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Taoiseach Enda Kenny, TD, has confirmed that the planning application is to proceed for a new Mayo Roscommon Hospice facility in Castlebar. The new 14 bed facility, which is to be located at Knockaphunta in Castlebar will also provide a day care service, a base for the Hospice home-care team and accommodation for families who wish to remain overnight and is to be developed in conjunction with the HSE.
Visiting restrictions are in place at Mayo General Hospital in Castlebar due to a number of patients displaying symptoms of diarrhoea and vomiting usually caused by norovirus, commonly known as the winter vomiting bug.
Sinn Féin Castlebar town councillor and Local Election candidate Thérése Ruane has accused the HSE of leading an elderly patient awaiting a hip operation “up the garden path”.
Charlie Meehan, the general manager of Mayo General Hospital and Tony Canavan, chief operations officer of the West/North West Hospitals Group met with Oireachtas and Regional Health Forum West members from Mayo recently to review developments in 2013 and to outline the priorities for the Group in 2014.
The reduction in patients waiting on trolleys at Mayo General Hospital by one third since 2010 has been welcomed by Mayo, Fine Gael TD, John O’Mahony. In 2010 the number of people waiting on trolleys at Mayo General Hospital was 1,742, while figures just released for 2013 show that number had been reduced to 1,145.
The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, officially opened a newly refurbished and extended renal dialysis unit (RDU) at Mayo General Hospital on Monday.
New figures published by the HSE have revealed a 17 per cent increase in the number of people on waiting lists at Mayo General Hospital. According to the figures seen by Fianna Fáil Deputy Dara Calleary, there were 850 adults and children waiting for in-patient and day case appointments at Mayo General Hospital at the end of September. That is an increase of 126 in the year.
Mayo Fine Gael TDs John O’Mahony and Michelle Mulherin have welcomed the announcement by the Department of Health that the number of patients waiting on trolleys at Mayo General Hospital has fallen by 15 per cent in the first nine months of this year as compared to 2012, evidence of the commitment by staff at the hospital in ensuring that patients always come first.
The board of the West/North West Hospitals Group met in Mayo General Hospital this week. This was the sixth meeting of the board this year and the first visit of the board to Mayo.
Heart and stroke charity Croí in collaboration with Mayo PCCC, HSE West, and Mayo General Hospital, will host a number of free public meetings during November on stroke awareness and prevention.