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New hospital for Galway now ‘realistic prospect’ says TD

The Saolta University Healthcare Group has requested funding of €1 million to advance plans for the development of a new hospital at Merlin Park in its budgetary submission to the Department of Health.

Children with diabetes forced to travel to Limerick for treatment

Local children with Type 1 diabetes areas are forced to travel to Limerick for treatment because a paediatric diabetes consultant post has remained unfilled at University Hospital Galway for the past two years.

Boxer welcomes medical cards for Domiciliary Care Allowance children

Independent TD Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran has welcomed confirmation from Minister of State at the Department of Health, Finian McGrath, that up to 10,000 children in receipt of Domiciliary Care Allowance are to be issued with a medical card, as agreed in last year’s Budget.

Future of counselling service for young people secure

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The immediate future of a local counselling service for young people - which helped 800 children and teenagers since it was set up five years ago - is secure following a decision by the HSE West to fund its work for the rest of the year.

Leo, the Lions, and a lot of old rubbish

Let us begin this week’s column by talking about the marvellous weekend of sports we had here.

McGrath addresses question of full-time air ambulance service out of Custume Barracks

Minister of State at the Department of Health, Finian McGrath, told the Seanad this week that careful consideration needs to be given on whether a full-time air ambulance based out of Custume Barracks is the best use of limited resources.

More than 100 Galway women forced to seek abortion in UK in 2016

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More than 100 women gave Galway addresses when accessing an abortion in the UK in 2016. At least 9 women travelled each month from Galway to the United Kingdom in order to access abortion services.

First national survey of patient experience includes UHG and Portiuncula

University Hospital Galway and Portiuncula University Hospital are participating in the National Patient Experience Survey, a new nationwide survey asking patients for their views on hospital care.

Cosmetic procedures

I am considering getting Botox. I am nervous about something going wrong. I know that Byrne Carolan Cunningham Solicitors have a Medical Negligence Department and I wonder if you have come across many legal cases where cosmetic procedures have not worked out as they should?

Incredible Edibles – Empowering children to make healthy food choices

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Agri Aware, the independent agri-food educational body, has launched its annual Incredible Edibles initiative – which teaches primary level students how to grow and cook their own seasonal Irish fruit, vegetables, and herbs.

 

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