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The number of community gardaí in Galway has fallen from 21 in 2011 to 12 in 2017, a decrease of some 33 per cent, an statistic one local politician has called “appalling” and “shocking”.
If the pre-Christmas fear that we would have a general election achieved nothing else, it did flush a few Dáil hopefuls out into the public domain, resulting in a bit of competitive electioneering, particularly from two of the city's more testosterone loaded FF hopefuls.
University and Merlin Park hospitals are owed more than €23 million from private health insurers. And most hospital consultants are offenders and are costing the health authority millions by failing to sign off on these claims, according to one local politician.
Replacing the 700 bed University Hospital Galway is the top priority of a local politician who has been appointed to a Government health committee.
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.