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New advanced nursing posts a first for UL Hospitals

first_imgWhatsApp Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Advertisement RANPs Paula Ryan and Sheila RyanSERVICES for patients with respiratory and skin conditions across the UL Hospitals Group are being significantly enhanced with confirmation that the group has received accreditation for two new RANP (registered advanced nurse practitioner) posts.RANPs are the highest level of clinical experts in the nursing profession in Ireland today.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The new posts in the UL Hospitals Group are also nationally significant in being the first in the country covering dermatology and adult respiratory services.Paula Ryan from Oola (respiratory) and Sheila Ryan from Ahane (dermatology) have been selected for the posts and it is expected that they will be officially registered as ANPs in the coming months.It follows UL Hospitals receiving accreditation from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland to create the posts, a crucial step in the process.Margaret Gleeson, chief director of Nursing and Midwifery, UL Hospitals Group, said: “This is a hugely positive development for our patients in terms of access to the service, enhancing the patient experience and leading to better outcomes. It is also a very positive step for UL Hospitals Group and more broadly for the evolution of the nursing profession in Ireland.“As chief director of Nursing and Midwifery for the group, I am delighted that we have been successful in terms of the site being accredited for our ANP candidates. These are the first two posts of their kind in the country and in Sheila and Paula, we are very fortunate to have two outstanding nurses to fill these positions.”Ms Gleeson added that her vision for the group is to develop more of these roles in the future “based on service need”.To become an ANP, a nurse must have a Masters degree or higher, have at least five years experience and three years in a specialty. NewsNew advanced nursing posts a first for UL HospitalsBy John Keogh – October 30, 2015 1357 Twitter Linkedin WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Email Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” center_img Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Print TAGSlimerickUL Hospitals Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Previous articleMusic Generation is Reaching Out for ISPCC ChildLineNext articleHen harrier initiative will benefit Limerick farmers John Keoghhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Facebooklast_img read more

Public hearing date set for South Peace gas plant

first_imgThe Calgary Herald is reporting, a public hearing has been set for a proposed South Peace natural gas plant, right in the heart of the target region, of the alleged EnCana pipeline bomber.The Spectra Energy plant would be located 16 kilometres west of Dawson Creek, and would process 200 million cubic feet per day of gas, for an in-service date of October 2011. The project also would include a one-kilometre pipeline, a liquids-handling loop and acquisition of a segment of the Spectra Energy Midstream Bissette pipeline. – Advertisement -Oral hearings on the line will start Nov. 30, at a venue yet to be determined, by the National Energy Board.For more on this project, click here and visit the National Energy Board website.last_img read more

Rich haul of medals for archers at Shanghai World Cup Stage IV

first_imgIt was a stellar day for Indian archery at the World Cup Stage IV with a haul of a gold, a silver and a bronze medal in Shanghai on Saturday.While the women’s recurve team of Deepika Kumari, Laishram Bombayla Devi and Chekrovolu Swuro put it across Italy in the final, Deepika secured a bronze in the individual event after beating Erwina Safitri of Indonesia.In another heartening result, the compound team of Jignas Chittibomma, Chinnaraju Srither and Kh. Ratan Singh finished with a silver medal after losing to powerhouses United States in the final.It is the first medal ever for the Indian men’s compound team in a World Cup. The Indian women’s recurve team exacted revenge for the disappointment suffered at the Turin world championships, where the Italians reigned supreme on home turf.Jignas Chittibomma was part of the Indian men’s compound team.The Indian trio took an early lead after six arrows when the team of Pia Carmen Lionetti, Guendalina Sartori and Natalia Valeeva got off to a bad start.India led 52-47 after the first end.In the second, India were marginally better than their opponents but put the issue beyond doubt with a dominant 57-51 edge in the third end with three 10s in a row. It meant that even though the Italians took the fourth end 54-53, they could not prevent India from sealing a comprehensive 215-204 triumph.In all, the Indians had seven perfect 10s to five for the Italians.Mexico bagged the bronze medal with a 216-207 win over Russia.advertisementThe women’s individual bronze medal match, soon after the team final, was a contest between two teenagers as the 17-year-old Deepika upstaged Safitri, who is a year older to her, 6-4.It was a rematch of the quarter- final at the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games where the Indian prevailed 7-3.However, Saturday’s match was not an easy affair as Deepika had to recover from an early deficit and the contest was decided by the final arrow in the fifth set.The Indonesian had an impressive 8-10-10 start to an 8-9-8 from Deepika to take the first set 28-25. But the Indian quickly recovered and took the next two sets 28-26 and 26-24.However, Safitri forced a decider taking the fourth set with a 29- 26 result, aided by two perfect 10s.In the fifth set, Deepika edged ahead 9- 8 after the first arrow.The contest rested on a knife’s edge when both archers scored 10 in the second arrow.The Indian let the door ajar with an eight on her final attempt and the Indonesian could have won the contest with a 10.However, pressure got to her and she could only manage seven and the medal went to the more consistent Deepika.The Indian had only two perfect 10s as against six from the Indonesian. Deepika got out of the yellow zone just five times while Safitri did so on eight occasions. Russia’s Inna Stepanova won the gold medal beating Berengere Schuh 6-4.In the men’s compound event, the Indians went down 235-229 to Americans Braden Gellenthien, Reo Wilde and Rodger Willett Junior. It was the first match between the two teams in the event. The Indians were at par with their opponents in the second and third ends but the lead they conceded at the start and the end proved crucial. The six straight 10s the Americans scored in the first end was the highlight. Mexico defeated Australia 234-231 for the bronze.The women’s compound team of Jhano Hansdah, Gagandeep Kaur and Namita Yadav missed out on a medal when they went down 217- 219 to the Philippines in the bronze medal match.The men’s recurve team of Atanu Das, Thupuvoyi Swuro and Jayanta Talukdar finished seventh.last_img read more

