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New chairperson for hospitals’ patient council

Well-known patient advocate Neil Johnson has been elected as the first chairperson of the recently formed patient council for Saolta University Health Care Group.

New UHG emergency department must be a priority, says Government TD

A new A&E unit is a must for University Hospital Galway because the current facility is too small and is not fit for its purpose, a local TD insisted this week.

Mayo patients could help shape future of hospital services

Patient Councils are to be formed by the new West and North West Hospital Group which will advise on service development and issues relating specifically to patient care. The aim of the council will be to improve the quality of services provided at the seven hospitals in the newly formed group.

Threats made to staff at UHG where significant improvements have been made, meeting hears

A report by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) into the death of Savita Halappanavar is due to be published by the end of the summer, the first public meeting of the board of the Galway and Roscommon University Hospitals Group heard this week.

Taoiseach opens €15m facelift at Bon Secours

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More jobs are to be created at the Bon Secours Hospital due to the proposed addition of new services, the official opening of the new €15 million expansion of facilities at the Renmore hospital was told recently.

St Vincent’s Hospital is safe for now

As locals in Roscommon fought this week to retain their hospital services, there was good news in Athlone over the future of St Vincent’s Hospital.

Safety warning issued as Halloween fireworks already play havoc

Fireworks are already causing distress to many elderly Castlebar residents and pets even in advance of Halloween, according to Mayor of Castlebar and Fine Gael Town Councillor, Ger Deere.

Closure of St Francis’ home another stage in Minister Harney’s ‘journey towards public service devastation’ claims activist

A local community activist has slammed the closure of St Francis Public Nursing Home in Upper Newcastle as a residential facility saying the decision represents another stage in what he terms Health Minister Mary Harney’s “long journey towards public service devastation”.

Public urged to sign petition to save health services

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A new organisation formed to fight the health cuts is urging people to sign a petition to register their concern.

Portiuncula to be stretched but safe

Despite political and public opinion believing that the €7 million share of cuts to be foisted on Portiuncula hospital by the end of the year would “effectively close” the hospital, “the HSE can categorically state that there are no plans to close Portiuncula Hospital”.

 

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