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OPAT Reaches Milestone, 100,000 bed days saved!

During February 2017 the national Out-Patient Antimicrobial Programme (OPAT) reached a significant milestone; the service, which had been expanded in January 2013, reached the figure of “100,000 bed days saved”.  For patients requiring IV antibiotics and for hard-pressed healthcare resources there are clear advantages to home management of patients.  At any one time in Irish hospitals […]

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Oncology Shared-care Programme at Galway University Hospitals

Clinical Lead for Medical Oncology in the Saolta University Health Care Group, Dr Paul Donnellan, speaks with Pat Kelly about an initiative that is streamlining care and improving quality of life for cancer patients in the West. To see the full interview click here

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