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Forty patients who were due to attend an outpatient cancer clinic at University Hospital Galway on Tuesday had their appointments cancelled due to a shortage of staff.
Well-known patient advocate Neil Johnson has been elected as the first chairperson of the recently formed patient council for Saolta University Health Care Group.
ART EXHIBITIONS are usually something you look at. Even when the works have a sound elements, such as in video or installation, they are primarily an experience for the eyes.
The West/North West Hospitals Group has a new name, Saolta University Health Care Group, unveiled last week at the Group’s second annual conference.
Fears about the future of the maternity unit at Mayo General Hospital continued to grow as new details emerged this week about the confidential draft review of services that is under way at hospitals in the west and northwest.
Patient Councils are to be formed by the new West and North West Hospital Group which will advise on service development and issues relating specifically to patient care. The aim of the council will be to improve the quality of services provided at the seven hospitals in the newly formed group.
More than €20 million is owed to four hospitals in the HSE west area by private health insurance companies, a meeting of the regional forum was told this week.
Roscommon Hospital is to gain a rehabilitation unit, while there are fears that Portiuncula Hospital’s maternity unit may be under threat, after the hospitals become part of a new group announced by the Minister for Health on Tuesday.
Mayo General Hospital is to be included in one of six new hospital groups being formed. The Castlebar facility will form part of a new hospital group in the west and northwest along with University Hospital Galway, Merlin Park, Sligo Regional Hospital, Letterkenny General Hospital, Portiuncula Hospital, and Roscommon County Hospital.
The National Newborn Hearing Screening Programme has gone live in the north west. The first hospitals to go live in the west are Letterkenny General Hospital and Sligo Regional Hospital The new service provides a routine hearing screening test to newborn babies, usually while they are still in the hospital.