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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.
An NUI Galway professor is calling for hospitals and health care facilities to implement a zero tolerance policy on workplace bullying after a national survey revealed a 13 per cent hike in reported incidences among nurses and midwives.
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.
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has secured 90 nursing and midwifery posts in the Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar following negotiations with local management.
A clear contingency plan must be in place before 19 acute beds are temporarily closed at University Hospital Galway next month to facilitate the building of a 75 bed extension to the west’s biggest hospital.
The overcrowding crisis at public hospital emergency departments is set to continue for several more weeks due to the seasonal surge in demand for services.
The number of patients on trolleys at Mayo General Hospital has increased since yesterday as hospitals across the country are trying to deal with the record high number of patients waiting for beds.
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has today (Monday) renewed its call for the cancellation of all planned elective or routine admissions to the country's acute hospitals for a minimum of two weeks, saying overcrowding in emergency departments has reached an all time high.
The West/North West Hospitals Group has admitted that despite ongoing efforts by staff and management at University Hospital Galway “not all emergency department patients are afforded privacy and dignity”.