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A new A&E unit is a must for University Hospital Galway because the current facility is too small and is not fit for its purpose, a local TD insisted this week.
Almost ninety per cent of Portiuncula A&E patients discharged within six hours in one month last year
Almost nine out of 10 patients who attended Portiuncula Hospital’s emergency department in December were “seen” and discharged within six hours.
A 64 per cent reduction in the number of patients being treated on trolleys at Mayo General Hospital in comparison to the same period last year is welcome news and places the Castlebar facility as one of the best performing hospitals in the country in this regard.
Two operating theatres may close in the county’s hospital during July and August due to an overspend in the hospital’s budget, the Mayo Advertiser had learned.
An east Galway Fianna Fail TD moved this week to reassure people about the future of Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe.
The trade union SIPTU says it remains “very worried” about 200 jobs at University and Merlin Park hospitals in the wake of a HSE proposal to suspend elective surgery, such as hip and knee replacements, and close medical wards at the Merlin Park facility.
Leading hospital consultants are urging the public to “stand up and support” Merlin Park Hospital amid fears that most of the facility will be closed down by the HSE in the next few weeks as part of cost cutting measures to help the authority balance its books.
People attending out-patient appointments at University Hospital Galway are often late and in some cases, miss appointments altogether because of the difficult getting parking at the west’s biggest hospital.
Members of the Irish Nurses Organisation at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe held a lunchtime protest outside the facility on Tuesday over what the union claims is the “wrongful suspension” of two long serving senior nurse managers.
Fine Gael has developed a radical and patient-focused solution that will fix the Irish Health Service according to Mayo Fine Gael TD John O' Mahony.