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Staff cheer woman leaving Portiuncula hospital after more than 80 days fighting COVID-19

There were emotional scenes at Portiuncula Hospital as one patient departed after spending the better part of three months fighting, and recovering from, COVID-19. Rose...

Tablets to be sent to healthcare workers at 4 Galway locations

Fifty tablet devices are to be distributed to individuals and organisations across Ireland caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, as part of an...

Public reminded that visiting still not allowed at Galway hospitals

The public have been reminded that visiting is still not permitted at UHG or Merlin Park University Hospital - except in exceptional circumstances. People are...

Professor at NUIG awarded prestigious Global Leadership Award

A Professor of Medicine at NUI Galway has been awarded the Dr John P. Bilezikian ISCD Global Leadership Award by the International Society for...

Cancer patients can’t get surgery although hospitals operating at 25% capacity – TD

Some people diagnosed with cancer have been unable to get surgery even though hospitals are operating at a fraction of their full capacity, a...

Tuam traveller community raises €1,000 to feed UHG staff

The past few weeks have seen incredible efforts from people of all walks of life to support the most vulnerable, and most essential, during...

ICU capacity doubled at Saolta hospitals in preparation for surge

ICU capacity in the Saolta Hospital Group in the west of Ireland has been doubled to deal with a potential surge in Covid-19 patients. Tony...

Galway GAA clubs raise money to help frontline workers

The GAA club championships might not be going ahead, and the clubs might be closed for the crisis, but that doesn't mean that Galway's...

Coronavirus: Galway sees small increase in cases as 17 people die in Republic

Seventeen more people have died in the Republic after being diagnosed with Covid-19, the National Public Health Emergency Team has announced. Fifteen deaths were located...

Cystic Fibrosis team at UHG turn to video conferencing for patient appointments

The Cystic Fibrosis team at University Hospital Galway are making greater use of technology than ever to keep up their work during the coronavirus...

Feeding the Tribe: Hospitality group serves over 1,000 meals to front line staff

Tribe Hospitality in Galway have been extending their tribe to provide over 1,000 meals to front line medical workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Over 12...

Galway University Hospitals reminds public about cancellations

Galway University Hospitals reminded the public today that all inpatient and day cases remain cancelled at the hospital apart from urgent,...

HSE directs hospitals and healthcare facilities to suspend parking charges

The HSE has today directed all hospitals and healthcare facilities in the country to immediately suspend their parking charges for the...

Trolley numbers hit zero in Galway’s hospitals

The number of patients forced to wait on a trolley for a bed in Galway's hospitals has dropped to zero as...

Thousands of euro raised for lunches for UHG healthcare workers

Over six thousand euro has been raised in a fundraising campaign aimed at providing lunches for frontline healthcare workers at University...

Hospital overcrowding plummets amid Coronavirus concerns

Overcrowding at the Emergency Department at UHG and elsewhere has plummeted in the week that has seen the COVID-19 coronavirus continue...

Visiting restrictions enacted at Galway’s hospitals for infection control

Visiting restrictions have been put in place at all of Galway's public hospitals this evening for the purpose of infection control.

Monthly trolley numbers at UHG up more than 50% on last year

The number of people on trolleys at UHG in February has jumped by more than 50% compared with last year according...

UHG is the third most overcrowded hospital in the country today

UHG is the third most overcrowded Hospital in the country today according to figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.

Full capacity protocol enacted at University Hospital Galway

Full Capacity Protocol has been enacted at University Hospital Galway today amidst extreme overcrowding at the A&E. People...
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Coronavirus: No deaths for the second day, 4 new cases in Republic

There were zero COVID-related deaths reported in the Republic of Ireland today, for the second day in a row. The total number of deaths related...

New Clifden RNLI lifeboat commemorates volunteer in ‘Launch a Memory’ campaign

A new all-weather RNLI lifeboat, which will be permanently based at Clifden in Connemara, will proudly carry the names of up to 10,000 people...

“Great news” for Galway City as Cross Street is pedestrianised

The pedestrianisation of Cross Street has been described as "great news" for Galway city. Work to pedestrianise the street began today and Luke 'Ming' Flanagan...

Young people invited to share experiences of using mental health supports

Young people are being invited to share their views on mental health services and supports in Ireland, as part of a youth mental health...
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