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Sixty-Five Roses - a storybook with a difference

A surprise diagnosis and a feeling of being overwhelmed led to two Kildare mums penning a wonderful new book to help families of children born with Cystic Fibrosis.

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New National Dental IT System Improves Patient Care

HSE primary care dental staff now have access to fully digitised dental treatment records for all of their patients following the completion of a nationwide rollout of the HSE National Dental Record and Information System. The system is now live in 221 locations in 26 counties.

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Mealtimes Matter at Sligo University Hospital

Distractions from visitors and medical staff during meals can have a massive effect on a patient’s nutrition during a hospital stay. The goal of a new initiative in Sligo University Hospital is to review ward environment during mealtimes.

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Supporting Sheila and Pat in their Community

Pat has only one regret when she looks around her sister Sheila’s beautiful home – that her move there didn’t happen sooner. Sheila has Down Syndrome and recently moved to Killinthomas Lodge following a diagnosis of dementia.

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Paramedic Jason McKenna’s lifesaving transplant

As a paramedic Jason McKenna is used to being a lifesaver but he’s also the recipient of a lifesaving kidney.

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Public Health Nursing a welcome change of pace for Michael

One of the main attractions of becoming a public health nurse for Michael Power was the opportunity to look after patients in their own homes and communities.

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