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August Message from the NIPC Medical and Research Director

August Message from the NIPC Medical and Research Director

Prof. J. William McEvoy NIPC Medical and Research Director, Chair of Executive CouncilAs the summer draws to a close this year, I hope you have had some time to relax and refresh - preferably during a spell of the generally good weather we have been enjoying lately....

July Message from the NIPC Medical and Research Director

July Message from the NIPC Medical and Research Director

Prof. J. William McEvoy NIPC Medical and Research Director, Chair of Executive CouncilWelcome to our July NIPC e-Bulletin. I hope you have been enjoying the fine weather, though 30 degrees Celsius is a little too much for Ireland! Without putting a damper on the...

NIPC Series: New Horizons in Obesity Management – Recorded Sessions

NIPC Series: New Horizons in Obesity Management – Recorded Sessions

Thank you to all who attended our recent edition of the NIPC Series: New Horizons in Obesity Management on 15th July.  We have received resoundingly positive feedback from attendees and we will continue to use your suggestions to improve our offering in the future. We...

June Message from the NIPC Medical and Research Director

June Message from the NIPC Medical and Research Director

Prof. J. William McEvoy NIPC Medical and Research Director, Chair of Executive CouncilWelcome to this month's NIPC E-Bulletin. I hope all our alliance members have a nice summer period and get some time off work to recharge. In your free time you should consider...

Stroke in Europe: Consensus Report

Stroke in Europe: Consensus Report

CVD is Europe’s biggest killer and a leading cause of unplanned hospitalisations, with millions suffering a heart attack or stroke every year. Less well known is that many of these are repeat events, happening among those already known to be at high risk. It is well...

May Message from the NIPC Medical and Research Director

May Message from the NIPC Medical and Research Director

Prof. J. William McEvoy NIPC Medical and Research Director, Chair of Executive CouncilThe recent hack of HSE information systems has added a major 'insult to the injury' already sustained by COVID-19. One gets the sense in the hospital that our healthcare workers are...

New WHO Global Sodium Benchmarks for Different Food Categories

New WHO Global Sodium Benchmarks for Different Food Categories

Every year, millions of deaths are associated with consuming an unhealthy diet, including excessive sodium intake. However, these deaths are largely preventable. On May 5, the World Health Organization (WHO) will launch the “WHO Global Sodium Benchmarks for Different...