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Number of Covid deaths in MUH raised by Kilcoyne

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Castlebar based Independent Cllr Michael Kilcoyne who is also a member of the HSE's Regional Health Forum, put forward the following question to the forum before their monthly meeting this week. "According to available figures 155 Covid 19 deaths have taken place in Mayo. How many of those people died in Mayo University Hospital and how many of those people tested negative when admitted to the hospital and subsequently contracted the virus in the hospital?

Contact lens hygiene tips to avoid putting health at risk

Hand hygiene has never been more important than now – especially when it comes to touching our face and eyes.

Contact lens hygiene tips to avoid putting health at risk

Hand hygiene has never been more important than now – especially when it comes to touching our face and eyes.

Racecourse vaccination centre opens this morning

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A team of vaccinators will begin innoculating healthcare workers at the Covid-19 vaccination centre at the Galway Racecourse this morning (Thursday).

People with serious illnesses not getting priority under vaccination roll-out, warns McDonnell

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People with serious illnesses and carers are not being given the priority they need under the current vaccination roll-out, which should be focussed on "the most vulnerable people and those most at risk".

Special offer from the Herbal Study Academy

The Herbal Study Academy currently has a special offer - order the academy's foundation herbal medicine course and get the colour therapy course and healing course for free.

Government urgently needs to review vaccination programme for carers

Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has called for the lack of priority for family carers to be reviewed with a view to prioritising carers for vaccination due to the impact this could have on the person they are caring for at home.

Too early to relax our Covid compliance yet, says Saolta chief

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The level of Covid-19 infection in the community needs to be driven down much further than it is at currently and it is important people continue to abide by all the public health restrictions to achieve this, the chief executive of the Saolta University Health Care Group, which runs the local public hospitals in the west and north-west, stressed this week.

UHG must be priority over planned Merlin Park hospital, says Kyne

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The needs of UHG for urgent funding and a new emergency department must not be ignored in favour of the proposed new hospital in Merlin Park, which may take 20 years to see completion.

Rising infection and 800 staff on sick leave puts Galway hospitals under pressure

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The escalating number of Covid-19 patients in intensive care units (ICUs), combined with high levels of staff absenteeism due to the virus, is putting severe pressure on local hospitals.

 

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