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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

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 [...]

25 08, 2020

Call on the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection to re-introduce weekly payments of Social Protection payments

By | August 25th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have called on the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection to re-introduce weekly payments of Social Protection payments ‘This move will rejuvenate the Post Office network, as there is a reduction on people [...]

20 08, 2020

Fair Deal legislation needs to be enacted in the next Dáil term

By | August 20th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have called on the new Government to bring forward legislation to introduce a three-year cap on productive farming assets. ‘There is widespread support for this legislation from all partners. It’s introduction was delayed due [...]

11 08, 2020

Welcome progress on provision of Audiology Testing facility at the Primary Care Centre Tuam

By | August 11th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation that the Community Audiology Services in Tuam which were suspended in March due to COVID-19 will recommence this month. ‘I have also received confirmation that a tender process is progressing for [...]

29 07, 2020

Progress on Health Projects for Tuam

By | July 29th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from the H.S.E that two major projects are being prepared to go to tender. The Community Nursing Unit has been approved to go to tender to a select list of pre-qualified [...]

18 07, 2020

Contractors appointed to commence enabling works on Ward Block at Portiuncula Hospital

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

I have received confirmation that the contractor has been appointed to carry out the Ward Block Enabling Works and the Reconfiguration of Radiology at Portiuncula Hospital. The works are the first phase in the development [...]

27 06, 2020

NATIONAL CONSULTATION ON YOUNG PEOPLE’S HEALTH AND WELLBEING

By | June 27th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs is holding a national consultation with young people on mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19. How’s Your Head – Young Voices during COVID-19 will hear directly from young [...]

26 06, 2020

SUPPORT NATIONAL BE ACTIVE DAY

By | June 26th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Galway Sports Partnership is encouraging everyone in Galway to get out and be active with their families this Sunday June 28. They are asking people of all ages to take part, post a photo or [...]