Shirley Wilson said: "This underlines the value of nipping rodent infestations in the bud by planned treatment at specific times of the season.
Announcing the winners, chief executive Geoff Annals said there had been an exceptionally high standard of applicants but two stood out: Counties Manukau District Health Board nurse practitioner (NP) in the intensive care and high dependency units and senior professional clinician Alison Pirret; and clinical nurse specialist--acute and research study co-ordinator
at Burwood Spinal Unit in Christchurch, Karen Marshall.
The bedside teachers were told about the study and individual permission for the study co-ordinator
to attend the teaching session was obtained from each teacher before commencement of the teaching session.
The school's success was welcomed by Joanne Moore, Quality In Support Study Co-ordinator
, who said: "We plan to set up an Advanced Forum in Sandwell in the very near future through which the advanced centres will be able to support other schools and the voluntary sector in developing Study Support practice and achieving recognition through the QiSS Scheme."
Deirdre Healy said: "We know from a recent study on the prevalence of sexual violence that fewer than one in 10 people will tell gardai.
Dr Paul Ellis said: "We know that Taxotere can keep very ill women alive and well for a long time, but we're now testing whether it can actually work as a cure for women whose disease is less advanced."
If you are interested in taking part in the IBIS trial ask your GP for further information or contact: Study Co-ordinator
Rosemary Kuptana is the study co-ordinator
; Larry Chartrand is the Metis specialist.
Rob Plaice of Monsanto said: "This year's take-all build-up is an inevitable consequence of the high levels of disease carried over from last year's record infections combined with the very wet and difficult autumn.
Rolande Anderson of the Irish College of General Practitioners said: "We know the alcohol problems are very severe and we want to empower doctors to be able to intervene effectively.
Curlew are down by 32% and study co-ordinator
Kate Risely said that a likely cause was loss of the grassland and boggy ground favoured by breeding birds.
"These findings confirm the tremendous increase in rat problems experienced on most farms in the past year in particular," said study co-ordinator