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Presents statistical information on patient education / self management programmes for long term conditions collected from health and social care trusts and independent programme providers. It details information on the type, provision, frequency and trust area of the programmes delivered.
8.11.2016 This Bulletin presents the key findings from the fourth drug prevalence survey of households in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Within Ireland the survey sampled a representative number of people aged 15+ from August 2014 to August 2015. Within Northern Ireland a representative sample of...
1.11.2016 The Minister of State with responsibility for Disabilities, Finian McGrath TD has published the report of Conor Dignam SC. Mr. Dignam was asked by the Minister of State's predecessor, former Minister of State Kathleen Lynch, to look into certain matters relating, in particular, to two...
Author: Casey D. et al
Not knowing what to do or how to answer if a person with dementia asks about a deceased relative or friend as if they were still alive is often a source of worry and stress for carers and family. A new research report, Therapeutic lying and approaches to dementia care in Ireland: North...
Publisher: safefood
Author: safefood
Introduction This study is the second to establish the cost of a minimum essential food basket for six household types in the Republic of Ireland. A minimum essential standard of living (MESL) is derived from a negotiated consensus on what people believe is a minimum standard. It is a standard of...
Health in Ireland, Key Trends 2016 provides summary statistics on health and health care over the past ten years. It also highlights selected trends and topics and includes new data which has become available during the course of the year. An important objective is to assess ourselves and our...
Backgrourtd Melanoma can be curable if detected early. One component of detecting melanoma is an awareness of the important features of the disease. It is currently not clear which features the community view as indicative of melanoma.Objective To investigate which features of the skin members of...
Community responses (n=925, response rate=71%) of a series of eight photographs of pigmented skin lesions were compared against those of general practitioners (n=114, response rate=77%), considered to be the most relevant gold standard. The eight photographs included three melanomas, two...

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