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An Taoiseach Enda Kenny said this week that he expects for the sod to be turned on phase one of the National Outdoor Pursuits Academy based in around Lough Lannagh in the coming weeks. The Taoiseach was speaking at the press briefing with local newspapers this week in Lough Lannagh Holiday Village where he outlined progress on a number of projects and developments in the county.
Portlaoise report highlights need for Portiuncula inquiry to investigate Saolta management says TD Naughten
Denis Naughten TD has called on the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, to ensure that the inquiry at Portiuncula Hospital includes a review of the actions taken by Saolta Management once they became aware of staff concerns regarding the operation of the maternity unit in Ballinasloe.
Independent University Senator Rónán Mullen has expressed disappointment and frustration at the revelation that the Saolta Hospital Group (including Galway University Hospital and Portiuncula Hospital) spent €169,444.80 hiring the PR consultancy firm Setanta communications.
The former chairperson of the HSE West’s regional health forum is calling on Health Minister Leo Varadker to ensure a successor is appointed promptly to fill the position being vacated by the head of the West North West Hospitals Group.
Deputy Denis Naughten has welcomed the announcement by the West Northwest Hospitals Group to suspend its controversial review of maternity services in the region.
Outspoken Independent councillor Michael Kilcoyne has hit out at management at HSE West for forking out €20,000 for a faulty review of maternity services in the region.
The controversial closure of the 22 acute mental health beds at St Brigid’s Hospital in Ballinasloe will continue to be a major issue and the “time has come for it to be reviewed”, that is according to Independent Tim Broderick who was re-elected to Galway County Council at the count centre at NUI Galway today.
A question mark hangs over the future of maternity services at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, as it emerged this week that the HSE is considering axing the service.
Fears about the future of the maternity unit at Mayo General Hospital continued to grow as new details emerged this week about the confidential draft review of services that is under way at hospitals in the west and northwest.