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Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has received confirmation that additional bed capacity is to be provided at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, after he raised the issue directly with the Minister for Health.
There are currently 42 patients waiting on trolleys in UHG, the third highest in the State, according to figures released this week by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.
Up to 60 elective orthopaedic operations are being cancelled each week at Merlin Park Hospital following the detection of a significant leak last month in a flat roof housing the hospital's two orthopaedic theatres.
Government "dodging the issue" of moving services from UHG to Merlin Park to solve overcrowding at the UHG Emergency Department is "unhelpful" and "the people of Galway and the west of Ireland deserve better."
Well, so much has happened in the last seven days. Each reader will have had their own experiences. I think I must begin by talking with you all about what has happened in Northern Ireland.
University Hospital Galway (UHG) has paid almost €2.75 million to a private contractor to store patient charts away from its city campus during the past four and a half years.
Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Disability Colm Keaveney has hit out at the Government for failing to introduce a replacement scheme for the Mobility Allowance, which was scrapped in 2013.