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More than 6,000 people nationally are waiting for an Ear, Nose,Throat (ENT) inpatient/day case appointment, with a quarter of those waiting for more than a year, according to recent figures released to Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy.
A refurbished orthopaedic operating theatre in Merlin Park reopened yesterday to deal with patients on waiting lists in Galway and the western region, and contracts have been signed for the provision of two modular operating theatres, set to open in October.
Funding for a new state-of-the-art elective hospital for Galway and the west based in Merlin Park is expected to be included in the Government’s Capital Plan, due to be announced in Dublin tomorrow.
Saolta IT ’30 years out of date’ – Canney
Fianna Fáil TD Dara Calleary has called on the Health Minister to immediately intervene to reduce waiting lists and waiting times for orthodontic treatment for children in the west. New figures released to the Mayo TD reveal that there are 1,741 children on the list for orthodontic assessment and another 2,689 waiting for treatment.
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 Galway East TD is demanding the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, state publicly if additional radiographers, needed to operate a bone scanner at Merlin Park Hospital, have been recruited.
Planning must begin immediately for a new hospital in Galway city as the Government has "no plan to tackle the chronic hospital waiting lists", where 42,516 people are waiting for operations.
Replacing the 700 bed University Hospital Galway is the top priority of a local politician who has been appointed to a Government health committee.