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Eight week waiting time for child and adolescent mental health services in Galway is twice HSE target

New figures reveal that children and adolescents in Galway are waiting up to eight weeks for mental health services - twice the stated HSE target, a situation one local councillor has called "the most worrying parts of the crisis gripping the health service".

Psychiatric services inadequate, says local TD

Patients in need of psychiatric treatment are walking out of the emergency department of University Hospital Galway because of the overcrowding problem at the facility, according to a local TD.

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.

Steps for less stress during exam season

As the Junior and Leaving Cert exams get underway this week, it is normal for students and parents, to become overwhelmed by the high level of stress and anxiety that comes hand-in-hand with state exams.

Connolly condemns ‘unacceptable’ delay in opening new UHG psychiatric unit

The delay in opening the new psychiatric unit at University Hospital Galway "is completely unacceptable" especially when the old unit is stretched to overcapacity, and a state of the art 20-bed unit in St Brigid’s in Ballinasloe remains closed.

Connolly condemns delay in opening new psychiatric unit at UHG as 'completely unacceptable'

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The delay in opening the new psychiatric unit at University Hospital Galway "is completely unacceptable" especially when the old unit is stretched to overcapacity, and a state of the art 20-bed unit in St Brigid’s in Ballinasloe remains closed.

Training and support from National Learning Network

Do you need extra support to get a qualification and get and keep a job? If you have an illness, a mental health issue such as anxiety, or a disability, National Learning Network (NLN) could be the answer.

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?

More capacity needed in High Observation Unit at UHG, says Ó Cuív

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Fianna Fáil TD for Galway West Éamon Ó Cuív says he is disappointed to learn that has been no increase in capacity at the High Observation Unit in the Department of Psychiatry at University Hospital Galway.

Workers not ‘comfortable’ taking sick leave for mental health issues

Some 60 per cent of Irish workers are "not comfortable" taking sick leave if or when they experience mental health challenges.

 

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