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Sligo University Hospital will welcome parents, their families and staff who have experienced the loss of a child to the annual remembrance service this week. Taking place on Wednesday 20th of November in the Out-Patient department on Level 3 in the hospital, staff will welcome parents and family members to…

An information evening for people interested in volunteering to play with sick children in Sligo University Hospital will take place this Thursday at 6pm. It had originally been planned for October 16th but had to be postpoined because of Storm Ophelia. The volunteers are organised by the charity Children in…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD has called for the recruitment of more rheumatologists to deal with children suffering from ongoing conditions such as arthritis. Fianna Fail Deputy Marc MacSharry told the Dail yesterday that children in pain are waiting for up to two years be seen by a rheumatologist. Six such consultants…

A children’s ambulance service which is the first of it’s kind in the world is extending it’s service into the North West. The Bumbleance service caters for sick children who need to travel to and from hospital appointments in Dublin from the most rural parts of the country. A new…