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Health support workers down tools over pay

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Health support workers at University, Merlin Park, and Portiuncula Hospitals downed tools yesterday (Wednesday) at 8am for 24 hours as part of a nationwide SIPTU dispute.

Easytrip renews support with Blood Bikes

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Mobility solutions specialist, easytrip, Ireland’s only electronic parking and tolling tag provider, has renewed its support of not-for-profit charity Blood Bikes to cover its toll charges for the next two years. Blood Bikes, which provides urgent transportation of donated blood, human tissue, breast milk, and other essential medical items to hospitals and medical centres 365 days a year, supplies its service free of charge thanks to a legion of volunteers.

DermArt Aesthetics opens new clinic in Galway

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DermArt Aesthetics opens its Galway clinic this coming Saturday 1st June in Galway in Urban Wellbeing, Tuam Rd, Galway.

Young entrepreneurs from Ballina and Wesport win places at regional finals

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Mayo’s Best Young Entrepreneurs for 2019 and €50,000 investment fund winners were announced at an awards ceremony hosted by Local Enterprise Office Mayo earlier this month.

Galway woman’s cancer journey inspires her to share her story

As a trainer and owner of International School of Make Up Artistry, I have had the privilege of meeting amazing and inspiring women and men all the time, sharing their journey in becoming a make-up artist and helping them to get started with their career in the beauty industry. It is one of the many perks of my role. Which leads me to speak about one of the most inspiring and positive women I have ever had the honour of teaching — Olive Shaughnessy.

Popular councillor opts out of county councillor election to focus on medical recovery

Fine Gael councillor Frank Kearney has announced that he is withdrawing from next month’s council elections to focus on his medical recovery.

NUI Galway Medical Orchestra perform concert in aid of Cancer Care West

NUI Galway’s Medical Orchestra will present a varied and rich programme of work to include the premiere of a five-minute original piece of music entitled Vena Vitae, as part of the Arts in Action 2018-2019 programme. The concert is in aid of Cancer Care West and takes place on Wednesday, 5 December at 6pm in the O’Donoghue Centre at NUI Galway.

'Cancer taught me to reassess my priorities,' says doctor

When Dr Orla Smithwick entered the consulting room at University Hospital Galway in November 2015 her heart sank. Her eyes were drawn to the box of tissues on the table, the glasses of water, the breast implant on the window, and the brochure for wigs. "I knew immediately that I was in trouble," she says.

Ahead of big Galway Races fundraiser, professor stresses importance of early detection in beating breast cancer

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The incidence of breast cancer is expected to double by 2040. This is attributable to increased detection, women living longer, and the fact that our western lifestyle predisposes us to this condition which affects 3,000 women and 20 men in Ireland annually.

NUI Galway study discovers novel approach to tackle bowel cancer

Scientists from the Regenerative Medicine Institute in the School of Medicine at NUI Galway, in collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast, have found a new function for normal cells, called stromal cells, within tumours that point the way in better understaning and preciction of response to immunotherapy. The study has been published in the internationally renowned journal, Cancer Immunology Research.

 

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