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TUH launch series of health talks

Tallaght University Hospital (TUH) will be hosting a number of health-related talks during October as part of Health Awareness Month. The first talk in the series will look at ‘how to eat well and exercise during the menopause’.

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‘Living Well with Dementia’ project marks 10 years

The Living Well with Dementia in South Tipperary project, supported by the HSE and run in cooperation with Family Carers Ireland, recently marked 10 years of service.

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Residents welcome ‘Killarney Cycling Without Age’

“Our residents are really enjoying this new initiative – you can see their delighted smiles as they get to experience being out and about with the wind in their hair,” according to Breda Delves, Director of Nursing at Killarney Community Hospitals, HSE Cork Kerry Community Healthcare, commenting on the success of the ‘Killarney Cycling Without Age’ project.

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New Bereavement Room for parents in Maternity Unit at Portiuncula Hospital

Portiuncula University Hospital has officially opened a new designated room in the Maternity Unit for bereaved families. The Willow Suite has been designed to provide a protected and comfortable space for parents and their families who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss

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World Patient Safety Day highlights importance of health literacy

“We know patients have a better experience if they are actively involved in their own care,” according to Kara Madden, Chair, Patients for Patient Safety Ireland. Kara was speaking ahead of World Patient Safety Day on Sunday, 17 September.

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Awareness around signs of sepsis encouraged

“More people die of sepsis than stroke, yet not many people have any idea of the signs, so we need to be more aware,” according to Aisling O’Rourke whose 67-year-old dad John died from sepsis in November 2020. “When my dad had a stroke in 2018, I knew what it was because I had grown up seeing the ads showing you the signs.”