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The dangers of E-cigarettes for young people know the facts

In the last couple of months E-cigarettes and vaping has been in the media. Only yesterday 2nd October the Faculty of Paediatrics RCPI released a position statement strongly supporting the introduction of legislation to ban disposable vapes.  Read on to find out more.

Physical Activity Pathways in Healthcare Symposium

The inaugural Physical Activity Pathways in Healthcare Symposium took place on the 14th September 2023 in the Hilton Kilmainham Hotel.  Read on to find out more.

HSE Talking Health & Wellbeing -Podcast Listener Survey

The results of the HSE Talking Health & Wellbeing Podcast Listener Survey are in and they certainly provide the impetus to keep going with this new communication channel for our work. Following the end of Series 1 in July, a survey was undertaken to see what our listeners thought of the podcast series.

On Feirm Ground 2 programme launches for training of agri professionals

On Feirm Ground 2 is an expanded programme to raise awareness and support farmers’ health and wellbeing.  It was launched at the National Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska. The On Feirm Ground 2 programme is an initiative that brings together the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Health and HSE Health and Wellbeing in the funding of a training programme for agricultural professionals to engage with farmers on their health and wellbeing.

Take Back Control from smoking this October

The HSE is inviting people who smoke to ‘Take Back Control’ by trying the 28-day no smoking challenge this October. Our message is once you quit smoking, you realise it’s not the friend you thought it was.

3,600 Free books given to patients in hospitals

On the 22nd of September the Read Mór ‘Book Doctors’ and their teams gave 3,600 free books from their Library Trolleys as they visited the wards and public spaces in 7 hospitals across Ireland

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