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HSE forum chairperson calls for swine flu jab for all to allay fears

The chairperson of the HSE West’s regional health forum is calling for the health authority to re-open free swine flu vaccination clinics for the general population amid fears that the numbers contracting the virus will continue to rise.

Severe weather increases deadly sheep diseases

The extreme weather conditions have resulted in increased numbers of sheep dying as a result of Pasteurella pneumonia and other killer diseases such as braxy, according to a leading veterinary adviser.

Flu vaccination campaign

The Health Service Executive is reminding everyone at risk of influenza this winter to get the vaccine, not the flu.

New unit to cater for women requiring further investigation following smear tests

A dedicated colposcopy unit for women requiring further investigation following a cervical smear test was officially opened at University Hospital Galway at the weekend.

Girls at Kilbeggan school first to get HPV vaccine

A group of first year students at Kilbeggan Secondary School were the first in Westmeath to receive the free HPV vaccine by the HSE this week. The HPV vaccine will protect girls from developing cervical cancer when they are adults.

Paws for thought

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Mayo SPCA’s small kennelling facility is overflowing with rescued animals and they need to find caring homes. Details of animals needing homes can be seen online at

Paws for Thought

Mayo SPCA are seeking homes for a number of rescued dogs and pups. Full details and photos can be viewed on

All school children to be offered swine flu jab by end of month

All school children will have been offered the swine flu vaccination by the completion of the programme in the west at the end of the month, according to the HSE West.

Paws for Thought

Mayo SPCA are seeking caring homes for rescued animals in their care. Details/photos of other animals needing homes can be seen on their web site

Swine flu vaccination clinic in Merlin Park

The swine flu vaccination clinic at Merlin Park University Hospital will operate on Wednesdays and Thursdays only from Wednesday February 24.


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