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Cancer patients had appointments cancelled due to staff shortages

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Forty patients who were due to attend an outpatient cancer clinic at University Hospital Galway on Tuesday had their appointments cancelled due to a shortage of staff.

‘Unprecedented’ numbers attending A&E put pressure on staff, warns union

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Record numbers attending UHG’s emergency department this week has put “unprecedented” pressure on services, according to a nursing union spokesperson. There were 34 people awaiting beds on Monday, 13 were on trolleys and 17 were inappropriately accommodated in wards on Tuesday while the figures for Wednesday were the same.

Portlaoise report highlights need for Portiuncula inquiry to investigate Saolta management says TD Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has called on the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, to ensure that the inquiry at Portiuncula Hospital includes a review of the actions taken by Saolta Management once they became aware of staff concerns regarding the operation of the maternity unit in Ballinasloe.

New emergency stroke service for Portiuncula - Naughten

Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, is about to get a new 24/7 emergency stroke service which will save local lives, according to Deputy Denis Naughten.

Mullen condemns hospital spend on spin doctors rather than real doctors

Independent University Senator Rónán Mullen has expressed disappointment and frustration at the revelation that the Saolta Hospital Group (including Galway University Hospital and Portiuncula Hospital) spent €169,444.80 hiring the PR consultancy firm Setanta communications.

Man’s body found in Loughrea lake

Gardaí are not treating as suspicious the death of a man whose body was found in Loughrea Lake yesterday morning.

Shutting down Portiuncula Hospital’s maternity unit is not the answer says former health forum chief

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Shutting down Portiuncula Hospital’s maternity unit would not be the solution to problems raised about deficiencies in standards of care identified at the Ballinasloe facility, a former chairperson of the HSE’s west regional health forum said this week.

INMO calls for action in light of Mullingar hospital overcrowding

 

Emergency department overcrowding woes set to continue for weeks

The overcrowding crisis at public hospital emergency departments is set to continue for several more weeks due to the seasonal surge in demand for services.

Galway miracle tot stars in charity calendar

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A Galway toddler who was born weighing only 1.5lb has been chosen to feature in a charity calendar which is aiming to raise €40,000 to support premature babies and their parents.

 

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