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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

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Guide to using Malnutrition Risk Screening Tools

The purpose of this module is: To highlight the importance of identifying adults at risk of malnutrition and To provide step-by-step training on how to complete four validated tools for

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Launching of two National Policies for Disability Services

Description Two National Policies for Disability Services will be launched via webinar on March 12, 2021. These are the: 1. Food, Nutrition and Hydration Policy for Adults Accessing Disability Services

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Reports of malnutrition in COVID patients on CPAP

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) that is delivered by face mask or hood is increasingly used in patients with COVID-19 who have been admitted to hospital, often on general or