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Living well after breast cancer

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Gayle McDonagh is a firm believer in giving back to the community. So, during October when the Irish Cancer Society runs its annual Cups against Breast Cancer fundraiser as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, she organises a coffee morning at her home in Co Galway.

Naughten confirms additional bed capacity for Portiuncula Hospital

Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has received confirmation that additional bed capacity is to be provided at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, after he raised the issue directly with the Minister for Health.

Virtual visits offer continuity of care at Portiuncula Hospital­­

The Paediatric Diabetes Service at Portiuncula University Hospital (PUH) has changed the way it delivers outpatient appointments as a result of COVID-19 thanks to innovative ‘virtual clinics’ that provide access to the service instead of the traditional face-to-face appointment, at a time when social and physical distancing remains important.

Just halve your interactions, HSE asks young people

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The chief executive of the Saolta University Health Care Group, which runs the local public hospitals, has appealed to young people to halve their weekly social interactions in a bid to reduce the spread of Covid-19.

Nine months to complete ground works for Portiuncula Hospital ward

Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has been informed by the Minister for Health that the ground works at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, in advance of construction of the new 50 bed ward block, will take nine months to complete with an expected finish date of May 25 2021.

Town Mayor implores unified approach to quell anti-social behaviour

Athlone Town Mayor, Cllr. Aengus O’Rourke, has implored the adoption of a united approach to quell persistent anti-social behaviour following a fire incident which occurred on Monday.

Sense of community pervades as siblings support group launched


‘United As One’ project raises significant frontline funds

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Saolta Chief Executive urges public to maintain ongoing COVID-19 vigilance

Speaking to the Advertiser news group this week, Mr. Tony Canavan, the Chief Executive of Saolta, which provides acute and specialist services at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe (one of seven hosiptals in the West of Ireland under its remit), stated that the widening of eligibility criteria for COVID-19 testing was aimed at “pushing numbers up” and getting a “better picture” of virus numbers and trends in the community.

United As One collaboration raising funds for frontline heroes

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The collaborative fruition of eighteen local talented musicians, all with one goal in focus, was unveiled to a vast listening audience on Friday last.


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