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Health services information and articles by public representative Sean Canney TD located in Tuam, for Galway East constituency in the West of Ireland

24 01, 2024

Welcomes installation of two Eco Powered cabinets with Defibrillators at Knockma Hill

By | January 24th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the decision by the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) to install 2 Two Solar Eco Powered Cabinets complete with defibrillators and cardiac medicine on Knockma. “I thank the NPWS for their prompt [...]

21 10, 2023

Welcomes progress to allow Nursing home residents to be able to retain all income from renting out their homes

By | October 21st, 2023|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome progress to allow Nursing home residents to be able to retain all income from renting out their homes under plans being finalised by the Government. “The Minister for Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien [...]

17 10, 2023

The Joint Committee on Disability Matters called on Government to deal with the impending and indefinite strike action by health and community workers nationwide

By | October 17th, 2023|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Joint Committee on Disability Matters met in private today and called on all of Government to deal with the impending and indefinite strike action, by health and community workers nationwide. I along with my [...]

10 10, 2023

Cost of Living with a Disability ignored in Budget 2024

By | October 10th, 2023|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I, as a member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Disability Matters, has questioned the Government commitment to support people living with a disability. The absence of any measure in Budget 2024 to deal with [...]

27 09, 2023

Xray Facility for Tuam is now progressing on site

By | September 27th, 2023|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am critical of the HSE for the slow place at which they are delivering the X-ray Facility in Tuam. “In March 2023 I received written confirmation that work on the X-ray Facility in the [...]

4 09, 2023

Welcomes the establishment of a second full time Ambulance and crew in Tuam

By | September 4th, 2023|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the establishment of a second ambulance and crew at Tuam Ambulance Base on 24-hour, seven-day basis to meet the demand for the service in the region. The additional ambulance and crew commenced operations [...]

23 07, 2023

Call on the Department of Health and the HSE to provide ADHD services in the Galway Area

By | July 23rd, 2023|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from the HSE that the National Clinical Programme for the treatment of Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has not yet been extended to the Community Health West. Furthermore, the HSE cannot [...]

16 06, 2023

Disparity in access to personal transport scheme for people with disabilities continues

By | June 16th, 2023|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I as a member of the Oireachtas Committee on Disability Matters along with my colleagues in the Regional Group of TDs have tabled two Private Members Debate motions in the Dáil, shedding light on the [...]

6 04, 2023

Tuam X-Ray facilities to be delivered after a long-delayed process.

By | April 6th, 2023|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from the HSE that the long-awaited X-Ray facilities are to commence installation by June this year and will be operational before the end of the year. The HSE have further confirmed [...]

24 02, 2023

Disability Matters Committee calls on Government to hold crisis talks on national measures to support transformation of Disability Services

By | February 24th, 2023|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I along with my Oireachtas colleagues on The Joint Committee on Disability Matters today, Thursday February 23rd published its report on Aligning Disability Services with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with [...]