One in two people in Ireland will develop cancer at some point in their lives. If cancer is diagnosed early, it is easier to treat and there is a better chance of recovery.
Waterford Residential Care Centre recently marked two years of service at the new facility. The transfer of residents from St. Patrick’s and St. Aidan’s to more comfortable surrounds was a challenge accomplished during the first lockdown in April 2020.
Staff at St Luke’s Radiation Oncology Network recently held special readings of their favourite poems in the garden of the Rathgar hospital.
Celebrating Poetry Day Ireland in recent weeks, a ‘Menu of Poems’ - selected by Galway poet Rita Ann Higgins - was distributed throughout Irish hospital wards, waiting rooms and other healthcare settings for patients, visitors and staff to enjoy.
There was a double victory for Donegal Disability Services recently when two sets of brothers – Matthew and Kevin McLaughlin and James and Patrick Ruddy from Clarke’s Place, Moville were announced as winners of the Outstanding Community Disability Service Award.
CAR-T cell therapy, a revolutionary cancer treatment, will now be available for children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) to access in Ireland.
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.