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Your HealthFirst National Traveller Health Action Plan to improve health outcomes

First National Traveller Health Action Plan to improve health outcomes

Improving the health experiences and health outcomes for Travellers is the aim of the recently launched first National Traveller Health Action Plan.

Your HealthNational Vaccination Programme Covid19 wins Project Management Awards

National Vaccination Programme COVID-19 wins Project Management Awards

Following the immense work of healthcare staff across the country, the National Vaccination Programme COVID-19 has won two prestigious Project Management Ireland awards for the ‘Greatest National Impact Project 2022 and the Public Sector Project of the Year Award 2022.

Your Health Innovative treatment planning for brain cancers at SLRON Beaumont

Innovative treatment planning for brain cancers at SLRON Beaumont

Saint Luke’s Radiation Oncology Network (SLRON) has just launched a cutting-edge new planning software system to treat certain brain cancers with Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) - a type of radiation therapy.

Your HealthHSE publishes ‘first of its kind’ pilot drug test results from Electric Picnic

‘First of its kind’ pilot drug test results from Electric Picnic

The results of a ‘first of its kind pilot drug test programme at this year’s Electric Picnic festival finds high-strength MDMA samples and a new substance 3-CMC not detected in Ireland before.

Your HealthPatrick (Paddy) Corcoran, Cork South Older Person’s hub

“Fantastic service” helps Paddy recover at home

“Being at home helped me recover, because I felt happier at home. The service was fantastic, I never expected it,” says Patrick (Paddy) Corcoran, a retired baker, about the Cork South Older Person’s hub.

Your Healthcommunity virtual ward support to individuals with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Virtual ward initiative supports patients

“This integrated approach to patient care has enabled these individuals to remain at home while ill rather than in a hospital bed,” according to Advanced Nurse Practitioner Antoinette Doherty, commenting after the launch of a new virtual ward initiative in Letterkenny.