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NUI Galway researchers in collaboration with the University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, are leading The Frontline Worker Support (FLoWS) project to develop guidelines for alleviating psychological distress in frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Connemara native and well known GP, Dr Maitiú Ó Tuathail, Medical Director of Heroes-Aid, has gained international media attention after posting a video on social media to debunk the myth that face masks lowers the wearer’s oxygen levels. Dr Ó Tuathail posted a video of himself to his Twitter page wearing six face masks while connected to a monitor displaying no change in his oxygen levels, to demonstrate that face masks have no effect on a wearer’s blood oxygen levels.
First-time buyers who purchase an existing property in a town or village with a significant residential vacancy rate should be eligible to receive a grant of €15,000, Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has told the Dáil.
Heroes-Aid, a voluntary not-for-profit organisation, established in the early stage of Covid 19, to protect and support frontline health care workers, is arranging for the direct distribution today of urgently needed PPE to 200 locations across Ireland, including 19 sites across County Galway.
The perennial issue pertaining to the persistent personal protective equipment (PPE) shortage for front line health workers during the present COVID-19 pandemic has been the prime source of much discussion.
With more people slowly returning to work, "a cast iron guarantee" is needed that childcare for essential workers would return on June 29 as the Government "has promised".
A protest on the N84 Headford Road, against Garda checkpoints in the area, which disrupted traffic and delayed frontline medical workers from travelling into the city, has been condemned by a local councillor.
Seven new NUI Galway projects to respond to the COVID-19 emergency were announced by Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, TD yesterday (Wednesday) evening.
Like many frontline healthcare workers, Enable Ireland staff in Mayo are continuing to support people with disabilities across Ireland during the Covid-19 epidemic. Dedicated Enable Ireland staff are providing essential residential, respite, community living and family support, in a way that is safe for all.
L’Oréal Ireland donates 50,000 free hygiene products and hand sanitisers to frontline healthcare workers
In ongoing support of the fight against coronavirus, L’Oréal Ireland is implementing a series of measures for communities most impacted by the crisis. The group and its family of brands will donate 50,000 hygiene products and hand sanitisers to frontline healthcare workers in Ireland serving the most vulnerable people and striving to curb the pandemic. The group will donate 27,000 hand sanitisers to frontline pharmacy and grocery staff that are ensuring availability of essential goods and services to communities across Ireland. These products will be provided free of charge. This commitment builds on the L’Oréal group’s wider European solidarity programme announced on March 18.