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Local Hospice committee and HSE urged to resolve outstanding palliative care issues

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Local Minister of State, Deputy Peter Burke, has implored the HSE and South Westmeath Hospice committee to immediately engage in “meaningful and progressive” discussion to resolve outstanding issues pertaining to the relocation of palliative care beds from the existing St Vincent’s Care Centre to the new Community Nursing Unit at Clonbrusk.

Support Hospice - Sponsor a sunflower in memory of a loved one

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Galway Hospice has launched a special appeal for donations as Covid-19 means the charity’s Hospice Sunflower Days street collections cannot take place again this year.

Win a new car with Galway Hospice in their 2021 draw

Galway Hospice has launched its 2021 Car Raffle, with the first prize a brand-new Toyota Yaris, supplied by Parsons Garage Tuam.

Progressive therapies for pain relief at the Crane Clinic

Acupuncture, which originated in China, has been scientifically proven to be very effective to relieve most types of pain and is now used in hospitals and specialised pain clinics in Europe, the USA, and Australia.

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.

Support Galway Hospice into the future

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Galway Hospice has been at the heart of the local community for decades, caring for patients and families living with life limiting illnesses. Each year, the hospice must raise more than €2.3 million to provide its vital services. Without the support of the people of Galway, the hospice simply could not continue to provide care to those who need it.

Become more pertinently informed during Palliative Care Week

The All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC) is calling upon people in Westmeath to learn more about the benefits of palliative care as part of Palliative Care Week. Now in its seventh year, Palliative Care Week takes place from the September 13-19 inclusive.

Memorial Walk goes virtual for Galway Hospice

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This year's Galway Memorial Walk in aid of the Galway Hospice will take place on Sunday September 13 when Galwegians are being asked to walk their own special route.

South Westmeath Hospice to consider draft palliative care support plans

Following numerous motions, questions and representations, the Regional Health Forum of the HSE have informed Fine Gael Councillor, Tom Farrell, that a draft internal re-configuration plan to accommodate four palliative care support beds and ancillary accommodation in the new 50 bed CNU in Clonbrusk has been forwarded to the South Westmeath hospice committee for their consideration.

Much relief as plans to close local hospice unit shelved

The planned closure by the HSE of the South Westmeath Hospice palliative care unit in Athlone has been shelved. The news was confirmed by Minister for Health, Simon Harris, following a meeting led by Minister of State, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran at which Longford/Westmeath Fine Gael Deputy Peter Burke and hospice committee members, Joe Whelan and Clare Lennon, were also in attendance.


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