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Your HealthMeadhbh Hennessy who outlined her own experience on  “Dispelling the one dimensional view of People with Disabilities”

International Day of People with Disabilities – Not All Disabilities Are Visible

Today, Thursday December 3rd, marks International Day of People with Disabilities.

Your HealthU2’s Love is Bigger Than Anything In Its Way by St James’s Virtual Choir

U2’s Love is Bigger Than Anything In Its Way by St James’s Virtual Choir

The St James’s Hospital Virtual Staff Choir and MISA’s Creative Life have invited everyone to take a moment out from their day to view their performance of U2’s ‘Love is Bigger Than Anything In Its Way.’

Your HealthMembers of the Nurture Team receiving their award

Excellence Award recognition for Nurture Programme

From pregnancy through to the child’s third birthday, parents, on average, will meet a healthcare professional at least 25 times. The Nurture Programme focuses on the relationship between healthcare professionals and parents.

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.