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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

28 05, 2024

Expressed concern at the increase in waiting times for Podiatry services in Galway.

By | May 28th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from the HSE that presently there are over 1200 patients on waiting lists for podiatry services in Galway. This up from the February waiting numbers of 686 patients. “There are two [...]

27 05, 2024

Welcomes Installation of the Audiology Clinic in Tuam Primary Care Centre.

By | May 27th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from the Head of Primary Care Services that the Audiology Clinic is being installed in Tuam Primary Care Centre and will be up and running by the beginning of August. Presently [...]

19 04, 2024

Time to End Means Testing for Family Carers

By | April 19th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Regional Group of Dáil Deputies Proposes Motion to End Means Testing for Family Carers. I along with the Regional Group of TDs, comprising nine Dáil Deputies, is seeking cross party support for their motion to [...]

16 04, 2024

Welcomes opening of long awaited Xray facility in Tuam.

By | April 16th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the opening of the Xray facility at the Primary Care Centre in Tuam. The facility was tied up in paperwork since I first secured funding for the facility in 2017 from the then [...]

12 03, 2024

Regional Group of Independent TDs call for the creation of a non-means tested Participation Income for all Carers.

By | March 12th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I along with the Regional Group of TDs are tabling a motion calling for the creation of a non means tested payment for carers in Ireland. "In Ireland, 1 in 8 of our population are [...]

28 02, 2024

Joint Committee on Disability Matters launches public consultation on United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)

By | February 28th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Joint Committee on Disability Matters has opened a public consultation asking Disabled Persons Organisations and Self Advocates to make a submission on the UNCRPD and the reality of human rights for people with disabilities [...]

24 01, 2024

Welcomes installation of two Eco Powered cabinets with Defibrillators at Knockma Hill

By | January 24th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the decision by the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) to install 2 Two Solar Eco Powered Cabinets complete with defibrillators and cardiac medicine on Knockma. “I thank the NPWS for their prompt [...]

21 10, 2023

Welcomes progress to allow Nursing home residents to be able to retain all income from renting out their homes

By | October 21st, 2023|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome progress to allow Nursing home residents to be able to retain all income from renting out their homes under plans being finalised by the Government. “The Minister for Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien [...]

17 10, 2023

The Joint Committee on Disability Matters called on Government to deal with the impending and indefinite strike action by health and community workers nationwide

By | October 17th, 2023|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Joint Committee on Disability Matters met in private today and called on all of Government to deal with the impending and indefinite strike action, by health and community workers nationwide. I along with my [...]

10 10, 2023

Cost of Living with a Disability ignored in Budget 2024

By | October 10th, 2023|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I, as a member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Disability Matters, has questioned the Government commitment to support people living with a disability. The absence of any measure in Budget 2024 to deal with [...]