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Improved ambulance service times in Connemara and Galway city are the hoped for outcomes of a meeting, taking place today, between Galway TDs and senators with key National Ambulance Service staff.
A new €2.5m electronic based patient record system is to be introduced at Galway University Hospitals (UHG and Merlin Park Hospitals).
Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Lisa Chambers says urgent investment is needed in the ambulance fleet in the western region to ensure that turnaround targets are being met. The latest data supplied to Fianna Fáil reveals that only 9.5 per cent of ambulance calls at Mayo University Hospital were cleared within the official 20 minute window.
Fianna Fáil Deputy for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy, says Minister for Health Simon Harris must address missed ambulance targets.
New figures have revealed that the overwhelming majority of hospitals are continuing to miss the 20-minute turnaround time for ambulance callouts at emergency departments, with Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe and University Hospital Galway among some of the worst turnaround rates in the country.
The HSE spent almost €400,000 on private ambulance transport in Galway in the first six months of this year.
The long-awaited review of the National Ambulance Service highlights significant problems with ambulance response times in Roscommon, Galway, and Mayo, according to local Minister for Communications, Denis Naughten.
Everytime I hear an ambulance, my ears prick up. Part of this is conditioning as a young hack. A squealing ambulance equalled a story. Flashing fire brigade equalled a story. A speeding Garda car equalled a story. Where haste and emergency vehicles came together, it was the cue for my journalistic curiosity and desire to make a few quid with a few paras that kicked in. Now, when I hear the same things, I think I’m more likely to be in one of them than chasing one.
“Alarming” is how a county councillor and HSE regional health forum member described the loss of 11 staff from the Galway, Mayo, Roscommon ambulance service in the past four years.
Next month, the Network of Excellence for Functional Biomaterials (NFB) at NUI Galway will host a free seminar on the regulatory elements that need to be considered when developing medical devices involving a combination of advanced materials and biomolecules. The European Regulation of Medical Devices (EROMed) Seminar will take place on on October 13 in the Seminar Room of the Biosciences Building from 9.30am to 5.30pm.