Saturday, December 14, 2019

Tech tablet for elderly aims to curb loneliness

A NEW tablet designed exclusively for older people has been launched in Ireland. The company behind the ‘GrandPad’ celebrated its European launch with the opening...

Putting the patient first

Breda Gardner Homeopath, LCPH, MCOS, RGN runs busy natural health clinics at Health Therapies Clinic, 13 Gladstone Street, Waterford and 15 Upper Patrick Street,...

‘Disgrace’ of elderly patients forced to wait

MORE than 400 older people waited more than 24 hours in the Emergency Department of University Hospital Waterford (UHW) in the first three months...

Cath lab’s closure ‘is a constant concern’

THE Fianna Fáil TD for Waterford Mary Butler has said contingencies must be in place if the  results in the temporary closure of the...

40,000 waiting for appointment with consultants

THERE has ben a steep increase in the number of people waiting to see a consultant at University hospital Waterford (UHW). At the end of...

€5.7m secures new morgue for UHW

FUNDING of €5.7 million has been approved for a new morgue at Waterford University Hospital (UHW). It is scheduled to open in 2021 and...

5G is heading our way … and it’s coming fast

COMMERCIAL 5G is being launched in Ireland for the first time. Waterford is one of five counties chosen for the new technology which is...

Dementia and the Benefits of Reminiscence

World Alzheimer Month takes place this September and in  this article Waterford Today takes a look at dementia and the benefits of reminiscence and...

You raised €4m for an empty hospice

FIVE months after it was handed over to the Health Service Executive, Waterford’s hospice is still not open. The people of Waterford raised more than...

Injection of cash for seven health projects

SEVEN Waterford health projects have received a combined €1.3 million in Government funding, Fine Gael Senator Paudie Coffey has announced. The projects, boosted by the...
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