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Islanders without medical cover for Christmas

The small island community on Inishturk is facing its first Christmas ever without basic medical cover.

Councillor nails rumours about closure of Mervue health centre

There is no truth in speculation that Mervue Health Centre is to close or that its staff are to be relocated to the primary care centre in Doughiska.

Corrandulla residents ‘hugely’ concerned at temporary closure of health centre

A County Galway health centre, which has been described by a local politician as a “focal point” in the community, has been closed temporarily.

Western Care Association supporting families with autistic children

April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day and in the lead to the event the autism team with the Western Care Association have released some practical information explaining the disorder. In Mayo there are approximately 270 families who avail of varying levels of support from their children’s autism services. Approximately 50 are in the early intervention service which provides support to families until their child enters primary school, and the remaining 220 are in the school age service. The majority of children with autism in Mayo attend main stream school, and some go on to third level education. Western Care strives to support families to develop the new skills they need once a family member is diagnosed with autism.

Western Care Association supporting families with autistic children

April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day and in the lead to the event the autism team with the Western Care Association have released some practical information explaining the disorder. In Mayo there are approximately 270 families who avail of varying levels of support from their children’s autism services. Approximately 50 are in the early intervention service which provides support to families until their child enters primary school, and the remaining 220 are in the school age service. The majority of children with autism in Mayo attend main stream school, and some go on to third level education. Western Care strives to support families to develop the new skills they need once a family member is diagnosed with autism.

City fundraiser to raise funds for Zambian nutrition clinic

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A fundraiser being held in the city at the weekend aims to raise money for a nutrition clinic in Zambia, South Africa.

Clonbrusk site finally sees activity as first sod turned at Primary Care Unit

The sod has finally been turned on a new primary care network centre at Clonbrusk, Athlone.

Taoiseach opens state of the art Primary Care Centre

On Monday, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny officially opened the brand new Ballina Primary Care Centre in Ballina, the first of its kind in the county. The centre, which is a venture between Drs Tom and Sean Moffatt in partnership with the HSE, will provide primary care services to a large number of people in the Ballina area.

Senator Healy Eames named as patron of Institute of Community Health Nurses

Fine Gael senator for Galway West, Fidelma Healy Eames, has been named as a patron of the Institute of Community Health Nurses (ICHN).

Galway workshops for World Elder Abuse Day

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To mark World Elder Abuse Day on Wednesday June 15, staff from the HSE’s Older People Service in conjunction with local community services in Galway are organising a series of workshops to create a greater awareness of elder abuse and the supports that are there for older people. The workshops will run for about two hours and will include a video, discussion, and light refreshments at the end. The workshops are free to attend and all are welcome.

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