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Heroes-Aid, a voluntary not-for-profit organisation, established in the early stage of Covid 19, to protect and support frontline health care workers, is arranging for the direct distribution today of urgently needed PPE to 200 locations across Ireland, including 19 sites across County Galway.
In a time when the world seems consumed by the Covid-19 pandemic, it can be easy to forget there are other conditions with which people are living. This week the Galway Advertiser spoke to Amanda O’Malley about her family’s fundraising campaign Le Chéile do Molli - Let’s get Molli Moving for daughter Molli who suffers from the rare spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) Type 1.
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Some 2,500 adults and children in County Galway, who suffer from long-term incontinence problems, are being forced to pay higher bin charges for disposing of their adult nappies, a Galway TD has claimed.
Family and friends of an Aran Island woman, who was a patient at University Hospital Galway, have raised €2,000 for the facility's Oncology Patient Comfort Fund.
Breastfeeding is a natural way to feed your baby. It gives them all the nutrition they need at the correct temperature and is great for when you are busy and on the go.I breastfed both my children but it is not always easy, especially on your first child. It takes patience, practice and support. Getting support can sometimes make the difference between continuing beyond the first few days or weeks or giving up entirely.
Angela Geoghegan arrived at her daughter Carmel's house in Oughterard one winter's day carrying a little suitcase. The former confectioner was 84 years of age and suffering from vascular dementia. She never went home.
At the ICHN ( Institute of Community Health Nursing) AGM, Wednesday May 18, public health nurses were recognised for the exceptional care they provide and their commitment to promoting public health nursing in the community. Nominees for the ICHN Annual Award are highly commended for their professional commitment to nursing in the community and for their work in the promotion and development of best practice and services for identified health needs of varying population groups.
Le Cheile Community and Family resource centre Castlebar hosted the relaunch of the breastfeeding support group last week in Le Cheile Family Resource Centre. This project is a joint community initiative between Le Cheile FRC and public health nurses from HSE West.
Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin confirmed that a special clinic will take place in Crossmolina today to help with applications under the Humanitarian Assistance Scheme. "I am pleased to advise that the Department of Social Protection has agreed to my request and will operate a clinic at the Health Centre on the Erris Road on Friday from 10.30am to 12.30pm to help with applications under the Humanitarian Assistance Scheme which is designed to provide financial assistance in the case of flooding where homes are damaged," she said.