Sunday, December 8, 2019

€1million fund for elderly citizens

THE Minister with responsibility for Mental Health and Older People, Jim Daly TD, has launched a new Community and Voluntary Support Scheme which will...

Dementia and Nutrition

World Alzheimer Month takes place this September and in this article Carlow People takes a look at dementia and nutrition, and the things that...

56% of people in Leinster know someone who has been affected...

A survey conducted earlier this year by protection specialist Royal London, has found that 56% of people in Leinster know someone who has been...

Carlow is below par on health spending per capita

SPENDING on urgent and emergency care in Ireland varies greatly depending on the patient’s address, with Carlow, Kilkenny and Wicklow considerably down the scale...

Code to better your care from your chemist

A NEW Code of Conduct, setting out revised ethical standards that all pharmacists must meet, was published last week by the pharmacy regulator, the...

Huge boost for new approach to health care

THE South East Community Healthcare organisation has welcomed confirmation of funding being made available to 13 projects under the Sláintecare Integration Fund. As part of...

Senator puts a foot down over health ‘lottery’

THE Fianna Fáil Senator Jennifer Murnane O’Connor has sharply criticised the “postcode lottery of health services which continues to leave people in Carlow at...

Dementia: a closer look

World Alzheimer Month takes place this September and  Carlow People will be focusing on a different aspect of dementia over the course of four...

Research finds link to sleep and bad health

Researchers in Trinity have identified a possible link between sleep deprivation among older adults and poor health. The study also found that people aged 50...

Festival looks to mental wellbeing

CARLOW Mental Health Association are delighted to celebrate 10 years providing the Mensana Fest, a mental health festival in Carlow.  “We are very proud that...
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