THE VOLUNTEERS
by Joe Caslin
2017

PRESS

Press Release: 16th December 2019
Affidea Donate MRI scans to Safetynet Primary Care for people experiencing Homelessness, Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Today Affidea Ireland have announced that they are to partner with Safetynet Primary care, a medical charity that provides medical care to Ireland's most marginalised. 

There are clear victims here – the men, women and children who were forced to flee their homes, Dr Fiona O’Reilly writes....

The Irish Medical Times Special Report
In the alleys and shadows, Street medicine heals the homeless
BreakingNews.ie covers a story which mentions St. James's Hospital. 
Mobile x-ray unit launches TB testing clinic
RTE highlights primary care for homeless people
Mobile health unit provides primary care for Dublin's homeless people
'Safety Net': providing primary healthcare for the homeless
Midlands woman 'would not be dead' if local drug treatment was available

The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health was told today there is an urgent need for the link between ill health and homelessness to be recognised.

GAA, knitting and English classes help Syrians start their new lives in Ireland

Coming from a country destroyed by bombs and air strikes, many of these people have not only lost all their worldly possessions, but their livelihoods too. Businesses and homes have been turned to rubble.

Epi-Insight

Disease Surveillance Report of HPSC, Ireland

Volume 20, Issue 11  November 2019 

RadiologyBusiness.com covers a story which mentions St. James's Hospital. 
Mobile x-ray unit in Ireland used for tuberculosis screening
Safetynet director Fiona O´Reilly interviewed on RTE's Late Late Show
Fiona joins Ryan Tubridy to discuss Safetynet's response to the severe weather, and the opportunity it provides to engage with people who had not previously used the service

Fiona O’Reilly (Safetynet GM) in art advocacy calling for addiction to be treated as a health care issue not a criminal one.

Why do we need the Controlled Drugs & Harm Reduction Bill? Watch this short video to find out
Austin O’Carroll, Safetynet Medical Director, recently gave a Ted Talk, Austin's talk is centred on the psychological approach homeless people take when deciding to choose healthcare. He discusses the barriers that we as society have built to prevent easy access to fundamental healthcare treatment. Austin's findings present recommendations and solutions that are universal to Ireland and the rest of the world.
Safetynet
Catherine Mc Auley Centre,    

21 Nelson Street,

Dublin 7

Contact Numbers:

Administration & Finance        087-1523589

Mobile Health & Screening     087-3559722 

Homeless PC Team Inreach     087-1762246

Homeless PC Team Outreach  087-6520225

Homeless PC Team Support    087-2220402

info@primarycaresafetynet.ie

Safetynet is a registered charity (No. CHY19388)

Company Ltd by guarantee Registered No. 471026

Safetynet board members:

Kevin Kenny, David Cagney, Dr. Cliona Ni Chealaigh, Sile Kelly, Brian Melaugh, Frank Munnelly, Frances O'Keefe, Dr. Philip Wiehe.

Company Secretary: Nicola Keogh

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