July 17, 2019

HSE publishes Trauma System for Ireland Post-Consultation Document

As you may be aware, the implementation of the recommendations of the National Trauma Review is a key priority in both the Sláintecare Action Plan 2019 and the National Service Plan 2019. The report of the Trauma Review recommends that the new trauma system will consist of two trauma networks for Ireland, the Central Trauma Network and the South Trauma Network. Each trauma network will have a Major Trauma Centre and a number of Trauma Units. Each of the two Major Trauma Centres will provide the highest level of specialist trauma care to the most severely injured patients on a single […]
July 15, 2019

The National HSCP office- Business Case Development and Project Management Workshop

The National Health Social Care Professions Office in conjunction with the National Leadership & Innovation Centre for Nursing and Midwifery are pleased to invite applications for the following workshop:  Business Case Development and Project Management Workshop Date:       24th September 2019 (Tuesday)                          Time:       09:00 –  17:00 Venue:    LETD, Former Administration Building, St. Mary’s Health Campus,     Gurranabraher, Co. Cork, T33X440.  Who should attend?  The workshop is open to Health and  Social Care Professions Managers, and will be of particular interest to staff involved with or leading on a local or national quality improvement or change management initiatives. Aim of the Workshop:  To […]
July 5, 2019

CORU Information Day for Social Care Workers

CORU, Ireland’s multi-professional health and social care regulator would like to extend an invitation to employers of social care workers to an information event regarding the regulation and registration of social care workers. This event will take place on 19 July 2019 in the Aisling Hotel, 10-13 Parkgate Street, Dublin 8. Given the expected interest in this information session, CORU will host a morning and afternoon session from 9.30am to 12.30pm or 1.30am to 4.30pm. To register to attend this information event regarding registration of social care workers, please email education@coru.ie.
July 5, 2019

The National Health and Social Care Professions’ (HSCP) Office Newsletter

Welcome to the fifth Issue of the National Health and Social Care Professions’ (HSCP) Office Newsletter. The National HSCP Office, established in 2017, is part of the HSE’s Chief Clinical Officer Division. The HSCP Education and Development Strategy 2016 – 2019 was the second HSCP strategy focusing on education and development and is drawing to a conclusion this year. Much has been achieved. Many services have actively engaged with the strategy and focused on its priorities within their own services and sites.It is planned to develop the strategy in such a way that involves frontline Health and Social Care Professionals […]
July 5, 2019

Postgraduate Research Fellowship Award in Social Care

Funded research positions in Limerick Institute of Technology. LIT – Research Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) is an institute of higher education in Limerick, a modern urban city in the Mid-West region of Ireland and is one of 13 institutes that are members of the Institutes of Technology, Ireland (IOTI). LIT is the fourth largest IOT in Ireland, with more than 6000 full time and part time students and 500 staff. www.lit.ie Any queries can be directed to me – Aoife Prendergast, Lecturer, Limerick Institute of Technology – aoife.prendergast@lit.ie Closing Date – 30th July 2019 Click here for further details
July 5, 2019

Global Health Exchange, International Conference, 12th Sept, Dublin City University.

This is an open event co-hosted by the HSE for those working across all areas of global health to present their work, meet like-minded people, and learn what others are doing in the sector. This year’s theme is ‘Reaching the furthest behind first: addressing gender and other inequalities to meet the Sustainable Development Goals’
July 5, 2019

University of Limerick Management Course Building People Management and Leadership Competencies

The Certificate in Management is a skills-based programme which provides learners with the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to become highly effective managers within their individual organisations. 
July 5, 2019

The Mental Health Services Hub- HSELand

The Mental Health Services Hub delivers an online portal to manage learning, development and support individual practitioners in their continuous professional development.  It is accessible to all HSE staff members who are registered on HSEland and has recently been redeveloped. What’s new about the redesigned hub? The new layout is now easier to navigate with significant education and training materials. It encompasses the mental health act amendments (2001-2018) and provides updates on the MHC codes of Practice and Rules. There is a new section on Quality & Compliance providing resources and signposting the learner to the Best Practice Guidance, Mental Health Engagement, National […]
July 4, 2019

The National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities (NAS)

The National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities (NAS) is delighted launch a website for our service, check it out here; https://advocacy.ie/ We would be grateful if you could share this website with your colleagues to raise awareness of the enhanced web presence of NAS. You can also share from our twitter. People with disabilities (and third party referrals) can apply to use the free, independent and confidential NAS service through the new website.
July 4, 2019

Employment and People with Intellectual Disabilities

Employment and People with Intellectual Disabilities Meeting of members of the National Platform of Self Advocates Venue: Academy Plaza Hotel, 10-14 Findlater Place off O’Connell St., Dublin 1 Date: Thursday 11th July Time: 11:00 to 14:00 Tea/Coffee/Registration from 10:00 a.m. This is a national meeting of the National Platform of Self Advocates. The focus of this meeting will be Employment for People with Intellectual Disabilities. The meeting will be attended by Minister Finian McGrath who is interested in hearing what people with intellectual disabilities have to say. We want to hear what people have to say about the following: 1.What […]