HAN (Home Artifical Nutrition) Awareness Week August 7th – 13th

PINNT (Patients on Intravenous and Naso-gastric Nutrition Therapy) is hosting

HAN (Home Artifical Nutrition) Awareness Week   August 7th – 13th
Ireland is carrying out less than one weight loss surgery a week

“The funding for more surgery just isn’t there. But there

Ireland is carrying out less than one weight loss surgery a week
‘We were staggering from one crisis to the next’ – Sorcha (20) on life with an extremely complicated medical condition

Science student Sorcha McElchar has an extremely complicated medical condition.

‘We were staggering from one crisis to the next’ – Sorcha (20) on life with an extremely complicated medical condition
HSE has lost €56M by not implementing national obesity treatment policy, experts warn

IrSPEN (Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition & Metabolism) launches Obesity

HSE has lost €56M by not implementing national obesity treatment policy, experts warn
IrSPEN 2017 Conference bring an audience of 250 delegates

Select speaker presentations now available for your perusal on our

IrSPEN 2017 Conference bring an audience of 250 delegates
New HRB funded study confirms hunger reduction behind success of obesity surgery

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and Sleeve gastrectomy does not affect food

New HRB funded study confirms hunger reduction behind success of obesity surgery
IrSPEN policy Seminar 2017 highlights urgent need for intestinal failure unit

Services for patients with complex nutritional problems in Ireland are

IrSPEN policy Seminar 2017 highlights urgent need for intestinal failure unit
Listen to Professor Francesco Rubino, Chair of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, on the growing problem of obesity in Ireland.

Click here to listen to Professor Rubino’s NewsTalk podcast

Listen to Professor Francesco Rubino, Chair of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, on the growing problem of obesity in Ireland.
Experts discuss low awareness of obesity as a disease requiring treatment

2017 IrSPEN Policy Seminar:  Facing the obesity challenge in Ireland

Experts discuss low awareness of obesity as a disease requiring treatment
Trinity Research Wins Best Paper Award from European Society

An open access research paper on vitamin D has won

Trinity Research Wins Best Paper Award from European Society
IrSPEN calls on Joint Oireachtas Committee

on Future healthcare to commit more resources to tackling nutritional

IrSPEN calls on Joint Oireachtas Committee
New study published highlighting the saving in bed days from reducing malnutrition in community patients

Potential of earlier detection and treatment of disease related malnutrition

New study published highlighting the saving in bed days from reducing malnutrition in community patients
Cancer prevention and improving outcomes

The Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (IrSPEN) hosted

Cancer prevention and improving outcomes
HIQA publishes report on nutrition in hospitals

HIQA releases report on nutrition in Irish hospitals Hospitals must

HIQA publishes report on nutrition in hospitals
Zero Harm – Good Nutrition & Hydration Launched by Tallaght Hospital

In the same week that HIQA’s published its report on

Zero Harm – Good Nutrition & Hydration Launched by Tallaght Hospital
IrSPEN Home Enteral Nutrition Standards and Guidelines

HEN is a key area identified by IrSPEN for guideline

IrSPEN Home Enteral Nutrition Standards and Guidelines

Professional Resources

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Malnutrition

Malnutrition affects ~145 000 adults at any time in Ireland. Affects people with an underlying disease, illness or chronic health problem.

Upcoming Events

Obesity Care Conference Creating solutions by understanding Obesity Date: Friday November 17th 2017 Venue: St James’s Hospital, Dublin 8 Content: