Irish Heart Foundation

Type: Organization
Name: Irish Heart Foundation
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Tallaght Health Fair 2014

Raising awareness about health issues, related service provision and the social aspects of health are key to promoting good standards of health within a community.Over the past four years, the HSE Primary Care Social Workers in Tallaght, in partnership ... [Published Health Service Executive - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Pre-health check nerves prove ill-founded as results come back normal

Pitching up for a health check the morning after a wedding and with a horrible viral infection probably isn’t the best.However, luckily my appointment for a free health check with the Irish Heart Foundation, as part of the Portlaoise Healthy Town initiative, ... [Published Irish Times - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Half of Donegal adults over 50 with high blood pressure are at greater risk of stroke

29 Sep 2014 11:15:00The Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) has warned that nearly one million adults in Ireland are at increased risk of heart attack and stroke due to high blood pressure and half of them do not know it.  High blood pressure is a serious but ... [Published Donegal Post - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Charity the big winner as 10k run mini-marathon

Men cross-dressing, runners of both sexes, charities jumping for joy — the Evening Echo Women’s mini- marathon attracted it’s usual quota of outrageous outfits, pink wigs and big hearts, all out for a good cause.With the number of participants hovering ... [Published Irish Examiner - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Free Blood Pressure Check In Donabate

A free Blood Pressure road show is coming to Donabate Community Centre on Wednesday, 24th September, from 3.00pm – 5.00pm.Many people neglect to check their blood pressure, which can lead to serious illnesses. The Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) has warned ... [Published North County Leader - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Net saving from early supported discharge

Early Supported Discharge (ESD) should be the preferred rehabilitation option for patients with mild to moderate disability after stroke, a new report published by the Economic and Social Research Institute of Ireland (ESRI) and the Irish Heart Foundation ... [Published Irish Medical Times - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 5 reports

Stroke patients could benefit from community rehab

Stroke survivors could benefit from better rehabilitation in the community rather than longer stays in hospital, according to a report by the ESRI and the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland.The report, funded by the Irish Heart Foundation, finds that ... [Published RTE Online - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Final call for Stroke Awards nominations

Image: GettyDear Editor,On behalf of the Irish Heart Foundation, I invite your readers to celebrate life after stroke by nominating stroke survivors for our charity’s fifth national Stroke Awards this December, hosted by RTÉ broadcaster Marty Whelan. ... [Published Irish Medical Times - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Under pressure

The Irish Heart Foundation has warned that nearly one million adults in Ireland are at increased risk of heart attack and stroke due to high blood pressure and half of them do not know it.  High blood pressure is a serious but manageable risk factor for ... [Published TheCorkNews.ie - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Irish Heart Foundation warns government must address 'health catastrophe'

The Irish Heart Foundation says childhood obesity is a "health catastrophe" which the government must address now or suffer long-term consequences.The foundation is calling for a €30m fund to be set up in Budget 2015 to tackle the issue.It says the 'Children's ... [Published Newstalk - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

74% of younger smokers switch to cheap brands

Almost three in four younger smokers have switched to cheap brands of cigarettes used by tobacco companies to discourage them from quitting, according to an opinion poll conducted for the Irish Cancer Society and Irish Heart Foundation. ... [Published IrishExaminer.com - Ireland - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

What is Healthy Eating?

What you eat can either protect you or increase your chances of conditions such as heart disease and stroke. The following tips explain the basics of healthy eating. The key to healthy eating is to eat a wide variety of foods. Using the food pyramid as ... [Published Irish Times - Sep 02 2014]

Quotes

Speaking ahead of the 2014 Fair Patrice Reilly, Primary Healthcare Social Worker said: "Engagement with the community is a key part of the Primary Care strategy and all evidence indicates that individuals and communities who are actively involved in their own health and health services have better outcomes in terms of health status."
"We're very proud of Kieran and his trip in memory of Jack who was a fabulous student we still miss deeply" St Joseph's Principal John O'Donovan said
"Apart from the actual physical health, it's going to have huge mental impacts on people."
"Parents and young persons need to know that a healthy diet is essential and consumption of a fizzy drink is not to be abused, not to be overdone."

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Tallaght Health Fair 2014 [Published Health Service Executive - 6 hours ago]
Pre-health check nerves prove ill-founded as re... [Published Irish Times - Sep 29 2014]
Half of Donegal adults over 50 with high blood ... [Published Donegal Post - Sep 29 2014]
Charity the big winner as 10k run mini-marathon [Published Irish Examiner - Sep 29 2014]
Free Blood Pressure Check In Donabate [Published North County Leader - Sep 23 2014]
Late Jack O'Sullivan (13) to be commemorated at... [Published Kerryman - Sep 20 2014]
Net saving from early supported discharge [Published Irish Medical Times - Sep 19 2014]
Reports reveals benefits of early hospital release [Published TheCorkNews.ie - Sep 19 2014]
Catherine Fulvio adds colour and taste to healh... [Published Irish Times - Sep 18 2014]
Tidy Towns Group Aims To ‘Get Swords Moving’ [Published North County Leader - Sep 16 2014]
Catherine Fulvio to demonstrate healthy cooking [Published Irish Times - Sep 16 2014]
Stroke patients could benefit from community rehab [Published RTE Online - Sep 15 2014]
Ireland could free up 24,000 hospital beds by c... [Published TheJournal.ie - Sep 15 2014]
‘Better stroke services would save millions’ [Published Irish Examiner - Sep 15 2014]
Report says rehabilitating stroke survivors in ... [Published Irish Times - Sep 15 2014]
Half of all stroke victims could have recovered... [Published Irish Mirror - Sep 14 2014]
Final call for Stroke Awards nominations [Published Irish Medical Times - Sep 12 2014]
Under pressure [Published TheCorkNews.ie - Sep 12 2014]
IHF backs €30m fund for obesity and food poverty [Published Irish Medical Times - Sep 11 2014]
Portlaoise named ‘Healthy Town’ 2014 [Published Leinster Express - Sep 10 2014]
Get up and get going this week [Published Leinster Express - Sep 10 2014]
Obituaries, Tues, 9th Sep, 1pm [Published Ocean FM - Sep 09 2014]
Irish Heart Foundation warns government must ad... [Published Newstalk - Sep 09 2014]
Child obesity a 'health catastrophe' needing ur... [Published Breaking News.ie - Sep 09 2014]
Health bodies look to attack tobacco profits by... [Published Tobacco Reporter - Sep 05 2014]
Cycling the entire Wild Atlantic Way for charity [Published Donegal Democrat - Sep 04 2014]
Coke, chocs and crisps top our shopping lists [Published Irish Independent - Sep 03 2014]
74% of younger smokers switch to cheap brands [Published IrishExaminer.com - Ireland - Sep 03 2014]
74% of younger smokers switch to cheap brands [Published Irish Examiner - Sep 03 2014]
What’s this site about [Published Irish Times - Sep 02 2014]
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