Mayo General Hospital has introduced a smoke-free campus policy at the Castlebar facility that applies to staff, patients, visitors, contractors and anyone who enters the hospital buildings/grounds. Photo: Keith Heneghan / Phocus It is no longer possible to smoke anywhere on the hospital grounds, for example, entrances, doorways, walkways, internal roads, car parks, cars, bicycle […]
Representatives from HSE West and Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation have signed the contract with the preferred bidder for refurbishment and extension works in the female ward at Ballina District Hospital. Construction on the new refurbishment and extension works will commence this month at a cost of over €1 million of which €250,000 is being provided […]
The HSE’s National Ambulance Service (NAS) has introduced three new Intermediate Care Ambulances in Castlebar as part of its commitment to develop and improve response times to life-threatening emergency calls in County Mayo. The introduction of the Intermediate Care Ambulance service is a central part of the improvement of response times for the ambulance service […]
For the tenth year running, HSE staff in Mayo have launched the annual Bronntanas Appeal in the run-up to Christmas. Bronntanas is a group of HSE staff, their families, and friends who along with volunteers from voluntary organisations come together in the weeks before Christmas to organise the giving of presents anonymously to children in […]
Mayo Recovery College, the first college of its kind in Ireland, will open its doors to the people of Mayo and beyond this autumn. The College is holding an open evening from 7–9 pm on Wednesday, 28 August in the Large Lecture Theatre, GMIT, Castlebar to discuss the courses, seminars and workshops that will be […]
The Mol an Oige In-Home Family Services Programme, which is delivered in Mayo and Roscommon across a number of child care services, has led to improvements in parenting confidence and skills, child behaviour, family routines, and more generally in family life, according to an evaluation report which was launched at Mayo General Hospital.