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The public are being urged to support a public protest in Ballinasloe on Sunday over the HSE’s plans to close 22 psychiatric beds at St Brigid’s Hospital.
Fianna Fáil has published legislation to bring about stricter controls on the use of sunbeds. Health spokesperson Billy Kelleher says: “The use of sunbeds needs to be controlled to reduce the risk of developing skin cancer. One hundred and forty thousand people in Ireland use sunbeds on a regular basis and of these, 20 per cent are between the ages of 15 to 24 years.
Sinn Féin Health spokesperson, Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin, has challenged Taoiseach Enda Kenny on the proposed closure of 59 hospital beds in Mayo, including six in Swinford District Hospital where the Taoiseach, a Mayo TD, opened new facilities in July.
If the Fine Gael party get into government Portiuncula Hospital will be run as a trust with greater autonomy and an ability to broaden its focus further, the party’s health spokesperson Dr James Reilly confirmed this week.