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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

31 05, 2020

NEW MEASURES FOR CHILDCARE

By | May 31st, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

New measures have been announced to assist childcare providers and parents plan for the reopening of services on June 29. The measures drawn upon expert guidance provided by the HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) [...]

30 05, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE FROM SAOLTA GROUP

By | May 30th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am sharing an update I received from Tony Canavan, CEO of the Saolta University Health Care Group, about the response of our hospitals to the COVID-19 emergency. I acknowledge the great work that is [...]

17 05, 2020

TUAM PIETA HOUSE SHOULD BE RETAINED AS A FULL TREATMENT CENTRE

By | May 17th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Tuam's Pieta House should be retained as a fully operative treatment centre and not downgraded. There are reports that the executive of Pieta House is proposing to downgrade nine of its existing 15 centres to [...]

15 05, 2020

GOVERNMENT SAFETY PROTOCOL FOR WORKERS AND EMPLOYERS

By | May 15th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation's Return to Work Safely Protocol sets out the steps that employers and workers must take before a workplace reopens and while it continues to operate. It should be [...]

7 05, 2020

GALWAY AUTISM PARTNERSHIP STUDENT WEBINARS

By | May 7th, 2020|Blog, Education, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Galway Autism Partnership (GAP) is hosting a series of webinars especially for neuro-diverse students that will be completing their Leaving Certificate this year. While aimed at Leaving Cert students and their parents, the webinars are [...]

5 05, 2020

GALWAY COUNTY PUBLIC PARTICIPATION NETWORK

By | May 5th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The latest editiion of the Galway County Public Participation Network Newsletter is now available. It contains useful information about COVID-19 developments and supports as well as details of the Community Call Response in Galway. There [...]

5 05, 2020

MAJOR STABILITY FUND URGENTLY NEEDED TO SUPPORT LOCAL AUTHORITIES

By | May 5th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am calling on the Government to put in place a Stability Fund to support local authorities as a matter of urgency. Local authority incomes have been slashed because of the COVID-19 crisis. Many local [...]

5 05, 2020

PHASED REOPENING

By | May 5th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

PHASED REOPENING The plan for the phased reopening beginning on May 18th. The phases depend on continued progress in the battle against the COVID-19 virus. ROADMAP FOR REOPENING An overview for the planned reopening stages. [...]

30 04, 2020

LOCAL DEVELOPMENT COMPANIES DELIVERING A GREAT RESPONSE TO COVID EMERGENCY

By | April 30th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Local Development Companies (LDCs) are carrying out vital support work for thousands of community groups and individuals throughout Ireland during the COVID-19 crisis. The 49 LDCs have approximately 1,000 staff engaged in the community response [...]

23 04, 2020

UPDATE FOR PPN MEMBERS FROM COVID-19 HEALTH COMMUNICATIONS STAKEHOLDER SUPPORT

By | April 23rd, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

COCOONING VIDEO A video has been produced to explain cocooning. It can be easily shared and viewed here https://youtu.be/QZD7SHmVhA4 FIFTEEN MINUTES OF DAILY ACTIVITY AND FITNESS RTÉ has launched a 15-minute programme to help older [...]