HSE urge Roscommon people to complete Suicide Prevention survey

In partnership with local organisations and community and voluntary groups, HSE CHO Area 2 (Galway, Mayo and Roscommon) are developing a Suicide Prevention Action Plan for counties Galway, Mayo and Roscommon. This is part of “Connecting for Life”, a national…

HSE QUIT Smoking campaign builds on momentum

The HSE has launched the latest phase of the award-winning QUIT Smoking campaign, which uses powerful real-life stories to encourage smokers to quit for good. Launched by Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, the new QUIT Smoking campaign builds on…

Politicians disappointed at temporary closure of St Josephs Mental Health Day Centre in Ballaghaderreen

Local Politicians have expressed their disappointment at the temporary closure of St Josephs Mental Health Day Centre in Ballaghaderreen due to staffing issues. Service users at St Josephs Mental Health Day Centre will be facilitated at other nearby facilities during…

HSE and Irish Pharmacy Union launch Dementia Understand Together

Picture credit: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland The HSE and the Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) have teamed up to raise public awareness of dementia through pharmacies across Ireland in a new campaign entitled Dementia Understand Together. Dementia Understand Together is a public…

HSE marks Organ Donor Awareness Week with important reminder

To coincide with Organ Donor Awareness Week the HSE Organ Donation and Transplant Ireland has outlined key activities and outcomes in organ donation and transplant in Ireland in 2016. The aim of the announcement is to encourage people to consider…

HSE encourage people to “Drink less and gain more” via new Website

The HSE has launched Askaboutalcohol.ie where people can see how drinking affects them healthwise, and how they can gain more by drinking less. Speaking at yesterday’s launch, Dr Stephanie O’Keeffe, HSE National Director for Health & Wellbeing said, “This is…

Suicide Prevention Action plan to be developed for Roscommon, Galway and Mayo

The HSE, in partnership with community, voluntary and statutory organisations, is developing a Suicide Prevention Action Plan for Counties Galway, Mayo and Roscommon. This plan will be based on the same vision, goals, objectives and measurable outcomes as Ireland’s national…

Creagh Training Centre trainees celebrate Fetac/QQI Awards

L-R: Eamon Hannan, Business Manager, Paddy Kelly, Laura Guilfoyle, Imelda Tully Social Skills Instructor, Fionnuala Treacy, Ann Corr, Bartley Boyle, Training Centre Manager, Rena Staunton, Mary Connolly, Orla Farragher And Christine Kelly Trainees of the HSE Creagh Training Centre in…

Residents show continued support for local causes at the Plunkett Home in Boyle

As part of their continued support to worthy causes, the Day Care residents of the Plunkett Home Community Nursing Unit in Boyle recently prepared and arranged beautiful hampers, which were donated to the local Saint Vincent de Paul. 2016 was…

New HSE Website offers tips on fighting flu and other winter bugs

The HSE, in partnership with the ICGP and the Irish Pharmacy Union have developed undertheweather.ie an information site which offers advice on fighting flu and other winter bugs. It features a wide range of common conditions like colds, flu, earaches,…

Eugene Murphy – HSE more focused on “cost cutting” with Knockroe House closure

Fianna Fail TD Eugene Murphy said the closure of the mental health hostel, Knockroe House in Castlerea was as a sad day for the area and he noted that the HSE had not taken the points and recommendations made by…

Michael Fitzmaurice TD – “HSE Memo should lead to sackings”

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice has said that those responsible for a HSE Memo which suggested minimal force could be used to remove patients from hospital beds and also referred to them as “trespassers” should be sacked. Commenting on the Memo,…

Connacht Rugby players help launch Flu Vaccine Campaign

Connacht Rugby players John Cooney, Sean O’Brien and Rory Parata joined staff from the Saolta University Health Care Group and HSE for the launch of the Group’s flu vaccine campaign at University Hospital Galway. This year, the Saolta Group and…

Local families suffering due to HSE inefficiencies says Michael Fitzmaurice

Michael Fitzmaurice TD has criticised the HSE and associated Minister following two recent incidents which are causing distress to people in the Roscommon and East Galway area. In a statement released today the Independent TD said “I want to raise…

Be part of Roscommon GAA’s #littlethings wellbeing campaign

The #littlethings campaign highlights the importance of protecting and nurturing one’s mental health. This is a national mental health and wellbeing campaign run by the HSE’s National Office for Suicide Prevention and a coalition of over 25 partner organisations. This…

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