General Health

October dates announced for the Living Well programme

Access to the Living Well online series of workshops for adults with long term health conditions continues with a selection of new dates added for October and November, The Roscommon Living Well Coordinator has revealed that four sessions of the programme will run in the coming...

Free online Healthy Food Made Easy programme for Galway

The Health Galway City initiative will host two courses of the Healthy Food Made Easy programme next month, commencing on Tuesday, September 14 next. These FREE online classes will enable participants to gain practical information on healthy eating, including reading food labels, budgeting and meal planning...

Free online exercise programme for over 55s in Galway

The Healthy Galway City initiative has once again partnered with Siel Bleu to deliver a free 8-week online exercise programme for over 55s in the Galway area this Autumn. It follows from the success of similar programmes run earlier in the year and will see classes...

Living Well programme supports those with long term health conditions

If you are living with a long term heath condition you may be interested in doing the ‘Living Well’ Programme’. This is a six week programme delivered in 2.5 hour weekly sessions where you will learn new skills to manage your health condition on a day-to-day basis. Long term...

Launch date set for LGBTI+ Health Equity Report

A new ground breaking report will be launched next Wednesday, August 18 affording a detailed insight into health equity among the LGBTI community. Entitled LGBTI+ Health Equity: A Global Report of 50 Fast-Track Cities (FTC), the report is based on a study conducted by International Association...

The Man Manual is a Men’s Health Week must-have

If you do nothing else this Men's Health Week (June 14-20) download a copy of the Man Manual for yourself or the man/men in your life. Men's Health Week is an annual campaign geared at raising awareness about preventable health problems for males of all ages;...

Mayo GAA legend, David Brady, addresses men’s health webinar

Mayo GAA legend David Brady is the special guest on a webinar that will be hosted on Wednesday, June 16 next. The event, which is called "The How of Men's Health", is the second in the Engaging Men Webinar Series. It will coincide with this year's Men's...

Support booklet for teenagers living with cancer

A teenager who was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma at just 15 years of age has created a support booklet for other young people that may find themselves dealing with a cancer diagnosis. Having personally experienced the loneliness and worry of having an illness of this nature...

FREE online healthy food made easy programme

The Healthy Galway City initiative will launch a free six-week nutrition education programme on Tuesday, May 25 next. Healthy Galway City supports the implementation of Healthy Ireland at local level with the view of creating a city where everyone can enjoy physical and mental health and...

Government launches Healthy Ireland Strategic Action Plan 2021-25

The new #HealthyIreland Strategic Action Plan 2021-2025 was officially launched yesterday, May 11 by Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD and Minister of State for Public Health, Well Being and National Drugs Strategy Frank Feighan TD. This plan provides a clear roadmap of how we can...

Launch of the Healthy Mayo Strategic Plan (2020 – 2023)

From Healthy Mayo: We are pleased to invite you to the virtual launch of the Healthy Mayo Strategic Plan (2020 – 2023). The launch will take place on Thursday 15th April at 2pm and will be available to view on https://www.facebook.com/MayoDotIE We are delighted to have Minister of State for...

Why Men’s Health? webinar

You are invited to the first in a series of webinars focused on Engaging Men. The Why Men’s Health? webinar takes place on Thursday, April 29, from 12.00 – 13.00 and registration is here. HSE Health and Wellbeing, together with the Men’s Health Forum in Ireland, the Men’s Development Network...