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Cancer patients in Mayo who are attending Mayo General Hospital for chemotherapy treatment are being encouraged to avail of a free transport service which is available to bring them to and from their treatment. The Irish Cancer Society’s Volunteer Driver Service offers patients transport to and from their hospital treatment with a view to alleviating some of the stress or difficulty experienced by cancer patients getting to their appointments.
The ambulance providing back-up to the ambulance base in Ballinasloe is to be moved a further 40 minutes away from the town from February 1, according to local TD Denis Naughten.
Deputy Denis Naughten has described plans by the Saolta University Hospital Group to delay reviews of both maternity and A&E services at Portiuncula Hospital as “very concerning”.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has described the emergency department of the west's biggest hospital as not fit for purpose and said staff there are working under "extraordinary conditions".
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.
The recruitment of paediatric nurses to fill new posts in the A&E department at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, has been warmly welcomed by Deputy Denis Naughten.
Staff based at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, have commenced training on new telemedicine machines which will provide 24-hour services to the hospital, including an emergency stroke service that will save local lives.
Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, is about to get a new 24-hour seven-day emergency stroke service which will save local lives, according to Denis Naughten.