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Portlaoise report highlights need for Portiuncula inquiry to investigate Saolta management says TD Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has called on the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, to ensure that the inquiry at Portiuncula Hospital includes a review of the actions taken by Saolta Management once they became aware of staff concerns regarding the operation of the maternity unit in Ballinasloe.

Call for Mayo General to be taken out of maternity review

Fears about the future of the maternity unit at Mayo General Hospital continued to grow as new details emerged this week about the confidential draft review of services that is under way at hospitals in the west and northwest.

Mounting fears over future of Portiuncula’s maternity service

Speculation is mounting that maternity services at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe may be under threat as part of a new rationalisation plan being considered by the HSE West.

More procedures cancelled by patients than by hospitals, regional health forum told

More day case procedures were deferred at Galway University Hospitals (UHG and Merlin Park) last year by patients than by the hospitals, it was revealed this week.

Mayo General management meet with public representatives

Charlie Meehan, the general manager of Mayo General Hospital and Tony Canavan, chief operations officer of the West/North West Hospitals Group met with Oireachtas and Regional Health Forum West members from Mayo recently to review developments in 2013 and to outline the priorities for the Group in 2014.

HSE vows to take ‘all action necessary’ to ensure patient safety after Savita death

The HSE vowed this week to take “all action necessary” to ensure the safety and welfare of pregnant women and other patients attending UHG and its additional public hospitals in the region.

Conneely accuses hospital consultants who delay signing insurance claims as ‘disgraceful’

Hospital consultants who delay signing off private health insurance claims promptly appear to be giving “the two fingers” to the HSE West’s financial controller and the Minister for Health, it was claimed this week.

Striking doctors report ‘overwhelmingly’ positive response to day of action

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Work to begin on major new ward development at UHG in next few months

Construction is to begin within the next few months on a new ward block development at University Hospital Galway. The facility will comprise 75 single rooms.

No action against Savita carers until HIQA report

The board of the Galway and Roscommon University Hospital Group are awaiting the publication of the HIQA report into the death of Savita Halappanavar at University Hospital Galway (UHG) in October last year before a decision will be made as to what action, if any, will be taken against clinicians charged with her care.


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