Dr. Keith Swanick proposes law to tackle theft or damage to Life Saving Equipment

New legislation is being drafted by Dr. Keith Swanick Fianna Fáil Health and Mental Health Spokesperson in Seanad Éireann, which would introduce a new offence in relation to the theft or damage of life saving equipment such as defibrillators and…

Roscommon Hospital Patients to be surveyed

Roscommon Hospital is one of 40 hospitals participating in the National Patient Experience Survey, a new nationwide survey asking patients for their views on Hospital care. With an estimated 27,000 patients eligible to participate, approximately 100 of these in the…

Minister Denis Naughten highlights plight of Boyle M.E. sufferer

Local Minister Denis Naughten joined Christine Fenton from Boyle outside Dáil Eireann to highlight the plight of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.) sufferers throughout Ireland. Speaking at the event Christine Fenton said “Myalgic Encephalomyelitis has been classified as a neurological disease by…

Free Blood Pressure Tests in Boots Pharmacies throughout May

Free blood pressure checks are being provided by Boots Ireland pharmacists nationwide to mark May Measurement Month, a global initiative that aims to test 25 million people for high blood pressure. Adults around the country are encouraged to get their…

Michael Fitzmaurice TD “HSE have acted disgracefully in treatment of local man”

Local Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice has called on the HSE and the Minister for Health to act immediately “on the disgraceful neglect” of a local man who, he says, “has been all but abandoned by the system”. Commenting on the…

Roscommon Further Education Centre to host Marie Keating Foundation Pamper Day

The students of Roscommon Further Education Centre, Lisnamult are hosting a special Pamper Day in aid of the Marie Keating Foundation, next Tuesday, May 16th. The public are invited to come along on the day and avail of special treats…

Eugene Murphy TD calls for more Hospital Beds to be made available

Local Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy has called for the proposed hospital bed capacity review to be expedited after figures obtained by his party reveal the number of elective procedures performed in hospitals across the country has halved in the…

Murphy calls for greater awareness and recognition of Lyme Disease

Local Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy has called for greater awareness and recognition of Lyme Disease. Deputy Murphy attended a rally outside Dáil Éireann on Wednesday when up to 200 people affected by Lyme Disease highlighted the condition, as well…

Top 5 tips to become Sun Smart from Roscommon Hospital

The Department of Plastic Surgery in Roscommon Hospital recently hosted a very successful Safe Sun and Awareness Campaign and they are encouraging people to become Sun Smart. The aim of the campaign was to increase knowledge among patients, visitors and…

IBTS to host Blood Donation Clinics in Roscommon town

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service will old three Blood Donation Clinics in Roscommon town over the coming days. The Blood Donation Clinics will be held at the Abbey Hotel and the details are as follows: Tuesday April 25th from 5pm…

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