Kaizen’s weekly healthcare news round-up

31st May 2016

A round-up of some of the healthcare stories making the news over the past week:

  • Calls for a new emergency health fund to pay for expensive cancer drugs – The Journal
  • Alcohol forgotten factor in obesity crisis, says consultant – The Irish Times
  • Experts claim taking an aspirin daily can save your life – Inquisitr
  • HSE drugs group to meet in June on advanced cancer drugs – The Irish Times
  • Scientists hail breast cancer breakthrough – The Independent
  • The superbug that experts have been dreading just reached the US – Science Alert
  • How to select sunscreen to prevent sunburn, reduce risk for cancer – Tech Times
  • Minister welcomes primary care funding – Medical Independent
  • Agreement on committee to develop health plan – Irish Health
  • New freephone helpline for heart disease/stroke – Irish Health