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Established in 2013, BUMBLEance had one vision, to provide transportation services for children affected by serious and life limiting conditions in a fun and safe environment. It is the official Children’s National Ambulance Service of Ireland. They provide safe and comfortable transportation for Ireland’s youngest patients as they travel between their homes and hospitals,
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The Minister of State for Public Health, Wellbeing and the National Drugs Strategy, Frank Feighan TD, has welcomed confirmation that community drug projects in Tallaght – Jobstown Assisting Drug Dependency (Jadd) and Community Action Response Programme (Carp) – are continuing to provide drug services, including crack cocaine services. HSE addiction services fund both
Education Health News Technology
University College Cork (UCC) researchers have won highly competitive European Research Council (ERC) funding totalling €4.75m.   UCC researchers secured the most number of awards of any Irish Higher Education Institution in the European Union’s most competitive grant call in 15 years.   Three UCC researchers won the highly prestigious discovery research grants
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The Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD, the Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Holohan and Chair of the National Immunisation Advisory Council, Professor Karina Butler are jointly encouraging parents and guardians to get their children vaccinated for Covid-19. Ireland’s paediatric vaccination programme is underway for children aged 5 to 11 who: have a health condition
Business Health News Technology
Amgen announced an investment of $100 million for the construction of a new vial filing line with ‘state of the art’ technology and new site infrastructure at its manufacturing plant in Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin. This investment is one of Amgen’s largest construction projects outside North America and will lead to the creation of 150 construction jobs. The Dun Laoghaire
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Professional services company Accenture has teamed up with the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) to speed up the production of medical treatments. The aim of the partnership is to get life-saving medical treatments on the market faster. It is being funded by both Accenture and Enterprise Ireland. The project, dubbed the ‘Biotech […]
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The Healthy Ireland Survey 2021 has been published by the Department of Health, showing the general landscape of Irish people’s health across a range of categories. Smoking 18% of the population are current smokers, a decline of 5 percentage points since the first wave of this survey in 2015 and roughly equivalent to smoking levels […]
Culture Education Health News
New research confirms that participating in creative activity in adult years promotes health and well- being and reduces loneliness, depression and stress. The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, T.D., welcomed the results of a newly-published report by The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College Dublin.