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Thousands still wait for operations despite Merlin Park theatre repairs

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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.

Naughton confident new Merlin Park Hospital will be announced tomorrow

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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.

Funding secured for St Hilda’s respite service

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.

Meeting will seek to improve ambulance times

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.

Community health teams staff shortages ‘completely unacceptable’ says Rabbitte

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.

Report shows overcrowding at midlands hospitals

 

UHG overcrowding will increase unless Merlin Park plan is prioritised, says Naughton

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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.

GP visit cards and extra funding for respite care will help carers, says Kyne

The Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources, and Digital Development, Seán Kyne, has said that the GP visit cards and extra funding for respite care will help carers and people with disabilities in Galway.

Up to 60 operations cancelled weekly at Merlin Park Hospital in wake of leaks

Up to 60 elective orthopaedic operations are being cancelled each week at Merlin Park Hospital following the detection of a significant leak last month in a flat roof housing the hospital's two orthopaedic theatres.

Galway patients 'twice as likely' to be waiting 15 months for hospital treatment

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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.

 

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