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Speaking with the Athlone Advertiser this week, Town Mayor, Cllr. Frankie Keena, expressed his aspiration that a chink of light is now emerging following the planned phased lockdown exit announcement.
Seven new NUI Galway projects to respond to the COVID-19 emergency were announced by Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, TD yesterday (Wednesday) evening.
Portiuncula University Hospital spent €307,000 on private ambulances last year, it was revealed this week.
A doctor and several nurses were the heroes of the hour when he helped deliver a baby girl on board a train travelling from Galway to Dublin on Tuesday evening.
How can we speak coherently about Galway's health services at a time where our media's daily diet is composed of negative stories concerning Government failure to properly ensure medical care for its own citizens?
"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).
Improved ambulance service times in Connemara and Galway city are the hoped for outcomes of a meeting, taking place today, between Galway TDs and senators with key National Ambulance Service staff.
A frustrated Connemara GP has written to the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, urging him to tackle the lack of ambulance cover in the Connemara area.