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National Health Service Excellence Awards

Congratulations to the Galway Blood & Tissue Establishment on their recent achievements in the National Health Service Excellence awards for "Best Team Project” and "Popular Choice Award". This is due recognition for years of dedication and diligence to the service.

From Left to Right:
Mr. Maurice Power, CEO, Saolta University Health Care Group
Ms. Maeve Wallace, Quality Manager / Senior Medical Scientist, Blood & Tissue Establishment
Ms. Margaret Tarpey, Laboratory Manager and Chief Medical Scientist, Blood & Tissue Establishment

Academy Updates

2018 Membership fees are due from January.
Payment can be made online through the CPD section, or by downloading renewal form below and submitting with payment.
Payment options: Annual Payment by Cheque, Card, or online. Alternatively: Monthly Standing order: We do not provide a direct debit facility.

ISQua 2018 - Join us in Kuala Lumpur!

Heads, Hearts and Hands: Weaving the Fabric of Quality and Safety

Join us in Kuala Lumpur, the stunning capital of Malaysia, for our 35th International Conference. Kuala Lumpur boasts towering skyscrapers, stunning architecture, a natural rainforest in its centre and countless other attractions.

We're currently accepting submissions for posters and presentations.
Submit Now

Papers will be accepted under any of the below 11 tracks:
• External Evaluation
• Governance Leadership and Health Policy
• Data for Improvement

HSE Excellence Awards

Fantastic news from our colleagues in Galway University Hospital - Please spread the word.

Medical Science - What's it all about?

Welcome to our blog “Medical Science – what’s it all about?” The idea for this blog stemmed from a discussion about Science week 2017 and what we could do for it, so we decided to get more information out to you about who we are and what we do! Here you will find information about…

https://thelifeofamedicalscientist.wordpress.com

National Laboratory Handbook Vol. 2 Consultation Process

Feedback can be given on each guideline through the link below.

https://www.rcpi.ie/news/releases/opportunity-to-participate-in-the-exte...

The deadline for receipt of submissions is 17:00hrs on Friday 13th October 2017.

All feedback will be greatly appreciated by the National Clinical Programme for Pathology.

HSE Open Access Research Awards 2017

HSE Open Access Research Awards 2017

The National Health Library & Knowledge Service
in association with the HSE Open Access Research Advisory Group
would like to invite entries for the 2017 awards.

The awards seek to honour and acknowledge those within the Irish health services who pursue and publish research to improve the
health services and health outcomes in Ireland.

If you have published peer-reviewed research in an Open Access forum within the last 24 months, we want to hear from you.
If you haven’t published, but know someone who has, you can nominate them!

Oireachtas Report on the Future of Health

National Laboratory Handbook Consultation - Updates

Below please find attached 4 updates to the Laboratory Handbook

1. Ige and specific Ige Consultation Draft

2. Viral Hepatitis - Final Draft

3. Lab testing for Lipids - Draft

4. The abnormal liver chemistry profile Consultation Draft

HPRA Step by step guide - when to report an incident

Attached please find letter from the Human Products Monitoring Department of Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA). In the letter they outline specific activities that the HPRA is engaged in relating to the area of medical device vigilance which may be of interest to your organisation and its members.

Siobhán Foley (on behalf of Patrick Murphy, Medical Devices, Vigilance Manager)
Medical Device Vigilance Administrator
Health Products Regulatory Authority | An tÚdarás Rialála Táirgí Sláinte
Kevin O’Malley House, Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2.
Tel: +353 1 676 4971