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COVID-19 lab test equipment for Galway University Hospitals delivers quicker test results

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The laboratory at Galway University Hospitals has begun COVID-19 testing using a new high-throughput molecular PCR machine. The new equipment will enable the laboratory to process up to 500 swabs from patients per day, with a turnaround of approximately three hours per batch. Until now the laboratory was carrying out COVID-19 batch testing on two separate machines with a turnaround of up to 10 hours and a maximum of 300 tests per day.

Last batch of GMIT face visors delivered to Galway University Hospitals (GUH)

The heroic efforts of staff at GMIT have continued their work to help frontline heroes with the delivery of another batch of face visors to Galway University Hospitals this week.

More menu choices and shorter waiting times on the cards for UHG

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Patients at University Hospital Galway can look forward to shorter waiting times for ward admissions and expanded menu choices in the coming year, as the west’s biggest hospital focuses on the main recommendations of an inpatient study.

Red Tray system to identify hospital patients who need mealtime assistance

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A new system to identify patients who need additional assistance at mealtimes has been introduced at the west's biggest hospital.

Elderly man discharged from hospital found in a 'bad state'

An elderly man who was discharged from a public hospital recently without family support or respite services was found in a "bad state" that night by a home help.

Sixty-seven nursing positions vacant in UHG and Merlin Park

The fact that there are almost 67 fulltime permanent and temporary nursing/midwifery vacancies at Galway University Hospitals (UHG and Merlin Park) was “alarming”, a city councillor said this week.

New treatment option for prostate cancer at UHG

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University Hospital Galway became the first public hospital in the country recently to use high dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy to treat patients with prostate cancer.

Healthcare professionals urged to introduce themselves to patients

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A campaign aimed at enhancing compassionate care in hospitals by reminding healthcare professionals to introduce themselves to patients has been launched at University Hospital Galway.

Paediatric emergency department opens at UHG

A paediatric emergency department, which opened recently at University Hospital Galway, will result in the speedier assessment of young patients.

The Savage Loves His Native Shore

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DIALYSIS PATIENTS in Galway, and the nursing staff who look after them, have created a fascinating exhibition for this year's Galway International Arts Festival - The Savage Loves His Native Shore.

 

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