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Last month, the Minister for Health announced a programme of action to implement the report of the Special Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare, on which I served as the only member from Connacht.
University Hospital Galway (UHG) will face a worsening overcrowding crisis and fall behind other acute facilities unless plans for the development of Merlin Park Hospital are immediately prioritised, a government TD has warned.
The Department of Health has begun implementation of recommendations, which were made earlier this year, by the Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare, a Galway TD has announced.
Róisín Shortall TD, co-leader of the Social Democrats, and Niall Ó Tuathail, Social Democrats Galway representative, and health reform advisor to the NHS, will address a public meeting on the future of healthcare services in the State tonight (Thursday).
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.
The Saolta University Healthcare Group has requested funding of €1 million to advance plans for the development of a new hospital at Merlin Park in its budgetary submission to the Department of Health.
There are no plans to use prefabs at University Hospital Galway (UHG) as a short-term response to the overcrowding crisis, FG deputy Hildegarde Naughton said last evening.
The Galway Chamber has come out in support for a new hospital for the city to be located at Merlin Park, with chamber president Conor O’Dowd calling for a "new acute hospital" that will "meet the needs" of Galway and the West.
The need for a new acute hospital in Galway can no longer be ignored given comments by the Saolta Hospital Group at this week’s Special Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare, Dep Hildegarde Naughton has said.
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).