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The HSE is struggling to recruit a GP for Bangor Erris.
Mayo General Hospital will be a completely smoke free zone from next Wednesday, March 5.
Members of the local community in Ballinasloe are to stage marches both in Ballinasloe and at Leinster House to protest at the closure of a psychiatric unit in St Brigid’s Hospital.
The HSE has denied it is “fast-tracking” the closure of a psychiatric unit in Ballinasloe, but accepted it would be closed by the end of the year as part of its policy of re-integrating patients back to society from such institutions.
A new Co Galway group involving mothers providing support to other mothers has been set up by the HSE’s public health department.
There are renewed fears for the future of Portiuncula Hospital this week with claims that the facility is facing a €4.75 million shortfall which could place services under serious threat.
Public pressure is mounting against the closure of the Loughloe House care facility, with a protest march planned for this Saturday and a facebook campaign attracting almost 500 members.
Mayo General Hospital has agreed to implement the recommendations of Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly following her investigation into the death of a 53-year-old woman. The woman’s family brought their complaint to the Ombudsman after they were unsatisfied with the way the hospital had carried out an investigation into a complaint they made following her death.
A statement issued by the Irish Association of Emergency Medicine on Tuesday highlighted the curtailing or closure of the emergency departments in a number of nationwide hospitals and listed Mayo General Hospital as one which has an “acute” problem. However the HSE has said it is trying to address the issue.
Staff at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, and Roscommon County Hospital have vowed to resist attempts to downgrade their services, as it emerged there are plans to have staff report directly to the general manager of University Hospital Galway, rather than to their own managers.