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Would you like to be on the hospital Patient Council?

Galway University Hospitals (GUH) is currently looking for volunteers to be part of the Patient Council for the Hospital.

Cannon says additional €5m will ease overcrowding in hospitals

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.

How the Eighth Amendment affects healthcare

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We deserve compassionate healthcare in Ireland. The Eighth Amendment prevents this, which is why it is vital to remove it from the Constitution when we have the opportunity to vote in the May/June referendum.

Know Your Rights: Accessing healthcare abroad

There is a long wait for a medical procedure that I need. Can I get my medical costs refunded if I have the procedure done in another European country?

NUI Galway ‘D1 Now’ programme to improve services for young adults with Type 1 diabetes

A diabetes research team at NUI Galway’s School of Medicine has developed a novel approach to improve how diabetes services are delivered to young adults. The team has published two new open access articles detailing the formation of their ‘Young Adult Panel’, comprising of nine young adults aged 18–25 years with type 1 diabetes. This young group have helped design the ‘D1 Now’ intervention programme, which aims to improve diabetes services by reimagining care and moving beyond the traditional clinic.

Tips for parents whose children are receiving Leaving Cert results

We are only days away from the release of the Leaving Certificate results.

Irish Men’s Sheds - putting men on the road to better health

The Irish Men’s Sheds Association (IMSA), which has 14 sheds in County Westmeath, has marked the official launch of a new dedicated men’s health website -

Galway Feminist Festival - a space, a platform, a 'call to action'

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THE SECOND Galway Feminist Festival is coming. It's not going to be small. It’s not going to be niche. This year it’s bigger, broader, and it’s going overground. “We wanted to create a festival and a space in which to have conversations about feminism,” says Jacinta. “And to have then unapologetically!” adds Mariel.

Crisis in Connemara dental services must be addressed, says senator

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Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh has said the crisis in the provision of community dental services in Connemara is much worse than previously envisaged.

No end in sight for overcrowding at UHG

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The head of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has warned that overcrowding at UHG is unlikely to be resolved for at least five years. In figures released by the INMO yesterday ahead of its annual conference, UHG was named among the top five most overcrowded hospitals in the country in April.


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