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February 1, 2019

This international conference is led by national and international experts on the topics of falls, frailty, polypharmacy & sarcopenia. The prominent speakers have been chosen to reduce gaps in knowledge and improve clinical practice. Participants will be able to identify frailty, polypharmacy and sarcopenia when working in the clinical area. They will also be able to identify explained and unexplained falls and how to complete gait assessment in the laboratory and the clinical area. This knowledge can be used for the improvement of patient care and healthcare delivery

Expert speakers include:

  • Professor Tahir Masud, Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust; and President elect of the British Geriatrics Society
  • Professor Rose Anne Kenny, Director, Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing, St James’s Hospital, Dublin and Centre for Medical Gerontology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  • Professor Alfonso Cruz Jentoft, Physician. Specialist in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology. Director of the Geriatric Department of the Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, Spain
  • Dr Rob Morris, Consultant in Geriatric Medicine, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Dr Roman Romero-Ortuno, Consultant Geriatrician, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

When: Friday 1st February 2019

Where: 1st floor seminar rooms, MISA Building, St James’s Hospital, Dublin

CPD points awaited

CEU’s from the Nursing & Midwifery Board awaited

Registration via Eventbrite https://ffps.eventbrite.ie

December 11, 2018

On Sat 19th January 2019 Cork University Dental School and UCC School of Pharmacy will hold a joint study-day with the aim of fostering team work between the dental team and the pharmacy team. 

Register for free here


September 17, 2018

Click below to read the National Institute for Preventive Cardiology (NIPC) August e-Bulletin.  

Conference abstracts are invited for submission for our National Prevention Conference, which takes place on Friday, 23rd November at the Johnstown Estate Hotel, Enfield, Co Meath.  You can find out more information in this month’s e-Bulletin or on our website here

Last remaining places are available for our Motivational Interviewing Level 3 course on 20th & 21st September too – you can book your place here or contact us at info@nipc.ie for further information

AUGUST e-Bulletin

January 10, 2018

Healthy Ireland is a major Government-led programme which aims to encourage and support everyone living in Ireland to have the best possible physical and mental health and wellbeing.

Our health is our most important asset, and we can all take some steps to improve our own health and wellbeing.

Healthy Ireland is here to help you make those positive changes and choices, to provide information and connect you with resources and organisations across the country, so you can get involved in the national effort to create a healthier Ireland.

Small changes can make a big difference to your physical and mental health and wellbeing.

We can all make positive choices such as eating healthier, being more active or minding our mental health. Click below to find more information on some small steps that can make a big difference:

Physical Activity

Mental Wellbeing

Healthy Eating

Follow us on Twitter  @HealthyIreland  to keep up to date with what’s happening .