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NUI Galway is inviting the public, patients, carers, and the wider research community to attend the Sixth National Public and Patient Involvement in Research Conference on Wednesday, 28 April. The Conference will be an online event, running from 10am-1.45pm.
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.
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.
The roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccination campaign commenced in Portiuncula University Hospital this past week with Louise Ann McGrath, Clinical Nurse Manager 2, St John’s Ward being the first staff member in the hospital to receive the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine.
The roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccination campaign began in Mayo University Hospital on Wednesday, January 6.
Staff in University Hospital Galway were among those who received the first doses of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine administered on Tuesday, with management immediately hailing it as a milestone event which will offer protection for staff and patients who come into contact with the deadly virus.
Trish Crampton of Acupuncture West Clinic first discovered the benefits of acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) after the birth of her second child. "I soon came to learn that Chinese medicine takes into consideration the individual as a whole in terms of mind, body, emotions, and spirit," she said.
A Galwaywoman whose cancer diagnosis was missed has this week received an apology in the Dail from Taoiseach Micheál Martin.
Galway Hospice has been at the heart of the local community for decades, caring for patients and families living with life limiting illnesses. Each year, the hospice must raise more than €2.3 million to provide its vital services. Without the support of the people of Galway, the hospice simply could not continue to provide care to those who need it.