Benefits of Registration

Six good reasons to register! Registration with is easy, quick and carries a host of benefits for you.
  1. By registering, you are given free access to a host of powerful features and member services on the site that are exclusive to registered users. These features include easy to use tools to help you with all aspects of health and well-being. These include online Video Q&As with leading specialists, as well as a Discussions Area that has tens of thousands of user postings on a host of health topics. There is also a personal 'Scrapbook' for keeping track of articles of interest to you and much more besides.
  2. Registered users receive free regular email newsletters from with health news and information of interest to you, plus updates on developments on the site, the opportunity to participate in on-line surveys and competitions and more besides. What you WON'T receive from us is junk e-mail.
  3. When you register, simply select the health topics of interest to you. This helps to develop site features and resources that best match your requirements.
  4. Registration also gives you unlimited free access to the on-line Archives, which contain Ireland's most comprehensive archive of health-specific information.
  5. When you register with, you can be sure that as Ireland's premier independent health website, you will be the first to be informed of new features and promotions, as well as breaking health news of interest to you.
  6. is an independent health website for the Irish public, owned and staffed by professional healthcare journalists. The site subscribes to the principles of the Geneva-based HON Foundation, a world authority on quality health content. While we work closely with many medical professionals and health groups, follows an independent editorial line and is not a lobby group for the medical profession or health service. Our primary interest is you, as a user of the health service. As you would expect, we have a code of practice in place to safeguard the privacy of our members. For more detail, see our Privacy Policy.