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Local prominent family run businesses close to reduce risk to public health

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A number of local businesses have closed to reduce the risk to public health and combat the spread of Covid-19.

Go from training directly to employment in healthcare

Bluebird Care, in conjunction with the The Cpl Institute, is delivering the QQI (formerly known as FETAC) training required to become a qualified healthcare assistant.

Urgent call out for ‘Care to Drive’ volunteers

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The Irish Cancer Society is urgently seeking volunteer drivers in Mayo for its Care to Drive service.

City seminar to discuss how much a public health system should pay for new drugs

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Recently published research, which looked at the cost thresholds for relatively expensive new drugs in the UK, and its relevance to Ireland's health system will be discussed at an event at NUI Galway tomorrow (Friday March 6)

Nursing home crisis sees increase in elderly home care

“The home care sector in Ireland is expected to care for an increasing number of older people as a result of the recent waiting list crisis for the Fair Deal Scheme,” says Jonathan Acton, general manager of Home Instead Senior Care in Westmeath.

Almost ninety per cent of Portiuncula A&E patients discharged within six hours in one month last year

Almost nine out of 10 patients who attended Portiuncula Hospital’s emergency department in December were “seen” and discharged within six hours.

Fifty jobs announced for Mayo

Up to 50 jobs are to be created in Mayo by a Sligo based home care provider.

Fifty jobs announced for Mayo

Up to 50 jobs are to be created in Mayo by a Sligo based home care provider.

VHI hike a legacy of a sick health care system says Phelan

The decision by VHI to hike premium levels by up to 45 per cent in some instances means that hard-pressed families with private VHI Healthcare are facing a massive €331 hike in fees to keep parents-and-children cover.

VHI premium hike will lead to cancellations and pressure on public service, claims councillor

A local city councillor has warned that the massive hike in VHI premiums will result in more people reducing or dropping their private health insurance which will put additional pressure on the already overburdened public healthcare system.

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