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Friends of St Luke’s ignore the Campaign

In early December, our Chairman Joe Guilfoyle, wrote to all the directors of the Friends at their home addresses, explaining the reality of the ‘centre of excellence’ at James’s with its lack of beds and food for patients and enclosing … Continue reading

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Letter from Irish Cancer Society

See NEWS Section to read letter the Campaign sent to the Irish Cancer Society on December 6th and their disappointing reply received today Feb 2nd.

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Cliff Reid, former Luke’s patient standing in Kildare South

Cliff Reid, whose story  features in the Campaign’s book Cancer in a cold climate: the shafting of St Luke’s Hospital is standing as an independent candidate in the general election for the Kildare South constituency.  Cliff was diagnosed with cancer … Continue reading

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HSE deny Luke’s land for sale

See News section for details on this.

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Susie Long’s husband standing in general election

Susie Long died in 2007 from bowel cancer after waiting 7 months as a public patient for a diagnostic test.  Her husband Conor MacLiam is standing in Kilkenny to highlight public health access issues. Susie’s in-laws are great Luke’s supporters … Continue reading

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Car parking charges for cancer patients at new ‘centre of excellence’ on James’s campus

We have now been informed that the same (very expensive) car parking charges that apply to other patients will apply to cancer patients at the new unit (not yet open) at James’s. There are no charges at Luke’s. The powers … Continue reading

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Football pictures – Letterkenny

See the football action in the GALLERY Section The football tournament was organised by Luke’s supporters in Donegal  ie it was independent of the Save St Luke’s Campaign. Funds raised are going to patient comforts. Two  Campaign Committee members travelled … Continue reading

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2011…?

Suggestions are urgently needed for activities in 2011. The general election which initially was to have taken place in late January will now not take place until March and maybe the government will hang on longer to maximise pension payments. … Continue reading

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Book flyer for download

See our publications page.  Download and distribute our book flyer.

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Sunday Tribune article – personal account of cancer patient

http://www.tribune.ie/article/2010/dec/19/the-weariness-which-has-completely-taken-a-grip-on/

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