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Local Sinn Féin Deputy, Sorca Clarke, has criticised the ever lengthening waiting list at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar with in excess of 8,992 persons awaiting an outpatient appointment.
“A fiver here and a fiver there is not good enough for those waiting on lists and on trolleys. People want system change, not throwaway tax cuts.”
As we approach the midpoint of 2021, and with the summer Dáil recess approaching, now is a good time to take stock of the political year to date.
Targeted menopause healthcare and increased awareness of symptoms and treatments should be available to access in primary care centres across the country as well as in the 18 new Sláintecare Healthy Communities, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Never before has there been such scrutiny on the social contract we as a society have with each other. The Government's handling of Covid-19 has highlighted many of the long term inefficiencies in the State’s two-tier healthcare system, its unaffordable housing, and the precarious economy.
Asthma Society of Ireland calls on the government for subsidisation of life-saving asthma medications
The Asthma Society of Ireland this week released its Pre-Budget Submission 2021, which presents to the Government five asks to be considered in the 2021 Budget that it states could greatly improve the lives of people with asthma in Ireland.
Ireland is officially in recession. The CSO announced that GDP fell by just over six per cent in April, May, and June, the largest quarter on quarter fall ever recorded. This is also the second quarter in a row in which the Irish economy contracted which means we are now in a recession as a result of Covid-19.
Opting for an alternative mode of journeying to and from work, availing of his running shoes as opposed to his car seat during the month of July, Rosemount native, Kevin O’Connell completed his desired feat and in the process raised much needed funds (€3,150) for Diabetes Ireland.
Cassandra Heffernan of Family Carers Ireland, Westmeath/Longford/Meath branch is seeking nominations for 2020 Netwatch ‘Carer of the Year’ awards, which recognise, celebrate and shine a light on the remarkable contribution of Ireland’s 355,000 family carers.
Many healthcare workers in Mayo feel they are not getting adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) and fear they are exposed to the possibility of contracting Covid-19 and passing it on to their families and the patients they are caring for, according to Mayo Sinn Féin TD Rose Conway-Walsh.