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Fianna Fáil candidate for Galway West John Connolly has hit out at the Government for failing to adequately fund health services at University Hospital Galway.
Visits by Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin last week and the forthcoming visit by Minister for Health Leo Varadkar this week must deliver a new Emergency Department (ED) for Galway, Labour deputy Derek Nolan says.
Local Fine Gael TD, Gabrielle McFadden, has welcomed the news that the €4 million upgrade of the A&E at the Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar is to start shortly.
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has today (Monday) renewed its call for the cancellation of all planned elective or routine admissions to the country's acute hospitals for a minimum of two weeks, saying overcrowding in emergency departments has reached an all time high.
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.
Roscommon Hospital is to gain a rehabilitation unit, while there are fears that Portiuncula Hospital’s maternity unit may be under threat, after the hospitals become part of a new group announced by the Minister for Health on Tuesday.
The HSE in Mayo strives to provide a comprehensive range of mental health services both in the community and at various hospital and primary care sites around the county. The mental health team includes a consultant psychiatrist, registrar in psychiatry, mental health nurses, as well as addiction counsellors, psychologists, occupational therapists, and social workers. Total confidentiality for patients and clients is guaranteed at all times.
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.
Mayo General Hospital is under huge pressure this week as staff experience increased demand for services from members of the public.