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Inquest told infant died after eye operation at University Hospital Galway

A three month old baby died from complications after getting eye surgery at University Hospital Galway and inquest has heard. Jonathan Borges Gonclaves was born...

Cancer care West funds new family room at University Hospital Galway

Cancer Care West have recently provided funding to furnish a new family room in the Corrib ward at University Hospital Galway. The Corrib ward is...

UHG to hold candlelight ceremony in memory of lost pregnancies and infants

University Hospital Galway is holding a candle lighting ceremony next Sunday to mark International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day. This is a day of remembrance...

Over 600 patients left on trolleys at University Hospital Galway in September

September saw 609 admitted patients left waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Galway in another crisis month. UHG was the third most overcrowded hospital in...

Galway University Hospitals launches award for staff who ensure patients get the finest care

Galway University Hospitals is honouring its employees who go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure patients get the best care with...

Woman jailed for long list of alcohol driven crimes, many against UHG staff

A woman well known to Galway's courts was sentenced for attacking and abusing staff at University Hospital Galway on multiple occasions, along with many...

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...

Psych nurse jailed for assaulting colleague with syringe at University Hospital Galway

A psychiatric nurse at University Hospital Galway has been given a 12 month sentence for assaulting a fellow nurse with a syringe filled with...

Three departments at Galway University Hospitals shortlisted for medical awards

Three departments at Galway University Hospitals have been shortlisted in both categories of the 2018 Medray Awards. Both the X-Ray Departments at UHG and Merlin...

UHG unveils new art installations to improve hospital atmosphere

University Hospital Galway has unveiled multiple new artworks meant to improve the atmosphere for patients and staff. Six bronze sculptures, two wall-mounted and four free-standing...

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...

Glenamaddy couple raise €2,285 for UHG cancer patients fund

Mrs Gail Clarke and her husband Peter from Glenamaddy recently presented a cheque for €2,285 to the Oncology Patient Comfort Fund at UHG. This donation...

Family of late Donegal man cared for at UHG donates €3,000 in his memory

The family of a Donegal man have donated €3,000 to University Hospital Galway in gratitude for the care he received there before passing away. John...

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...

Self-taught artist’s work goes on display at UHG

Local woman Catherine Cooley, who taught herself to paint to help her recovery from mental illness, is having her work displayed at UHG this...

Over 500 people on trolleys in Galway hospitals this month

UHG was the fourth most overcrowded hospital in Ireland in July with 457 patients waiting on trolleys throughout the month. There were another 80 sick...

18 vacant consultant posts at Galway University Hospitals

There are 18 hospital consultant positions at Galway University Hospitals that are currently vacant according to new figures from the HSE. Galway University Hospitals includes...

Man awarded damages following wife’s suicide after being discharged from UHG

The High Court has awarded €263,000 in damages to the husband of a woman who took her own life after being discharged from UHG...

Galway University Hospitals launch online payment service

UHG and Merlin Park Hospital have become the first hospitals outside of Dublin to let patients pay their bills online. Galway University Hospitals, which includes...

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...
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Two Galway areas among 10 highest Covid rates in the Republic

Galway City Central's 14-day Covid incidence rate was the third highest in the country last week, and data released this evening shows that the...

Coronavirus: 6 deaths and 866 COVID-19 cases today

There have been 6 additional deaths related to COVID-19 reported today, along with 866 new confirmed cases.Of today's cases, 54 are in Galway, the...

Town Voucher helping people to shop local in Ballinasloe this holiday season

The importance of shopping local in order to support businesses through the COVID crisis has been driven home many times in recent months.ShopBallinasloe has...

Hospitals update: 20 people with COVID-19 at Galway hospitals

There are twenty people with Covid-19 at hospitals in Galway, the latest HSE data shows.Fifteen people with the virus are in UHG and there...