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HSE urges caution amid rise in new COVID infections

The HSE is urging people in the west of Ireland to be aware of an increase in COVID-19 cases in the community as a...

HSE launches COVID-19 Spring booster vaccination campaign

The HSE’s Spring booster vaccination programme gets underway on Monday, April 22 with the roll out of the free COVID-19 vaccine to recommended groups. The following...

Portiuncula Hospital restricting visitation amid Flu & COVID outbreaks

Portiuncula Hospital has issued updated visitation rules amid multiple viral outbreaks this winter. Due to outbreaks of Flu and COVID-19 in the hospital, Portiuncula University...

HSE concerned about further rise in flu and Covid infections

The HSE is seeing an increase in people with respiratory illnesses attending emergency departments. This week, 538 people with flu and 282 with Covid attended...

Disappointment that no occupational injury benefits coming for Long Covid sufferers

Galway TD Denis Naughten has expressed his disappointment at people with Long Covid being denied the occupational injury support they "rightfully deserve". The Department of...

Covid outbreak affecting multiple wards at UHG

A Covid-19 outbreak is affecting multiple wards at University Hospital Galway with 31 patients currently with the virus in the hospital. As of this morning...

COVID-19 outbreaks affecting multiple wards at UHG

University Hospital Galway is currently under extreme pressure from a COVID-19 outbreak and very high attendance at the Emergency Department. The COVID-19 outbreak is affecting...

Long Covid could place significant burden on health service

Local Independent TD Denis Naughten has said that long Covid has the potential to place a significant burden on our healthcare services. He said that...

Patients with long Covid waiting 15 weeks to access clinics

Patients are now waiting an average of 15 weeks to access long Covid clinics in hospitals across the country, local TD Denis Naughten has...

HSE launches Spring COVID-19 booster vaccine campaign

The HSE is starting its Spring COVID-19 booster vaccine programme for people for older and vulnerable people. Following the most recent NIAC (National Immunisation Advisory...

Local TD calls for Long Covid to be recognised as occupational illness

Roscommon-Galway TD Denis Naughten has once again called for long Covid to be recognised as an occupational illness for frontline workers, allowing them to...

Key Factors of Financial Business Support for Covid-19 in New Zealand

The Covid-19 pandemic was initially a health crisis before it rapidly transformed into an economic crisis, affecting all businesses. Most governments imposed curfews, lockdowns,...

Pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Carraroe

A pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be open in Carraroe next week for people to get their booster shot. The walk-in vaccination clinic will be...

Galway University Hospitals Long COVID programme wins national healthcare award

A patient support programme from the Long COVID and post-COVID clinics in Galway University Hospitals has won a national healthcare award. The programme won the...

Flu and COVID-19 cases prompt warning about social settings

People in Galway are being urged to avoid social settings if they have symptoms amid a surge in respiratory viruses in recent days. With COVID-19...

CMO urges vigilance ahead of schools reopening as flu, RSV, and COVID circulate

The Chief Medical Officer is urging parents to keep their kids home from school or childcare if they have symptoms of illness, as winter...

Local TDs seek cross-party support for Long Covid services

The Regional Group in the Dáil has tabled a Dáil motion seeking the roll-out of specialist services to support those with Long Covid. The group...

Long Covid clinics recruit just one third of necessary staff

Just one third of the staff needed to manage patients with long Covid have been recruited to specialist clinics, Deputy Denis Naughten has said. The...

Long Covid patients could overwhelm hospitals says local TD

Denis Naughten TD has called on the Government to treat the surge in Long Covid patients with the same urgency as the initial Covid-19...

UHG still dealing with large volume of of COVID patients

University Hospital Galway remains under pressure from a high number of COVID patients, but the number admitted to the ICU has fallen. There were 47...

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