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New UHG emergency department must be a priority, says Government TD

A new A&E unit is a must for University Hospital Galway because the current facility is too small and is not fit for its purpose, a local TD insisted this week.

Hospitals group admits not all patients given privacy and dignity

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The West/North West Hospitals Group has admitted that despite ongoing efforts by staff and management at University Hospital Galway “not all emergency department patients are afforded privacy and dignity”.

Closure of Roscommon A&E a factor in Mullingar overcrowding

 

Closure of Roscommon A&E a factor in Mullingar overcrowding

 

Mayo General Hospital is close to meeting waiting list targets

The board of the West/North West Hospitals Group met in Mayo General Hospital this week. This was the sixth meeting of the board this year and the first visit of the board to Mayo.

Call to re-establish thrombolysis service

A county councillor and member of the HSE West’s regional health forum is calling on the health authority to re-establish a stroke service at Portiuncula Hospital.

Galway University Hospitals leading the way in coronary care procedure

More than 50 heart attack patients have been transferred by helicopter to Galway University Hospitals (GUH) in the past six months.

Mayo cancer patients missing out on beds at UHG due to A&E overcrowding

Mayo cancer patients are being treated like second class citizens at University Hospital Galway’s centre of excellence according to a local deputy.

Minister urged to fund Ballina step-down beds to ease Mayo General overcrowding

Mayo Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin is calling on the Minister for Health James Reilly to intervene in what she has called the “serious ongoing trolley problem at Mayo General Hospital” by funding the opening of 12 step-down beds in Ballina District Hospital.

Mayo cardiac patients being deprived of best opportunity of surviving — coroner

Coroner for south Mayo John O’Dwyer commented this week that patients in Mayo who have a heart attack may not have the best opportunity for survival given the short time frame they have to get to the cardiac unit at University Hospital Galway.

 

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