Ireland

Clinical Guidelines for New Abortion Legislation Witnessing Delay

Clinical Guidelines for New Abortion Legislation Witnessing DelayThough clinical guidelines for the new abortion legislation came into force yesterday, they are not in place till now. Nobody is ready to take the onus of the same as obstetricians have said they are not responsible for the delay of the guidelines.

Recession Reduces Dental Visits: IDA survey

 IDA surveyA survey has been carried out for the Irish Dental Association, which has unveiled that a decline has been witnessed in number of Irish people visiting dentists.

Around 25% of the Irish people who were surveyed have admitted than they are not going to dentist quite often in the past four years due to the recession. With this, they affirmed that they do believe that their gums and teeth are in healthy state.

After fierce winter storms many homes still drowned in dark

dark fierce winter stormsThousands of Irish homes were in the dark, without power yesterday following last Thursday's fierce storms which caused havoc nationwide.

The worst winter storm in Ireland for the last15 years caused chaos for travellers and left more than 78,000 homes which were lwft without power.

VHI admits it wrongly paid €1m to Hospital for Free Drugs

VHI admits it wrongly paid €1m to Hospital for Free DrugsEarlier in 2002, staff at the St Vincent's Hospital in Dublin had been fraudulently charging private health insurers for cancer dr

St. Vincent’s may be Called to Give evidence before Dáil Public Accounts Committee

St. Vincent’s may be Called to Give evidence before Dáil Public Accounts CommitteeAfter raising concerns regarding payments to senior staff and pension issues by a TD, leading figures in the St. Vincent's Healthcare Group may be called up in order to present proofs before the Dail Public Accounts Committee.

IFPA’s Annual Report for 2012 Witnesses Significant Rise in Number Post-Abortion Counselling

The Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA) has come up with its annual report for 2012. As per the same, it has been unveiled that a significant rise has been witnessed in the percentage of women getting post-abortion counselling.

There has been more than 80% rise in the number of women attending post-abortion counselling. Some of the other things that have been unveiled in the study are a 6% rise in the face-to-face crisis pregnancy counselling.

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