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People could be missing out on lifesaving early treatment for cancer by not visiting their doctor sooner, the Irish Cancer Society has warned, as new research shows that almost two in five people have been unable to afford a doctor’s appointment.
Details of funding towards mobility and cancer care transport measures have been announced by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Deputy Michael Ring.
As we prepare to vote tomorrow, I think it’s important to reflect on what this referendum is and is not about.
We deserve compassionate healthcare in Ireland. The Eighth Amendment prevents this, which is why it is vital to remove it from the Constitution when we have the opportunity to vote in the May/June referendum.
Members of Galway Fire Service, An Garda Síochana, the RNLI and Connacht Rugby Academy came together last weekend for a special ‘Super Hero Day’ to meet the children who have been attending the Niall Tomkins Memorial Kids Club, organised by the children’s charity Hand in Hand http://www.handinhand.ie/. Hand in Hand provide much needed services to families in Galway and around the country who have a child going through the trauma of childhood cancer.
People who are diagnosed with cancer not only pay a high price in terms of their health and quality of life, they are also badly hit financially by the diagnosis.
Hand in Hand children’s cancer charity has launched an immediate appeal for funding due to an unprecedented demand for its services. The not-for-profit organisation, which began operating in 2006, supports families who are affected by childhood cancer throughout Ireland. Its aim is to alleviate some of the stress, anxiety, and practical difficulties faced by families who have a child undergoing treatment for cancer, through the provision of practical (laundry, childcare, domestic cleaning, and meals) and emotional support.