medtech

Virtual nurses, chatbots and supercomputers: the medtech revolution

Medical technology – medtech – has revolutionised healthcare. Over the last few years, new medical technologies have changed the way healthcare professionals diagnose medical problems, how they interact with and monitor patients, and they can give patients greater control over … Read More

Altnagelvin Hospital

Altnagelvin Hospital cardiology deal saves 27 lives in Donegal

A cross-border cardiology initiative has saved 27 lives in Donegal since its introduction nine months ago in May 2016. The agreement gives heart attack victims in the northwest of Ireland access to a  specialist procedure at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry. … Read More

rural Ireland

New nursing homes for rural Ireland proposed

A new government action plan will increase nursing home facilities and primary care centres in rural Ireland. The plan proposes 90 new public nursing home facilities as well as 18 primary care centres. Grants to the elderly for CCTV and … Read More

Registered Nurses

Healthcare sector jobs increasingly in demand

Ireland’s healthcare sector is experiencing a boom in nursing, medical and life sciences jobs. There has been a lot of talk in recent months about Ireland’s economic recovery. Unemployment has fallen, and every other day seems to bring a new … Read More