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Connolly slams Government’s mismanagement of health service for leaving UCHG at breaking point

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Fianna Fáil candidate for Galway West John Connolly has hit out at the Government for failing to adequately fund health services at University Hospital Galway.

Situation at UCHG accident and emergency department described as ‘utter chaos’

The situation which unfolded at UCHG’s accident and emergency unit last week has been described as “utter chaos” by a man left waiting with his chronically ill wife for more than 24 hours.

Ministerial visits to UHG must have a tangible outcome for Galway, says Nolan

Visits by Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin last week and the forthcoming visit by Minister for Health Leo Varadkar this week must deliver a new Emergency Department (ED) for Galway, Labour deputy Derek Nolan says.

Minister's visit to UHG must lead to new emergency department say TDs

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Close to 700 people were left on trolleys at University Hospital Galway in June, a 59 per cent increase on last year, and is a result of the non-intervention of the Health Minister, Leo Varadkar.

Minister to be canvassed onsite for funding for new Galway Hospice at Merlin Park

Health Minister Leo Varadkar is to be canvassed on site next week for a commitment to provide funding for the promised new state of the art Galway Hospice facility at Merlin Park.

Kyne demands air ambulance service be made permanent

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The air ambulance service is vital for the west of Ireland, providing support for patients where ambulance times by road are longer, and it is now essential the service be made permanent.

Still no GP for Bangor Erris

The HSE is struggling to recruit a GP for Bangor Erris.

City pharmacist slams HSE over ‘morning-after pill’ discrimination

A city pharmacist is calling on the HSE to allow women with medical cards access the “morning-after” pill directly from their local pharmacies. It is believed that one in five women who seek this medication is a medical card holder.

Dozens of violent assaults on nurses forced work refusal at city psychiatric unit

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An unprecedented number of assaults on nurses at University Hospital Galway’s acute psychiatric unit in the past four months was at the centre of their decision to refuse to go on duty yesterday (Wednesday) morning at 7.30am. At the time of going to press night staff had remained on duty to run the service in the interim.

HSE must honour Mullingar nursing posts - McFadden

Local Fine Gael TD, Gabrielle McFadden, has said that the HSE must honour its agreement to provide 90 nursing posts at the Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar.

 

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