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New cancer facilities at UHG delayed by €109 million hole in HSE budget

New cancer facilities at UHG delayed by €109 million hole in HSE budget

New cancer facilities meant for University Hospital Galway are one of a number of healthcare investments that are set to be delayed by a massive shortfall in the HSE's budget. The ...
UHG places second in worst August on record for hospital overcrowding

UHG places second in worst August on record for hospital overcrowding

This month has broken the record for hospital overcrowding in August, according to new figures released today by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO). A staggering ...
UHG has the second largest number of people on trolleys in Ireland again today

UHG has the second largest number of people on trolleys in Ireland again today

University Hospital Galway is the second most overcrowded hospital in Ireland this morning with 38 patients waiting on trolleys. UH Limerick takes home the grand prize with 47 pat ...
Inspection at UHG raises concerns about ongoing superbug problem

Inspection at UHG raises concerns about ongoing superbug problem

A report published this week by the Heath Information and Quality Authority raised concerns about an ongoing outbreak of a superbug at UHG. The report published this week contains ...
UHG saw 43 patients on trolleys yesterday

UHG saw 43 patients on trolleys yesterday

43 patients Forty-three patients were waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Galway - the highest number nationwide - on Wednesday. Across Ireland yesterday a total of 41 ...
Less than a fifth of healthcare workers at UHG got the flu vaccine in 2016/2017

Less than a fifth of healthcare workers at UHG got the flu vaccine in 2016/2017

Only 17.9% of healthcare workers at University Hospital Galway got the flu vaccine for the 2016/2017 flu season, one of the lowest uptake rates of any hospital in the country. The ...
39,048 people waiting for an appointment at UHG is “outrageous and shameful”

39,048 people waiting for an appointment at UHG is “outrageous and shameful”

The recent hospital waiting list figures which show the biggest waiting lists in the history of the State are 'outrageous', according to Niall Ó Tuathail of the Social Democrats. ...
Cancer Information Point opens at Portiuncula hospital

Cancer Information Point opens at Portiuncula hospital

The Irish Cancer Society has opened a Cancer Information point at Portiuncula Hospital this week to provide helpful information to hospital patients, visitors, and members of the p ...
Cervical Check Scandal: Victims form class action style lawsuit

Cervical Check Scandal: Victims form class action style lawsuit

THE SISTERS of Miriam O’Brien - who was diagnosed with stage two cancer in Belfast just nine months after getting the all-clear in the Republic - are taking legal action against th ...
Outpatient waiting lists at UHG have grown two thirds in the last year

Outpatient waiting lists at UHG have grown two thirds in the last year

The number of people waiting more than 18 months for an outpatient appointment at UHG has gone up two thirds in the last year. According to figures from the National Treatment Pur ...
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