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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

13 09, 2021

Crisis developing in the Home Care sector

By | September 13th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

There is a major crisis developing in the Home Care sector due to the lack of Home Care workers. “I have experienced first hand the situation where home care hours are being allocated to people [...]

10 08, 2021

Welcome progress on long awaited replacement Orthopaedic Theatres at Merlin Park Galway

By | August 10th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the construction of two replacement orthopaedic theatres on the Merlin Park University Hospital site. Construction commenced in March 2021 and is due to be completed by the end of this year. The development [...]

24 07, 2021

Joint Committee on Disability Matters launches work programme and terms of reference

By | July 24th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I, as a member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Disability Matters, have today welcomed the launch of the Committees Terms of Reference and 2020/21 Work Programme. “ I thank each and every person who [...]

18 07, 2021

Nursing Home Fair Deal long awaited legislation to benefit families

By | July 18th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Nursing Home Fair Deal long awaited legislation to benefit family farms and family business Sean Canney Independent TD welcomes the passing of legislation in the Dáil and Seanad this week to protect family farm and [...]

15 06, 2021

Red Letter Day for Tuam Grove site

By | June 15th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have heralded the commencement of construction work on the site of the Old Grove as a ‘red-letter day’ for Tuam and North Galway. ‘The building has been empty since the Bons Secours closed the [...]

14 06, 2021

Welcome local pharmacies offering one shot Covid vaccine

By | June 14th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am encouraging the public to avail of vaccination as local pharmacies offer the Janssen single dose Covid-19 vaccine free of charge from today (Monday) to people aged 50 or over. Those aged between 40 [...]

23 05, 2021

Confirmation that general Chiropodist service will be commencing in Tuam Primary Care Centre in July

By | May 23rd, 2021|Blog, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from the HSE that general podiatry services will be available with a dedicated chiropodist / podiatrist in place from July this year. “The dedicated post in the new Primary Care Centre [...]

13 05, 2021

Foetal Pain Relief Bill is a humane and reasonable proposal worthy of Dáil backing

By | May 13th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I along with other Independent TD’s co-sponsored The ‘Foetal Pain Relief Bill 2021’ as we believe it is a humane and reasonable proposal worthy of majority support in the Dáil. “As legislators, we cannot ignore [...]

10 05, 2021

Call on the HSE to issue Primary Medical Certs

By | May 10th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have called on the HSE to issue Primary Medical Certificates on an interim basis to alleviate the drastic backlog of applications that are not yet processed. “Both initial applications and appeals are held up [...]

26 04, 2021

Confirmed €30 million in Health Projects to commence construction in Tuam

By | April 26th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been informed that two health projects are to commence construction on site in Tuam shortly. “The HSE have issued the letter of intent to the successful contractors for the new Community Nursing Unit [...]