Western Health Board: Outline of activities. December 1990.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/559365
Title:
Western Health Board: Outline of activities. December 1990.
Authors:
Western Health Board (WHB)
Citation:
Western Health Board .1990. Western Health Board: Outline of activities. December 1990. Galway: Western Health Board (WHB)
Publisher:
Western Health Board (WHB)
Issue Date:
Dec-1990
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/559365
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
The Board's area, comprising the counties of Galway, Mayo and Roscommon extends over 5,330 square miles. with a population of 348,328. Demographically, the area is characterised by a low population density. coupled with a high dependency ratio. with 14 per cent of our population aged 65 years or over, as against the national average of 11 per cent. The dependency ratio is 75 as compared with 66 for the State as a whole. 46.8 per cent of the Board's population had full eligibi lity for Health Services as at 31st December, 1989. which is the highest in the State. The birth rate per 1,000 population for the area is 13.7 and the death rate is 10.3 Community Care Services. Protection : Immunisation, child health examinations, food hygiene and standards, health education. Medical: home nursing services, maternity services, GP services, dental, ophthalmic and aural services, physiotherapy services, speech therapy services. Welfare: home help, meals-on-wheels, child care, occupational therapy services.
Keywords:
MATERNITY SERVICE; HEALTH EDUCATION; COMMUNITY CARE; DENTAL HEALTH CARE; HEALTH SERVICES

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorWestern Health Board (WHB)en
dc.date.accessioned2015-07-09T14:33:13Zen
dc.date.available2015-07-09T14:33:13Zen
dc.date.issued1990-12en
dc.identifier.citationWestern Health Board .1990. Western Health Board: Outline of activities. December 1990. Galway: Western Health Board (WHB)en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/559365en
dc.descriptionThe Board's area, comprising the counties of Galway, Mayo and Roscommon extends over 5,330 square miles. with a population of 348,328. Demographically, the area is characterised by a low population density. coupled with a high dependency ratio. with 14 per cent of our population aged 65 years or over, as against the national average of 11 per cent. The dependency ratio is 75 as compared with 66 for the State as a whole. 46.8 per cent of the Board's population had full eligibi lity for Health Services as at 31st December, 1989. which is the highest in the State. The birth rate per 1,000 population for the area is 13.7 and the death rate is 10.3 Community Care Services. Protection : Immunisation, child health examinations, food hygiene and standards, health education. Medical: home nursing services, maternity services, GP services, dental, ophthalmic and aural services, physiotherapy services, speech therapy services. Welfare: home help, meals-on-wheels, child care, occupational therapy services.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherWestern Health Board (WHB)en
dc.subjectMATERNITY SERVICEen
dc.subjectHEALTH EDUCATIONen
dc.subjectCOMMUNITY CAREen
dc.subjectDENTAL HEALTH CAREen
dc.subjectHEALTH SERVICESen
dc.titleWestern Health Board: Outline of activities. December 1990.en
dc.typeReporten
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