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Your HealthMembers of the Irish Defence Forces deliver COVID-19 vaccines to remote islands off the west coast of Ireland

Defence Forces vital COVID 19 role

When they were needed to step up during the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Defence Forces jumped into action and their experience proved vital.

Your HealthMerlin Hopsital Galway second vaccine

Preparing for life after vaccination

Staff and residents from Merlin Park Community Nursing Unit, Galway recently received their second Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

Your HealthSouth Infirmary Hospital Cork

Cork woman’s dance class injury treatment

It has been a long road back to recovery after a broken ankle for Cork woman Philomena Slattery.

Your HealthLori (Genetics) and Orla (Occupational Therapy) observing how their conversations turned into art

Art inspired by staff at Children Health Ireland Hospitals

‘Our Stories’ is a series of artworks by artist John Conway inspired by his conversations with staff of Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin, Tallaght and Temple St in 2019 during which they reflected on their workplaces and the role art plays in normalising the space for children.

Your HealthNational Ambulance Service’s Covid Response

National Ambulance Service’s Covid Response

The HSE National Ambulance Service has to been to the forefront of the response to the pandemic over the past year. In more recent weeks they have been playing a vital role in the roll out of the vaccination programme both as vaccinators and in the establishment of temporary vaccine clinics.

Your HealthMaria Moran and her nine year old daughter Caoimhe large

Nine year old inspires mum to quit smoking

Tuesday February 16th Just do it – Maria Moran’s advice may take a few of us back to the Nike adds from moons ago but most of us would have to acknowledge it’s the best advice any of us could ever get or give. Do it. And she has done it. She has quit smoking. And Caoimhe is delighted. Caoimhe is her nine year old daughter who was the inspiration for her mum’s decision to quit late last year.

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.