Tag Archive | HSE

BeLonG To: Future of LGBTI+ Healthcare – Have Your Say!

BeLonG To: Future of LGBTI+ Healthcare – Have Your Say!

‘BeLonG To’ ask that you spare 10 minutes to help shape the future of LGBTI+ healthcare in Ireland.  The HSE are developing their Corporate Plan, and want to know what you want to see prioritised in the health service over the next 5 years. This is your opportunity to let them know the healthcare needs […]

TENI: Programme of Training for Healthcare Professionals on Transgender Care

TENI: Programme of Training for Healthcare Professionals on Transgender Care

Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) is today hosting the inaugural Gender Identity Skills Training (GIST) at the Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny in collaboration with the HSE. More than 40 health care professionals from across all regions of the HSE will hear from nationally and internationally renowned clinical practitioners on best practice in the provision of healthcare to […]

Charities mark IRISH AIDS DAY with harm reduction campaign for drug users

Charities mark IRISH AIDS DAY with harm reduction campaign for drug users

Today, Irish AIDS Day, 15th June 2016, the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Críona Ní Dhálaigh, launches a campaign highlighting the increased risk of HIV infection amongst people who inject drugs, particularly ‘snow blow’. The Ana Liffey Drug Project and HIV Ireland are taking action to address increasing HIV diagnoses amongst people who use snow blow by […]

Eamon McGee, GAA Star, Launches The LGBT Safe And Supportive Schools Project Model Created By BeLonG To And HSE

Eamon McGee, GAA Star, Launches The LGBT Safe And Supportive Schools Project Model Created By BeLonG To And HSE

Today, Wednesday 11th May, saw the launch The LGBT Safe and Supportive Schools Project model: BeLonG To and HSE’s venture to create safe, supportive and fully inclusive schools for young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students in Donegal. This was established to develop and test a Whole School Community Model – a model that involved […]

Eamon McGee, Donegal GAA star, will launch The LGBT Safe and Supportive Schools Project model

Eamon McGee, Donegal GAA star, will launch The LGBT Safe and Supportive Schools Project model

The LGBT Safe and Supportive Schools Project model: BeLonG To and HSE’s venture to create safe, supportive and fully inclusive schools for young LGBT students‏ Wednesday 11th May sees the launch by Eamon McGee, the Donegal GAA star, of the LGBT Safe and Supportive Schools Project delivered in Donegal. This was established to develop and […]

“Let’s Talk About Drugs” National Youth Media Awards Organisers Urge Young People to Get Involved

“Let’s Talk About Drugs” National Youth Media Awards Organisers Urge Young People to Get Involved

Final Call for Entries for “Let’s Talk About Drugs” National Youth Media Awards With Prize of over €2,000 Drug-abuse affects all sections of society, including the LGBT community. Now the organisers behind a national awards initiative to raise awareness of drug and alcohol issues, are urging all young people to take up the opportunity to research […]

World Aids Day: Latest HIV Data Shows Continuing High Rates of Cases Amongst MSM

World Aids Day: Latest HIV Data Shows Continuing High Rates of Cases Amongst MSM

To mark World AIDS Day today (Tuesday 1st December) GLEN (Gay & Lesbian Network)  will appear at the Oireachtas Health Committee to tell members that the continuing high rates of HIV diagnosis amongst gay and bisexual men emphasises the need for targeted interventions to ensure people know their HIV status. “It is clear from the […]