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Planning for new Clifden Hospital due within months

Thu, Mar 23, 2023

Plans for a brand new 40-bed hospital in Clifden to serve Connemara will be submitted to Galway County Council before the summer, it was revealed yesterday (Wednesday)

This new build will be a state of the art community nursing unit (CNU) which will amalgamate the residential services currently in Clifden District Hospital and St. Anne’s CNU. It will also will allow long-term care (currently provided in St. Anne’s) and convalescence/step-down care (currently provided in Clifden District Hospital) on the one site.

It will also allow long-term care (currently provided in St. Anne’s) and convalescence/step-down care (currently provided in Clifden District Hospital) on the one site. The future of the Clifden facility has been the cause of much concern in North Connemera over the past while, but news that a planning application is imminent will be welcomed.


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