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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".

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.

Older people let down by disappointing HSE service plan

Age Action has described the HSE service plan announced last week as very disappointing, saying it will do little to assist older people who need long-term care and support.

Athlone man wins a new car with The Care Trust

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Patrick Mulvey was recently named as the lucky winner of a Ford Fiesta in The Care Trust’s fundraising draw which, as Ireland’s biggest car giveaway, sees three cars given away every month with a total of 36 cars up for grabs in 2014.

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.

Guide Dogs collection in Galway

Irish Guide Dogs and Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital will hold a joint collection in Tesco stores in Galway tomorrow and Saturday.

Married couple upset over ‘inequality of medical card ceiling for over 70s

A couple living on the Galway/Mayo border are upset over what they say is the inequality of the ceiling in relation to medical cards for over 70s.

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.

Check your European Health Insurance Card

Sinn Féin councillor Thérèse Ruane is urging people to check their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) and make sure it is not out of date before they travel this summer.

 

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