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Hand Hygiene – “I would prefer if…”

This week Beaumont Hospital received a poor bill of health from HIQA in relation to (among other things) hand hygiene following an unannounced visit on 23rd July 2013.  In fact, the HIQA report states that “While a few doctors were … Continue reading

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8 reasons why patients & carers should use Twitter

Have you just recently been diagnosed with a condition you know little about? Are you a carer? Would you like to access information and support from fellow patients, carers and healthcare professionals over the internet and social media? You will need to be … Continue reading

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The humble ice cube

Well, all I can say is…thank goodness it’s February! Early January brought various versions of Respiratory Tract Infections to our house, with a good dose of the flu as a very unwelcome encore towards the end of the month.  Having … Continue reading

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Child in Hospital

If you have ever had a child in A&E or a hospital ward, you will know that what they need is distraction.  Something – anything – to take their mind off the pain and the fright of what is happening … Continue reading

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What DID my doctor say?!

Hands up who has come home from a hospital appointment and thought “What DID my doctor say?!” Lots of hands…I thought so. I’m a healthcare professional (who mostly knows what to expect), but even I have been astonished by how … Continue reading

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