Archive for October, 2013

Gardening ‘linked to longer lives’

By James Gallagher Health and Science reporter, BBC News Pottering around the garden or fixing up the house has been linked to a longer life in a study of people over the age of 60. Older people can struggle to … Continue reading

NHI calls for Nursing Home Residents to be exempt from prescription charges

NHI today, 15th October, called for nursing home residents to be exempt from the prescription charge. It reacted with disappointment to the latest increase in the charge from €1.50 to €2.50. The consequence of this move is a 400% increase … Continue reading