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Almost €1 million a year is generated by the Galway University Hospital car park, but a Galway politician has alleged there is a lack of clarity and detailed information as to how that money is being spent, with even a Freedom Of Information request yielding little information.
“A consultant rheumatology service for 11 hours a week at Mayo University Hospital is simply not adequate or acceptable” says Independent general election candidate Mulranny based GP Dr Jerry Cowley who insists that a full scale rheumatology unit needs to be located at Mayo University Hospital in light of the present demand by patients and the extensive waiting lists for patients to be seen at both Galway University Hospital or Manorhamilton.
Independent Senator and Galway West/South Mayo General Election candidate Fidelma Healy Eames has warned of the dangers of serious under-funding of GPs in remote rural areas.
Cancer patients in Mayo who are attending Mayo General Hospital for chemotherapy treatment are being encouraged to avail of a free transport service which is available to bring them to and from their treatment. The Irish Cancer Society’s Volunteer Driver Service offers patients transport to and from their hospital treatment with a view to alleviating some of the stress or difficulty experienced by cancer patients getting to their appointments.
There has been a call for heightened security at Galway Courthouse following a serious incident yesterday (Wednesday) morning. Gardai on the premises rushed to the scene following a stabbing in the foyer at around 11am. It is understood a dispute between members of two feuding families broke out while court was in session.
While men across the world take part in Movember, Galway is about to run its own, very specific take on the moustache growing charity, in an effort to raise money for local cancer charity Cancer Care West.
The Diabetes Team at Galway University Hospital is hosting a free ‘One Stop Information Evening’ on Type 2 Diabetes in the Croi Heart & Stroke Centre, Galway on Thursday October 1 from 6:30pm to 9pm.
Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, is about to get a new 24-hour seven-day emergency stroke service which will save local lives, according to Denis Naughten.
An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, this week has welcomed the news that the dean of the Mayo Medical Academy, consultant surgeon Dr Kevin Barry, has been promoted to the role of professor by NUIG. Dr Barry is the only consultant to have been appointed to this role outside of the staff of Galway University Hospital. The Taoiseach also said this week that the €2.2 million project which will house the academy on a permanent basis is expected to be completed within the next two months.