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Early diagnosis key step in improving cancer survival

One in two people in Ireland will develop cancer at some point in their lives. If cancer is diagnosed early, it is easier to treat and there is a better chance of recovery.

Your HealthOlder Persons Care Staff at Waterford Residential Care Centre

Residents benefit from move to new Waterford centre

Waterford Residential Care Centre recently marked two years of service at the new facility. The transfer of residents from St. Patrick’s and St. Aidan’s to more comfortable surrounds was a challenge accomplished during the first lockdown in April 2020.

Your HealthDr Maeve O’Reilly

Staff at Saint Luke’s mark Poetry Day

Staff at St Luke’s Radiation Oncology Network recently held special readings of their favourite poems in the garden of the Rathgar hospital.

Your HealthAlison Baker Kerrigan, Arts Office TUH

Imelda May poem included for patients and staff

Celebrating Poetry Day Ireland in recent weeks, a ‘Menu of Poems’ - selected by Galway poet Rita Ann Higgins - was distributed throughout Irish hospital wards, waiting rooms and other healthcare settings for patients, visitors and staff to enjoy.

Your HealthCaption: (front ltr) James and Patrick Ruddy, (middle ltr) Kevin and Matthew McLaughlin, (back ltr) Matt Cooper and Martin McNamee

Donegal winners at Active Disability Services Awards

There was a double victory for Donegal Disability Services recently when two sets of brothers – Matthew and Kevin McLaughlin and James and Patrick Ruddy from Clarke’s Place, Moville were announced as winners of the Outstanding Community Disability Service Award.

Your Health Caption: (l to r)Dr Valerie Broderick, Dr Pamela Evans, Mairead O'Brien CNM3, Mum Theresa Kenna,  Erin Kenna and Dad Joe Kenna

New access to revolutionary cancer treatment for children

CAR-T cell therapy, a revolutionary cancer treatment, will now be available for children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) to access in Ireland.

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