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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.
An additional €5m allocated by Minister Simon Harris will help the overcrowding crisis in hospitals in Galway and across the country, according to Minister Ciaran Cannon.
Child and adolescent mental health teams in the West operating at only 53% of necessary staff levels
Child and adolescent mental health teams in Galway, Mayo, and Roscommon are operating with only 53 per cent of necessary staff levels, a situation a Galway city councillor has called “a disgrace”.
Operating theatres in Merlin Park Hospital, which have been closed for six months, are still not open, despite having undergone repairs, resulting in some 1,500 patients still awaiting operations.
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.
Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Longford-Westmeath TD, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran has announced that he has secured an extra €100,000 for respite services at St Hilda’s Services, Athlone.
Improved ambulance service times in Connemara and Galway city are the hoped for outcomes of a meeting, taking place today, between Galway TDs and senators with key National Ambulance Service staff.
It is “completely unacceptable” that only four of 25 community health teams in the Galway/Mayo/Roscommon region, have a full staff allocation, according to Fianna Fáil Galway East TD and spokesperson on children and youth affairs, Anne Rabbitte.
University Hospital Galway (UHG) will face a worsening overcrowding crisis and fall behind other acute facilities unless plans for the development of Merlin Park Hospital are immediately prioritised, a government TD has warned.