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Your HealthDr Patrick O' Donnell

Limerick GP outlines emergency opioid overdose management

Dr Patrick O’Donnell, a Limerick based GP who works with HSE Social Inclusion in the Midwest Medicine discusses how naloxone is used in the emergency treatment of opioid overdose, in conjunction with the National Naloxone Programme.

Your HealthWicklow digital initiative helps older persons

Wicklow digital initiative helps older persons

A Wicklow initiative that provides older persons with access and training to digital technology has been described as “outstanding,” giving participants more confidence and improving their quality of life.

Your HealthMrs Doreen Byrne

Doreen grateful as she celebrates turning 100

“I am so comfortable I almost feel I am not a hundred years old” explained Mrs Doreen Byrne in recent weeks as she spoke at a special celebration to mark her 100th birthday at Dungarvan Community Hospital, adding that it was a “wonderful facility with great people” where everyone had been “so nice and so kind.”

Your HealthSmiles and confidence at Equine Therapy Programme

Smiles and confidence at Equine Therapy Programme

Life changing, confidence building and more smiles were how participants described a therapy programme involving horses for young people experiencing mental health difficulties in the south east recently.

Your HealthChallenges of Leo’s Angelman Syndrome and innate curiosity

Challenges of Leo’s Angelman Syndrome and innate curiosity

With World Patient Safety Day having taken place last Saturday, September 17th, the HSE National Quality Patient and Safety Directorate has shared a video compiled to illustrate the diverse and challenging nature of patient safety.

Your HealthNew monitor helps staff and parents at Special Care Baby Unit

New monitor helps staff and parents at Special Care Baby Unit

HSE Staff at Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise (MRHP) are delighted to have been gifted a new “Sound Ear” monitor for their Special Care Baby Unit.