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Report will recommend elective hospital for Merlin Park within weeks, says Naughton

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An independent report on the need for a new elective hospital in Galway will be completed and provided to the Minister for Health by the end of next month, it emerged this week.

Sixty-seven nursing positions vacant in UHG and Merlin Park

The fact that there are almost 67 fulltime permanent and temporary nursing/midwifery vacancies at Galway University Hospitals (UHG and Merlin Park) was “alarming”, a city councillor said this week.

Appointments cancelled due to nurses's strike will be re-scheduled, says hospital group

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Saolta University Health Care Group, the organisation which runs the local public hospitals, has reassured patients who have had appointments or procedures cancelled because of the nurses' strike that they will be contacted directly to re-schedule.

TD critical of city hospital’s handling of TB outbreak

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At least 12 employees at University Hospital Galway, including nurses and care staff, have contracted latent tuberculosis from a patient who was diagnosed with the active form of the condition at the facility earlier this year.

Mayo University Hospital hosts fourth Quality and Patient Safety Symposium tomorrow

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Mayo University Hospital (MUH) will be hosting its fourth Quality and Patient Safety Symposium in St. Mary’s Hall, Castlebar Campus, GMIT on Thursday.

Flu Vaccine Campaign for health care staff launched by Saolta and UNICEF

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Following the success of last year’s flu vaccine campaign for health care staff, Saolta University Health Care Group has once again partnered with UNICEF to launch the 2018/2019 flu vaccine campaign "Get a vaccine, give a vaccine."

Overseas nurses being sought to work in local public hospitals

Management at UHG and Merlin Park hospitals plan to spearhead an international recruitment drive for nurses.

People who have children through surrogacy should be eligible for maternity leave, says HSE forum member

A member of the HSE West’s regional health forum says it is wrong that HSE employees who have a child through surrogacy are not eligible for statutory maternity leave.

Health forum hears concerns that Prime Time consultant not confronted

Management at University Hospital declined to say this week if the unidentified hospital consultant - referred to in a Prime Time telelevision programme which highlighted that the person was working far fewer hours than contracted for in the public system - had been held accountable.

UHG team wins HSE excellence award

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A UHG team which provides routine and emergency blood and blood product services to UHG, Merlin Park and hospitals in the surrounding area has clinched two prestigious awards at the national HSE Excellence Awards.

 

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