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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

7 04, 2021

Parkinson’s patients facing severe challenges during COVID-19 pandemic

By | April 7th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been contacted by Galway Parkinson’s and they confirm that people living with Parkinson’s disease have been experiencing mental health challenges and loss of health services since the COVID-19 pandemic began over a year [...]

6 04, 2021

Vaccine double booking causing no shows

By | April 6th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been informed that many patients are not showing up for their vaccine. “I have determined that the reason for the no shows is that they are being double booked”. “It seems there are [...]

31 03, 2021

Active Travel funding for Tuam

By | March 31st, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Tuam area is to benefit from funding of in excess of €500,000 under the Active Travel Programme. The concept of the Active Travel is to link areas within towns and villages to provide for [...]

26 03, 2021

Long awaited Orthopaedic Unit under construction at Merlin Park

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

I welcome the commencement of construction of the new €7 million purpose built orthopaedic operating theaters at Merlin Park, Galway. “This project was initiated as a result of the old theater block falling into disrepair [...]

9 03, 2021

Joint Committee on Disability Matters to discuss ‘Nothing about us without us’

By | March 9th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Joint Committee on Disability Matters to discuss ‘Nothing about us without us’ – Achieving equal rights and equity for women with disabilities. I as a member of the Joint Committee on Disability Matters has welcomed [...]

1 03, 2021

Audiology Testing Centre progressing for Tuam

By | March 1st, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I received confirmation from the HSE that a local audiology service including a specialist audiology testing facility is being designed are inclusion within the Primary Care Centre Tuam. “Currently these Audiology services are available in [...]

1 03, 2021

Diagnostic services to be available in Tuam from March

By | March 1st, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been informed by the HSE that an interim ultrasound service will commence in Tuam Primary Care Centre on the 8th March. “In relation to the availability of x-ray facilities, the HSE have confirmed [...]

1 03, 2021

€30 million investment in Health Care facilities to progress to construction in Tuam Health Campus

By | March 1st, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been informed that the long journey on two projects in Tuam are progressing to construction stage and contractors will be on site in the coming months. “The new 50 bed Community Nursing Unit [...]

27 02, 2021

Orthodontic assessment waiting times in Galway not acceptable

By | February 27th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from the HSE that the waiting times for orthodontic assessments are 6 months for emergency cases and for routine cases in Galway it is 2 years. “I was also been informed [...]

4 02, 2021

Government needs to immediately outline their contingency plan for vaccine rollout for the over 70s”

By | February 4th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

As a member of the Regional Group of TD’s we have called on the Government to immediately outline their contingency plan for the rollout of vaccines to older adults. “This evening we have been informed [...]