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Adams calls for immediate publication of HSE report into St John of God Services

Local TD Gerry Adams has called for the immediate publication of the HSE report from its audit of St John of God Services. The report, which was leaked in the

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Stroll for stroke event planned for Dundalk Stadium later this month

A stroll for stroke event will take place at Dundalk Stadium later this month. The charity event on Saturday July 29th has been organised by the Dundalk Stroke Support Group.

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Louth Hospital Group seeking new manager for Louth and Lourdes hospitals

The Louth Hospital Group is currently on the lookout for a new Hospital Manager. The successful candidate will oversee the running of both the Louth County Hospital in Dundalk and

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Taoiseach intervenes to secure treatment plan for two-year-old from Knockbridge

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has weighed in to try and help a local two-year-old child receive proper care for his scoliosis. According to a report in the Irish Daily Mirror, the

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North Louth Hospice hit out at person who dumped bed outside their shop

North Louth Hospice have hit out at the unknown person who dumped a bed outside their shop at the Ramparts on Thursday morning. The cancer support group’s charity shop takes

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Number of patients on trolleys in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital falls to seven year low

The number of patients on trolleys at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda fell to a seven year low in the first half of the year. New figures from

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Cara Cancer Support Centre to hold AGM tonight

Cara Cancer Support Centre will hold its annual general meeting at 7pm this evening at their premises at 7 Williamson’s Place. All interested parties are invited to attend.

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HSE calls on St John of God order to fund services by recouping money paid to senior staff

The Health Service Executive has called on the St John of God order to fund their services by recouping money it paid to 14 senior executives since 1986 from the

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Free hearing screenings in the Marshes this Saturday

The Specsavers Hearcare Van will be providing free hearing screenings in the Marshes Shopping Centre this Saturday. The van will be in the centre from 10.30am to 4pm on the

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Sinn Féin Republican Youth express concern at low staffing levels in Louth for mental health services

Sinn Féin Republican Youth have outlined their concern at such low figures of staffing in the Community Health Organisation of which Louth is part of, following the report published this

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83 women from Louth travelled to the UK for an abortion last year

A total of 83 women from Co Louth travelled to the UK last year for an abortion. That’s according to new figures from the Department of Health in the UK.

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Residents at local care home witnessed incidents of aggressive behaviour by other residents

Residents at a St John of God Community Services run care home in Blackrock were vulnerable to witnessing incidents of aggressive behaviour displayed by other residents. According to a report

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Waiting lists in Louth make for “depressing reading”, insists Breathnach

More than 200 patients waiting for inpatient services or surgery at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda have been waiting more than a year. That’s according to new figures

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Adams calls on An Garda Síochána to investigate secret payments to St John of God managers

Local TD Gerry Adams has called on An Garda Síochána to investigate reports that secret payments were made to St John of God managers. The Irish Times reported this morning

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HSE audit criticises lack of transparency in the way St John of God’s John Pepper is paid

A HSE audit has hit out at the lack of clarity and transparency in the way that St John of God group chief executive John Pepper is paid. The Haggardstown