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AIT Students Union calls for reversal of mental health cuts

Athlone Institute of Technology Students Union is calling on newly appointed Minister for Health Simon Harris to reverse the diversion of €12 million from mental health services announced by former Minister for Health Leo Varadkar. AIT Students Union highlighted the dangers in this diversion recently at a demonstration outside Leinster House alongside the Union of Students in Ireland and Mental Health Reform.

What is the future for Labour, ahead of #GE16.2?

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So there we have it. A government. And even a programme to go with it. As with any document of this nature (and length) there is much that nobody will oppose - and much couched in anodyne language that will resist analysis, much less critique. There are however, some poison pills unearthed, such as the potential privatisation of healthcare facilities.

Thousands on dental waiting lists with 'further delays on the cards'

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More than 3,000 children are waiting for orthodontic appointments in the West, while almost 1,000 have been on a waiting list for two years or more. Now a Galway TD has claimed "further delays are on the cards" due to staffing issues at University Hospital Galway.

Connemara residents form action group to campaign for ‘adequate’ ambulance service

More than 1,000 people have signed a petition calling for an "adequate" ambulance service for Connemara.

Fianna Fáil claims it will tackle hospital waiting lists

Galway West election candidate Councillor Mary Hoade says it is time ‘dignity and decency’ were put to the fore of the Health Service. She is unhappy about the size of the waiting list for scheduled treatments at University Hospital Galway, and claims the issue will be tackled by Fianna Fáil if the party was to return to Government by reactivating the National Treatment Purchase Fund.

Commitment to tackling VAT on defibrillators will save lives - Kyne

Fine Gael TD and General Election candidate for Galway West and Mayo South, Seán Kyne has welcomed the commitment to tackle the issue of VAT on defibrillators. He said that Fine Gael will, if re-elected to Government, establish a special fund to buy defibrillators for public places, such as schools, and to cover the cost of VAT charged on defibrillators.

Varadkar unfit to practice as Health Minister says PBP-AAA candidate

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Leo Varadkar’s comments about more hospital beds ‘slowing down’ hospitals shows why he should never be returned as a Health Minister says PBP-AAA Mayo General Election candidate Tom Moran.

Pick a poll, pick a winner...

Well, as we all know the Election is in full swing with dreadful weather everywhere.

Rural GPs stretched to the limit, says Healy Eames

Independent Senator and Galway West/South Mayo General Election candidate Fidelma Healy Eames has warned of the dangers of serious under-funding of GPs in remote rural areas.

Pick a poll, pick a winner...

Well, as we all know the Election is in full swing with dreadful weather everywhere.

 

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