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Threats to local A&Es will not be tolerated


UHG has longest waiting lists in the country after manic Monday

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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.

Extra home care hours funding a 'step in the right direction' - Canney

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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.

As waiting lists rise further, Ó Clochartaigh demands planning for new Galway hospital

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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.

Galway has Hildegarde to thank for putting a new hospital on the agenda

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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?”

Flood relief works for Crossmolina need to be done in summer, says Mulherin

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)

Rabbitte welcomes Government u-turn on life changing cancer drug

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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.

Ambulance report highlights significant problems locally - Naughten

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.

AIT Students Union calls for reversal of mental health cuts

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.

Government has explaining to do on absent flood prevention committee - Troy

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.


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