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Long wait for physiotherapy service in Connemara

Eleven people are waiting for up to a year for physiotherapy services in Connemara, Inisbofin, and the Aran Islands. In all, there are 214 people awaiting these services in that region.

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.

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.

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.

‘There is no place outside Hell, that enrages the Almighty more…’

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A sort of panic obsessed the Archbishop of Tuam, John MacHale, when he realised the extent of the foothold gained by the uncompromising Church of Ireland evangelist Edward Nangle. Achill Island after all, was the very backyard of his immense diocese.

Ten million euro primary care centre to be located in Shantalla

A €10 million primary care facility is to be located on the site of the Shantalla Health Centre.

Community health teams staff shortages ‘completely unacceptable’ says Rabbitte

It is “completely unacceptable” that only four of 25 community health teams in the Galway/Mayo/Roscommon region, have a full staff allocation, according to Fianna Fáil Galway East TD and spokesperson on children and youth affairs, Anne Rabbitte.

Health Minister to open Mountbellew Primary Care Centre

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris will officially open Mountbellew Primary Care Centre tomorrow (Friday) at 10am.

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