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Ambulance sent 130km from Mayo for heart attack in Carraroe

Ambulance sent 130km from Mayo for heart attack in Carraroe

A patient having a heart attack in Carraroe had to wait 90 minutes for an ambulance to arrive from Ballina in Mayo 130km away, a Galway GP has said. Carraroe has an ambulance base ...
Paediatric consultant staff expands at University Hospital Galway

Paediatric consultant staff expands at University Hospital Galway

University Hospital Galway is expanding its paediatric services with the appointment of new Endocrinology consultant Dr. Niamh McGrath. Dr. McGrath's role will be looking after pa ...
Approval given for new ambulance base at Merlin Park hospital

Approval given for new ambulance base at Merlin Park hospital

Planning approval has been given to the HSE for a long awaited ambualance base at Merlin Park Hospital with conditions attached. The 613m² ambulance base will include a 129m² gara ...
French student collided with a motorbike by mixing up the lanes

French student collided with a motorbike by mixing up the lanes

A French student visiting Ireland who collided with a motorbike when he swerved onto the wrong side of the road was convicted of dangerous driving this week. Ancelin Gourjault (21 ...
Over 500 people on trolleys in Galway hospitals this month

Over 500 people on trolleys in Galway hospitals this month

UHG was the fourth most overcrowded hospital in Ireland in July with 457 patients waiting on trolleys throughout the month. There were another 80 sick people confined to trolleys ...
18 vacant consultant posts at Galway University Hospitals

18 vacant consultant posts at Galway University Hospitals

There are 18 hospital consultant positions at Galway University Hospitals that are currently vacant according to new figures from the HSE. Galway University Hospitals includes UHG ...
Road traffic accident near Carraroe left pedestrian with “life changing” injuries

Road traffic accident near Carraroe left pedestrian with “life changing” injuries

A serious road traffic accident near Carraroe left a pedestrian with serious injuries to his spine, leg, and foot. Liam O'Maille (27) from Maumeem, Lettermore was sentenced to two ...
Galway University Hospitals launch online payment service

Galway University Hospitals launch online payment service

UHG and Merlin Park Hospital have become the first hospitals outside of Dublin to let patients pay their bills online. Galway University Hospitals, which includes UHG and Merlin P ...
Guilty verdict for carjacker who led gardaí on high speed chase

Guilty verdict for carjacker who led gardaí on high speed chase

A four day trial ended in a guilty verdict at the Circuit Court for a man accused of hijacking a car and taking its frightened owner on a high speed chase with gardaí through the c ...
Drunk Gort man found in hot press, convicted of trespassing

Drunk Gort man found in hot press, convicted of trespassing

A man from Gort was convicted of trespassing - among other charges - at Galway District Court on Wednesday after a Claddagh resident found him inebriated in her hot press. The w ...
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