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Use private hospitals to cut waiting lists for operations says Grealish

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One in five people on hospital waiting lists in Galway have been enduring "pain and discomfort for a least a year" waiting for treatment, a situation one Galway TD has described as "a terrible statistic in a First World country”.

Nolan demands rapid introduction of free GP care for under 12s

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The free GP care for all children under 12, announced in Budget 2016, must become a reality as soon as possible, and will only do so when the Government begins talks with doctors in Galway and across the country.

Smoking can double the risk of dementia - Alzheimer Society of Ireland

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland and ASH Ireland have warned of the strong association between smoking and dementia risk.

Call for clarity on hiring at UHG amid concern over agency staff budget

A local Fianna Fáil councillor is seeking urgent answers from the HSE regarding the hiring of agency staff at University Hospital Galway. The call comes after information released to the party revealed that 82 per cent of the HSE’s agency staff budget was used up by the end of May.

Suicide or Survive announces annual ‘High Tea and Talk’ campaign for World Suicide Prevention Day

Minister of State at the Department of Health, Kathleen Lynch, has launched a ‘High Tea and Talk’ campaign which aims to get everyone talking about mental health throughout the month of September.

Taoiseach welcomes €50,000 for Castlebar Social Services

The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, has welcomed the grand of €50,000 to Castlebar Social services. The money is part of the National Lottery funding from the Department of Health.

 

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