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People urged to attend ED only for ‘real ‘ emergencies

People were urged this week to attend UHG’s emergency department only in the case of “real emergencies”.

Major funds allocated to Galway voluntary emergency response organisations

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Galway Mountain Rescue and the Galway section of the Irish Community Rapid Response are set to benefit from funding of more than €90,000, allocated under a new measure of the CLAR Programme to support voluntary organisations which respond to emergencies.

Irish - is it time to declare a language emergency?

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‘Most of us don’t want to speak Irish, but we like to have Irish in our lives’, writes the provocative Desmond Fennell, in one of his concluding essays in his just published autobiography.* ‘We cherish Irish, the surveys show, as a precious part of our national heritage. We are glad there are Gaelscoileanna, a Ráidió na Gaeltachta and a TG4; that the destinations of buses are shown in Irish as well as English, and to hear that there is a magazine of news and comment in Irish on the internet. We would not like everything in Ireland to be in English only’.

‘Major step forward’ for new emergency department for UHG

Funding for the planning and design of the new emergency department for UHG will be provided in the HSE’s Capital Budget for 2017. The HSE National Capital Committee this week approved the capital funding for the much-needed development.

'Major step forward' for new emergency department for UHG

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Funding for the planning and design of the new emergency department for UHG will be provided in the HSE’s Capital Budget for 2017. The HSE National Capital Committee this week approved the capital funding for the much-needed development.

Local emergency charity responds to medical emergencies

The Mayo branch of Irish Community Rapid Response (ICRR) has announced that quarter two of this year has been quite a busy period for its volunteer doctor. In the second quarter of 2016 Mayo ICRR has responded to a total of 37 calls for assistance from the HSE National Ambulance Service. This included five road traffic accidents, six cardiac arrests, and two sick children as well as other critically ill and injured patients.

Government must declare a 'housing emergency' says Farrell

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The new Government must declare a "housing emergency" in Galway city and implement "immediate measures" to tackle rental inflation, which is leading to rental costs increasing much faster in Galway than they are in Dublin.

Hospital asks for only genuine emergencies to use the service

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Mayo University Hospital has asked that only those with genuine emergencies use the hospital today, in a statement from the Hospital this afternoon they said, "The Emergency Department at Mayo University Hospital is extremely busy at present with a high number of medical attendances. Every effort is being made to provide beds for those patients awaiting admission.

Ambulance response times to life-threatening conditions improving but still not on target

Thirty six per cent of emergency calls for cardiac arrests and other life threatening conditions are reached by ambulance crews within eight minutes in the HSE West area according to Paudie O’Riordan, area operations manager west, National Ambulance Service.

Ambulance response times to life-threatening conditions improving but still not on target

Thirty six per cent of emergency calls for cardiac arrests and other life threatening conditions are reached by ambulance crews within eight minutes in the HSE West area according to Paudie O’Riordan, area operations manager west, National Ambulance Service.

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