Top 9 Irish Health News Stories after 9am
Locals tell amazing donor stories (Dublin People)
Thank to improving techniques a record number of 294 organ transplants were carried out in 2013, despite there being the same number of donors last year as there was back in 2003. Some of the heart warming stories were told during organ donor awareness week
Doctors’ surgeries to offer out-of-hours appointments and Skype checkups (The Guardian)
10% of surgeries will offer Skype consultations to patients for evening or weekend appointments in the UK. The scheme will cost £50million and has been received well by many doctors, who will now be able to see an estimated 7 million more patients nationwide.