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Some services for blind or visually-impaired people in the north west may be hit today by a strike by staff of the National Council for the Blind of Ireland who are members of the Forsa union. The industrial action is over what the union says is the inaction of the…

Children from across the north west with disabilities are facing major waiting times to have an assessment of their needs completed. Nationally more than 4,600 applications are overdue with over three thousand at least three months behind. The ‘assessment of need’ allows children to be diagnosed with a disability, like…

“Tubbercurry has been left in a total state of neglect and given continuous lip service from successive governments.” That’s according to North West general election candidate, Independent John Perry who has stated that the town of Tubbercurry is being left behind. The independent candidate is calling for the government and…

Over 80% of patients at Sligo University Hospital have reported to have a positive experience at the hospital in 2019. That’s according to a recent survey by the National Inpatient Experience Survey. The National Inpatient Experience Survey is a nationwide survey that offers patients the opportunity to describe their experience…

RehabCare says it is confident it will be able to take over the Seaview Respite House service in Mountcharles, Co Donegal, from today. It follows disappointment yesterday after the service did not open as expected. There have been, what some people have described as ‘false dawns’ when it comes to…