Ward Closure

5 patients are transferring to a bay in Bennett's ward and 2 patients to Victor Synge ward

Therapeutics Today January

The January edition of Therapeutics Today newsletter published by the National Medicines Information Centre is now available.  In this month's newsletter, the topics covered are: Oral methotrexate and risk of medication errors, Resource for prescribing opioids for pain. Hormonal contraceptive use in Ireland: trends and coprescribing practices and Guidance on diagnosis and management of the menopause Click here to view.

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Therapeutics Today February

The February edition of Therapeutics Today newsletter published by the National Medicines Information Centre is now available.  In this month's newsletter, the topics covered are: How to manage a “Dry Eye”! Drugs in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Guidance and Sixty seconds on Zika. Click here to view.

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Commemorating 1916

1916

An evening event taking place in the William Montgomery Lecture Theatre, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences to remember those who lived, fought and died at this place during The Easter Rising, 1916.

The site currently occupied by St. James’s Hospital is the site of the former South Dublin Union. The Union was a large workhouse that stood here 100 years ago. The site was occupied by the 4th Battalion of the Irish Volunteers, led by Eamonn Ceannt and some of the fiercest fighting of any of the 1916 sites took place here. Buildings & places that you are familiar with on-site played a key role in events of that Easter week. You are cordially invited to attend an evening of commemoration hosted in the Trinity Centre for Health Sciences. There will be lectures outlining the history of the site; the battle that took place here and profiles of the people that lived fought & died here during Easter Week in 1916. There will also be a music recital in the former 4th Battalion Headquarters (Old Stone Building) & readings from the accounts given by those who lived through that eventful week at this hospital 100 years ago.

Time:  7pm until 8.30pm Place:  William Montgomery Lecture Theatre, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, St. James’s Hospital Campus Date:  24th March.

On Thursday evening, the 24th of March, Prof. Davis Coakley will give a lecture on the history of this site from 1703 to the present day.

Tickets are free but places are limited so please register in advance by clicking the link below.

The evening will conclude with music and readings in the headquarters of the 4th battalion.

Register in advance for tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/south-dublin-unionst-jamess-hospital-site-commemorating-1916-tickets-22616947900

Therapeutics Today March

The March edition of Therapeutics Today newsletter published by the National Medicines Information Centre is now available.  In this month's newsletter, the topics covered are: Adverse events in Irish hospitals: the INAES project, Pancreatic cancer not found with incretin-based drugs… But risk of heart failure with DPP-4 inhibitors is uncertain…. Click here to view.

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Therapeutics Today April

The April edition of Therapeutics Today newsletter published by the National Medicines Information Centre is now available.  In this month's newsletter, the topics covered are: Bisphosphonates after 5 years?, Risk of ketoacidosis with SGLT2 inhibitors, Drugs for smoking cessation and British National Formulary (BNF) Update regarding Evidence Grading …. Click here to view.

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Therapeutics Today May

The May edition of Therapeutics Today newsletter published by the National Medicines Information Centre is now available.  In this month's newsletter, the topics covered are: Variations in prescribing safety in UK general practice, Impact of age and gender on usage of beta-blockers in heart failure and Information on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) for 2015 now available. Click here to view.

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Margaret Kehoe Ward

She was one of the first civilian casualties of the 1916 Rising. She was employed at the South Dublin Union since 1897, where she cared for the city’s most vulnerable and destitute. She was shot dead in her nurse’s uniform when rushing to the aid of the wounded.

Kehoe

Nurse Kehoe’s relatives, and SJH staff, including CEO, Lorcan Birthistle and Nursing Director, Paul Gallagher at the ward renaming ceremony.‌

CLD Prospectus 2016

Centre for Learning & Development have published their prospectus of Learning & Development Opportunities for 2016, click here to view

Therapeutics Today June

The June edition of Therapeutics Today newsletter published by the National Medicines Information Centre is now available.  In this month's newsletter, the topics covered are:  Has patient inhaler technique improved over time?, Risk of pneumonia with inhaled corticosteroids, Severe and fatal medicine-related poisoning in young children in the UK and The NMIC is on the move! Click here to view.

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NMIC Bulletin Vol 22. No. 1

The latest Bulletin published by The National Medicines Information Centre on Herbal Medicines Vol 22 No 1 2016. To view click here

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Therapeutics Today July

The July edition of Therapeutics Today newsletter published by the National Medicines Information Centre is now available.  In this month's newsletter, the topics covered are: Does migraine increase cardiovascular disease in women?, Update on Zika and Updated UK Medical Eligibility Criteria (MEC) for contraceptive use now available. Click here to view.

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Therapeutics Today August

The August edition of Therapeutics Today newsletter published by the National Medicines Information Centre is now available.  In this month's newsletter, the topics covered are: Frailty, polypharmacy and deprescribing, Emergency contraception and enzyme inducing drugs and Risk of hypoglycaemia with use of sulphonylureas. Click here to view.

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NMIC Bulletin Vol 22. No. 2

The latest Bulletin published by The National Medicines Information Centre on Overview of Chronic Urticaria Vol 22 No 2 2016. To view click here

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Therapeutics Today October

The October edition of Therapeutics Today newsletter published by the National Medicines Information Centre is now available.  In this month's newsletter, the topics covered are:Update on management of Bell’s palsy, Tackling drug-resistant infections, Medicines and fragility fractures, Don’t forget influenza vaccination! Click here to view.

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NMIC Bulletin Vol 22. No. 3

The latest Bulletin published by The National Medicines Information Centre on How to Review a Clinical Paper Vol 22 No 3 2016. To view click here

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NMIC Bulletin Vol 22. No. 4

The latest Bulletin published by The National Medicines Information Centre is an update on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Vol 22 No 4 2016. To view click here

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Therapeutics Today December

The December edition of Therapeutics Today newsletter published by the National Medicines Information Centre is now available.  In this month's newsletter, the topics covered are Scratch the other one!, Heavy physical activity and anger are triggers of acute myocardial infarction…, However, exercise is good for you!and iPads are as effective as sedatives in reducing anxiety before surgery! Click here to view.

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