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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.
A 59-year-old Castlebar woman who presented to Mayo General Hospital with chest pains last Saturday was sent home with the prescription of a 90-year-old man from Mulranny it was revealed this week. Independent councillor Michael Kilcoyne raised the issue at Tuesday night’s meeting of Castlebar Town Council where he told the meeting that the issue was only discovered the next day when a family member of the woman went to get her prescription filled in a pharmacy and it was the pharmacist who pointed out that the name on it was for a man who lived in Mulranny.
The Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar joined an elite group of designated baby-friendly hospitals when they were presented with the Baby Friendly National Award this week.
Mayo General Hospital is one of the best performing hospitals in the country when it comes to the controversial issue of overcrowding.
Mayo General Hospital has always been used as a political pawn but its future is one which is of the utmost importance to the people of this county.
A plan is in place to close down the stores department at Mayo General Hospital which employs 28 staff and has been recognised as an award winning and cost-saving centre of excellence, according to Dr Jerry Cowley, Labour party general election candidate for Mayo, who added that such a move will result in local suppliers losing millions in revenue and put patient care at risk.
Despite political and public opinion believing that the €7 million share of cuts to be foisted on Portiuncula hospital by the end of the year would “effectively close” the hospital, “the HSE can categorically state that there are no plans to close Portiuncula Hospital”.
A union boss has issued a stern warning to local politicians - “Use your seat to protect services at Portiuncula Hospital or lose it”.
The chairperson of the HSE West’s regional health forum is calling for the health authority to fasttrack the appointment of a new manager for University Hospital Galway in the wake of the facility’s poor showing in the HSE’s latest league tables.
The HSE was last evening attempting to contact all patients affected by potential misdiagnoses at UHG following reports of discrepancies in the work of a third pathologist who worked as a locum at the hospital in February and March 2004.