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Athlone Institute of Technology will launch a comprehensive student sexual health service to meet the needs of its growing student population, 61 percent of whom are aged 18-24 and are classified as ‘high risk’ for sexually transmitted infections.
Disability services in Galway are calling on the public to become 'Home Sharing' families who would provide temporary care for a person with intellectual disability, and allow that person's family a short break.
An independent report on the need for a new elective hospital in Galway will be completed and provided to the Minister for Health by the end of next month, it emerged this week.
Last month, the Minister for Health announced a programme of action to implement the report of the Special Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare, on which I served as the only member from Connacht.
Dr Aaron Brennan, Dr Aileen Faherty, and Dr John Morris have announced the opening of their new surgery, Galway East Medical Practice, on the Doughiska Road. Continuing their work together, and combining their respective areas of expertise, these young doctors are committed to providing a compassionate and expert service to both new and existing patients from their new and well equipped premises.
The county was on virtual lockdown last night and this morning (Friday) as the region was lashed by a strong blizzard which shut schools, businesses, schools and colleges and forced the population to remain indoors under strict instruction from safety agencies.
Up to 60 elective orthopaedic operations are being cancelled each week at Merlin Park Hospital following the detection of a significant leak last month in a flat roof housing the hospital's two orthopaedic theatres.
Arrangements are being made for operations, cancelled as a result of a roof leak at Merlin Park Hospital, to instead be carried out in theatres at University Hospital Galway as an interim measure.
A HIQA report has called for further improvements at St Vincent’s Car Centre to enhance the privacy enjoyed by its residents.
Dep Hildegarde Naughton has this week endorsed the statement by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation that streamlining of services at University Hospital Galway has not solved the overcrowding crisis, and that additional bed capacity is needed.