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Galway’s hospitals are being asked to review their procedures for management of blood monitoring equipment following unannounced inspections at the hospitals by the Health Information and Quality Authority.
A new medical model which has resulted in major reductions in consultant waiting lists in the United States may be one of the keys to the reform of the health service here.
Some 340 people who were screened for hepatitis C in the west - after it emerged they may have been treated by a healthcare worker infected with the virus - have tested negative.
The hepatitis C scare that arose for Mayo patients following a ‘media leak’ about an infected health care worker at the weekend is not expected to result in any public contamination, according to a medical official.
A local patients’ advocate has warned that the hepatitis C scare - which has resulted in more than 450 former public hospital patients being offered screening after it emerged they may have been treated by a surgeon infected by the virus - may further rock public confidence in an “already shaky” HSE led health service.