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A Great Famine grave in Swinford, where 564 victims are buried, has been restored and commemorated.
The Minister with responsibility for mental health, Kathleen Lynch, has failed to provide any reassurance that the planned downgrading of mental health services in Mayo will not proceed by the end of February, according to Mayo Fianna Fáil TD Dara Calleary, who raised the issue in the Dáil this week stating that these units are “an essential part of the health services in Mayo”.
Industrial action is scheduled to take place at Mayo General Hospital on Monday next (subject to ongoing negotiations) while a protest march is being organised for Sunday February 5 next in Ballina, in response to drastic new health service cuts set to affect hospitals in Mayo, as announced as part of the new HSE National Service Plan this week.
A Kilkenny Labour Party TD has said that she is pleased with the assurance from HSE South Management that the continued roll-out of primary care centres such as Ayrfield Primary Care Centre, will be at the heart of community health.
“It’s shocking and sickening,” was the description that one woman gave to the Mayo Advertiser this week when she spoke about her anger at the medical records of a family member being found in a bin in a housing estate in Ballina.
The three district hospitals in Mayo are full to capacity and are not under threat of closure, according to the HSE.
Following several years of extensive fundraising and the negotiation of several stumbling blocks along the way, the South Westmeath Hospice facility in Athlone is preparing to open its doors to patients from September 6.