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Your Health(l to r) Grainne Ryan, Project Lead Lymphoedema Services and Director of Public Health Nursing Clare; Kay Morris, Project Manager Lymphoedema Services, Primary Care Strategy & Planning; Tracey McEntee, Lymphoedema Assistant; Noelle McMahon, Lymphoedema Nurse Practitioner; Patricia O’Rourke, Senior Executive Officer, HSE MidWest Primary Care Service; Sinéad Slattery, Physiotherapist; Ina Crowley, National Project Officer for Public Health Nursing Services; Kathryn Considine, Physiotherapy Manager; Sarah Thompson, Primary Lymphoedema Patient Representative.

Clare clinic to set new lymphoedema treatment blueprint

Clare is providing a blueprint for the roll out of Lymphoedema Specialist Clinics across the country with the first service of its kind in primary care being piloted in Ennis

Your HealthAt the ‘My Home Project’ launch were (left to right): Valerie Quinn, Galway Simon; Patricia Cassidy, Roscommon County Council; Angela Thomson, HSE Mental Health Services; Ciaran Lynch HSE Mental Health Services; Gerry Bosquette, Service User; Charlie Meehan, Head of Mental Health Services, Community Healthcare West; Lorraine Kelly, HSE Mental Health Services; Olga Kenny, Galway Simon; Mary Logue, Service User; Andrea Fitzgerald, Galway Simon Service Manager

Housing matters for mental health – innovative project shows clear results

“It is wonderful to be part of a project that transforms people’s lives in this way – to witness the joy and pride people have in having their own home.”

Your HealthFirst Prize Winner Grace Keely’s artwork

Artwork provides morale boost for healthcare workers

A ‘morale boost’ for HSE staff was how CEO Paul Reid and National HR Director Anne Marie Hoey described the artwork produced by Fifth Class pupils from Powerstown Educate Together National School who were invited to participate in a mini art competition featuring the theme of “Dream Holidays for Healthcare Workers.”

Your HealthPatrick Carroll and his wife Phyllis and family along with National Ambulance Service personnel at rear l to r – Ronan Wall, Paramedic, Mateusz Musialski Advanced Paramedic, Noel Lynch Operations Manager and Pat Mooney Chief Officer Midlands Area

Accident survivor “in awe” of emergency service response

He was in awe of them for saving his life and they were in awe of him for surviving” – Tim Carroll describing the meeting of his Dad, 78 year old Patrick Carroll and the group of individuals from the combined Emergency Services who came to his assistance in on January 3rd last year when he was involved in a traffic accident.

Your HealthEddie Brennan after receiving his COVID-19 vaccine

Joy expressed by homeless shelter resident on receiving COVID-19 vaccine

A resident of a Dublin homeless shelter has spoken of his joy after receiving a one-shot Covid-19 vaccine as part of the HSE’s programme to reach vulnerable groups.

Your HealthDASH mobile unit Cork/Kerry

Mobile Service available in Cork/Kerry providing services relating to sexual health, drugs and alcohol

A new mobile health service will travel to all parts of Cork and Kerry in order to make support, information and interventions around sexual health and drug and alcohol services available to all.

We need to support our workforce who have experienced significant increases in demand, and have been doing 'more with less' over the last number of years.