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Portiuncula University Hospital defers face to face outpatient clinics

Portiuncula University Hospital (PUH) has taken the decision to defer all but very urgent and time critical inpatient and day surgery for an initial two week period.

Keeping open over Christmas — University Late Night Pharmacy

When we look back at 2020 in years to come, our thoughts will of course linger on facemasks, hand sanitiser, and social distancing, that year when singing Happy Birthday took on a new meaning for us all. While times have been tough, especially during the first lock-down, University Late Night Pharmacy has been fortunate to maintain their extended opening hours when other pharmacies have had to reduce.

Treating rheumatism and related syndromes with acupuncture

Normally, once you have been diagnosed with rheumatic disorders such as arthritis, neck/back pains from disc problems, fibromyalgia, etc, you will be told to “live with” these diseases, take drugs that may risk some unexpected, even dangerous, side effects, change your lifestyle, and even accept loss of mobility. In addition, the long-term pain may also cause related psychiatric symptoms including anxiety and depression, which are recognised as chronic pain syndrome.

Specsavers Audiologists helping to tackle loneliness this Christmas

Almost two thirds (64 percent) of people actively avoid social situations because they struggle to hear, research by Specsavers Audiologists Ireland reveals.

Telephone counselling service to open every day over Christmas

Telephone counselling and support service, Connect, is to extend its hours during Christmas to open every evening from tomorrow until Sunday, January 3.

'Why I trained in acupuncture'

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I trained as a social scientist with a PhD from the London School of Economics before discovering my interest in acupuncture and naturopathy.

Business case for elective hospital due within weeks

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A business case for the development of an elective hospital in Galway will be made before the end of the year, it emerged after a high level meeting last evening.

Safe visits to nursing homes must be made possible - Conway-Walsh TD

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Sinn Féin Mayo TD Rose Conway-Walsh again calls on the government to do ‘everything possible’ to find a way to allow for safe visitation to nursing homes.

Can we do more to enable family contact for elderly in nursing homes? - Conway-Walsh

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Mayo Sinn Féin TD Rose Conway-Walsh has highlighted the loneliness of elderly people in residential and nursing homes, who are unable to see their families during Covid-19 restrictions.

Funding for Galway Hospice vital for 'maintaining critical care services' says Crowe

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Galway Hospice is set to benefit from once off funding of €750,000. The money will go towards improvements works, ICT systems, telehealth and telemedicine platforms, and education and training programmes.

 

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