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"There's a lot of evidence backing up the role of healing environments"

Most of Ireland’s main hospitals are banning visitors from bringing in flowers. The move comes on the back of concerns over hygiene, allergies, breakages, a lack of space and creating extra work for nurses. But what about the benefits to bringing in a bouquet of flowers to a loved one and the lift it can give them at a time of pain or stress? Ivan is joined by florist Michelle Moloney and Dr Mark Rowe to discuss.

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17.40 18 Feb 2019


"There's a lot of evidence backing up the role of healing environments"


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17.40 18 Feb 2019


Most of Ireland’s main hospitals are banning visitors from bringing in flowers. The move comes on the back of concerns over hygiene, allergies, breakages, a lack of space and creating extra work for nurses.

But what about the benefits to bringing in a bouquet of flowers to a loved one and the lift it can give them at a time of pain or stress?

Ivan is joined by florist Michelle Moloney and Dr Mark Rowe to discuss.

 

 

 


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