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Despite the announcement that funding would be given to expand ambulance services in Connemara, concerns remain over the location of an ambulance base for the region.
The demolition of the former Corrib Great Southern Hotel must “mark the first step” in a new chapter for the site, one that will see it become of “benefit to people living in the locality”.
Families across Galway are being “crippled by requests” from the school their children attend, for ‘voluntary’ contributions which can run to €100 or €200 per child, and even as much as €300-400 in some cases.
Eight weeks have elapsed since a meeting where the National Ambulance Service promised a full report on establishing an ambulance base near Maam Cross, but to date that report has not been supplied.
“If it is unreasonable to expect people in rural Connemara to travel to Ballybrit to get their Covid vaccines, it is doubly so for residents of the Aran Islands.”
Restrictions on maternity care and partners accompanying pregnant women to hospital have caused “unnecessary stress”, while lack of progress and information on this issue is “outrageous”
Despite the easing of some restrictions around maternity care, expecting parents still have questions about what restrictions are still in place and so far these have gone “unanswered”.
A call has been made to name a street after Christopher Folan, a 17-year-old from Woodquay, who was murdered in his home by British Crown Forces in 1921.
Allowing pregnant women to be accompanied by a partner at anomaly scans is a “compassionate decision” that will be a “relief” to women across Galway.
Despite a partial easing of Covid-19 restrictions, allowing sports and outdoor facilities to reopen from next week, pregnant women will still have to attend vital appointments and scans at UHG alone.