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As funding cuts continue, homelessness in the Midlands continues to be a growing issue, according to the Midlands Simon Community.
Charlie Meehan, the general manager of Mayo General Hospital and Tony Canavan, chief operations officer of the West/North West Hospitals Group met with Oireachtas and Regional Health Forum West members from Mayo recently to review developments in 2013 and to outline the priorities for the Group in 2014.
The Irish health system is being directly affected by economic decisions being “imposed on Ireland” by the EU and a “complicit” Government and MEPs in Brussels.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD said that he was “one for reality and the truth” when he made a commitment to meet the challenge of the enormous problem of domestic violence in Mayo and Ireland.
Better services, the development of smaller, more specialised hospitals, and greater autonomy for UHG/Merlin Park will flow from the “radical restructuring” of the healthcare service announced this week.
Huge opposition to proposed changes to the administration of the LEADER programme which would threaten the future of local developmment companies was mounted in Mayo this week.
Five million euro is to be spent regionally in 2013 to address the issue of suicide prevention. The money will go towards the funding of resource officers for suicide prevention, self-harm liaison nurses in hospital emergency departments and local suicide prevention initiatives.
The killing of Det Garda Aidan Donohue was “despicable and utterly unforgivable” and one that emphasises the need to protect those working in frontline services.
A Castlebar councillor has called on the government to take “real action” and change the laws on domestic violence in this country.