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Galway actress backs campaign to decriminalise abortion in the North

Galway actress backs campaign to decriminalise abortion in the North

Nicola Coughlan, who stars in the award-winning Derry Girls, has thrown her support behind the campaign to decriminalise abortion in the North of Ireland. The star appeared alon ...
No sight of a resolution as nurses strike for a third day

No sight of a resolution as nurses strike for a third day

Nurses and Midwives took to the same pickets in Galway today for their third day of strikes with no end in sight. Public expressions of support remained strong for nurses protes ...
A patient’s letter to striking nurses – ‘I love you all and so does the majority of this nation’

A patient’s letter to striking nurses – ‘I love you all and so does the majority of this nation’

As the nurses stage the third day of strike action for better pay and working conditions, one patient, who had her surgery cancelled on Tuesday, has written a letter saying the nur ...
Nurses take to the picket line in second day of industrial action

Nurses take to the picket line in second day of industrial action

Galway's nurses and midwives have taken to the picket lines again this morning to protest unfair pay and working conditions. The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation is leading ...
Backlog of 1,500 people waiting for surgeries at Merlin Park

Backlog of 1,500 people waiting for surgeries at Merlin Park

The backlog of patients waiting for orthopaedic surgery at Merlin Park Hospital is piling up with 1,500 people awaiting complex surgery. The ongoing closure of orthopaedic surgery ...
Nurses and Midwives strike at UHG for better pay

Nurses and Midwives strike at UHG for better pay

Nurses and Midwives and protesting outside University Hospital Galway today as part of a nationwide strike against pay issues. The Irish Nurses and Midwives Oraganisation is leadi ...
Over 3,000 patients at UHG on a waiting list for over two years to see a specialist

Over 3,000 patients at UHG on a waiting list for over two years to see a specialist

There are 3,135 patients at University Hospitals Galway who have been waiting more than two years for an outpatient appointment. From among these 453 have been waiting for between ...
1,200 elderly people still waiting for homecare in West

1,200 elderly people still waiting for homecare in West

A legal entitlement to homecare packages would take some pressure off Accident and Emergency departments by reducing the number of delayed discharge patients. That is according ...
Home care waiting lists improve in the west but still colossal

Home care waiting lists improve in the west but still colossal

The number of people in the west of Ireland waiting for home care packages from the HSE has shown improvement, but it still far too large. There were 1,205 people waiting for home ...
“Time is of the essence” in getting Pembro drug to cervical cancer patients

“Time is of the essence” in getting Pembro drug to cervical cancer patients

A Galway TD has said that the rate at which the experimental drug Pembro is being made available to cervical cancer patients is unacceptable. Treatments with the cervical cancer d ...
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