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The development of the Mental Health Day Hospital site in Tuam will go to tender in October and the HSE intend to appoint the contractor in January 2021, it has been revealed by Deputy Sean Canney.
"Zero funding" for two major health facilities for County Galway - which require €32 million to be built - have been allocated this year, and funding for the projects in 2021 looks uncertain.
The exhumation of the remains of babies buried at the former Tuam Mother and Baby home will not commence until next winter at the earliest, it was confirmed this week by Minister for Children Katherine Zappone.
The Cabinet was told last evening that it should be possible to develop a voluntary scheme to allow for the collection of biological samples from survivors and others connected to Tuam’s mother-and-baby home, in advance of a law being enacted to underpin the process.
The tender process for the new Intreo Centre, located at the Old Library in Shop Street, Tuam, has begun with applications to carry out the work required to be submitted before September 30.
HSE nursing homes in Co Galway are being paid 80% more to provide care per person than their private and voluntary counterparts, new figures published by the HSE reveal.
A survivor group has called on Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone to launch an inquest into the deaths of children at the mass grave of the Tuam Baby and Mother Home.
NUI Galway will host a public event next month with members of the Tuam Home Survivors Network to explore the topic of “Archiving Personal Histories: The Tuam Mother and Baby Home”.
The long-awaited and much-welcomed excavation of the Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home in Tuam will probably not commence before early next summer, in order to allow for legislative backing of the move.