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Nearly 40 people a day could seek other help before going to A&E


Closure process begins at St Brigid’s

The HSE has begun the process of closing 22 acute psychiatric beds at St Brigid’s Hospital, Ballinasloe.

Crowe warns against cuts to hospital services in new HSE plan

Concerns are mounting that the HSE Service Plan for the West will see numerous vital healthcare services cut, and a local councillor has called for opposition to any such move.

Console ambassador among non-executive directors of Galway and Roscommon University Hospitals Group

A city businesswoman, a rural GP and the former president of the Volvo Ocean Race finale are among the non-executive directors of the Board of the Galway and Roscommon University Hospitals Group.

Mulherin calls for Ballina hospital beds to relieve pressure on Mayo General

Mayo Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin is to request the Minister for Health make funding available to re-open 12 beds in Ballina District Hospital in order relieve pressure on acute services at Mayo General which, she said, has seen an eight per cent increase in people presenting to the hospital in recent months, ‘along with a marked increase in the number of patients on trolleys which had been brought well below the national average in the previous 18 months’.

Three new consultants appointed to Galway hospitals

A local TD is calling for a clear plan to be drawn up in the New Year to illustrate how the appointment of three new consultants to University, Merlin Park and Portiuncula Hospitals will work in the various facilities.

St Luke’s to gain from signigicant government spend... we hope

I hate to be cynical. But one might not blame me for being a little bit unconvinced about the recent announcement that St Luke’s is to finally get the upgrade that it has been waiting for, for the past decade.

Mullingar hospital improves for third year in a row

To maintain its position as the third best hospital in the State, the Midland Regional Hospital Mullingar will have a budget of more than €1 million each week, with which it brings over 3,000 new little citizens onto the planet each year, and looks after nearly 90 people a day in its A&E department.

Mayo had eighty six stroke deaths in 2009

One in four (25 per cent) stroke deaths in County Mayo could be averted thanks to a major national programme to improve acute services – but only if more people know the FAST warning signs of stroke and the need for emergency treatment in the wake of an attack. The findings were released by the Irish Heart Foundation at the launch of the first ever National Stroke Week, supported by Covidien, a leading global healthcare products company.

Public urged to march to voice anger at health cuts

A new organisation formed to fight the health cuts is urging people to take part in a protest rally at the end of the month.

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