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Fianna Fáil general election candidate Cllr Lisa Chambers claimed last weekend that "overflow from A&E and patients on trolleys were moved to the Medical Assessment Unit and Day Services Unit to hide the true scale of the problem from the eyes of An Taoiseach" when he was visiting the hospital last Friday to open a new cystic fibrosis unit.
Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Mayo Cllr Lisa Chambers says the cancellation of all elective surgery at Mayo General Hospital this week will have major knock-on effects on patient waiting times. Hospital management were forced to cancel procedures due to the increase in the number of people on trolleys in the emergency department.
Seven inpatient and 10 day case admissions were cancelled at University Hospital Galway as part of the regional hospital’s contingency plan to deal with the nurses’ strike, which was due to have taken place on Tuesday.
Unacceptable working conditions at the emergency department of the west's biggest hospital is driving highly trained and experienced nurses out of the public system into the arms of local private hospitals.
An Independent county councillor is to call on the HSE to launch a full inquiry into what he says are clearly, very serious staffing issues at the accident and emergency department in Mayo General Hospital.
Patients attending a minor injuries unit are in and out of the centre in less than an hour, according to the Roscommon Hospital-Saolta University Health Care Group.
Additional pressure is being put on University Hospital Galway’s already overburdened emergency department because the facility is increasingly catering for patients from a wider geographical area.
A clear contingency plan must be in place before 19 acute beds are temporarily closed at University Hospital Galway next month to facilitate the building of a 75 bed extension to the west’s biggest hospital.
The overcrowding problem at Mayo General Hospital, which saw 36 patients on trolleys waiting to be admitted on Tuesday, appeared to have eased yesterday (Thursday).