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Cancer Care West — supporting those affected by illness

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Cancer Care West is a not for profit organisation and registered west of Ireland charity (CHY 11260 ) dedicated to supporting those whose lives have been affected by a cancer diagnosis.

Call for volunteers and donations as Irish Cancer Society gears up for Daffodil Day

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With this year’s Daffodil Day now just weeks away, the Irish Cancer Society is calling for volunteers to help with the annual fundraising event.

Evergreen hosts public talk on children‘s nutrition

Next Tuesday night in Moycullen sees Evergreen Healthfoods hosting a public talk on children’s nutrition. The talk entitled ‘Healthy Eating For Children’ takes place upstairs at The Forge Bar in Moycullen at 8pm and will support local children’s charity CD‘s Helping Hands.

UHG to slash aggressive cancer treatment budget to address deficit

University Hospital Galway has been forced to slash its budget for aggressive cancer treatment for end of life patients by €3 million in a bid to address the €22 million overall budget deficit it is facing this year, a local politician has claimed.

Male support group

Erris Cancer Awareness and Recovery Association is in the process of setting up a support group for men who would be interested in meeting and talking to other men who are experiencing illnesses similar to theirs or who have come through cancer treatment and feel they may be able to offer support to others.

Christmas charity music event

Club De Burgo will host a special Christmas fundraiser for Galway based charity CD's Helping Hands on Wednesday December 30.

Harney has to go — TD calls for resignation as fears grow for cancer ‘centre of excellence’

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A local city councillor is calling for the resignation of Health Minister Mary Harney in the wake of recent reports that further budgetary cutbacks would result in the loss of 60 beds, 126 staff and two theatres at University Hospital Galway.

HSE says centre of excellence not under threat

The HSE has dismissed rumours that cancer services at University Hospital Galway are under threat because of budget pressures. The suggestions were made after a leaked internal letter was quoted in a newspaper but this letter was only meant as a discussion paper, the HSE has explained.

Details of swine flu vaccination programme announced

The HSE and Department of Health announced that the swine flu vaccination programme will commence on November 2. As very few people in Ireland have any immunity to swine flu, over the coming months, the HSE will offer a swine flu vaccine to the entire population.

€25m hospital cuts will affect Mayo General Hospital

Fine Gael Leader Enda Kenny TD has claimed that the HSE is to implement cutbacks of up to €25m in the coming months.  


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