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PatientChicks bring cheer to Dungarvan Community Hospital

Chicks bring cheer to Dungarvan Community Hospital

Residents at Dungarvan Community Hospital in Co. Waterford had a special treat in recent days when they had a very special visit from some Easter chicks.

Your HealthWorld first for Drogheda Physiotherapists

World first for Drogheda Physiotherapists

As the world clambered to make the switch to virtual interactions when the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020, the physiotherapy team in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda were already well ahead of the curve.

Your HealthMembers of the Limerick Contact Tracing Team who took part in the Jerusalema Dance Challenge recently

Limerick Contact Tracing team take on Jerusalema for charity

The team at the Limerick Contact Tracing Centre took a break from the stresses of their work recently to join in Ireland’s Jerusalema dance challenge trend and raise money for a local suicide charity at the same time.

Your HealthCork mum praises Early Intervention Team

Cork mum praises Early Intervention Team

One Cork mum praised her children’s Early Intervention Team for their support – in-person and virtual – over the last year and said her family were trying to see the silver linings in the dark COVID-19 cloud.

Your HealthMatthew Conaty who received the vaccine in the John Paul Centre, Ballybane, Galway and his Dad Frank

Vaccine joy for family in Galway

Joy, excitement and and relief were the emotions and feelings in circulation in the John Paul Centre, Ballybane, Galway in recent weeks as the Brothers of Charity in collaboration with Community Healthcare West, continued the COVID-19 vaccination rollout of residential disability services.

Your HealthDr Osama Salib Consultant Radiation Oncologist with St Luke’s Radiation Oncology Network who survived Covid following hospitalisation last year and who is delighted to have received the vaccine along with Fiona Gilbert,  Clinical Nurse Specialist

Doctor who survived Covid upbeat after getting vaccine

Dr Salib couldn’t sleep the night before he got his first dose of the Covid 19 vaccine; his excitement was loaded with relief as he had almost died from the illness in March last year.

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.