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Fianna Fáil candidate for Galway West John Connolly has hit out at the Government for failing to adequately fund health services at University Hospital Galway.
The situation which unfolded at UCHG’s accident and emergency unit last week has been described as “utter chaos” by a man left waiting with his chronically ill wife for more than 24 hours.
Visits by Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin last week and the forthcoming visit by Minister for Health Leo Varadkar this week must deliver a new Emergency Department (ED) for Galway, Labour deputy Derek Nolan says.
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.
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.
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.
The HSE is struggling to recruit a GP for Bangor Erris.
A city pharmacist is calling on the HSE to allow women with medical cards access the “morning-after” pill directly from their local pharmacies. It is believed that one in five women who seek this medication is a medical card holder.
An unprecedented number of assaults on nurses at University Hospital Galway’s acute psychiatric unit in the past four months was at the centre of their decision to refuse to go on duty yesterday (Wednesday) morning at 7.30am. At the time of going to press night staff had remained on duty to run the service in the interim.
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.