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Sod to be turned on National Outdoor Pursuits Academy

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny said this week that he expects for the sod to be turned on phase one of the National Outdoor Pursuits Academy based in around Lough Lannagh in the coming weeks. The Taoiseach was speaking at the press briefing with local newspapers this week in Lough Lannagh Holiday Village where he outlined progress on a number of projects and developments in the county.

Man in his 30s killed in single vehicle crash outside of Castlebar

Gardaí in Castlebar are this morning investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic ollision that left a man in his 30s dead. The collision happened on the main N5 road at the townland of Knockanour, Castlebar shortly before 7.30pm on Saturday evening. 

Portlaoise report highlights need for Portiuncula inquiry to investigate Saolta management says TD Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has called on the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, to ensure that the inquiry at Portiuncula Hospital includes a review of the actions taken by Saolta Management once they became aware of staff concerns regarding the operation of the maternity unit in Ballinasloe.

Mayo General under pressure from 'winter vomiting' outbreak

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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

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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.

Overcrowding drops off sharply at Mayo General

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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).

Successful information day on quitting smoking at Mayo General

Mayo General Hospital held a very successful information day on quitting smoking in the hospital recenty. The event was organised by Claudia Oliveira, respiratory scientist and Michelle Redmond, a/respiratory clinical nurse specialist. The aim of the day was to inform members of the public, patients, and staff of the importance of quitting smoking. In addition, visitors to the information day were offered a carbon monoxide (CO) test. CO is a poisonous gas that has no colour or smell. It is one of the products found in tobacco smoke and this breath test can tell how much CO a smoker has in his/her body.

Mayo General impose visiting restrictions

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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.

Funding boost for CF unit at Mayo General

The construction of a new dedicated day unit for cystic fibrosis sufferers in the county received a boost this week. The project has been allocated €50,000 in National Lottery Funding.

 

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