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Portiuncula Hospital has announced the appointment of Emma McArt as a Bereavement Support Midwife for the health facility. Boasting extensive clinical expertise, Emma has vast experience of counselling with regard to non-complex bereavement issues.
Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway Eugene Murphy has said that overcrowding and long waiting periods continue to be an issue at the emergency department in Portiuncula Hospital as the trolley crisis is now an all year round emergency.
Ambulance staff have been instructed to surpass the emergency department of Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe for trauma patients according to Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway Eugene Murphy.
Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway, Deputy Eugene Murphy, has hit out at the shocking litany of failures and errors outlined in the long-awaited report of an independent review of maternity services at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe.
Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway Eugene Murphy said an over reliance on acute hospital settings is resulting in unnecessary long waiting periods for many elderly people in A&E departments throughout the country and is evidence of a health system unfit for purpose.
Patients in Galway are almost twice as likely to be waiting for "unacceptably long periods", sometimes up to 15 months or more, for inpatient or day-case operations, as those in the rest of the State.
Fianna Fáil Deputy for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy, has hit out at overcrowding issues at Portiuncula A&E department, which resulted in a number of sick children being transported to the Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar for treatment last weekend.