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Overcrowding continues to cause issue in Portiuncula Hospital

Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway Eugene Murphy has said that overcrowding and long waiting periods continue to be an issue at the emergency department in Portiuncula Hospital as the trolley crisis is now an all year round emergency.

Grealish claims 'discrimination against Galway' explains lack of minor injuries unit

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"Effective discrimination against the people of Galway" is the explanation being put forward by TD Noel Grealish for Galway being the only city in the State without a dedicated minor injuries unit.

One third of Saturday night A&E patients have alcohol consumption recorded in notes

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A new study shows that 30 per cent of people attending Irish hospital Emergency Departments on Saturday nights had alcohol recorded in their notes.

More than 1200 patients left waiting twenty-four hours in UHG emergency department in 2017

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More than 1,200 patients over the age of 75 were left waiting for more than 24 hours to be seen in the Emergency Department at Galway University Hospital in 2017.

TD says health care system unfit for purpose

Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway Eugene Murphy said an over reliance on acute hospital settings is resulting in unnecessary long waiting periods for many elderly people in A&E departments throughout the country and is evidence of a health system unfit for purpose.

Murphy lashes out at our ‘insane’ health service

 

Limerick A&E overcrowding should serve as warning to Galway says Ó Tuathail

Despite the opening of a new Emergency Department in University Hospital Limerick, the hospital continues to suffer severe overcrowding, a situation that should serve as a warning to Galway and its own A&E crisis.

Five year wait for new emergency department for UHG

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It could take up to five years before University Hospital Galway has a new emergency department.

Portiuncula A&E under continued pressure

 

More than 15,000 a year waiting nine hours or longer at UHG Emergency Department

More than 15,000 people a year are having to wait nine hours or longer at the UHG Emergency Department before being admitted to hospital or discharged, a situation a Galway TD has described as "unacceptable".

 

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