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07/02/14
Minister for Health, James Reilly 
pictured
with Prof
.
 Norman Delanty, director of the epilepsy unit, and epilepsy suffer
e
er, Hannah Alam (17) from Athy, Co
.
 Kildare, 
his morning
at Beaumo
u
nt Hospital
 where he officially opened a new state-of-the-ar Epilepsy monitoring unit. The new 4 bed unit is supported by over EUR700,000 capitalil investment in equipment from the HSE National Clinical Care Programme for Epilepsy...
. 

Photograph: 
Picture
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