Health Screening in aid of The Irish Hospice Foundation


As part of our Health Screening Initiative is holding a two day health screening campaign this Thursday & Friday in Cork, Dundalk, Drogheda & Galway to raise funds for the Irish Hospice Foundation.

The screenings will take place from 9:00 –6:00pm this Thursday July 25th at Galway Shopping Centre, Douglas Court Shopping Centre in Cork and the Laurence Shopping Centre in Drogheda and on Friday 26th at Douglas Court Shopping Centre and Marshes Shopping Centre Dundalk. Each location will be offering tests for Blood Sugar Levels, Cholesterol Levels, Lung Function, Blood Pressure, and BMI.

The tests will be available for a donation of €2 each or a special deal of three for €5, and following your health screening test of choice, you will receive a personalised screening results form, all proceeds raised over both days will go towards the Irish Hospice Foundation.

“We are delighted to be receiving the proceeds of National Screening Days and we would like to say a big thank you to all the staff and of course the members of the public for their support of our work to make better end-of-life care, everywhere a reality across Ireland.”
Says Sharon Foley, CEO of the Irish Hospice Foundation

“The Irish Hospice Foundation receive no formal funding from the state and are totally reliant on voluntary donations from general public, corporate and philanthropic organisations to enable the foundation to deliver much needed services. Bearing a close link on our own care service provision, we welcome the unique opportunity to support a very worthy charitable cause.”
Blathnait Ni Mhurchu – Homecare Manager –

The Irish Hospice Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that promotes the hospice philosophy and supports the development of hospice and palliative care. Their vision is that no one should have to face death or bereavement without the care and support they need. Their mission is to achieve dignity and comfort at the end of life for all, in all care settings. is a trusted homecare service delivered as part of the Servisource Group, which recently received the award ‘Irish Homecare Providers of the Year 2013.With offices in Dublin, Galway, Dundalk, and Cork and a team of nationwide carers and registered nurses, is one of Irelands leading supplier of home care services and home nursing solutions right across Ireland. Their philosophy is that People are happier and live longer in the comfort of their own homes. They offer home care services in Respite Care, Assisted Hospital Discharge, Care for Children with Special Needs or Illness, Assisted Living and Dementia/Alzheimer’s Care

Interviews are available on request with Sharon Keogh CEO of Irish Hospice Foundation and Blathnait Ni Mhurchu Director of My through Andrew Mernagh of Investnet Communications on 087-2911028.

Some pictures of todays Health Screening Event in Galway Shopping Center.

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Blathnait, our Homecare Manager is fresh off Lite FM in Cork where she was telling Anna ‘On the Level Show’ about our health screening day in the Douglas Court Shopping Centre All welcome today and tomorrow……..

She was also Having a banter with Frank on ‘Yawl ready for this’ on Youghal Radio this morning, where they chatted about all things homecare and asked everyone to come down to our Health Screening day in the Douglas Court Shopping Centre to raise much needed funds for The Irish Hospice Foundation…..

Tomorrow she’ll be speaking live on LMFM – Louth – 11:45am on The Daire Nelson Show and Raidio Na Gaeitachta.

Tune in closely to Cork 96fm, C103 & Galway Bay Fm for up to date information in relation to our nationwide health screening campaign, The more the merrier we say so come on down to a shopping centre where one of our dedicated screening nurses will run a personalised test for you.

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