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Your HealthMartin Smith in St Peter’s Church Drogheda where he rings the church bells weekly

Decision to nurse after 23 years as a mechanical engineer best decision newly retired Martin Smith ever made

Twenty three years into life as a mechanical engineer with Irish Cement is not the obvious time for most people to pivot into nursing. Martin Smith however, is not most people.

CampaignPauline Ryan, Social Worker, MUH

Dedicated smoker Pauline quits and declares it one of her best decisions

The New Year brings the prospect of new beginnings and for many people thinking of quitting smoking, it provides a new opportunity to succeed.

Your HealthKelly Ann McCabe

Nurse’s swift CPR response at wedding saves bride’s uncle’s life

Kelly Ann McCabe went from wedding guest to hero when she saved the bride’s uncle from near certain death as he went into cardiac arrest recently.

Your HealthRyan Goulding and Jennie Synnott at the launch

Rainbow Badge initiative brings greater inclusion

Improving access to healthcare by promoting inclusiveness – that’s what a Rainbow Badge initiative at Eist Linn in Cork city is all about.

Your HealthService user Pat Ryan, Borrisoleigh, pictured in the Heart Failure Support Unit, with Kathryn O’Brien, CNS Heart Failure; and Jacinta Glasgow, CNM2, HFSU.

Nenagh Heart Failure Support Unit welcomes first patients to new designated clinic space

Staff at Nenagh Hospital started to welcome the first patients through its new Heart Failure Support Unit earlier this year.

Your HealthHSE Staff Christmas Concert 2021

HSE Staff Christmas Concert - an uplifting performance and experience

Niall Horan, Derval O’Rourke and Daniel O’Donnell were among the special guests who contributed to the HSE Annual Staff Concert last Tuesday, December 21st, thanking staff right across the health service for their incredible contribution and hard work over the past 12 months.

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.