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Hurricane Ophelia: Hospital Statement

5.15pm Monday 16th October:

Normal electricity supply has resumed. All scheduled surgeries for Tues 17th Oct will take place as originally planned. If you are unable to travel to attend your surgery or out-patient appointment on Tues 17th Oct please make contact with either the Hospital (056 7775275) or your Consultant’s secretary.
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4.30pm Monday 16th October:

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October 16th, 2017|Blog, Hospital Updates|

Strike Before Stroke

September is Heart Health month. This year, the Irish Heart Foundation have focused their heart awareness campaign around the topic of ‘Let’s Strike Before Stroke’.

One in five people will have a stroke at some time in their life. Most are over 65, but stroke can strike at any age. Even young people and children […]

September 25th, 2017|Blog, Hospital Updates|

Irish Heart Month

Irish Heart month begins on September 1st; the theme of this year’s campaign is children and families heart health through healthy eating and active living.

We all want our children to grow up to be happy, active healthy adults. You make many choices every day, when it comes to making decisions that keep us healthy, it […]

September 1st, 2016|Blog|

Men’s Health Week 2016

International Men’s Health Week (MHW) begins today. The event is celebrated in most European countries, with the aim of

heightening awareness of preventable health problems for males of all ages
supporting men and boys to engage in healthier lifestyle choices / activities
encouraging the early detection and treatment of health difficulties in males

The theme of Men’s Health Week […]

June 13th, 2016|Blog|

Your Skin in the Summer Sun

Quite often in Ireland we yearn for the summer sunshine but often, as soon as the sun arrives we find ourselves scarpering to load our BBQ’s and sun loungers back into storage! With the current good weather set to continue, it is important to be able to enjoy the sun. We can do this by ensuring we protect […]

June 2nd, 2016|Blog|

A surgeon’s concerns for young rugby players

Young children’s bodies are not designed for the impact they are taking in rugby matches – and players as young as nine are regularly hospitalised with broken bones, according to leading surgeon, Mr Maurice Neligan. (Source: Irish Independent)
Orthopaedic surgeon, Mr Maurice Neligan who joined Aut Even Hospital in 2014 and is currently the chief Orthopaedic […]

May 11th, 2016|Blog|

May is Better Sleep Month

The aim of Better Sleep Month is to encourage people to establish better sleeping patterns. Refreshing sleep is of huge importance when staying healthy from a  physical, emotional and mental health perspective.Factors which disrupt sleep include excitement, depression, anxiety and caffeine intake close to bed time while environmental factors include, room temperature, light levels, humidity, bedding […]

May 5th, 2016|Blog|

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Bowel cancer happens when cells in the bowel change and start to grow quickly and form a tumour. If the tumour is malignant and is not treated, it will affect how the bowel works. Most bowel cancers occur in the large bowel. Bowel cancer is also known as colorectal cancer or cancer of the colon and […]

April 15th, 2016|Blog|

The Heads Up on Concussion in Sport

Aut Even Hospital is hosting its next ‘Expert Voices’ event on March 3rd at 7.30pm in the Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel.  This year the event is entitled: ‘The Heads Up on Concussion in Sport’.

This FREE EVENT is aimed at parents, players, coaches, trainers, teachers, students, healthcare professionals and sports enthusiasts across a range of sports.

Our panel […]

February 15th, 2016|Blog|

World Cancer Day

Today is World Cancer Day. The primary aim of the day is to get as many people as possible, around the globe, to talk about cancer on February 4th.

Why World Cancer Day is important?

Currently, 8.2 million people die from cancer worldwide every year, out of which, 4 million people die prematurely (aged 30 to 69 years).
World […]

February 4th, 2016|Blog|
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