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University and Merlin Park hospitals are owed more than €23 million from private health insurers. And most hospital consultants are offenders and are costing the health authority millions by failing to sign off on these claims, according to one local politician.
Catriona Byrne at The Foot Clinic has been providing a chiropody service for the past seven years and continues to treat all aspects of foot and leg pain at McGorisks Pharmacy in Athlone Towncentre and Clonbrusk Primary Care Centre every Thursday afternoon.
WHEN DID The Cure begin? Was it December 1976 when the band played their first gig? Was it 1972 when the original line-up, in their early teens, held a jam session? Or was it 1964, when seven-year-olds Robert Smith and Lol Tolhurst sat beside each other on the bus to school?
Minister of State at the Department of Health, Finian McGrath, told the Seanad this week that careful consideration needs to be given on whether a full-time air ambulance based out of Custume Barracks is the best use of limited resources.
In January 2017 Devon Park Dental was highly commended for its work with nervous patients. This was another award to add to previous accolades received for Sensodyne dentist of the Year and finalist in Irish Dentistry awards 2016.
From June 23 to 26, local nurse Mairead Martin is taking part in the Malin to Mizen cycle to raise much-needed funds for South Westmeath hospice.
Did you know that Friday and Saturday June 9 and 10 are National Sunflower Days, during which much needed funds are raised for local hospice services?
University Hospital Galway and Portiuncula University Hospital are participating in the National Patient Experience Survey, a new nationwide survey asking patients for their views on hospital care.
Acute stress is a response to imminent danger, it turbo charges the system with powerful hormones that can damage the cardiovascular system. Chronic stress can occur in response to everyday stressors that are ignored or poorly managed, as well as exposure traumatic events. Adrenal glands react to the alert by releasing epiniphrine/adrenaline, which makes the heart pump faster and the lungs work harder to flood the body with oxygen. Digestion then shuts down. This can cause significant damage and numerous symptoms.
Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Lisa Chambers says urgent investment is needed in the ambulance fleet in the western region to ensure that turnaround targets are being met. The latest data supplied to Fianna Fáil reveals that only 9.5 per cent of ambulance calls at Mayo University Hospital were cleared within the official 20 minute window.