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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 01, 2021

Calls for the Army to be utilised to accelerate the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine

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

I have called on the Government to mobilise the Army and the National Army Reserve to help deliver the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine in the quickest time possible. “The Army are ready, equipped, they [...]

28 12, 2020

Calls for Waste Water Treatment facility for Galway East following report on Mutton Island by An-Taisce

By | December 28th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am adamant that if County Galway is to develop properly Irish Water need to begin the process of developing a wastewater Treatment plant for the East of the county. A report prepared by An [...]

15 12, 2020

Welcome progress on Tuam Health Campus

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

I have received confirmation that the HSE are progressing two major health facilities in Tuam. “The Community Nursing facility is tendered, and the successful contractor is expected to commence construction in March 2021”. “This new [...]

3 12, 2020

Today is International Day for persons with Disabilities.

By | December 3rd, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I attended the Special Committee on Disability Matters and we heard inspiring contributions from Special Olympics Ireland, Trinity Centre and WALK. As legislators we need to change many of our laws to ensure that people [...]

24 11, 2020

Canney welcomes reintroduction of Primary Medical Cert Scheme

By | November 24th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Seán Canney TD has received confirmation from the Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe TD at the Oireachtas Committee on Finance that the Primary Medical Certificate Scheme, which was suspended following a court case in June, [...]

18 11, 2020

Ireland’s progress on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

By | November 18th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Joint Committee on Disability Matters to discuss Ireland’s progress on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. As a member of The Joint Committee on Disability Matters, we as a Committee [...]

5 11, 2020

Highlights the issues facing people with disabilities in Special Dáil Committee

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

I raised some of the issues facing people with disabilities in a meeting of the Joint Committee on Disabilities Matters. “Some of the issues that need to be addressed include lack of overnight respite services [...]

30 09, 2020

Confirmation that development of the old Grove site in Tuam is to proceed to tender and construction

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

I have received confirmation that the tender for development of the Mental Health Day Hospital site in Tuam will go to tender in October and the HSE intend to appoint the contractor in January 2021. [...]

28 09, 2020

Primary Care Centres are not being used to their full potential

By | September 28th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am critical of the HSE and Department of Health for their inability to provide services within the new Primary Care Centre in Tuam. “The Primary Care Centre is opened to the public for over [...]

9 09, 2020

Homecare Hours should be a vital component of the Governments Winter Plan

By | September 9th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Programme for Governments Winter Plan which commits to invest in additional Homecare hours and to legislate for a statutory Homecare Scheme needs to be enacted now. ‘Research has shown than an increase of 1.5 [...]