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Saolta hospital staff urged to get the flu vaccine

The new head of Nursing and Midwifery at the Saolta Hospital Group is urging hospital staff to get the flu vaccine this year.Paul Hooton,...

Research team at NUI Galway receives grant to develop rapid Covid-19 test

Researchers from NUI Galway have received a grant of almost €200,000 from the Health Research Board to develop a handheld device to quickly detect...

NUIG Students’ Union launches Mental Health Week

A series of online events will be hosted by NUI Galway Students' Union to mark their Mental Health Week taking place next week from...

Diabetes Ireland teams up with Matt Cooper for World Diabetes Day

Diabetes Ireland has teamed up with Today FM presenter Matt Cooper to mark World Diabetes Day on Saturday, 14 November. The campaign aims to raise awareness about...

Boston Scientific & CÚRAM collaborate for Teachers in Residence 2020 Programme

Boston Scientific and CÚRAM, the SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices based at NUI Galway, are collaborating on their innovative Teachers in Residence Programme...

Woman had ‘Do Not Resuscitate’ on ICU file without family’s knowledge

Galway Senator Seán Kyne has said that there needs to be a debate on the use of Do-not-Resuscitate orders in hospitals in Ireland, after...

Galway Hospice awarded €750,000 funding

Galway Hospice has been awarded €750,000 by the Department of Health as part of a once off injection of funding for palliative and end-of-life...

Plans to open new medical centre in Ballybrit

Planning permission is being sought from the city council to open a new medical centre in Ballybrit.MyMedical Urgent Care Ltd is seeking approval for...

GUH lab gets new PCR machine for faster coronavirus testing

The laboratory at Galway University Hospitals has started testing for Covid using a new PCR machine which is faster than the two machines that...

Health Minister to hold meeting on extra beds for Portiuncula Hospital

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly will meet with Minister of State Anne Rabbitte next week in relation to bed capacity issues at Portiuncula Hospital in...

NUIG and medtech company launch global clinical trial for heart disease patients

NUI Galway and medtech company Sahajanand Medical Technologies have launched a global clinical trial for a new generation of stents for heart disease patients.The...

More time granted to build new UHG oncology centre

The HSE has been granted more time to build a new radiation oncology centre for University Hospital Galway by the city council.An Extension of...
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Galway man Simon K from the band Collective Whisper has started a wonderful new podcast called Collective Whisper gets to know... .The episodes, which...

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