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First Aid Training Service is a Galway-based company which provides an extensive range of first aid courses both locally and nationally. The company was set up in 2001 by Seán Sweeney and Martin Commins, who both been involved in first aid for most of their adult lives.
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.
Animal attacks are the leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injury in accidents on Irish farms, a new study which was carried out by researchers at Mayo General Hospital has suggested. The study examined all farm-related morbidity and mortality presenting to the hospital between 2005 and 2011. The research found that there was a total of seven deaths as direct result of farm accidents in that time period.
More than 50 heart attack patients have been transferred by helicopter to Galway University Hospitals (GUH) in the past six months.
The HSE is warning that deaths in people aged 75 years and over can rise by up to 60 per cent more during hot spells.
Mayo cancer patients are being treated like second class citizens at University Hospital Galway’s centre of excellence according to a local deputy.
Separate waiting and assessment facilities must be provided at University Hospital Galway’s A&E department to treat children, the chairman of the HSE West’s regional health forum stated this week.
HSE West issued a statement on Monday last to advise the public that the Emergency Department at Mayo General Hospital had been extremely busy over the weekend, with a high number of patients requiring admission on Monday morning and requesting only those presenting in real emergencies to attend.
A new charity has been launched in Galway to help in medical emergencies.