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‘Unprecedented’ numbers attending A&E put pressure on staff, warns union

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Record numbers attending UHG’s emergency department this week has put “unprecedented” pressure on services, according to a nursing union spokesperson. There were 34 people awaiting beds on Monday, 13 were on trolleys and 17 were inappropriately accommodated in wards on Tuesday while the figures for Wednesday were the same.

Patients treated in less than an hour at minor injuries unit

Patients attending a minor injuries unit are in and out of the centre in less than an hour, according to the Roscommon Hospital-Saolta University Health Care Group.

€1m was awarded to 22 Galway people who sustained injuries in workplace accidents last year

A total of €1m was awarded to 22 Galway people who sustained injuries in workplace accidents last year.

Why Joan Burton is the best choice for Labour leader

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Insider is, this week, looking at the contest for the Labour leadership, from a Labour perspective, in the aftermath of what was a disastrous election for the party in which it lost three seats on the Galway City Council.

Elderly should vote against Government, urges FF’s Moran

Elderly Galwegians have an opportunity to send a clear message to the Government for its broken promises, according to Fianna Fáil local election candidate for Athenry-Oranmore Cathal Moran.

Waiting lists soar in Mayo while Government seeks further health cuts, says Calleary

New figures published by the HSE have revealed a 17 per cent increase in the number of people on waiting lists at Mayo General Hospital. According to the figures seen by Fianna Fáil Deputy Dara Calleary, there were 850 adults and children waiting for in-patient and day case appointments at Mayo General Hospital at the end of September. That is an increase of 126 in the year.

Three Mayo Fianna Fáil members elected to party’s Ard Comhairle

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Three Mayo Fianna Fáil members were elected to the party’s governing body, the Ard Comhairle, at the party’s 74th Ard Fheis at the weekend.

Be protected using a mouthguard from Abbeytrinity Dental

At Abbeytrinity Dental Practice they regularly see dental injuries which would have been prevented by a mouthguard. Some are of an extreme nature and have a profound effect both dentally and financially.

Don’t cut corners when making fleas flee, hospital is warned by patients’ group

A patient rights advocate is calling on University Hospital Galway not to take any “shortcuts” in dealing with an outbreak of fleas at the facility.

New campaign highlights that antibiotics are ineffective for colds and flus

The HSE have launched their annual antibiotic awareness campaign, and the ads are now running on national and local radio stations highlighting the fact that it is pointless taking antibiotics for cold and flus.


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