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Close to 300 people in Galway are waiting for funding for a home support service, with the figure for the Galway, Mayo, and Roscommon region being close to 800.
Abolishing car parking charges for sick patients attending treatment at Galway University Hospital is both “achievable and necessary”, and Health Minister Simon Harris must start phasing them out.
"A colossal waste of money" is how city councillor Máiréad Farrell has described Galway University Hospital's decision to spend €3.5 million in the past eight years on hiring private ambulances. She said the money should have been used instead to buy new ambulances for the Galway hospitals (University College and Merlin Park).
Eight week waiting time for child and adolescent mental health services in Galway is twice HSE target
New figures reveal that children and adolescents in Galway are waiting up to eight weeks for mental health services - twice the stated HSE target, a situation one local councillor has called "the most worrying parts of the crisis gripping the health service".
More than 1,200 patients over the age of 75 were left waiting for more than 24 hours to be seen in the Emergency Department at Galway University Hospital in 2017.