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Little Things, Big Difference

HSE mental health campaign encourages people to know about and do the evidence based “Little things” that will help them to look after their mental health.

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21st Century Healthcare

Hospitals using eReferrals mean that a GP can now submit a referral directly from to a hospital using the HIQA approved electronic referral form.

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400,000 over 70s now covered by GP Visit Card

Registration for GP Visit Card open to all over 70’s. Phase two of universal primary care ensures free access to GP, out-of-hours and home visits.

Your HealthJoe Mooney with his COVID-19 medal which he and his colleagues were presented with by management of the National Ambulance Service for their work throughout the pandemic.

Joe makes swabbing easier for children

Getting a COVID-19 test is never a pleasant experience, especially for young children. But one member of the National Ambulance Service (NAS) swabbing team has been making sure that he can make it as fun for them as possible.

Your HealthParticipants in the first (pre Covid restrictions) Rising Voices performance at the Mansion House Dublin

Dementia friendly choir Rising Voices goes virtual

Rising Voices, a dementia friendly choir, in the HSE Odin’s Wood Day Care Centre in Finglas West was started in September 2019. After their first pre Covid performance in February this year the choir moved to a virtual solution which has provided great support for all involved.

Your HealthAn example of the creative output from Project Postbox

Sligo OTs deliver activity solutions for clients

The Occupational Therapists identified an activity pack that was being used in The Royal Hospital, Donnybrook to support patients who were isolated as in-patients, and decided to adapt this idea (with permission), to develop a home-based activity pack. With that, Project Postbox was born.

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.