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Insight, a new research centre for data analytics run by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), has been officially announced by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation Richard Bruton and the Minister for Research and Innovation Sean Sherlock.
The HSE’s National Ambulance Service (NAS) has introduced three new intermediate care ambulances in Castlebar as part of its commitment to develop and improve response times to life threatening emergency calls in Mayo. The introduction of the intermediate care ambulance service is a central part of the improvement of response times for the ambulance service in the county.
New software, now available in Galway, has the potential to delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease by up to five years.
In recent years there has been a huge increase in awareness of the relationship between nutrition and health. As a result more and more people are seeking the advice of nutritional therapists. A three-year diploma program (part-time) is now being run in Galway.
Could you be a voice for patients in our health care service? In response to the recommendation of the Irish Commission on Patient Safety and Quality Assurance, the HSE is assisting in recruiting an independent network of Patient Safety Champions.
“At least five per cent of the population (of Europe) suffers from serious diagnosable mental illness; between 15 and 20 per cent of European adults are affected by more general mental health problems,” according to the World Health Organisation. Yet there can still be a significant taboo attached to mental health difficulties. However the simple presence of books relating to mental health issues in a public library, available and accessible to all, can help reduce this stigma, and raise awareness of such issues in the public mind. This is the aim of the Mayo Healthy Reading Scheme, a joint initiative between Mayo County Library and the HSE West.
The Plexus healthcare system is an extremely effective holistic approach that empowers people to take back responsibility for their own health and wellbeing. Plexus bio energy has achieved exceptional results in the treatment of a wide range of conditions, including back pain, digestive disorders, stress, grief, fertility problems, and relief from pregnancy symptoms. The technique is also very effective in treating unsettled babies and children.
University Hospital Galway is one of eight public hospitals responsible for almost 60 per cent of the country’s trolley waiting problem.
Galway pharmacist Shane Howard, from Howard’s Pharmacy in Moycullen, has been announced as a nominee in the Helix Health Pharmacist Awards 2011, which recognise pharmacists nationwide for remarkable professional conduct.
A Shantalla man will undertake a 500 mile solo trek in Spain next month to raise funds for the local heart and stroke charity Croi.