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New local CF unit shortlisted for award

The new cystic fibrosis (CF) unit at Galway University Hospital was shortlisted for the Patient Organisation Project of the Year award at the Irish Healthcare Awards which took place recently.

New name unveiled for hospitals group

The West/North West Hospitals Group has a new name, Saolta University Health Care Group, unveiled last week at the Group’s second annual conference.

Hospitals group admits not all patients given privacy and dignity

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The West/North West Hospitals Group has admitted that despite ongoing efforts by staff and management at University Hospital Galway “not all emergency department patients are afforded privacy and dignity”.

Review of regional maternity services shelved

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Outspoken Independent councillor Michael Kilcoyne has hit out at management at HSE West for forking out €20,000 for a faulty review of maternity services in the region.

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.

Maternity report had to go public — Kilcoyne

The future of maternity services at Mayo General Hospital has been put firmly on the agenda around the county this week, following revelations from Independent councillor Michael Kilcoyne that a draft report proposed the closure of a number of maternity units in the region, including at Mayo General.

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.

UHG cancer centre dealt with 43,000 referrals in one year

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More than 43,000 referrals were made to University Hospital Galway’s cancer centre last year.

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