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Eight week waiting time for child and adolescent mental health services in Galway is twice HSE target

New figures reveal that children and adolescents in Galway are waiting up to eight weeks for mental health services - twice the stated HSE target, a situation one local councillor has called "the most worrying parts of the crisis gripping the health service".

Pre-school services in Westmeath receive Healthy Ireland status

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More than seven pre-school services in Westmeath received their Healthy Ireland status recently at an awards ceremony celebrating the second annual Healthy Ireland Smart Start Awards, held in Athlone Institute of Technology.

HSE forum delegation to meet Health Minister about UHG’s emergency department

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A five person delegation from the HSE West’s regional health forum will meet the Minister for Health in Dublin at the end of the month.

Naughton questions delay on decision on new A&E for UHG

A government TD has questioned a delay by the Health Service Executive (HSE) in deciding whether to proceed with plans for the development of a new Emergency Department at University Hospital Galway (UHG).

HSE figures show that children are still being treated in adult mental health services — Chambers

Fianna Fail TD Lisa Chambers has expressed her deep concern and frustration at the HSE over figures showing that in the first four months of this year 29 children were being treated within adult mental health services.

Mayo urology service declined by HSE - Cowley

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Dr Jerry Cowley Independent Candidate for Mayo says that he has learned that the HSE were offered a consultant urology biopsy service at Mayo University Hospital Castlebar five years ago but they declined to initiate such a service. Dr Cowley stated that Galway based consultants dealing with Mayo urology patients saw a great need for a urology consultant prostate biopsy service in Mayo but this was not acted on by the HSE despite the recommendation of the specialist urology consultants.

Planning permission approved for two new Primary Care Centres in Mayo

The Health Service Executive announced yesterday that planning permission has been approved for two new primary care centres in Westport and Claremorris. The tender process by the National Development Finance Agency is under way. The primary care centres will be located at Kilcolman Road, Claremorris, and Toberhill, Westport. These centres are part of the overall HSE plan to develop primary care services in local towns.

HSE staff in Mayo launch annual Bronntanas appeal for Christmas

For the 10th year running, HSE staff in Mayo have launched the annual Bronntanas Appeal in the run-up to Christmas. Bronntanas is a group of HSE staff, their families and friends who, along with volunteers from voluntary organisations, come together in the weeks before Christmas to organise the giving of presents anonymously to children in families who are under financial strain. This is carried out under the guidance of the Health Service Executive Childcare Department in Mayo.

HIQA report notes failures in the management, governance, delivery of maternity services

The Health Information and Quality Authority has today published the report of its investigation into the safety, quality and standards of services provided by the Health Service Executive (HSE) to patients, including pregnant women, at risk of clinical deterioration, including those provided in University Hospital Galway (UHG) and as reflected in, among other things, the care and treatment provided to Savita Halappanavar.

‘Missed opportunities’ may have cost Savita her life, HIQA report finds

Failure to capitalise on ‘missed opportunities’ to intervene in the care of Savita Halappanavar which could have changed the outcome for her, could have prevented her death at University Hospital Galway almost 12 months ago, it was claimed last evening.

 

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