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A Sinn Fein councillor says a part-time psychiatrist is not nearly enough to cover the needs of those seeking help in the North West. Families and public representatives in the North West met with the HSE earlier this week to discuss ongoing fears over CAMHS services in the region. Cutbacks…

Families in need of mental health and respite care are to meet with the HSE next Monday. It follows the announcement that a new part time consultant psychiatrist has been appointed to the Child and Adult Mental Health Services in the North West. Continued fears over the cutback in Solas…

An Post has confirmed that postal services in Ballygawley, Co. Sligo, are secure until at least the end of May. It comes as the Irish Postmasters Union hold a protest outside the GPO in Dublin at an internal An Post review which could see up to 200 offices closed.  …

The future of a west Sligo respite centre for people with dementia has been secured in the short-term. The Home from Home project operates from a house in Kilglass and is supported by the Alzheimers Society. Sligo Sinn Fein Councillor Thomas Healy has been working with Sligo Leitrim TD Martin…

There are calls for the HSE and the Minister for Health to take immediate action to address the staffing crisis facing mental health and autism services in the North West. The calls come following a meeting of local politicians and families from the greater Sligo and North West region yesterday.…