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Establishing a Prehabilitation Programme – Cork University Hospital Experience

Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Time: 13.00 BST Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes This webinar will give an overview of the role of each discipline in the provision of a multimodal colorectal

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

Routine nutrition screening recommended for 58,000 receiving Home Care support The introduction of nutritional screening as part of winter flu vaccination appointments for over 70s – has been recommended by

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Major Progress in Treatments Prompts Doctors to Redefine Diabetes Remission

A new international report has recognised the major progress in treating type 2 diabetes – and prompted a new medical definition of ‘diabetes remission’. In light of increasing numbers of

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Home Artificial Nutrition Patient Support Webinar – August 4th, 2021 2.30pm

                IrSPEN is hosting a patient support webinar on 4th August, as part of HOME ARTIFICIAL NUTRITION (HAN) week. The aim of HAN week, from
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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), with the support of the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute (INDI) focuses on three recommendations that have the potential to protect the

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NIPC Series: New Horizons in Obesity Management – July 15th, 7:00-8:30pm

July 15th, 7:00-8:30pm The link to register is here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qrn8dxVQT52cDuBeTcwHDw Download Flyer here  

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Specialist unit for Intestinal Failure badly needed in our health service

Consultant Gastroenterologist at St James’s Hospital and Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (IrSPEN) Director Dr Cara Dunne sets out current services for Intestinal Failure in Ireland and the case for

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Congratulations to our IrSPEN2021 Poster Winners

The IrSPEN Board is pleased to announce the IrSPEN2021 Poster Winners.  As expected, the standard of poster submissions this year was very high.  Our seven winners were selected based on

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Call to develop specialist unit for Intestinal Failure

HSE must reduce mortality among patients with intestinal failure Major National Conference taking place on Repositioning Nutrition in Healthcare A dedicated unit to treat and rehabilitate patients with Intestinal Failure