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Construction of a new primary care centre in Westport is expected to begin within the next six to nine months.
As part of the Prime-Balfour Beatty Consortium, JJ Rhatigan & Company has been awarded the contract to construct 14 Primary Care Centres nationwide, ranging in size from 1,500m² to 5,000 m² gross floor area.
The coalition Mental Health Reform this presented Minister of State for Mental Health Kathleen Lynch TD with a petition signed by over 21,000 people, calling for the government to keep its commitment to invest an additional €35 million in community mental health services next year. 10,000 people had signed a similar petition in 2012. This year, signatures were collected nationwide over eight weeks as part of the group’s Do What Works pre-budget campaign.
The man who set up the then Western Health Board’s addiction counselling service 27 years ago says he fears its planned transfer to the psychiatric unit at University Hospital Galway will signal the death knell of this vital service.
A ward at St Brigid’s Hospital in Ballinasloe has been upgraded at a cost of half a million euro. The project involved the upgrading of bedrooms and en suite facilities, the provision of additional bathrooms and decorating of the main ward area together with the purchase of new furniture and equipment for patients.
Mental Health Reform presented Minister for Mental Health Kathleen Lynch this week with 6,000 signatures from its petition to fight for mental health in next week’s budget.