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Your HealthNew Cancer Research Clinic at Tallaght University Hospital

New Cancer Research Clinic at Tallaght University Hospital

A new Cancer Research Clinic, the first and only one of its kind in Ireland, has been established at Tallaght University Hospital (TUH). The new Testicular Survivorship Clinic is conducting research to try and discover new treatments for patients who have had the disease.

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Galway University Hospitals first with incisionless surgery

Galway University Hospitals, (GUH), has become the first hospital in Ireland to introduce an ‘incisionless’ minimally invasive surgery to help correct blockages of the oesophagus.

Your HealthBernie Rice speaking a podium. The Healthy Ireland logo is in the background. A powerspoint presenation with a photo of Bernie's daughter Sharon is also visible in the background.

Bernie promotes skin cancer prevention after losing daughter

"Malignant melanoma skin cancer took the life of our bright, intelligent daughter Sharon,” explained Bernie Rice, addressing a recent launch of the National Skin Cancer Prevention Plan. “She was 31 when first diagnosed in 2006. A mole on her leg had changed but it went undetected and she was not aware of the implications of it.”

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New Waterford Simulation Lab to help develop skills

A new Clinical Simulation Laboratory (Sim Lab) that has recently gone into operation at the Waterford Integrated Care for Older People Centre (WICOP) will provide immersive, hands-on learning experiences for healthcare professionals and students.

Your HealthA smiling service user is seated in a wheelchair holding a football. Aa coach holding a hurl is leaning in beside smiling.

Wexford sport and leisure programme benefitting service users

Twenty eight service users from the Havenview (Enniscorthy), Croí an Tobar (Oylegate) and Westlands (Wexford Town) residences recently enjoyed a day’s sporting activities as part of a co-produced psycho-social sport and leisure programme in Co Wexford.

Your HealthA smiling Shauna Delaney stands with her arms folder beside a sign for the Intensive Care Unit

Tallaght nurse wins major Trinity award

Shauna Delaney is an “innovative, educational leader who has helped transform the landscape of critical care nursing in Ireland,” according to a close colleague of the critical care clinical nurse educator who recently won a major award from Trinity College Dublin (TCD).