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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

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 [...]

17 04, 2021

Welcome statement from Committee on Disability Matters on RTÉ Investigates report

By | April 17th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the following Media Release from the Committee on Disability Matters of which I am a member off into the investigation on gathering of information on children with autism and their families. The statement [...]

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 [...]