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Sláintecare is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for ailing health service to heal itself

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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.

New psychiatric unit signals a new era in mental health service delivery

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T he new acute adult mental health unit, which opened in the grounds of University Hospital Galway recently, represents a major step forward for local psychiatric services, the former chairperson of the HSE West's regional health forum said this week.

Ecumenical memorial service at UHG

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Galway University Hospitals' End of Life Care Committee will hold its eighth annual ecumenical memorial service tomorrow (Thursday) at 7pm in the staff canteen of the Nurses Home of University Hospital Galway.

Oireachtas committee hears of need for new acute hospital

The need for a new acute hospital in Galway can no longer be ignored given comments by the Saolta Hospital Group at this week’s Special Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare, Dep Hildegarde Naughton has said.

Naughton questions delay on decision on new A&E for UHG

A government TD has questioned a delay by the Health Service Executive (HSE) in deciding whether to proceed with plans for the development of a new Emergency Department at University Hospital Galway (UHG).

Centralisation of chiropody services 'makes life a lot more difficult' for patients

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More than 300 chiropody appointments per month have been taken out of communities in Galway and centralised to Merlin Park Hospital, but instead of improving services, centralisation has "made life a lot more difficult for" patients.

Kyne makes call to transform cardiac services

A local TD is calling for a unified approach to heart failure to be adopted throughout the country, which takes on board best practice and best models.

Surgery for special needs child cancelled on several occasions

A child with special needs who is waiting on an operation at University Hospital Galway has had it cancelled on a number of occasions.

 

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