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How is COVID-19 affecting the dentists in Ireland?

By |2020-04-01T08:58:01+01:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: FHS Blog|

Dr. Richard Lee Kin, Periodontist "There are decades when nothing happens, and there are weeks when decades happen." — Lenin As I write, dentists across Ireland are either closed or open for emergencies only and for those brave dentists that are - I have my reservations as to how long they can. All over [...]

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Twenty tips for guarding against depression and anxiety in the era of self-isolation

By |2020-03-27T10:25:52+00:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: FHS Blog|

Alastair Campbell, Writer, Communicator, Strategist, Speaker and TV Analyst Good morning fellow isolators … after this week’s announcement, it looks like we really are in it all together now. I’ve pretty much been in self-isolation since Sport Relief eleven days ago, not because of symptoms but because by then, having read so much about [...]

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In times of national crisis, governments always mobilise the little ships of the enterprise economy

By |2020-03-25T13:01:47+00:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: FHS Blog|

Professor Tim Evans, Professor of Business and Political Economy, Middlesex University London The UK government is world-class when it comes to contingency planning and emergencies. Ministers, civil servants and all manner of official experts regularly rehearse and practice for a wide range of disasters and incidents. Across the National Health Service, our emergency services, [...]

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Nutrition In Hospitals – How Can Technology Help?

By |2020-03-10T11:51:06+00:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: FHS Blog|

Ronan Byrne, Commercial Manager, Dualtron The health and wellbeing of patients is of utmost importance, and should we have a family member or friend in hospital, we all want to know that they are being looked after. We want to be assured that they are getting the right type of food that is healthy [...]

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Embracing technology to grow older with dignity

By |2020-03-05T09:43:26+00:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: FHS Blog|

Beth Meid, Director of Global Business AMD The world’s population is not only growing, but also growing older! The number of 80+ age group is growing four times faster than any other age group. 80% of this age group live with incontinence. How can we, as product manufacturers, help the elderly live dignified and [...]

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Does Ireland punch above its weight in the Health and Life Sciences Sector?

By |2020-02-20T11:07:51+00:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: FHS Blog|

Aisling Gannon, Partner, Head of Healthcare, Eversheds Sutherland Tony McGovern, Partner, Head of Life Sciences, Eversheds Sutherland Ireland consistently ranks amongst the best countries in the world to invest in and do business.  This is particularly true of the health and life sciences sector.  Globally, the health and life sciences sector is fast-paced [...]

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How to Convery Complex Concept

By |2020-02-05T08:15:16+00:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: FHS Blog|

Fiona Claridge, Country Lead Ireland, Own The Room Daniel was brilliant. A data analyst, he had swiftly proven himself to be a keen thinker who could quickly find patterns amidst rows of data. There was just one problem. Whenever he got up in front of colleagues from other departments to present those findings, his [...]

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Attracting Emergency Medicine Doctors to Ireland

By |2020-01-29T13:28:07+00:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: FHS Blog|

Eithne Vaughan Witts, Principal Recruitment Consultant – Healthcare & Medical, FRS Recruitment Overview of Emergency Medicine in Ireland Emergency Medicine in Ireland today is delivered by specialists in Emergency Medicine as well as NCHD’s, both within and outside formal specialist training programmes. These doctors work in both Emergency Departments (EDs) and Local Injury Units [...]

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Why the ‘Internet of Things’ enables sharing to become caring in the healthcare sector

By |2020-01-16T11:42:02+00:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: FHS Blog|

Sean Gulliford, Head of Connected Devices, Gemserv IMAGINE a world in which you never run out of milk because your fridge reorders it for you automatically or where don’t have to water the garden because your smart sprinkler assesses the weather and switches itself on when needed. That world isn’t too far away thanks [...]

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Space, time and money – the three-way challenge for health infrastructure

By |2019-12-20T14:46:13+00:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: FHS Blog|

Authors: Deirdre Foley Woods, Healthcare Strategy & Planning, ETL Pollie Boyle, Associate Director, ETL Jack Goodall, Consultant, ETL The law of gravity tells us that what goes up must come down, except perhaps in the case of space standards in new hospitals which appear to have achieved escape velocity to climb  inexorably. This, we [...]

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