HSE announces free Nicotine Replacement Therapies (NRT) for anyone who wants to quit smoking. National No Smoking Day, February 22nd 2023

This National No Smoking Day, Wednesday, 22nd February 2023, the HSE is delighted to announce that nicotine replacement therapies (NRT) are free from local stop smoking clinics as part of a package of supports on offer to people who quit smoking through the HSE QUIT service.

In 2022, almost one in five people in Ireland smoke* (Healthy Ireland, 2022). The prevalence of smoking in Ireland remains at 18% and has not declined since 2019.  

GOSHH free training session: Talking with Young People about Sexual Health and HIV. Tuesday 28th February, 9:00am to 4:30pm at the Hotel Woodstock in Ennis.

GOSHH are delivering a free training session in the areas of Sexual Health & HIV for professionals who are working with Young People in the Mid-West. This training aims to develop participant’s knowledge and skills around talking to young people about Sexual Health & HIV. 

Date: Tuesday 28th of February 2023

Time: 9:00am to 4:30pm

Venue: Hotel Woodstock in Ennis.

Please click here to register.

Irish Student Health Association Conference and AGM. Friday 14th & Saturday 15th April 2023.

The Irish Student Health Association (ISHA) are delighted to invite you to join us in Galway for our annual conference and AGM on 14th and 15th April 2023, our first in person conference in 3 years! 

This year the ISHA conference will take place in the beautiful Galway Bay Hotel, located on the edge of the Atlantic with stunning views and walks. We have an exciting line of of speakers, poster competitions and awards, and a wonderful Gala dinner on the Friday night with guaranteed excellent entertainment.

Full agenda to follow soon.

Bodywhys Webinar. Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2023. Feb 28th, 12:00 -13.00

Bodywhys Webinar. Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2023. Feb 28th, 12:00 - 13.00 hrs

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Topic: Body Image: A Male Perspective

A discussion about unique experiences with eating disorders and body image in boys and men from different backgrounds.

Featuring lived experience voices:

Barry Hennessy - Limerick Hurler
Personal experience

HSE Tobacco Free Ireland Programme Webinar. National No Smoking Day. February 22nd 2023, 10am-11.15am.

On National No Smoking Day on 22nd February 2023, the HSE Tobacco Free Ireland Programme will host a live webinar exploring Patient Safety and Reducing Risk through a Tobacco Free Health Service. The webinar will stream live from 10AM - 11.15AM.

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