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Shocking number of over 75s forced to wait 24 hours+ in A&E at UHG

Shocking number of over 75s forced to wait 24 hours+ in A&E at UHG

Figures released by the HSE have revealed that 854 patients over the age of 75 had to wait over 24 hours for care in University Hospital Galway's Emergency Departments in the first ...
UHG is Ireland’s third most overcrowded hospital today

UHG is Ireland’s third most overcrowded hospital today

University Hospital Galway is the third most overcrowded hospital in Ireland today with 38 patients on trolleys. The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation carries out a count of ...
Road deaths go up in 2019 as five killed in Galway

Road deaths go up in 2019 as five killed in Galway

The Road Safety Authority is concerned about an increase in road deaths this year, with five people killed in Galway alone. According to the RSA road deaths have increased by 7% t ...
Over 700 patients on trolleys at UHG in July

Over 700 patients on trolleys at UHG in July

University Hospital Galway had the third most overcrowded emergency department in Ireland in July with over 700 patients on trolleys. This is a dramatic increase on the figures fo ...
Galway Hospice sees 12% increase in demand for services

Galway Hospice sees 12% increase in demand for services

2018 was a busy year for Galway Hospice as the demand for its services went up by 12% according to the newly released Impact Statement. Last year the Inpatient Unit for Galway Hos ...
New figures reveal number of people waiting for home help in Galway

New figures reveal number of people waiting for home help in Galway

The HSE and the government have come under fire after new figures show a significant increase in people waiting for home help across the country. Speaking this morning, Sinn Féi ...
Restructuring Health Service will transform healthcare

Restructuring Health Service will transform healthcare

The restructuring of the health service announced by Minister for Health Simon Harris this week will transform the way we deliver healthcare, a Galway TD has said. Minister Ciaran ...
Galway’s heavy traffic prompts air pollution fears

Galway’s heavy traffic prompts air pollution fears

As a city packed with cars and other vehicles every day, any measuring of the air quality in Galway is sure to find unsafe levels of air pollution. That's the view of Galway East ...
Ireland’s first Masters in Diabetes programme launched at NUI Galway

Ireland’s first Masters in Diabetes programme launched at NUI Galway

Ireland’s first Masters in Diabetes programme has been launched by NUI Galway’s College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. The Masters programme aims to prepare healthcare ...
Staff at Saolta Hospitals assaulted 68 times so far this year

Staff at Saolta Hospitals assaulted 68 times so far this year

Staff at the Saolta Hospital Group, which includes UHG, Merlin Park, and Portiuncula hospitals, have been assaulted 68 times so far this year, more than any other hospital group in ...
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