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Hospitals remain under "severe pressure" - Saolta chief

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The local acute hospital system remains under "severe pressure", the like of which it has never experienced before, Tony Canavan, the chief executive of the Saolta University Health Care Group, which runs the seven public hospitals in the west and north-west of the country, said this week. There are more people hospitalised now with Covid-19 than at any other time during the pandemic.

Unprecedented pressure on local hospitals as infection runs rampant in community

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The local acute hospital system remains under “severe pressure”, the like of which it has never experienced before, the chief executive of the Saolta University Health Care Group, which runs the seven public hospitals in the west and north-west of the country, said this week.

Despite 604 new Covid cases in Galway on Tuesday, worst is yet to come for our hospitals, says Saolta chief

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As the country's acute hospital system comes under extreme pressure from rising Covid-19 numbers, the head of the local hospital group fears that the worst has yet to come.

Local frontline workers ask public to be compliant

Complacency is the biggest enemy in the battle against the Covid-19 virus and it is important that people are on their guard and remain compliant in the run-up to Christmas, a nursing union official said this week.

Flu vaccine campaign needs to get the message out, says Killilea

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A campaign to inform people about the cost and availability of flu vaccine needs to get the message out to everyone in the coming weeks, Fianna Fail Cllr Donogh Killilea told the Regional Health Forum this week.

Frontline healthcare workers heartened by public support

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Morgan Lucey , National Lead for the HSE Employee Assistance Program on what the Health Services are doing to support the needs of Health Care Workers During COVID-19.

Mayo has largest number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Connacht

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The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 continued to rise in Mayo this week - which now has 30 more confirmed cases than Galway and 100 more than the other three Connacht counties of Sligo, Leitrim and Roscommon combined.

Saolta chief appeals to the sick to attend hospital

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The number of patients attending the emergency departments (EDs) of local hospitals has dropped dramatically during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Further clarity required with regard to COVID-19 SNA redeployment

Deputy Peter Burke has called on the Minister for Education Joe McHugh to give clarity to SNAs, many of whom have been told they will be redeployed in efforts to tackle COVID-19.

Preparations in place as number of COVID-19 county cases escalates

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases within Westmeath continues to escalate (as of midnight on April 5 there were 121 cases), testing remains non-operational at a designated centre in Athlone.

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