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Incredible Edibles – empowering children to make healthy food choices

Agri Aware, the independent agri-food educational body, has launched its annual Incredible Edibles initiative – which teaches primary level students how to grow and cook their own seasonal Irish fruit, vegetables, and herbs. Primary school teachers can avail of this free resource by logging on to and registering by Friday February 24.

Workshop on healthy eating for babies to be held next week

A free weaning workshop and cooking session for parents and guardians of babies up to one year will take place at the Ballybane Resource Centre on Wednesday January 25.

Northern upset – a huge threat to Ireland

Well, so much has happened in the last seven days. Each reader will have had their own experiences. I think I must begin by talking with you all about what has happened in Northern Ireland.

Research improves pregnancy outcomes for women in west with diabetes

NUI Galway’s Professor Fidelma Dunne has own the overall award at the Irish Healthcare Awards 2016 as judges deemed that her research to improve pregnancy outcomes for women with diabetes, would have an outstanding impact on patient access and care while also making cost savings to service delivery.

World Sepsis Day marked at Mayo University Hospital

World Sepsis Day took place this week, on Tuesday, September 13th and initiatives were carried out in all hospitals across the Saolta University Health Care Group to promote sepsis awareness amongst hospital staff, patients, relatives and members of the public. This day was marked this year in Mayo University Hospital (MUH) and the improvements made in sepsis identification and treatment throughout the hospital were highlighted for patients and staff.

What a haul - Athlone’s Robbie Powell cleans up at School games

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Athlone swimming star, Robbie Powell, has come away from the 2016 School Games with a haul of five medals - two golds and three silvers.

Extra home care hours funding a 'step in the right direction' - Canney

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Funding for home help hours is to be increased under a new winter care initiative by the Department of Health, with more than €20 million to be divided between winter and summer services.

New national children’s hospital will ‘transform’ paediatric services, says Galway-native CEO

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The granting of planning permission recently for the new €650 million national children’s hospital in Dublin has been hailed as a “watershed moment” for children, young people and their families by the chief executive of the Children’s Hospital Group, who is from east Galway.

New ED top priority for University Hospital

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The provision of a new emergency department at UHG is the number one priority of the Saolta University Health Care Group.

Letter of intent for successful tender for Sacred Heart Hospital to be issued

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The Taoiseach Enda Kenny this week has said that the construction on the new Sacred Heart Hospital in Castlebar should get under way in the next few months following the completion of the tender process.


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