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Clonbrusk X-ray department is crowned Radiography Department of the Year

The X-ray department at the Primary Care Centre in Clonbrusk, Athlone has been named Radiography Department of the Year 2017.

Ireland digests a sober budget while Catalonia strikes for independence

At the beginning of this column, I would like to extend my sympathies to the Cosgrave family on the death of their father Liam.

Our camogie players brightened up a dreary Sunday

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The knights ride to the rescue

I have written before about the woeful lack of ambulances that serviced the old Central Hospital, especially in the 1930s. That shortage became acute during the war. Because of the severe rationing of petrol, and the unavailability of spare parts, for a long period only two ambulances were available for the whole county. As they were frequently on the road simultaneously there was no reserve vehicle to answer any emergency.

Health services struggle during war years

From the mid 1930s to the mid 1950s Galway medical services were on the verge of collapse. The situation at the Central Hospital was particularly chaotic. By 1933 the hospital had a nominal 317 acute beds but overcrowding soon became a permanent feature of the general and medical wards. In March 1938 the number of patients exceeded the beds by 10, with 251 in general wards, 52 in the fever, and 24 in maternity. It was common practice to accommodate patients on mattresses laid out between the beds.

What is ‘wear and tear’?

If you have ever had an X-ray or MRI, you may have been told you have “wear and tear”. What is wear and tear and what is its cause?

Group comes together to help Foxford woman with rare disease

A group of people in Foxford have come together to help to raise funds for a 37-year-old local woman who needs specialist treatment in the UK for vulvodynia.

Understanding Cataract

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Cataract is a common cause of visual impairment in the elderly but can also affect a small number of younger individuals.

Connacht continue to learn lessons as the stay top

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It is another big weekend for Connacht Rugby. Still sitting on top of the Pro 12 table, Connacht are preparing to step it up for the visit of former champions Ospreys to the Sportsground on Saturday (7.35pm).

Connacht continue to learn lessons to keep them top

It is another big weekend for Connacht Rugby. Still sitting on top of the Pro 12 table, Connacht are preparing to step it up for the visit of former champions Ospreys to the Sportsground on Saturday (7.35pm).

 

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