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Portiuncula Hospital to be smoke-free from Monday

Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, will become the latest hospital to institute a smoke-free campus policy on Monday next, with smoking banned from all areas of the hospital grounds.

Croi prevention centre leads the way in Europe

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The Croí Heart & Stroke Centre at Moyola Lane, Newcastle, Galway which was officially opened by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD in November last year, has been lauded as a European leader in Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention by one of Europe’s leading heart experts, Prof David Wood.

Flu vaccine now available from pharmacists

Members of the public can now receive this year's seasonal flu vaccination service from pharmacists. The service is available free of charge from pharmacists to those in an at risk group who hold a medical card. At risk groups include elderly people, pregnant women, and people with chronic illnesses.

Croi wants you to know what a heart attack feels like

Learn what a heart attack feels like as it could save your life — This is the message from heart and stroke charity, Croí, which has just launched a heart attack awareness campaign in Mayo, for the month of October, in collaboration with Mayo PCCC, HSE West and Mayo General Hospital.

World heart expert praises local heart and stroke centre

A world famous heart expert with strong west of Ireland links paid tribute to the Croi heart and stroke centre in Galway earlier this week.

Galway University Hospitals leading the way in coronary care procedure

More than 50 heart attack patients have been transferred by helicopter to Galway University Hospitals (GUH) in the past six months.

New course will help you lose excess body fat and regain your shape

Do you want to lose that fat around your middle, improve your health, and get in shape? If so then you should go to a free talk entitled ‘Fat Around The Middle And How To Get Rid Of It’, where you will learn about an inspirational 12 week course that could change your life forever.

Ten tips for a healthy life

1. Exercise. People who exercise regularly have raised levels of infection fighting cells in their blood, they also have more energy. A daily exercise routine, even a short walk, will help ward off seasonal sniffles, create feelings of wellbeing, help you reduce tension and relax. Aim for 30 minutes a day, ideally.

Mayo people are shedding pounds with new Croí programme

Delivered by a Croí nutritionist over six weeks (one hour per week), this new weight management programme includes expert guidance on all aspects of healthy eating, including the following topics: exploring your relationship with food; making healthy choices when shopping; understanding food labels; and controlling portion sizes. During the six-week programme each person is encouraged to keep a food diary and a weekly weigh-in is also provided for those who wish to participate.

Grateful staff ensure coffee morning raises more than €2,000 for Croí

Earlier this month the team at Blake’s bar on Eglinton Street held a coffee morning in aid of Croí as a thank you for looking after one of their own staff during a life changing event.


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