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€235,200 from National Lottery grants for Mayo

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An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has welcomed the announcement of funding awards totalling €235,200 for six organisations in Mayo.

Athlone officially launched as Healthy Town for 2015

Athlone Town has been announced as the Pfizer / Irish Times Healthy Town 2015. Healthy Town is a collaboration between Pfizer, Irish Times, and the civic and business community of Athlone.

Grants delay makes people with disabilities ‘prisoners in their homes’ says Grealish

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Galwegians with severe disabilities are being “virtual prisoners in their own homes” with the Government’s failure to bring in legislation to hire transport or get a specially adapted car.

Local children and pensioners to get free GP care this summer

Approximately 6,400 children aged five and under in Longford-Westmeath will be entitled to access free GP care from the end of June, it has been confirmed today.

Tuam Primary Care Unit needs to be prioritised

Cllr. Seán Canney has been informed that the tender process for 14 Primary Care Centres will be concluded by the end of April.

Minister Lynch confirms funding for Midlands palliative care consultant

Local TD Gabrielle McFadden has welcomed confirmation from Minister of State at the Department of Health, Kathleen Lynch, yesterday that the HSE is to provide funding for a second palliative care consultant for the Midlands.

Lotto grant applications now open

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has issued a reminder to community groups and organisations in Mayo that application forms for the 2015 National Lottery Health grants went live on the Department of Health’s website on Tuesday.

Mullen condemns hospital spend on spin doctors rather than real doctors

Independent University Senator Rónán Mullen has expressed disappointment and frustration at the revelation that the Saolta Hospital Group (including Galway University Hospital and Portiuncula Hospital) spent €169,444.80 hiring the PR consultancy firm Setanta communications.

At least three Galway women travel to UK for terminations every week

A minimum of three Galway women travel to England or Wales for an abortion every week, according to official figures from the UK Department of Health.

Shutting down Portiuncula Hospital’s maternity unit is not the answer says former health forum chief

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Shutting down Portiuncula Hospital’s maternity unit would not be the solution to problems raised about deficiencies in standards of care identified at the Ballinasloe facility, a former chairperson of the HSE’s west regional health forum said this week.

 

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