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New National Clinical Guidelines on Ovarian and Oesophageal Cancer Launched by Minister for Health Simon Harris

Minister for Health Simon Harris TD today (Thursday) launched two new National Clinical Guidelines to help healthcare professionals with the diagnosis, staging and treatment of patients with oesophageal or oesophagogastric junction cancer and the diagnosis and staging of patients with ovarian cancer. The guidelines were developed by multidisciplinary groups supported by the HSE’s National Cancer

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Department of Health Open Beds Report May 2019

   The Open Beds Report provides a summary of the average numbers of open inpatient beds and day beds/places in the acute hospital system based on data provided by the HSE. The report will be published on the Department website each month.  Read the May 2019 Open Beds Report here.

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Brexit Contingency and Preparedness Update

As part of a whole-of-Government response to Brexit, Minister for Health, Simon Harris T.D., has outlined a comprehensive and coordinated set of preparations to ensure the continuity of health services and supply of medical products in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

This work involves the Department of Health, the HSE, the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) and other agencies engaging in intensive Brexit preparedness and contingency planning.

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