Friday, February 21, 2020

Dementia and Nutrition

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

Drinking to excess – just part of Irish culture?

21% of Irish adults classified as hazardous drinkers, while 23% are at potential risk of becoming hazardous drinkers New Drinkaware Index published reveals 19% exceed...

WEXFORD STUDENT WINS OVERALL TEXACO ART COMPETITION

Naoise Hennessy, a 16-year old student from Craanford, near Gorey, has been chosen overall winner of this year's 65th Texaco Children's Art Competition, taking...

Eggs-citement as chicks hatch at local hospital

RESIDENTS of a long-stay elderly care facility in Co. Wexford are being entertained by some new arrivals in their midst. The hatching of five...

Locals asked to dig deep as Alzheimer day washed out

The generous people of Waterford are being asked to dig deep after the Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s (ASI) annual flag day collection was washed...

Mental health carers fall way short in South East

PARTS of the country have less than half the recommended number of staff needed for child and adolescent mental health services. New figures show...

Wexford scientist’s body clock work to star in new book series

A Wexford woman is leading Irish research that shows an intriguing connection between the immune system and the body’s natural body clock. And New...

Mental health €25m ‘held up’

UP to €25 million of the Budget 2019 allocation for mental health services is still being held back by the Department of Health, according...

South East offers cutting edge tech roles, lower cost of living and better quality...

The South East is increasingly becoming one of Ireland’s most sought-after destinations to live and work because of the high-end jobs in tech and...

Children still sent to adult psychiatric hospitals

THE latest Mental Health Commission report raises serious questions about care, Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Mental Heath James Browne has said. Wexford’s Deputy Browne has...
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