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Members of Mayo Mountain Rescue were recently honoured as guests of President Michael D Higgins and his wife at a garden party in Áras an Uachtaráin. The occasion was to acknowledge the hard work done by all the voluntary rescue services in Ireland.
The countdown is on to the Family Fun Day which will be held at the Gateway Hotel, Swinford on Sunday.
Mayo General Hospital is under huge pressure this week as staff experience increased demand for services from members of the public.
Fine Gael TD for Mayo, John O’Mahony, has welcomed news that Mayo General Hospital will receive a new, state of the art electronic radiology system. The announcement is part of the HSE’s NIMIS project which is investing over €40m installing new radiology systems in selected hospitals nationally.
Industrial action is scheduled to take place at Mayo General Hospital on Monday next (subject to ongoing negotiations) while a protest march is being organised for Sunday February 5 next in Ballina, in response to drastic new health service cuts set to affect hospitals in Mayo, as announced as part of the new HSE National Service Plan this week.
A new purpose built occupational therapy department was officially opened at Mayo General Hospital on Monday last - just in time for Christmas. The occupational therapy department at Mayo General Hospital relocated to the new purpose-built area to enhance the service and care provided to patients and clients attending the OT clinic. The OT Department is now situated on the second floor of the hospital near the medical wards.
The budget for Mayo General Hospital has overrun by more than €2 million for the first seven months of the year, causing fears locally that services will be affected coming into the health service’s busiest time of the year.
Castlebar Town Council are preparing to publish new draft parking bye laws to go hand in hand with the rejuvenation works in the middle of the town. As part of the draft, the parking for taxis on Main Street in the town will be reduced to three spaces during the day on the east side of the street beside Parsons shops with extra spaces becoming taxi spaces in the evening time.
Mayo General Hospital is one of the best performing hospitals in the country when it comes to the controversial issue of overcrowding.
Mayo General Hospital is short 12 junior doctors out of 80 posts, a situation which could lead to the axing of services in the future, most notably in the A&E department. The shortages are in the areas of emergency and medicine.