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Anxiety and depression linked to increased cancer death risk

"Depression linked to higher chance of dying from cancer," The Independent reports. Analysis of English and Scottish data found a link between mental distress and cancer mortality, which remained even after other factors such as smoking were tak ...

National Treatment Purchase Fund Special Audit Programme 2018 published

Minister for Health Simon Harris TD has today (Friday) noted the findings of the National Treatment Purchase Fund Special Audit Programme 2018, which have been published on the Department’s website. Under the NTPF Audit Programme 2018, nine hospitals were ...

National Treatment Purchase Fund Special Audit Programme 2018

The NTPF audit function plays a key role in providing independent objective assurance that the quality and accuracy of the hospital waiting lists data returned by hospitals are in line with national waiting list management protocols. The national protocol ...

Detailed guide: Cameroon: migrant health guide

Advice and guidance on the health needs of migrant patients from Cameroon for healthcare practitioners. ...

Detailed guide: Central African Republic: migrant health guide

Advice and guidance on the health needs of migrant patients from Central African Republic for healthcare practitioners. ...

Social Inclusion Forum 2019

The 2019 Social Inclusion Forum took place on the 22nd May in the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. In the run up to the Forum EAPN Ireland and Community Work Ireland held local six meetings to build awareness and participation. These took place in Waterford, Tral ...

Detailed guide: Syria: migrant health guide

Advice and guidance on the health needs of migrant patients from Syria for healthcare practitioners. ...

Detailed guide: Kenya: migrant health guide

Advice and guidance on the health needs of migrant patients from Kenya for healthcare practitioners. ...

Detailed guide: Somalia: migrant health guide

Advice and guidance on the health needs of migrant patients from Somalia for healthcare practitioners. ...

Detailed guide: Papua New Guinea: migrant health guide

Advice and guidance on the health needs of migrant patients from Papua New Guinea for healthcare practitioners. ...

Research and analysis: Measles, mumps and rubella: lab-confirmed cases in England 2019

Quarterly reports, with commentary, on cases confirmed by Public Health England's Virus Reference department or national routine laboratory testing (mumps only). ...

Press release: MMR vaccination call following high numbers of measles cases

Outbreaks of measles prompt Public Health England to call for anyone who is eligible to get vaccinated. ...

Report on the outbreak of cryptosporidiosis in Westport in 2015

Report on the outbreak of cryptosporidiosis in Westport in 2015 Health Service Executive (HSE) ...

Guidance: Possible carcinogenic hazard from IGF-1 in the diet

A statement from the Committee on Carcinogenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COC). ...

Guidance: Alternatives to the 2-year bioassay

A guidance statement from the Committee on Carcinogenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COC). ...

Guidance: Carcinogenic dose response: defining points of departure and potency estimates

A statement from the Committee on Carcinogenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COC). ...

Guidance: Cancer risk characterisation methods

A statement from the Committee on Carcinogenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COC). ...

Guidance: Health matters: life course approach to prevention

Information for NHS and public health professionals focusing on the life course approach which aims to give people fairer life chances. ...

Department of Health Open Beds Report March 2019

The Open Beds Report provides a summary of the average numbers of open inpatient beds and day beds/places in the acute hospital system based on data provided by the HSE. The report will be published on the Department website each month. Read the March 201 ...

Fifth Interim Report of the Farrelly Commission of Investigation

Fifth Interim Report of the Farrelly Commission of Investigation (Certain matters relative to a disability service in the South East and related matters) ...

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