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UHG to get additional funding for diagnostic services

UHG to get additional funding for diagnostic services

University Hospital Galway has secured additional funding to improve on its diagnostic services. The funding will be used to secure additional capacity for patient diagnostic serv ...
UHG is the most overcrowded hospital in Ireland today

UHG is the most overcrowded hospital in Ireland today

Overcrowding at University Hospital Galway has topped the list of Irish hospitals today with 52 people waiting on trolleys. According to today's figures from the Irish Nurses and ...
UHG first public hospital to use pioneering cancer treatment

UHG first public hospital to use pioneering cancer treatment

University Hospital Galway is the first public hospital in Ireland to make use of a new treatment for prostate cancer. UHG recently began using high dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy ...
UHG among most overcrowded in Ireland in worst November on record

UHG among most overcrowded in Ireland in worst November on record

There were nearly 700 patients on trolleys at University Hospital Galway as Ireland's hospitals enjoyed their most overcrowded November on record. According to monthly figures fro ...
UHG will pass 7,000 people on trolleys by Christmas in worst year on record

UHG will pass 7,000 people on trolleys by Christmas in worst year on record

Today marks a milestone in Irish healthcare as the number of patients on trolleys this year has passed 100,000 for the first time since records began. University Hospital Galway i ...
UHG loses accreditation for bowel cancer tests over waiting lists

UHG loses accreditation for bowel cancer tests over waiting lists

University Hospital Galway has lost its accreditation for BowelScreen, the national programme for testing to detect bowel cancer. UHG and Mercy University Hospital Cork have both ...
UHG celebrates launch of ‘Sponsor a Christmas Tree light’

UHG celebrates launch of ‘Sponsor a Christmas Tree light’

The Children’s Remembrance Day Committee at UHG celebrated the launch of their ‘sponsor a Christmas tree light’ yesterday evening in Crowe’s Bar, Bohermore. A giant Christmas tree ...
Two UHG departments honoured for extraordinary service

Two UHG departments honoured for extraordinary service

University Hospital Galway was doubly recognised for its extraordinary service recently, taking home two prizes at the 2018 Medray awards. UHG won X-Ray Department and Radiation T ...
Galway artist brightens up UHG with beautiful nature paintings

Galway artist brightens up UHG with beautiful nature paintings

A new solo exhibition by Kinvara based artist Fiona Cawley is bringing nature inside University Hospital Galway this month with beautiful landscape pieces. Born in Sligo but now l ...
Galway politicians react to overcrowding crisis at UHG

Galway politicians react to overcrowding crisis at UHG

According to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), Galway was the second most overcrowded hospital in the state for the month of October. INMO has laid the blam ...
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