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A full capacity protocol was issued on Monday in University Hospital Galway, after the number of patients on trolleys in the Emergency Department increased by 209 per cent over the weekend.
Funding for home help hours is to be increased under a new winter care initiative by the Department of Health, with more than €20 million to be divided between winter and summer services.
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.
The extent to which we are resigned to politicians making promises they do not intend to keep was laid bare during the last Dáil term when Pat Rabbitte famously asked: “Isn’t that what you tend to during an election?”
Action has to be taken to ensure that the all flood relief works in Crossmolina are undertaken during the summer, so as to avoid the serious flooding that occurred last winter, the Seanad was told yesterday (Wednesday)
A commitment to approve a life changing cancer drug has been given by the Health Minister Simon Harris, after Galway East Fianna Fáil TD Anne Rabbitte raised the case of a man in her constituency who has been fighting the disease for six years.
The long-awaited review of the National Ambulance Service highlights significant problems with ambulance response times in Roscommon, Galway, and Mayo, according to local Minister for Communications, Denis Naughten.
Athlone Institute of Technology Students Union is calling on newly appointed Minister for Health Simon Harris to reverse the diversion of €12 million from mental health services announced by former Minister for Health Leo Varadkar. AIT Students Union highlighted the dangers in this diversion recently at a demonstration outside Leinster House alongside the Union of Students in Ireland and Mental Health Reform.
Fianna Fáil TD for Longford - Westmeath Robert Troy has described as “shocking” the revelation that a high level flood prevention committee failed to meet for a period of four years.