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Tenders to be sought for Portiuncula bed ward development

Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has been assured by senior HSE management and the Department of Health that tenders will be sought for the first phase of works for the fifty bed ward block at Portiuncula Hospital in the coming weeks with work is expected to commence on site in early 2020.

Greens call for commissions in towns where refugee accommodation planned

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Commissions representing cross-sectoral interests need to be established in all towns where new refugee accommodation is envisaged, so as to ensure local concerns are addressed and asylum seekers can be accommodated.

Pressure eased on local air ambulance service demands

The fact that the new air ambulance service based in County Cork has already responded to 45 emergencies in its first thirty days of operation clearly justifies the need for the establishment of the service to take pressure off the air ambulance based in Athlone, according to Denis Naughten TD.

Health Minister urged to intervene to find solution to ‘unacceptable’ outpatient gynaecological waiting list

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A call has been made for the Minister for Health to engage in talks with hospital consultant representatives in a bid to find a speedy solution to the "unacceptable" waiting list for outpatient gynaecological appointments in Galway.

School lunchboxes made easy

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Good nutrition is not only essential for your child’s growth and development but is also important in keeping them adequately fuelled for the long school day. Back to school marks a fresh beginning and structure for the next 9-10 months of your family’s year, so take this time as an opportunity to encourage healthy lifestyle routines and habits from the get-go.

Three-year Healthy Galway City Strategy aims to improve physical and mental health and wellbeing

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The Healthy Galway City Strategy 2019-2021, launched this week, aims to ensure Galway is a city where everyone can enjoy physical and mental health and wellbeing to their full potential, where wellbeing is valued and supported at every level of society, and where responsibility for health and wellbeing is shared and supported.

Mayo Cancer Support celebrates 20 years

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Rock Rose House - Mayo Cancer Support - is celebrating 20 years of providing care and cancer services, free of charge, to the community of Mayo and will launch a series of events next Thursday, May 16, in Bridge St., Castlebar, at 6pm, to mark the occasion.

Lord Patten to open Maurice Hayes Archive at NUIG

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Chris Patten, the final British Governor of Hong Kong, and who chaired the Independent Commission on Policing for Northern Ireland, will officially open the archive of Maurice Hayes at NUI Galway, at an official event next month.

Connolly warns VAT hike on health food supplements will have 'detrimental effect'

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If plans to introduce a 23 per cent VAT on health food supplements go ahead it will have "a detrimental effect on people's health" as the resultant price hikes will put such supplements beyond the reach of many consumers.

Portiuncula Hospital new extension awaiting green light from Health Minister

Local TD Denis Naughten has received confirmation from the HSE that the 50 bed ward block project at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, is ready to proceed and is now with the HSE and Minister for Health for the funding approval for the project.

 

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