Past approaches to managing absenteeism have met with only limited success, but there are better ways by validating the learning from projects that have been successful to inform new approaches, writes Denis Doherty.
Irish President of EAHM
New HMI Vice President
Hospital Group CEOs
New Deputy Chief Nursing Officers
HSE Head of Compliance
HSE Chief Information Officer
HIQA Acting CEO
Paper light hospital
New children’s hospital
Joint EU negotiations for medicines
Demand up but electives down
Dublin cancer institute
Ex-gratia symphysiotomy payments
How healthy are Irish people?
Assisted human reproduction
International evaluation of cancer strategy
New medical indemnity laws
The new nine Community Healthcare Organisations, which are to be established will consist of 90 Primary Care Networks, each of which provides services to approximately 50,000 people. Maureen Browne reports.
Trying to work out when a budget increase is an increase, a continuation of the status quo or a decrease has become one of the more complex modern pastimes, particularly for those of us without financial, accountancy or actuarial qualifications, writes Maureen Browne.
From 2016 onwards, all pharma companies operating in Europe will publish details of any transfer of value that occurs between a company and a health care professional or organisation, writes Aidan Lynch.
Former Irish health chief, Prof. Martin Connor believes our health system may be at an inflection point where a combination of internal and contextual factors are progressively limiting its leadership’s room for manoeuvre to safely deliver the final phase of fiscal consolidation envisaged by published government spending plans to 2016. Maureen Browne reports.
The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Bill 2013 marks a move away from a paternalistic decision making approach for people seen to have impaired mental capacity to supporting their will and preferences, Dr. Piers Gooding told a meeting of the HMI West region. Maureen Browne reports.
The over-riding principle in relation to all three categories of persons covered by the Bill is that a person is presumed to have decision making capacity unless the contrary is proved otherwise, write Tom Carney and Sinéad O’Loghlin.
The Nursing and Midwifery workforce nationwide has made a significant contribution at both clinical and national strategic level to the progression of the National Clinical Programmes, thus improving patient care whilst also meeting the objectives of the HSE, writes Prof. Geraldine Shaw.
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