Launch of the Report of the joint HSE/IHF Extending Access Study ‘Palliative Care for All: Integrating Palliative Care in Disease Management Frameworks. Click here for press release Click here for final report
The Irish Thoracic Society calls for the implementation of the National COPD Framework To mark World COPD Day, today 19th November, the Irish Thoracic Society is highlighting the serious impact of COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) on Irish lives and on the health system and is calling for urgent action to address this. Press Release […]
Irish Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting Award Winners 2008: Best Poster Awards – kindly sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline Ireland Best Oral Presentations Awards – kindly sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim
Published by the British Thoracic Society in collaboration with the Irish Thoracic Society and the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand.
The National TB Advisory Committee has published Draft Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Ireland, available through the Health Protection Surveillance Centre. The Legionella Sub-committee of the Scientific Advisory Committee has published Draft Guidelines on the Management of Legionnaires’ Disease in Ireland, also available through the Health Protection Surveillance Centre. Read more
The Irish Thoracic Society joined forces with RTE’s Nationwide this Ash Wednesday to highlight Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD ) , a serious condition for many Irish people that causes a quarter of all respiratory-related deaths in Ireland each year.
Launch of INHALE 2nd Edition (Ireland Needs Healthier Airways and Lungs – The Evidence) Report Reveals the Scale and Cost of Respiratory Disease in Ireland. Press Release The Irish Thoracic Society (ITS) is calling for a respiratory strategy to tackle the rising health and economic burden of lung disease, as revealed by a report launched today, 26th February, by Mr […]
The National Tuberculosis Advisory Committee has issued recommendations on Tumour Necrosis Factor-α (TNF-α) antagonists and Tuberculosis in the Irish Setting. Click here for recommendations