HEAR Health Evidence Awareness Reports

HEAR (Health Evidence Awareness Report) are published by a collaborative group of healthcare librarians working mainly in the HSE and other healthcare organisations in Ireland.

For healthcare professionals, there are links to relevant guidelines, research and reviews. For patients and the public, there is information on quick reads, useful websites and support services. We have created a suite of bulletins based on a comprehensive list of health care topics which you will see listed below.

Focus on Ovarian Cancer                               

Focus on Bowel Cancer                           

Focus on Mental Health.                                

Focus on Heart Health                                   

Focus on Breast Cancer.

Focus on Prostate Cancer.                              

Focus on getting active and eating healthily.

Focus on Palliative / End of Life Care. 

Focus on Skin Cancer.                                    

Focus on Medical Resources.

Focus on Diabetes.                                          

Focus on Dyslexia

Focus on Obesity.                                           

Focus on Stroke.                                             

Focus on Health Literacy.                              

Focus on Delirium.                                         

Focus on Lung Cancer.  

Focus on Autism Spectrum Disorder.            

Focus on Homelessness.                              

Focus on Bereavement.                                 

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Irish Cancer Society/AIIHPC Funding Call 2017

This research call is to enhance the quality of life for those living with cancer and receiving palliative care. Information on this funding call are available HERE

The objective of this seed funding award is to fund a research project focussing on supporting impactful research for people receiving palliative care for cancer and that this seed award would support the researcher in submitting a competitive proposal for sizeable funding to an external funding organisation within 12 months of completion of seed funding period.

The research proposals should aim to:

  • Improve the quality of care for people with life limiting cancer
  • Provide research evidence to inform policy and improve practice
  • Enhance clinical and research competence in palliative care for people living with cancer
  • Build research capability and capacity in palliative care for people living with cancer

HEAR – Lung Cancer

HEAR

This issue includes information for people affected by lung cancer including links to useful websites, patient guides, videos and blogs. The purpose of HEAR is to provide specialised information to health professionals, patients and the public about key health topics. Each issue is the result if the collaborative effort of librarians from health organisations across Ireland. Full-text available HERE

 

Cancer Care Strategy

DOH

The National Cancer Strategy 2017 – 2026 was published by the Department of Health outlining a vision of cancer services in Ireland. For report, click HERE

  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Cancer in Ireland
  • Chapter 3: Strategic context
  • Chapter 4 Vision
  • Chapter 5: Prevention
  • Chapter 6: Screening
  • Chapter 7 Early diagnosis
  • Chapter 8: Providing an integrated model of care
  • Chapter 9: Getting the diagnosis right
  • Chapter 10: Getting the treatment right
  • Chapter 11: High quality, patient centred care
  • Chapter  12: Involving patients in their cancer care
  • Chapter  13: Survivorship
  • Chapter  14: Governance and management of cancer services and the role of the National Cancer Control Programme
  • Chapter 15: Research
  • Chapter 16: Workforce planning
  • Chapter 17: Delivering results: measuring performance, quality and outcomes
  • Recommendations