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Last month, the Minister for Health announced a programme of action to implement the report of the Special Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare, on which I served as the only member from Connacht.
Dr Aaron Brennan, Dr Aileen Faherty, and Dr John Morris have announced the opening of their new surgery, Galway East Medical Practice, on the Doughiska Road. Continuing their work together, and combining their respective areas of expertise, these young doctors are committed to providing a compassionate and expert service to both new and existing patients from their new and well equipped premises.
The county was on virtual lockdown last night and this morning (Friday) as the region was lashed by a strong blizzard which shut schools, businesses, schools and colleges and forced the population to remain indoors under strict instruction from safety agencies.
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.
Arrangements are being made for operations, cancelled as a result of a roof leak at Merlin Park Hospital, to instead be carried out in theatres at University Hospital Galway as an interim measure.
A HIQA report has called for further improvements at St Vincent’s Car Centre to enhance the privacy enjoyed by its residents.
Dep Hildegarde Naughton has this week endorsed the statement by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation that streamlining of services at University Hospital Galway has not solved the overcrowding crisis, and that additional bed capacity is needed.
The Saolta University Healthcare Group has requested funding of €1 million to advance plans for the development of a new hospital at Merlin Park in its budgetary submission to the Department of Health.
There are no plans to use prefabs at University Hospital Galway (UHG) as a short-term response to the overcrowding crisis, FG deputy Hildegarde Naughton said last evening.
A review of hospital-bed capacity to be completed by the HSE later this year will support the case for a new hospital to be built in Galway, according to a local government TD.