, manufactured by Pfizer/BioNTech. Published January 2021.
This information has been compiled by the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in conjunction with the NIAC at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and endorsed by the HSE National Women and Infants Health Programme. The information contained within this document refers specifically to the Comirnaty® vaccine, manufactured by Pfizer/BioNTech. If and when other vaccines are approved, this document will be updated to include information and guidance on these additional vaccines. » read more
Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Health Professionals (28/12/'20). Including video on preparing 'Comirnaty' (PfizerBioNTech) COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine Version 1.0 » read more
A new chapter of the Immunisation Guidelines on Coronavirus has been published by the National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC). December 18th 2020.
A new chapter of the Immunisation Guidelines on coronavirus has been published by the National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC). This is the first version of this chapter which will change as vaccines are authorised by the European Medicines Agency and new evidence emerges. In addition, an updated version of Chapter 3 Immunisation of Immunocompromised persons is also available to download. The start of this Chapter has a section with key changes from the previous version. » read more
Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy and Implementation Plan. Published 15th December 2020.
Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy and Implementation Plan. Published 15th December 2020. Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD, has announced the National COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy, which outlines Ireland's high-level plan for safe, effective and efficient vaccination of the population, while safeguarding continued provision of health and social care services. The National COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy was prepared by the High-Level Task Force on COVID-19 Vaccination. » read more
Mental Health Webinar “Generation COVID: How is COVID-19 impacting on young people accessing mental health services” Thursday December 10th 11.00-12.30.
Mental Health Webinar "Generation COVID: How is COVID-19 impacting on young people accessing mental health services" Thursday December 10th 11.00-12.30. » read more
Theresa Lowry-Lehnen, Student Health Centre Nurse at Institute of Technology Carlow wins the ‘Practice Nurse of the Year 2020’ Award.
We are delighted to announce that Theresa Lowry-Lehnen the Nurse at Institute of Technology Carlow Student Health Centre has won the 'Practice Nurse of the Year 2020' award at the Irish Healthcare Awards. The Irish Healthcare Awards are Ireland's leading and most prestigious medical Awards. Created by Irish Medical Times, the Awards are now in their 19th year and recognise innovation and excellence across the Irish healthcare sector. » read more
Two Student Health Centre Nurses Graduate as Nurse Prescribers at RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences. 20/11/'20
Congratulations to Nurse Sarah Hickey, Cork Institute of Technology and Nurse Theresa Lowry Lehnen, Institute of Technology Carlow, two of our Student Health Centre Nurses who graduated as Nurse Prescribers today at RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences. » read more
Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes in General Practice. Webinar - Thursday 19th November. 13.00- 14.00. Presented by Dr Paul Ryan from GPConsult.ie. Visit www.medcafe.ie to register for free. See attached poster for details. » read more
New ICGP Quick Reference Guide on Asthma Diagnosis, Assessment and Management in General Practice. Published November 5th 2020. PDF document attached. » read more