Launching the Healthy UCD initiative

Date: 24. 9. 2015

    The UCD Community is coming together on 7th October to develop a roadmap for the environment UCD wants to create on campus, enhancing the wellbeing of students, staff […]

Minister Leo Varadkar, Rugby Legend Tony Ward, and RTÉ’s Keelin Shanley in Rallying Call to Urge Support for Torch of Hope Relay in aid of ARC Cancer Support Centres

Date: 16. 9. 2015

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar TD today joined rugby legend, Tony Ward, and RTÉ’s Keelin Shanley, along with some inspiring cancer survivors, in the grounds of Trinity College, Dublin 2, […]

Minister Varadkar meeting Minister Bi Jingquan

Date: 15. 9. 2015

Today Minister for Health Leo Varadkar is meeting Minister Bi Jingquan, the Minister with responsibility for the China Food and Drug Administration. Speaking before the meeting, Minister Varadkar said: “I’m […]

Varadkar takes part in Great Dublin Bike Ride

Date: 14. 9. 2015

3,000 Cyclists Complete the Great Dublin Bike Ride Smithfield hosts the first cycling festival in Dublin Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar was on hand in Smithfield, to officially start the […]

HSE Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Programme Screens over 200,000 babies

Date: 13. 9. 2015

All newborn babies are offered a free hearing screen under the HSE Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Programme Varadkar describes it as great example of benefits of universal screening To date […]

€1M Roselawn Health Centre upgrade gets the go-ahead – Varadkar

Date: 10. 9. 2015

  Local TD and Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has welcomed that planning permission has been granted for a major €1 million upgrade of Roselawn Health Centre. The Minister said […]

Prescription charges waived for asylum seekers

Date: 10. 9. 2015

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has signed regulations to exempt asylum seekers living in direct provision from the prescription charge levied on medical-card holders. Minister Varadkar said this exemption: “will […]

Varadkar lends his support to World Physiotherapy Day

Date: 7. 9. 2015

CHARTERED PHYSIOTHERAPISTS URGE IRISH PUBLIC TO GET EXERCISING FOR WORLD PHYSIOTHERAPY DAY Sedentary behavior is a key risk factor in the development of Heart Failure and also contributes to the […]