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Your HealthEddie Brennan after receiving his COVID-19 vaccine

Joy expressed by homeless shelter resident on receiving COVID-19 vaccine

A resident of a Dublin homeless shelter has spoken of his joy after receiving a one-shot Covid-19 vaccine as part of the HSE’s programme to reach vulnerable groups.

Your HealthDASH mobile unit Cork/Kerry

Mobile Service available in Cork/Kerry providing services relating to sexual health, drugs and alcohol

A new mobile health service will travel to all parts of Cork and Kerry in order to make support, information and interventions around sexual health and drug and alcohol services available to all.

Your HealthFourth Class students of Portarlington Presentation Primary School displaying their art project that they donated to the Paediatric Unit in Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise donated.

‘Bravery and Courage of Children’ Art Project donated to Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise

A unique art project was unveiled at the Paediatric Unit in Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise last week. A series of artworks by Fourth Class students at Portarlington Presentation Primary School, the project was inspired by a classmate who has undergone treatment in the hospital.

Your HealthLiam Rossiter

Liam finds heart failure support group invaluable

Liam Rossiter was diagnosed with heart failure four years ago. The support offered by the Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) Heart Failure support group, supported by the HSE, in the years since have provided him with “vital reassurance.

Your HealthPaddy Mooney, celebrating his 100th birthday at Dunabbey House, Dungarvan, Co Waterford

100th birthday celebrations at Dunabbey House

Paddy Mooney, a resident of the Dunabbey House, Dungarvan, Co Waterford, had a very special celebration to mark his 100th birthday on May 4th. A native of Dunabrattin, Annestown, Co Waterford, Paddy is a World War ll RAF veteran and his significant birthday was marked in a day of socially distanced festivities at the HSE/South East Community Healthcare’s residential nursing unit in Dungarvan. RTE captured the day,

Your HealthKerry Stroke Service goes virtual to support patients

Kerry Stroke Service goes virtual to support patients

Kerry Stroke Support Group was set up in 2009 as an initiative of the Tralee Primary Care Team to support stroke survivors in Co Kerry. Mary Carmody, Chairperson Stroke Group explains that when her then 54 year old husband had a stroke in 2006, he was “a very unlikely candidate to have a stroke.

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.