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Dep Hildegarde Naughton has this week endorsed the statement by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation that streamlining of services at University Hospital Galway has not solved the overcrowding crisis, and that additional bed capacity is needed.
More than 600 patients were treated on trolleys in the UHG’s emergency department in May this year - an increase of 92 per cent from 349 in May 2016 - a statistic a Galway TD has described as “scandalous”.
More than 600 patients were treated on trolleys in UHG's emergency department in May this year - an increase of 92 per cent from 349 in May 2016 - a statistic a Galway TD has described as "scandalous".
The head of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has warned that overcrowding at UHG is unlikely to be resolved for at least five years. In figures released by the INMO yesterday ahead of its annual conference, UHG was named among the top five most overcrowded hospitals in the country in April.
The Staff Choir Project was launched by the HR Division of the HSE in May, with the support of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation and Beaumont Hospital. This project got underway with a request to members of staff choirs in the health service to get involved in recording a Christmas 2016 song to raise funds for charity.
Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) in the maternity unit, the labour ward and maternity OPD of Mayo University Hospital, Castlebar, have unanimously balloted in favour of industrial action, up to and including a full withdrawal of labour, due to staff shortages.