A new Cancer Research Clinic, the first and only one of its kind in Ireland, has been established at Tallaght University Hospital (TUH). The new Testicular Survivorship Clinic is conducting research to try and discover new treatments for patients who have had the disease.
Galway University Hospitals, (GUH), has become the first hospital in Ireland to introduce an ‘incisionless’ minimally invasive surgery to help correct blockages of the oesophagus.
"Malignant melanoma skin cancer took the life of our bright, intelligent daughter Sharon,” explained Bernie Rice, addressing a recent launch of the National Skin Cancer Prevention Plan. “She was 31 when first diagnosed in 2006. A mole on her leg had changed but it went undetected and she was not aware of the implications of it.”
A new Clinical Simulation Laboratory (Sim Lab) that has recently gone into operation at the Waterford Integrated Care for Older People Centre (WICOP) will provide immersive, hands-on learning experiences for healthcare professionals and students.
Twenty eight service users from the Havenview (Enniscorthy), Croí an Tobar (Oylegate) and Westlands (Wexford Town) residences recently enjoyed a day’s sporting activities as part of a co-produced psycho-social sport and leisure programme in Co Wexford.
Shauna Delaney is an “innovative, educational leader who has helped transform the landscape of critical care nursing in Ireland,” according to a close colleague of the critical care clinical nurse educator who recently won a major award from Trinity College Dublin (TCD).