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Your HealthDr Aoife Doolan smiling and looking straight ahead. Behind her is a large sign that reads: Innovate Health Tallaght University Hospital

New Echo Clinic at Tallaght University Hospital aims to improve patient outcomes

Dr Aoife Doolan has recently set up a high-risk anaesthesia transthoracic echo clinic at Tallaght University Hospital (TUH), with funding from the Hospital Foundation and in collaboration with cardiology and surgery.

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Organ Donor families fund refurbished Family Rooms at Galway Hospital

Two family rooms in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in University Hospital Galway (UHG) have recently been refurbished for use by families who have loved ones receiving treatment in the unit. The refurbishment of the rooms is credited to two organ donor families in memory of their loved ones.

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Tallaght Hospital to trial wearable device for patients with severe asthma

Tallaght University Hospital (TUH) is to begin testing wearable devices which can be integrated into a digital platform for patients with severe asthma.

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Minister officially opens Ballyshannon Community Hospital

“This is a wonderful facility for the provision of older persons services in this community. It offers the most modern care in a homely and warm atmosphere. I am delighted to officially open the Ballyshannon Community Hospital, which will serve this area for generations to come,” according to Minister of State, Mary Butler, TD, as she performed the official opening of the new Co Donegal based Community Hospital in recent days.

Your HealthLarge group of staff outside the new  HSE mental health facility for South Tipperary, Haven House. There is a yellow wall behind the group with the HSE logo and the words 'Teach Tearmainn and Haven House on it.

New €4 million HSE mental health facility for South Tipperary

“The completion and coming into operation of Haven House is the latest of investments, made over the last decade, in the provision of quality and safe mental health services for people in the South Tipperary area,” according to Mary Butler, TD, Minister of State, who performed the official opening of the facility in recent weeks.

Your HealthBrian Duane in the exercise room at the Arklow-based Parkinson’s Group

Arklow-based Parkinson’s Group empowers members to manage condition

“Parkinson’s disease affects everyone in different ways. There are so many ways that it affects people, so accessing something like a physiotherapy and speech group just allows people to maintain their function as it is, and manage their condition a little bit better,” according to Sean Cusack, Senor Physiotherapist, Arklow Primary Care Centre.