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