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Psychiatric nurses set to take industrial action next week

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Psychiatric nurses at University Hospital Galway will begin industrial action next week in a bid to ensure a safer environment for staff and patients at the hospital's acute psychiatric unit.

HSE continues to monitor ‘contacts’ of third level students with TB

No new cases of tuberculosis have been identified in the city since last month when three third level students were diagnosed with the bacterial infection.

Galway event to explore alternatives to Ireland’s asylum system

A seminar due to take place in Galway next Monday will explore alternatives to the current reception and legal framework for asylum seekers in Ireland.

Mayo well owners warned of rise in dangerous bacteria

As many as 1,000 private wells in Mayo could be contaminated with dangerous bacteria such as E coli, putting those who drink from them, especially children and the elderly, at risk of picking up a potentially very serious illness called VTEC.

Planning permission approved for two new Primary Care Centres in Mayo

The Health Service Executive announced yesterday that planning permission has been approved for two new primary care centres in Westport and Claremorris. The tender process by the National Development Finance Agency is under way. The primary care centres will be located at Kilcolman Road, Claremorris, and Toberhill, Westport. These centres are part of the overall HSE plan to develop primary care services in local towns.

Man manual released highlight men’s health issues

In an effort to draw attention to issues around men’s health, the Men’s Health Forum charity in Ireland has launched a 32 page man manual, entitled Challenges and Choices, in aid of Men’s Health Week, which runs from Monday June 9 to Sunday June 15.

Free seminar for Galwegians interested in starting up a small food business

A free seminar to help Galwegians starting up a small food business will be held in Galway on May 28.

Jobs announcement a major boost for Mayo

The announcement this week that 150 new jobs will be created in Castlebar over the next three years will be a major boost for the town and for An Taoiseach Enda Kenny. The Taoiseach has come in for some serious criticism from a number of quarters recently in relation to his delivery of jobs and investment in his home town. The announcement by Northgate Information Solutions that it intends to create these new jobs will be seen as a significant success for Mr Kenny following the criticisms laid at him.

HIQA report notes failures in the management, governance, delivery of maternity services

The Health Information and Quality Authority has today published the report of its investigation into the safety, quality and standards of services provided by the Health Service Executive (HSE) to patients, including pregnant women, at risk of clinical deterioration, including those provided in University Hospital Galway (UHG) and as reflected in, among other things, the care and treatment provided to Savita Halappanavar.

‘Missed opportunities’ may have cost Savita her life, HIQA report finds

Failure to capitalise on ‘missed opportunities’ to intervene in the care of Savita Halappanavar which could have changed the outcome for her, could have prevented her death at University Hospital Galway almost 12 months ago, it was claimed last evening.

 

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