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14 August 2018 05:01 Changing the drug used during labour could halve the number of women needing an epidural

Pethidine is the most widely used drug but new research suggests remifentanil may work better. A NEW STUDY has suggested that a less widely used labour pain relief drug could be more effective for women than the one used in most Irish and UK hospitals. The research looked at the drug remifentanil and found that women who were given it were half as likely

05 August 2018 07:06 Melania backs NBA star LeBron James hours after after Trump tweets insult

LeBron James told journalist Don Lemon that he “would never sit across” from Trump. US FIRST LADY Melania Trump has stepped away from her husband’s criticism of NBA star LeBron James to compliment his work on behalf of children and even offer to visit his school for at-risk children. “It looks like LeBron James is working to do good things on behalf 2

26 July 2018 13:41 Alex Ferguson looks healthy as he speaks publicly for the first time since brain haemorrhage

The Manchester United great thanked medical staff as well as the support he has received from all over the world. FORMER MANCHESTER UNITED manager Alex Ferguson has appeared in special video message posted by the club today. Speaking publicly for the first time since the health scare, Ferguson praised the work of the medical teams that have looked after 1

25 July 2018 05:15 Irish charities have an annual income of €14.5 billion and employ 189,000 people

Some 300,000 volunteers donate 67.9 million hours per year. REGISTERED IRISH CHARITIES have an annual income of €14.5 billion, figures released today show. These organisations directly employ 189,000 people and are supported by 300,000 volunteers, according to research on the social and economic impact of charities in Ireland. A report by Indecon International 1

18 July 2018 00:20 Audit reveals reckless HSE payouts

More than €92,000 of credit card expenditure by a State-funded youth service — largely on hotels, restaurants, and entertainment — a €14,000 payment to a consultant for a week on call, and close to €20,000 to a recruitment agency for a doctor already working in the hospital are among a litany of poor financial practices highlighted in HSE audits. - Whether 1

14 July 2018 09:30 Ryanair flight from Dublin suffers in-flight depressurisation before being diverted

The flight to Zadar was diverted to Frankfurt. PASSENGERS ON BOARD a Ryanair flight between Dublin and Zadar experienced cabin depressurisation before the flight was diverted. Ryanair flight FR7312 took off from Dublin Airport at 8.27 pm last night and was scheduled to land in the Croatian coastal city but was instead diverted to Frankfurt-Hahn Airport 5

07 July 2018 06:00 Many Irish maternity hospitals don't have air con. Here's how they've been coping in the heatwave

There have been reports of new mothers and pregnant women in hospitals struggling with the heat. MATERNITY HOSPITALS IN Ireland are forced to take additional measures in caring for women and newborns because of Ireland’s two-week heatwave. University of Limerick’s Hospitals Group said that it’s management was “acutely conscious” of the discomfort and was giving 7

27 June 2018 15:19 Theresa May to visit Northern Ireland 'at the request of the DUP'

May said that she would visit the region in the next few weeks. UK PRIME MINISTER Theresa May is to visit Northern Ireland in the next few weeks, she told the House of Commons today. During Prime Minister’s Questions today, the Tory leader said that the visit was related to Brexit and the collapse of the Stormont government. “We are considering a number 4

25 June 2018 23:05 Where and when: Almost 10,000 assaults on HSE staff in past 10 years

OVER THE PAST 10 years, there have been almost 10,000 assaults on HSE staff. From 2008 up until the end of April of this year, there has been a total of 9,901 assaults on staff. The information was provided by the National Incident Management System (NIMS) after Sinn Féin’s Louise O’Reilly asked for a breakdown. Assaults on nursing staff made up the vast majority 5

15 June 2018 01:35 ‘Callous inertia’ in health reform progress

The Government has been accused of “callous inertia” for the slow rate of progress in implementing its health reform programme, Sláintecare, as 707,000 patients remain on hospital waiting lists. Despite Health Minister Simon Harris acknowledging that a well-resourced Sláintecare programme office, with an executive director, is a key step towards successful 5