Call for Over 70s to receive nutrition screening at flu vaccination

Routine nutrition screening recommended for 58,000 receiving Home Care support

Call for Over 70s to receive nutrition screening at flu vaccination
Major Progress in Treatments Prompts Doctors to Redefine Diabetes Remission

A new international report has recognised the major progress in

Major Progress in Treatments Prompts Doctors to Redefine Diabetes Remission
Home Artificial Nutrition Patient Support Webinar – August 4th, 2021 2.30pm                 IrSPEN is Home Artificial Nutrition Patient Support Webinar – August 4th, 2021 2.30pm IrSPEN 2022 Pre-Budget Submission: Addressing the gaps in nutritional care for patients with high-risk conditions in community settings

In its submission, the Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism

IrSPEN 2022 Pre-Budget Submission: Addressing the gaps in nutritional care for patients with high-risk conditions in community settings
Specialist unit for Intestinal Failure badly needed in our health service

Consultant Gastroenterologist at St James’s Hospital and Irish Society for

Specialist unit for Intestinal Failure badly needed in our health service
Congratulations to our IrSPEN2021 Poster Winners

The IrSPEN Board is pleased to announce the IrSPEN2021 Poster

Congratulations to our IrSPEN2021 Poster Winners
Call to develop specialist unit for Intestinal Failure

HSE must reduce mortality among patients with intestinal failure Major

Call to develop specialist unit for Intestinal Failure
IRSPEN 2021 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE: 27th – 28th April IRSPEN 2021 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE: 27th – 28th April Guide to using Malnutrition Risk Screening Tools

The purpose of this module is: To highlight the importance

Guide to using Malnutrition Risk Screening Tools
Launching of two National Policies for Disability Services

Description Two National Policies for Disability Services will be launched

Launching of two National Policies for Disability Services
Reports of malnutrition in COVID patients on CPAP

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) that is delivered by face

Reports of malnutrition in COVID patients on CPAP
People with diabetes and obesity should be prioritised for COVID-19 vaccination

  Continuity of treatment for all patients with diabetes and

People with diabetes and obesity should be prioritised for COVID-19 vaccination
IrSPEN 2020 Award for Best Overall Research Project, BSc Human Nutrition and Dietetics (join Trinity-TU Dublin) programme

Aine Ryan (Bsc) has been awarded the prize for best overall

IrSPEN 2020 Award for Best Overall Research Project, BSc Human Nutrition and Dietetics (join Trinity-TU Dublin) programme
Surgery can free two thirds of patients with type 2 diabetes from use of insulin

Surgery more effective and cheaper than insulin for people with

Surgery can free two thirds of patients with type 2 diabetes from use of insulin
Length of hospital stays can be shortened – with new standard for inpatient nutrition

Nutrition screening and treatments will help hospitalised Covid-19 patients Reducing

Length of hospital stays can be shortened – with new standard for inpatient nutrition
VIRTUAL LAUNCH: Dec 8th, 2020 13.45 Briefing and guidance on new National Clinical Guideline 22 for Hospital Nutrition

Don’t miss out on an online briefing and guidance session

VIRTUAL LAUNCH: Dec 8th, 2020 13.45 Briefing and guidance on new National Clinical Guideline 22 for Hospital Nutrition
Call on HSE to make proven Obesity Treatment available to public patients

Call on HSE to make proven Obesity Treatment available to

Call on HSE to make proven Obesity Treatment available to public patients
Urgent need for specialist unit for adults with intestinal failure

The management of adult severe intestinal failure and home parenteral

Urgent need for specialist unit for adults with intestinal failure
Malnutrition Awareness Week – October 5-9, 2020

Help reduce the incidence of malnutrition and improve patient outcomes

Malnutrition Awareness Week – October 5-9, 2020
Call for Action Healthcare experts call to improve the nutritional care of cancer patients

On 21 September, during the ESPEN-ONCA-MNI Joint Session at ESPEN Virtual Congress 2020,

Call for Action Healthcare experts call to improve the nutritional care of cancer patients
RapidInfo4U – Have a query? Search our Repository.. Ask us a Question

Do you have a question related to Covid-19 in your

RapidInfo4U – Have a query? Search our Repository.. Ask us a Question
Coronavirus News: Guidelines for Nutrition support of COVID-19 patients

NEW DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE Many patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19

Coronavirus News: Guidelines for Nutrition support of COVID-19 patients
Surgery can achieve 80% remission in patients with early Chronic Kidney Disease

Call to provide more surgical treatments to patients with Kidney

Surgery can achieve 80% remission in patients with early Chronic Kidney Disease
COVID-19: Obesity patients must not be ‘stigmatised’ in re-start of non-COVID health treatments

Doctors publish ‘triage plan’ for obesity and diabetes treatments post-COVID-19

COVID-19: Obesity patients must not be ‘stigmatised’ in re-start of non-COVID health treatments
Consultation on the Critical Care Programme’s ‘Intensive care nutrition support guideline algorithm for adults’

This is an update of the 2012/2013 algorithm and reference document.

Consultation on the Critical Care Programme’s ‘Intensive care nutrition support guideline algorithm for adults’
Nutrition screening to be introduced for all patients admitted to hospital

Treatment of malnutrition to be strengthened in hospitals New nutrition protocols of

Nutrition screening to be introduced for all patients admitted to hospital
The National Clinical Programme in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Guidance for Nutrition relating to COVID-19 Version 1.0 20th April

The National Clinical Programme in Gastroenterology and Hepatology
VITAMIN D CAN HELP BUILD RESISTANCE TO RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS, INCLUDING COVID-19

VITAMIN D CAN HELP BUILD RESISTANCE TO RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS, INCLUDING

VITAMIN D CAN HELP BUILD RESISTANCE TO RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS, INCLUDING COVID-19
Healthy Eating for Cancer Survivors Cookbook

UCC in collaboration with Breakthrough Cancer Research are delighted to

Healthy Eating for Cancer Survivors Cookbook

Malnutrition

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

Upcoming Events

Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Time: 13.00 BST Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes This webinar will give an overview of the role