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Fallen into the Crack

The best phrase I have heard, to date, that explains my situation and others who are facing homelessness at my “level” – Fallen into the Crack. 176 more words


Without cler health reform plans, we need sustained improvements on access to quality health and social care

From the Irish Independent on 19 December 2015

This week, there were more health headlines, emanating from a frank interview with HSE chief Tony O’Brien, the deferral of the INMO nurses’ strike action in emergency departments and the publication of the HSE 2016 service plan. 818 more words


New petition seeks to align physical and mental health

A nationwide call to arms has been issued this week, known as ‘Equality for Mental Health‘. With over 200 signatories from Britain’s public eye, it is hoped that the campaign will finally make some headway into addressing the current imbalance between physical and mental health in this country. 618 more words

Caveats for Caregivers (2)

This is my second essay on caregiving, first published on another website on April 16, 2012.

“We don’t accept cash.”

She must have misunderstood me.  When I offered to pay cash, she must have thought I was about to reach into my pocket, like some character from… 1,177 more words


Short donor waiting lists are not necessarily a good thing

I have spent a lot of time over the last year or so trying to counter the myth that there are long waiting lists for egg donation in the UK.   619 more words

Health - Transplant Services; Waiting Lists; Breast Cancer Drugs; Vaccination Rates

I also request that the Minister come in and update us on the transplant situation. Over the past few years, those in charge of transplant policy in the country have felt it has been very unco-ordinated… 415 more words


Heart (TAVI) Operations Suffering Due to a Lack of Co-ordinated Planning and Funding by the HSE

Speaking in the Seanad during Commencement Matters on “The need for the Minister for Health to address the inadequate and inefficient organisation of the TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve implant) programs across the State, causing delays and lengthy waiting lists for patients.” … 1,976 more words