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Walsh 'rubbishes' claims of 'downgrading' of Mervue Health Centre

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Claims that services provided at Mervue health centre are to be downgraded, or that the centre itself is to be closed down, are "false rumours", according to Fine Gael city councillor, John Walsh.

Elderly man discharged from hospital found in a 'bad state'

An elderly man who was discharged from a public hospital recently without family support or respite services was found in a "bad state" that night by a home help.

Walsh 'rubbishes' claims of 'downgrading' of Mervue Health Centre

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Claims that services provided at Mervue health centre are to be downgraded, or that the centre itself is to be closed down, are "false rumours", according to Fine Gael city councillor, John Walsh.

Seventy people attend methadone clinic in Galway

More than 70 people with heroin dependence attend a methadone clinic in Galway, a meeting of the HSE West’s regional health forum was told recently. Methadone, an opioid substitute, is used to help treat people who are addicted to heroin.

Six areas hit by home help shortage, health forum told

Six areas in the county are currently experiencing a particular shortage of home help carers, a meeting of the HSE West’s regional health forum heard this week.

Hospice may look at alternative site after planning setback

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The board of Galway Hospice is to take time to review the decision of An Bord Pleanala to overturn its planning permission for the development of a new 36-bed hospice at Merlin Park, and may if necessary look at an alternative site for the facility.

Free public seminar on caring for older people

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Ageing, dementia, finance, the Fair Deal scheme, loneliness, and community supports are some of topics which will be discussed at an information day on “Advancing Care in the Community for Older People” to be held in the city next week.

New psychiatric unit signals a new era in mental health service delivery

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T he new acute adult mental health unit, which opened in the grounds of University Hospital Galway recently, represents a major step forward for local psychiatric services, the former chairperson of the HSE West's regional health forum said this week.

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Major rise in referrals to early intervention service

New X-ray service for Tuam primary care centre

An X-ray and ultrasound service will be available at Tuam Primary Care Centre by the second half of this year.

 

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