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‘Unprecedented’ numbers attending A&E put pressure on staff, warns union
Record numbers attending UHG’s emergency department this week has put “unprecedented” pressure on services, according to a nursing union spokesperson. There were 34 people awaiting beds on Monday, 13 were on trolleys and 17 were inappropriately accommodated in wards on Tuesday while the figures for Wednesday were the same.
New chairperson for hospitals’ patient council
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.
Service of remembrance in Castlebar
A service of remembrance for parents and families of all babies and children who died last year at Mayo General Hospital, including miscarriages, stillbirths, and neonatal deaths, will take place at the Church of the Holy Rosary, Castlebar, on Friday February 27.
Mayo General under pressure from 'winter vomiting' outbreak
The emergency department at Mayo General Hospital is under pressure as an “exceptionally high volume” of patients are presenting there with winter vomiting symptoms, said a hospital spokesperson this afternoon (Friday, February 6).
Visiting restrictions still in place at Mayo General
Visiting restrictions are still in place in Mayo General Hospital as a number of patients are displaying symptoms of diarrhoea and vomiting, usually caused by Norovirus - commonly known as the winter vomiting bug.
Short stay beds in Ballina to be opened to help deal with overcrowding in Mayo General
Ten short stay public beds in Ballina District Hospital will be reopened in the near future to help to alleviate delayed discharges from Mayo General Hospital. The announcement of the approval for the reopening of these beds was made yesterday (Thursday, January 22) and it was warmly welcomed by Government TDs in the county.
Cyclist involved in fatal collision in Aughagower
Gardaí in Westport are investigating a fatal collision involving a cyclist and a car which occurred at Knockakeery, Aughagower on Saturday morning (January 10).
Overcrowding drops off sharply at Mayo General
The overcrowding problem at Mayo General Hospital, which saw 36 patients on trolleys waiting to be admitted on Tuesday, appeared to have eased yesterday (Thursday).
Hollymount’s Martina is named Mayo's Inspirational Woman 2015
Hollymount woman Martina Jennings was named Mayo’s Inspirational Woman 2015 at a sold-out gala event in the Royal Theatre Hotel, Castlebar, on Tuesday night.
Number of patients on trolleys at record high
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.