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Families Together Mental Health Conference goes online

The HSE’s Mental Health Engagement and Recovery Team partnered with Mental Health Ireland and community partners to host a successful online event to celebrate and promote family recovery on the UN’s International Day of Families, Friday 15th May

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Overwhelming response from parents using UHG technology to see their new babies

The introduction of a video facility that allows parents of babies in the Neonatal Unit at University Hospital Galway to see regular images and videos of their new arrival has been a huge success.

Your HealthCUMH neonatal nurses Lorna Coleman and Cora Shorten with a NICU baby and the iPad.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Virtual visits

A virtual visitation platform is providing comfort to parents of babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of Cork University Maternity Hospital (CUMH) with video messages and regular updates sent to them directly.

Your HealthA speech and language therapist in CHO Dublin North City and County works with one of her young clients using the Attend Anywhere online system.

Online Speech and Language therapy receives positive response from families

Children in Dublin have been able to resume vital speech and language therapy in a fun and interactive new way.

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Naas Staff Choir perform virtually

The HSE Naas Staff Choir got their voices behind Pride 2020 with an amazing virtual performance of Lady Gaga’s Born This Way. The staff choir have been continuing to sing together and connect from home during the COVID-19 restrictions and were delighted to get the invitation from LGBT Ireland to support the nationwide Pride 2020 celebrations.

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Family pay tribute to Beaumont staff

The family of an 82-year-old Dubliner who returned home having survived COVID-19 paid tribute to the staff of Beaumont Hospital who treated him, saying they ‘weren’t just frontline staff, they were lifeline staff’. John Lonergan from Portmarnock tested positive for COVID-19 after becoming very unwell on March 26th and taken to Beaumont Hospital by ambulance. Discharged after five days, his condition declined rapidly and he was readmitted on April 6th.

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.