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‘Extremely busy week’ for Portiuncula emergency department

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.

Mayo doctor appointed to board of Irish Community Air Ambulance

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The Irish Community Air Ambulance, formerly Irish Community Rapid Response, has made a number of new appointments to its board - including Mayo native, Dr Lisa Cunningham.

GMIT engineering staff develop emergency mechanical ventilator for Covid-19 patients

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Staff at the GMIT School of Engineering have designed and developed a new type of emergency ventilator which can be produced rapidly and inexpensively to assist the medics in the treatment of COIVD-19 patients.

Eight years and still waiting - no extension approved for emergency department at MUH - Chambers

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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.

Is the HSE the right model for health care in Ireland?

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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?

New emergency department at UHG may not open until 2024

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.

One third of Saturday night A&E patients have alcohol consumption recorded in notes

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A new study shows that 30 per cent of people attending Irish hospital Emergency Departments on Saturday nights had alcohol recorded in their notes.

More than 1200 patients left waiting twenty-four hours in UHG emergency department in 2017

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More than 1,200 patients over the age of 75 were left waiting for more than 24 hours to be seen in the Emergency Department at Galway University Hospital in 2017.

More than 15,000 a year waiting nine hours or longer at UHG Emergency Department

More than 15,000 people a year are having to wait nine hours or longer at the UHG Emergency Department before being admitted to hospital or discharged, a situation a Galway TD has described as "unacceptable".

No movement of A&E patients says hospital

Fianna Fáil general election candidate Cllr Lisa Chambers claimed last weekend that "overflow from A&E and patients on trolleys were moved to the Medical Assessment Unit and Day Services Unit to hide the true scale of the problem from the eyes of An Taoiseach" when he was visiting the hospital last Friday to open a new cystic fibrosis unit.

 

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