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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.
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 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.
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.
People with the blood disorder haemochromatosis, "should be treated like people with other long-term illnesses" and not be be forced to pay up €80 a week for vital treatment, according to a Galway TD.
The Department of Health has begun implementation of recommendations, which were made earlier this year, by the Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare, a Galway TD has announced.
The X-ray department at the Primary Care Centre in Clonbrusk, Athlone has been named Radiography Department of the Year 2017.
Work has commenced on a design brief for a three-storey elective surgery unit at Merlin Park, which would be the first phase in the development of a new hospital on the 147-acre site, it was revealed last evening.
Well, murder and mayhem again! The gambling city of Las Vegas was where the latest outrage occurred last weekend. Such wanton destruction and waste.