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Impact industrial action continued at Mayo General this week
Services were disrupted again this week at Mayo General Hospital due to continued industrial action by members of the union Impact.
Government urged to lift recruitment ban and open closed beds to avert further hospital crises
A leading nursing union official has warned that the recruitment ban on frontline hospital staff, such as nurses and midwives, must be lifted and closed beds must be opened at University Hospital Galway to resolve the ongoing problems at the facility’s emergency department.
St Columbas nursing home can save you €1,400
If you or your loved one is currently on discharge from hospital and if you are in need of respite care the HSE will pay the cost for one or two weeks respite in only five nursing homes in Galway.
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Numbers on trolleys at Mayo General increase again
The numbers of patients being treated on trolleys at Mayo General Hospital this week saw a slight reprieve but rose again towards the end of the week.
Care cuts to be felt next month at Clifden nursing home
Two full-time nurses at St Anne’s community nursing home in Clifden will lose their jobs at the end of August, according to HSE management.
Nurses protest outside UHG over failure to implement shorter hours agreement
More than 100 nurses staged a lunchtime demonstration outside University Hospital Galway on Monday in protest over the fact that a shorter working week - due to be put in place in June - has not been implemented at UHG and Merlin Park hospitals.
Feel at home at Oak Tree Home Care
Formally launched in February this year by Minister for Health Mary Harney, Oak Tree Home Care Ltd, a home-care team established by Carlow woman Michelle and her husband Eugene, has been operating in Carlow since September 2004 and has been growing since its inception.