A new report by Trinity School of Nursing and Midwifery (Rising to the challenge: Epilepsy Specialist Nurses as leaders of service improvements and change, SENsE study) has again highlighted the importance of Epilepsy Specialist Nurses (ESNs) in five key areas of epileps
Dr. Colin Doherty is a consultant neurologist and Honorary Senior lecturer in neurology at St James's Hospital in Dublin. He was trained in the Partners neurology residency programme at Harvard Medical School, Boston and subsequently completed Fellowships in Epilepsy and Cognition. He has published widely in the areas of brain imaging in epilepsy, the genetics of epilepsy, functional imaging of language and clinical epileptology and neurology.
This year Epilepsy Ireland and 60 Irish charities are asking the public to consider leaving a legacy gift in their wills.
Ireland Rugby Coach Joe Schmidt made a surprise appearance along with his wife Kelly at the book launch of 'Beautiful Thoughts For Beautiful Minds' in St Patrick’s Cathedral yesterday evening. Also in attendance was Epilepsy Ireland Patron, Rick O’Shea.
ROLE DESCRIPTION: MATHEMATICS TUTOR
Title: Mathematics Tutor – Training For Success
Location: Institute of Technology, Sligo
Epilepsy Ireland is seeking a Mathematics Tutor for a small group of students on our Training for Success (TFS) course based in the Institute of Technology, Sligo.
About Epilepsy Ireland
Colin Doherty is a Consultant Neurologist at St James’s Hospital, Dublin, and Associate Professor of Clinical Epilepsy, Academic Unit of Neurology, TCD. At the 2018 Epilepsy Ireland National Conference, he spoke about Medicinal Cannabis following a video on the subject from Orrin Devinsky which can also be watched below.
Ireland Rugby Coach and Epilepsy Ireland supporter Joe Schmidt, has been awarded with an Honorary Fellowship of the RCPI Faculty of Paediatrics for his advocacy work for epilepsy services.
In light of this week’s budget here are the main points for disability and healthcare.
An extra €1.05 billion in funding for health to include:
- Extra €150 million for disability services- total 2019 budget €1.8m
- Extra €84 million for mental health – total 2019 budget €1 billion
- Extra €20 million for the National Treatment Purchase Fund – total budget 2019 €75 million