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RTE News. [RTE News] New poisons helpline launched. (10 Jan 2011)

URL: http://www.rte.ie/news/2011/0110/health.html

The National Poisons Information Centre at Dublin's Beaumont Hospital has launched a new telephone service to advise the public and parents in particular on how to deal with accidents involving poisons.

Up to now, the centre has provided advice to doctors and other healthcare professionals 24 hours a day.

With a growing demand from members of the public for advice, the centre is operating a new helpline number at 01-8092166.


Item Type:News
Source:RTE News
Date:10 January 2011
Corporate Creators:RTE News
Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
L Social psychology and related concepts > Interpersonal interaction and group dynamics > Social support
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Drug use > Drug intoxication > Poisoning (overdose)
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Hospital

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