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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

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 [...]

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 [...]