10 months agoREVEALED: Solskjaer key to Man Utd plans for Norwegian transfer market

first_imgREVEALED: Solskjaer key to Man Utd plans for Norwegian transfer marketby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveThe presence of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer back with Manchester United is helping their new recruitment push across his native Norway.The Manchester Evening News says Molde wonderkid Erling Haaland, who won his chance under Solskjaer, has been watched extensively since scoring four goals in front of United scout Tommy Moller Nielsen back in July.United hope to take Ranheim youngster Odin Thiago Holm on trial in 2019 after the midfielder caught the eye at the Sambor Youth Cup in Poland last summer with five goals from midfield.And United’s head of scouting and recruitment, David Harrison, was pictured in Tromso in October with Isak Hansen-Aaron among those grabbing his attention.The 14-year-old spent time at United in December, 2017, where he was put through his paces by coaches at Carrington after previously having a trial at Liverpool.Solskjaer has already confirmed he will have an input when it comes to January recruits. And United’s interim manager may yet have one or two names in mind when it comes to aiding his side’s wonderkid search in Norway. TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

a month agoWolves boss Nuno pleased with victory over Watford

first_imgWolves boss Nuno pleased with victory over Watfordby Paul Vegasa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveWolves boss Nuno was pleased for his players and supporters after they ended their wait for three Premier League points against Watford.Matt Doherty’s opener was added to by Daryl Janmaat’s own goal after the break, which saw Wolves pick up three points and rise up the table. Nuno said, “It was a good performance. First-half we began very well, creating a lot of problems, good in possession, with good lines and I’m happy for that. We did a very good game.“We organised defensively well, we didn’t allow many situations for Watford, they didn’t create much and we had clear chances to score.“I’m happy for the boys and I’m happy for the fans because it was important, everybody felt that, but we have to grow.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

17 days agoBarcelona battling to have Dembele red card overturned

first_imgAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say Barcelona battling to have Dembele red card overturnedby Carlos Volcano17 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveBarcelona attacker Ousmane Dembele’s red card against Sevilla is unlikely to be overturned.It will mean he is set to miss the clash with Real Madrid. The RFEF code says insulting a referee comes with at least a two game ban.Mateo Lahoz sent off Dembele for saying “very bad, you’re very bad” after he dismissed Ronald Araujo on the defender’s Barca debut.In 2016 Celta midfielder Fabian Orellana was banned for three games for telling the referee “how bad you are”. Two for the insult and one for getting two bookings. last_img read more

13 days agoAgent Empacher offers AC Milan Premier League players

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Agent Empacher offers AC Milan Premier League playersby Paul Vegas13 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveAgent Sacha Empacher is in talks with AC Milan about several of his clients.Calciomercato.com says Empacher met with Milan directors yesterday ahead of the January market.During the summit Empacher offered loan deals for Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny and Chelsea fullback Abdul Rahman Baba.Baba is currently on loan with Real Mallorca, while Elneny is on loan from Arsenal at Besiktas.Milan are also interested in Schalke fullback Ozan Kabak, another Empacher has on his books. last_img read more

4 days agoArsenal, Everton target Unai Nunez drops agent

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Arsenal, Everton target Unai Nunez drops agentby Paul Vegas4 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveUnai Nunez is edging closer to leaving Athletic Bilbao.The Athletic Bilbao defender was linked with Everton and Arsenal last week.AS the Spain international, who is currently out of favour at Bilbao, wants to leave the club in January and has taken the step of changing agents.Nunez is leaving agent Felix Tainta to be represented by the Leaderbrock Sports agency in Valencia.A move inside LaLiga is also being considered. last_img read more

Video/Photo: Iowa State Crowd Rushes Court After Knocking Off No. 1 Oklahoma

first_imgIowa State fans storm the court after beating Oklahoma.Iowa State Court StormOn the same day they were voted No. 1 in both major polls ,Oklahoma suffered its second loss of the season, 82-77 at the hands of No. 19 Iowa State.And how did the fans in Ames celebrate the big victory? With a huge court storm, how else?Another No. 1 goes down, another court storm https://t.co/s9C2OvR5bO— David Gardner (@byDavidGardner) January 19, 2016Shout out to security. Great protection of OU in court Storm pic.twitter.com/vXv9ipdypT— Reid Forgrave (@ReidForgrave) January 19, 2016Storm that court! pic.twitter.com/4XTDIyoE8A— Anthony Samuelson (@ajsamuelson) January 19, 2016Storming the court when your team is also ranked? We’re not sure about that. But we do know one thing: the Big 12 is flat-out awesome this year. Every Big Monday game in the conference is must-see TV.last_img read more