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The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly and the Minister for Public Health, Frank Feighan, received government approval to introduce additional regulation on the sale and advertising of nicotine inhaling products such as e-cigarettes. Under the new proposals, the sale of e-cigarettes (and related nicotine inhaling products) will be prohibited from self-service vending
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The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has launched a government awareness campaign for menopause. The campaign is a direct response to the demand from Irish women for greater knowledge and understanding of menopause as well as better access to accurate information and supports so that they can proactively manage their experience. It will increase awareness […]
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The Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD, and Sláintecare have welcomed and shown support Positive Ageing Week 2021. This year’s theme is focused on Reconnecting Communities by Reframing Ageing. Sláintecare is shifting narratives around ageing, and one of the main objectives of Sláintecare is to enable people to age well at home or in their […]
Environment Health News
Image courtesy of environmentalpillar.ie The EPA today published its EPA 2020 Year in Review report which highlights key activities throughout the year. This was accompanied by results of an EPA/Red C poll to measure attitudes toward the environment. This survey found that 89 per cent of adults agree that the environment is a valuable asset for the […]
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The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has today announced that patients who are prescribed medical cannabis products will no longer need to travel to the Netherlands to collect their medication. Prior to Covid-19 pandemic, patients or their family members travelled to the Netherlands to collect their medical cannabis prescriptions. Authorities in the Netherlands have