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Frustrated A&E nurses quit overcrowded UHG for private hospitals

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Unacceptable working conditions at the emergency department of the west's biggest hospital is driving highly trained and experienced nurses out of the public system into the arms of local private hospitals.

Mayo GP meets with Fine Gael health committee on crisis facing general practice in rural Ireland

A delegation of GPs from rural communities throughout the country, including Noreen Lineen-Curtis based in Mayo, met with the Fine Gael Health Committee recently to give its views on the crisis facing general practice in rural Ireland. The delegation highlighted the pressing need for resources in rural general practice, the lack of which has plunged the service into a crisis not seen in Ireland since the mid-80s.

Ninety nursing and midwifery posts secured for Mullingar Hospital

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has secured 90 nursing and midwifery posts in the Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar following negotiations with local management.

INMO concern over high trolley figures

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The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has today (Monday) renewed its call for the cancellation of all planned elective or routine admissions to the country's acute hospitals for a minimum of two weeks, saying overcrowding in emergency departments has reached an all time high.

New UHG emergency department must be a priority, says Government TD

A new A&E unit is a must for University Hospital Galway because the current facility is too small and is not fit for its purpose, a local TD insisted this week.

Hospitals group admits not all patients given privacy and dignity

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The West/North West Hospitals Group has admitted that despite ongoing efforts by staff and management at University Hospital Galway “not all emergency department patients are afforded privacy and dignity”.

Recruitment day as nurses are urged to stay at home

Currently nurses are in high demand but in short supply according to Lisa Reenan, Nurse Recruitment Manager with Servisource Recruitment.

Text messaging service reduces hospital out-patient no-shows

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A new text reminder service, introduced recently at Galway University Hospitals, aims to reduce the number of people who do not show up for hospital outpatient appointments.

Hermitage Clinic now employing

Lucan based Hermitage Medical Clinic is looking for nursing staff as it continues to develop and expand its services.

Nurses urged to use their imaginations

A call has been made for nurses to be less risk averse and to use their imaginations to work more creatively.

 

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