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Minister's visit to UHG must lead to new emergency department say TDs

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Close to 700 people were left on trolleys at University Hospital Galway in June, a 59 per cent increase on last year, and is a result of the non-intervention of the Health Minister, Leo Varadkar.

Minister to be canvassed onsite for funding for new Galway Hospice at Merlin Park

Health Minister Leo Varadkar is to be canvassed on site next week for a commitment to provide funding for the promised new state of the art Galway Hospice facility at Merlin Park.

Kyne demands air ambulance service be made permanent

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The air ambulance service is vital for the west of Ireland, providing support for patients where ambulance times by road are longer, and it is now essential the service be made permanent.

And us with the big happy heads on us...

I remember about a decade or more ago sticking my notebook under the nose of the then Health Minister Michael Noonan, when he was in Castlebar opening the hospital or something and asking him a question about something health related for the Galway area. And in the way he had about him back then, in the days before he was canonised, he cocked an eye and said to me “Right sonny, you're here from a Goll-way paper. This is not a day for Goll-way. Today is Mayo's day, not Goll-way's day.”

HSE must honour Mullingar nursing posts - McFadden

Local Fine Gael TD, Gabrielle McFadden, has said that the HSE must honour its agreement to provide 90 nursing posts at the Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar.

Recruitment of nurses will help address hospital overcrowding - McFadden

Local TD Gabrielle McFadden has urged the HSE to expedite the recruitment of nurses to help alleviate overcrowding at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar.

Rory to fly Irish flag at Sydney’s gay pride parade

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Gay rights activist Rory O’Neill, aka Panti Bliss, is heading Down Under to represent Ireland at one of the world’s biggest and most colourful celebrations of gay pride - the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.

Man who slept on trolley gets bill for bed

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A man who spent four nights on a trolley at UHG got the shock of his life when he received a €300 bill for a bed in which he had not slept.

Overcrowding drops off sharply at Mayo General

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The overcrowding problem at Mayo General Hospital, which saw 36 patients on trolleys waiting to be admitted on Tuesday, appeared to have eased yesterday (Thursday).

INMO calls for action in light of Mullingar hospital overcrowding

 

 

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