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Construction began this week on two replacement orthopaedic theatres at Merlin Park University Hospital. The work is due to be completed by the end of this year and the theatres operational in 2022.
A fish flopping in your heart. A washing machine in your chest. Your heart turning over. That is how patients have described the symptoms of atrial fibrillation (AFib) or irregular heartbeat.
The major disruption to local hospital services caused by the recent cyber attack on the HSE’s IT system is expected to continue for a number of weeks with thousands of patients facing cancelled appointments and delays.
The local acute hospital system remains under “severe pressure”, the like of which it has never experienced before, the chief executive of the Saolta University Health Care Group, which runs the seven public hospitals in the west and north-west of the country, said this week.
The chief executive of the Saolta University Health Care Group, which runs the local public hospitals, has appealed to young people to halve their weekly social interactions in a bid to reduce the spread of Covid-19.
The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 continued to increase in Mayo over the past week, marking the county out as the black spot for cases in Connacht.
Up to 10,000 Covid-19 tests will be carried out weekly in Galway, Mayo, and Roscommon by mid May, according to the Tony Canavan, the chief executive of the Saolta University Health Care Group which runs the local public hospitals.
The chief executive of the Saolta University Health Care Group has reassured people that its public hospitals are working tirelessly to care for and protect patients and staff during this unprecedented public health emergency.
‘On Thursday last, a servant-maid at Merlin Park, the seat of Charles Blake Esq. near this town, in the act of proceeding to deliver a message which she received from Mrs Lawrence, who was then indisposed in the house, ran with so much violence against the bannisters as to cause them to give way, by which she was unfortunately precipitated to the bottom of the stairs, and killed on the spot. Every medical assistance and attention was immediately provided, but to no purpose, as the fall was so great as to have completely broken the skull in many parts.’ (Connaught Journal November 10 1823).