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Movember – Men’s Health Awareness Month
Our fathers, partners, brothers and friends face a health crisis that isn’t being talked about. Men are dying too young and we can’t afford to stay silent. This month, the ‘Movember’ movement focuses on health issues affecting men – Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer and Mental Health. Prostate Cancer In Irish men, prostate cancer is…Read More
The Mrs Brown’s Boys FAI Heart Care Programme has launched!
AMS was proud to be at the launch of Mrs Brown’s Boys Heart Care Programme yesterday in FAI HQ. We will be providing Cardiac Screening to underage league of Ireland Soccer teams over the next 6 years..Thanks to Brendan & Jenny O’Carroll, and the Football Association Ireland for making this happen! Check out the featured article…Read More
September is Irish Heart Month!
Tragically, heart disease is the most common cause of death in Ireland. Approximately 10,000 people die each year from cardiovascular diseases (CVD), with 22% of premature deaths being caused by CVD (HSE, 2017). The World Health Organisation (2018) define Cardiovascular Disease as a group of disorders of the heart and blood vessels including: ● coronary…Read More
AMS Featured in Irish Examiner
Advanced Medical Services (AMS) is proud to have been a feature article in the Irish Examiner today, featuring interviews with our CEO, Ed Donovan (pictured), and our Medical Director, Dr. Alan Byrne.Read More
World Diabetes Day
Have you been screened for diabetes? The amount of people living with diabetes in Ireland is estimated to total 225,840 (Diabetes Ireland). Diabetes is a lifelong condition where the amount of sugar in the blood is too high because the body cannot process glucose properly. Diabetes can develop slowly and with vague symptoms…Read More
Seasonal Flu Vaccination
Influenza or as it’s commonly known as “the Flu”, is a highly contagious virus that can affect the entire body. It is a major cause of illness and absenteeism in Ireland each year. It’s easily spreadable and is contagious even before symptoms appear. Influenza thrives in workplace environments infecting around 1 in 4 people each winter. Vaccinating…Read More
‘It can be hard to spot a concussion, but we’re hoping to change that’
The faster pace of games, more intense tackling, and the bulking-up of players pose a greater risk of concussion, writes Dr Alan Byrne. Dr Alan Byrne AS THE REPUBLIC of Ireland’s team doctor and as Medical Director of the FAI and of Advanced Medical Services, the prevention, diagnosis and management of concussion among sportspeople…Read More
IRFU Supports ImPACT for Amateur And Underage Players
Advanced Medical Services (AMS) have announced the launch of ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing), a neurocognitive tool for the identification of prolonged concussive symptoms, for amateur and underage sports players. The computerised neurocognitive evaluation system, already used by elite sportspeople, will be available to schools and clubs across all sports and delivered by…Read More
AMS launch ImPACT – a Neurocognitive Concussion Tool
From left to right: Barry Fitzpatrick, St Michaels College, Dr Rod McLoughlin, Medical Director, IRFU, Ed Donovan, CEO Advanced Medical Services (AMS), Donncha O’Callaghan, Munster & Ireland Rugby player, Scott Penny, St Michaels College IRFU supports use of ImPACT for amateur and underage players Advanced Medical Services (AMS) today announced the launch of ImPACT (Immediate…Read More