Irish trust in vaccines below global average, report finds

Irish people’s trust in vaccines is below the global average. A report by the Wellcome Trust looked at over 140 countries and found 79% of people think vaccines are safe. The level of trust in them is at 74% in...

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Thousands face surgery cancellations as 10,000 healthcare workers to strike tomorrow

Thousands of patients could have surgeries cancelled tomorrow as up to 10,000 healthcare workers go on strike. There is still no sign of a resolution between the HSE and hospital support staff. Porters, cleaners, chefs and maternity care assistants are...

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Trauma service for adopted children expanded

A service that helps adopted children who suffered trauma is being expanded. Barnardos’ post-adoption service supports more than 150 adopted...

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Last year’s social housing delivery was highest on record

Social-housing delivery last year was one of the highest on record, according to the Irish Council for Social Housing. The...

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Public calling for radical change to direct provision system

Up to 140 people and organisations are calling for radical changes to Ireland’s direct-provision system. They have written to the...

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Government told lead by example and switch to electric local authority vehicles

All local authorities in Ireland are being urged to switch to using electric vehicles immediately. The Government is being told...

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