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#Misuse

# misuse - Friday 11 August, 2017

Snooping on Pulse: Nine gardaí facing disciplinary action for misuse of the system

Former Justice Minister said some gardaí were using the Pulse system as a “social website”.

# misuse - Saturday 8 April, 2017

'The doctor was feeling anxious, dejected and worthless': Medics get help at new support group

In one year, 47 practitioners asked one particular group for help with substance abuse, depression, and other issues.

# misuse - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Those big plans for injection centres and decriminalisation could now be reversed

The warning has come from the outgoing Drugs Minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.

# misuse - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Poll: Would you take antibiotics that weren't prescribed for you? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you take antibiotics that weren't prescribed for you?

A warning has been issued this morning that the misuse of the drugs is leading to the rise of superbugs.

# misuse - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

How alcohol affects Ireland in 4 stark graphs

A major HSE report yesterday looked at the harm alcohol causes in Irish society – and it made for grim reading.

# misuse - Friday 8 November, 2013

Poll: Should employers screen employees for alcohol misuse? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should employers screen employees for alcohol misuse?

The idea has been mooted in the UK today.

# misuse - Thursday 7 February, 2013

How can Ireland reduce lifestyle-related cancer rates?

A Seanad committee has come up with what it believes are some answers to tackling Ireland’s high incidence of cancer.

# misuse - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Oireachtas committee recommends new rules on alcohol advertising

A report from the Committee on Health and Children wants to ban TV ads for alcohol before 9pm, and all ads on social networks.