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The emergency department at Portiuncula University Hospital has reported that it is extremely busy this week, with higher than average numbers of people attending, and it is urging people not to attend for non-urgent issues.
Local TD, Denis Naughten, has contacted the Minister for Health seeking his urgent intervention to fully open 29 beds to alleviate the current crisis in the Emergency Department of Portiuncula Hospital.
Fianna Fail TD for Mayo, Lisa Chambers, has hit out at what she says is the government's failure to approve a much-needed extension to the emergency department at Mayo University Hospital.
How can we speak coherently about Galway's health services at a time where our media's daily diet is composed of negative stories concerning Government failure to properly ensure medical care for its own citizens?
A local election candidate has called on the government to establish an acute assessment facility at University Hospital Galway's psychiatric unit so service users can bypass the emergency department.
A former county mayor and sitting councillor has voiced concern that it could be 2024 before patients can avail of a new emergency department at the west’s biggest hospital.
A new extended hours GP service has opened its doors in Galway, offering patients access to doctors seven days a week, 365 days a year.
Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway Eugene Murphy has said that overcrowding and long waiting periods continue to be an issue at the emergency department in Portiuncula Hospital as the trolley crisis is now an all year round emergency.
"Effective discrimination against the people of Galway" is the explanation being put forward by TD Noel Grealish for Galway being the only city in the State without a dedicated minor injuries unit.
A new study shows that 30 per cent of people attending Irish hospital Emergency Departments on Saturday nights had alcohol recorded in their notes.