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“It was the best day in my working career that I can remember,” Dr Paddy Meagher says about last Saturday when Covid vaccinations were administered at Merlin Park.
The so-called ‘Spanish Flu’ of 1918/19 came in three phases, leading to the false hope that as each phase appeared to be on the wane, it only returned with a vengeance, creating misery and fear throughout the country.
The Irish and Lions rugby legend Paul Wallace chats this week on The Travel Tales with Fergal podcast about the mystique of Lions rugby tours, whether this year’s tour to South Africa should go ahead, and his favourite countries to tour including Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and that famous 1997 Lions tour to South Africa. Listen to the podcast below or continue reading.
Staff in Portiuncula University Hospital are once again supporting the UNICEF ‘Get a Vaccine, Give a Vaccine’ campaign by getting their flu vaccination.
Did you know that Vitamin D is vital for the development of healthy bones, teeth and muscles?
Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has been informed by the Minister for Health that the ground works at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, in advance of construction of the new 50 bed ward block, will take nine months to complete with an expected finish date of May 25 2021.
A campaign to inform people about the cost and availability of flu vaccine needs to get the message out to everyone in the coming weeks, Fianna Fail Cllr Donogh Killilea told the Regional Health Forum this week.
Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has expressed disappointment that the Government’s new Stay and Spend Scheme has ignored older people who do not have a tax liability and inland counties with limited numbers of Failte Ireland approved accommodation.
Deputy Denis Naughten has called on Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly and the HSE to ensure evening and weekend flu vaccination clinics are provided to facilitate access for school children and working families.
ALONE, the organisation which supports older people, has highlighted the need for increased home care services across the country, enabling older people to remain at home as they age.