Mc Hugh says the local community must be involved in determining future of nursing…

first_img Pinterest Mc Hugh says the local community must be involved in determining future of nursing units WhatsApp Google+ Facebook Homepage BannerNews Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter Pinterest Twitter Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Facebookcenter_img Junior Minister Joe McHugh told a public meeting in Ramelton last night that he has received assurances from Health Minister Leo Varadkar that the local Community Nursing Unit and similar facilities in Lifford and Stranorlar will not close. He’s pledged to work with the local community to ease the fear that exists.Minister Mc Hugh told the meeting that a comprehensive plan must be drafted through community engagement for these centres to ensure they remain open in the long term, and he has written to the Minister requesting this.However, in a statement issued after the meeting, he makes no mention of the HSE letter suggesting that long stay beds will be removed from the community facilities and centralised at a new unit in Letterkenny 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Previous articleN56 temporarily closed outside KilmacrennanNext articleUpdate – N56 reopens after cyclists injured in collision admin 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Google+ WhatsApp By admin – February 6, 2016 Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

NBA trade rumors: Pelicans have also made Julius Randle, Nikola Mirotic available

first_imgThe Pelicans could be looking to shake up their roster in a major way.New Orleans has made forwards Nikola Mirotic and Julius Randle as well as wing E’Twaun Moore available before the Feb. 7 trade deadline, according to a report from ESPN’s Zach Lowe. The team is hoping to acquire picks in deals involving those players, the report says.   The Pelicans will face the Rockets in Houston on Tuesday. They’ll enter the matchup trailing the Clippers by 5 1/2 games for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference with a 22-28 record.Davis, who has missed New Orleans’ last four games, remains sidelined with a finger injury. “Anthony wants to be traded to a team that allows him a chance to win consistently and compete for a championship,” Paul told ESPN. “Anthony wanted to be honest and clear with his intentions and that’s the reason for informing them of this decision now. That’s in the best interests of both Anthony’s and the organization’s future.” Randle is tallying 19.9 points per game in 2018-19 while Mirotic is averaging 16.7 points and shooting 36.8 percent from 3-point range. Moore, an eight-year veteran, is also having one of his best career seasons.The report comes after Anthony Davis’ agent, Rich Paul, told ESPN the star will not re-sign with the Pelicans and wants to be moved. Related News Anthony Davis trade rumor roundup: Pelicans taking calls, just not from Lakers; Lonzo Ball looks Eastlast_img read more

Adopt-A-Pet Dogs of the Week: Thelma and Louise

first_imgFacebook0Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Adopt-A-PetMeet Thelma and Louise! This bonded pair are sweet, pretty, and mellow! They love people and are delighted to hang out with friends in typical happy-lab fashion. They have lived together all their lives, and shelter volunteers believe they will make great family dogs!   Thelma is 3.5-years-old and weighs 66 pounds. Louise is 4-years-old, and weighs 76 pounds.Thelma and Louise enjoy walks together, playing in the yard, and going for car rides! Exercise, good food, companionship, and a fenced yard should help keep them safe, healthy, and happy.If you have further questions or would like to schedule an appointment to meet Thelma and Louise in person, please contact the adoption team at Shelton Adopt-A-Pet. Emails are the preferred method of communication.Adopt-A-Pet has many great dogs and always need volunteers. To see all our current dogs, visit the Adopt-A-Pet website, our Facebook page or at the shelter on Jensen Road in Shelton. For more information, email [email protected] or call 360-432-3091.last_img read more