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A ‘Food Equality Forum’ took place in the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny on the 10th of May. The event was organised by Slaintecare Healthy Communities Programme and Donegal Food Response Network.
The HSE/South East Community Healthcare (SECH), along with Wexford Local Development, the Ferns Diocesan Youth Service and Traveller Community Programmes participated in a “Wellness Evening” for Travellers in Enniscorthy on Tuesday of this week.
A co-produced psycho-social sports/leisure intervention programme is under way in Co. Wexford, as part of the HSE/South East Community Healthcare’s Mental Health Intellectual Disability (MHID) services.
The HSE/South East Community Healthcare is asking the public to avail of a free service to dispose of unused medication over the next few weeks.
Following the most recent NIAC (National Immunisation Advisory Committee) advice, the HSE is rolling out the Spring COVID-19 booster vaccine programme for people aged 70 years and older, residents of long-term care facilities for older adults and people aged 5 years and older with a weak immune system.
Today, (Wednesday, 10th May 2023), is Tick Awareness Day and the HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has some practical advice on how to protect yourself against ticks, whose bite can cause Lyme disease.
The HSE/South East Community Healthcare is looking for Health Care Support Assistants (formerly known as Home Helps) to provide personal care to clients in their own home.
Today (Friday, 5th May 2023) the HSE National Women and Infants Health Programme, together with the HSE Office of the Nursing and Midwifery Services Director, honour and celebrate midwives crucial care contribution to women and babies across the island of Ireland.
Today (Friday, 5th of May 2023), marks the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Hand Hygiene Day around the world. This year the HSE is urging everybody to ‘get back to basics’ with their hand hygiene as hand hygiene is not just for Covid-19, but for life.
Today, (Wednesday 3rd May 2023), a new consortium on cancer is launching in Europe.