New figures have revealed that 1,773 women are waiting to see a gynaecologist at Letterkenny University Hospital.
The number of women waiting for a gynaecological outpatient appointment nationally is now almost 30,000 (29,152).
This is your chance to join the Rushe Fitness community in Letterkenny for their biggest summer challenge yet.
How would you like to get in shape AND be …
The second Scally report into the CervicalCheck controversy has found that the level of outsourcing was ‘greater than originally thought’.
It has emerged that smear tests were sent to 16 laboratories, …
Convenience has become part of our lives.
I have written before about how impatience can be costing us our goals when it comes to our health and fitness.
This also …
Today, 8th May, is World Ovarian Cancer Day.
Termed the ‘silent killer’, today is about sharing the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer and encouraging women to talk to their …
A new study has found that women in Ireland are some of the heaviest female drinkers in the world.
More than a quarter of Irish women were classified as binge …
Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week starts April 29th – May 3rd. Maternal Mental Health Day is May 1st.
As many as 1 in 5 mothers experience some type of perinatal …
This week’s challenge is going to follow on from last week’s Gratitude Challenge.
Last week we spoke about how social media can make us feel as if we are missing …
This week’s challenge is one that we all need to do much, MUCH more.
We live in an age of instant gratification.
This week’s challenge may sound like sacrilege, but there is a good reason for doing it.
Your daily caffeine fix can have loads of great benefits.
An inspirational woman who is making great strides in her mission to walk again has received an outpouring of support from the Donegal community this week.
Anita Jackson, aged 42, …
The HSE has confirmed that there have been 13 confirmed cases of Mumps in the North West since the start of March.
These have been mainly in the South Donegal …
Laura Brennan, one of Ireland’s leading patient advocates and HPV vaccine campaigner, has died at the age of 26.
The popular young Ennis woman, who was terminally ill with cervical cancer, …
The HSE has today confirmed that the uptake rate for the HPV vaccine is at 70%, marking an increase of 20 percentage points in just over two years.
The boost …
Letterkenny physiotherapist Lorraine Boyce is leading the way with her passion for women’s health.
Lorraine is the founder of the only dedicated private Women’s Health Physiotherapy Clinic in Donegal. Through …
Positive affirmations release you from anxiety, negativity, guilt, fear and pain. Here are some examples:
Affirmations are simple messages. Repeated over-and-over, they begin to worm their way into your mind. Slowly changing …
Throughout your life, you will meet people who will lift you up and support you.
But, you will also meet others who will be naysayers and will try to put …
Approval has been granted for a new Maternity Theatre at Letterkenny University Hospital to be put into use – almost two decades after it was built.
Saolta Hospital Group has …
We are half way through February.
March will soon be upon us and that means that we have only 16 weeks until June, and the start of the summer holiday …
Valentine’s Day puts the emphasis on love for someone special in your life.
Yet YOU are the most important person in your life.
Why not make this day about loving yourself?
The HSE last week revealed two confirmed cases of the highly infectious disease.
But now the HSE has confirmed that there are three more probable cases and several more possible …
It’s Valentines week and love is in the air.
Couples everywhere will be spending the next few days getting organised for Thursday when flowers, cards, chocolates and ‘other things’ will …
Being a gym owner and coach, it’s easy to think that all we do and encourage is related to fitness and diet, but there is so much more to our …
Health Minister Simon Harris has failed to provide any new assurances that a second permanent Breast Surgeon will be appointed to Letterkenny University Hospital, according to Pearse Doherty TD.
Four years ago, Mariam Murphy (21) developed a skin condition that changed her life.
She was living and studying in Letterkenny when she began suffering from an unusual blistering rash. …
This week’s challenge is a personal one for us all.
We can all get to a point of feeling overwhelmed at times. This usually happens at busy times of the …