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NUI Galway-based clinician Dr Derek O’Keeffe will participate in a live, public, video link-up with the crew aboard NASA’s Aquarius undersea research station next week. Dr O’Keeffe, a clinical fellow at NUI Galway, has been selected as the flight surgeon for telemedicine for the mission.
Staff based at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, have commenced training on new telemedicine machines which will provide 24-hour services to the hospital, including an emergency stroke service that will save local lives.
Technologies to facilitate the remote delivery of healthcare to patients in their own home is the focus of a new EU-funded project underway at NUI Galway.
A Dáil Deputy has sought an update on the provision of telemedicine facilities for island communities as outlined in the Programme for Government. The Fine Gael spokesperson on Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Deputy Michael Ring, said the proposal was to provide telemedicine facilities to allow Ireland's most remote island communities and medical practitioners access to doctors and consultants in specialist hospitals.