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        Good news for children and teenagers with diabetes – approval given to reimburse blood glucose management system Freestyle Libre – Harris

Minister for Health Simon Harris TD today welcomed the HSE’s decision to reimburse Freestyle Libre for children and young adults Speaking today, Minister Harris said “Almost 190,000 people in Ireland have diabetes.  This is a chronic disease that takes a lot of management, but we have made huge strides in treating and managing diabetes here

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Department of Health Consolidated Salary Scales with effect from 1/1/2018

Department of Health Consolidated Salary Scales with effect from 1/1/2018 These scales must be read in conjunction with Department of Health Circular 18/2017 Pay adjustments and related measures

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Our new National Cancer Strategy 2017 – 2026 is an ambitious 10 year plan that aims for survival rates that will be among the top in Europe, by focusing on prevention, early diagnosis, treatment and quality of life.

The Strategy sets out four goals that will be crucial to the achievement of this vision, with a number of objectives pertaining to each goal. The goals are as follows:

  • Reduce the Cancer Burden;
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  • Maximise Patient Involvement and Quality of Life; and
  • Enable and Assure Change.

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