Kaizen Healthcare’s weekly news round-up

26th April 2016

Bringing you a round-up of the latest news and developments in the world of healthcare, here are eight stories that have hit the headlines over the past week:

  • ‘Call for phased abolition of prescription charges’ – via RTE
  • ‘Public patients wait up to 25 times longer for cancer tests’ – via The Irish Times
  • ‘Pharmacists call on Government to exempt vulnerable patients from prescription levy’ – via Breaking News
  • ‘Pharmacists should prescribe, Varadkar tells conference’ – via The Irish Times
  • ‘Many find it difficult to describe pain: new campaign to highlight chronic pain’ via Irish Health
  • ‘When pain has no physical causes: The real world of imaginary illness’ – via The Journal
  • ‘Two-thirds of public say pharmacists provide good value for money’ – via Irish Pharmacy Union
  • ‘New outpatient gynaecological service opened’ via Irish Health


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