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Irish Patients’ Association stresses importance of flu vaccine for care workers

first_img Google+ Facebook WhatsApp Facebook Pinterest Google+ Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly The Irish Patients’ Association is urging all healthcare workers and visitors to nursing homes to ensure that they are vaccinated against the flu.Speaking to Highland Radio News this afternoon, CEO Stephen Mc Mahon said there’s traditionally been a low uptake of vaccinations by health care workers, and this needs to be addressed.Stephen Mc Mahon is also calling for a register of vaccinations so that in the event of an outbreak similar to that which has left six dead in Nazareth House in Donegal since March 22nd, information can be accessed quickly.He wants this  form part of a comprehensive review…………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/ipa530.mp3[/podcast] Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Newsx Advertscenter_img Pinterest By News Highland – April 4, 2012 Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Twitter WhatsApp Irish Patients’ Association stresses importance of flu vaccine for care workers Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Previous articleGangs targeting clothing banks throughout DonegalNext articleSgt Wallace – Garda fleet should be leased rather than bought News Highland LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton last_img

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