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HSE and Bank of Ireland face scrutiny over missing fada

The Data Protection Commission is examining a wide ranging complaint after a man was told at the hospital that they couldn't include the fada...

Over 600 patients stuck on trolleys in Galway in January

There were over 600 patients stuck on trolleys in Galway's Hospitals in January. At University Hospital Galway 534 patients went without a bed, with a...

Nurses and Midwives strike at UHG for better pay

Nurses and Midwives and protesting outside University Hospital Galway today as part of a nationwide strike against pay issues. The Irish Nurses and Midwives Oraganisation...

Over 3,000 patients at UHG on a waiting list for over two years to see a specialist

There are 3,135 patients at University Hospitals Galway who have been waiting more than two years for an outpatient appointment. From among these 453 have...

Centralised cancer unit significantly improved survival rates in Galway

Survival rates for people with cancer in Galway are significantly higher at the specialised cancer centre than elsewhere according to report due to be...

Galway club goalkeeper airlifted to hospital after match injury

A young football player from Ballymoe FC in the county was airlifted to hospital yesterday after being injured during a match. The 18 year old goalkeeper...

UHG is the most overcrowded hospital in Ireland today

University Hospital Galway is the most overcrowded acute hospital in Ireland today. According to Trolley and Ward Watch figures today there are 47 people on...

Simon Harris out of the loop on delays to new A&E at UHG

The Saolta group which manages multiple hospitals in the west has delayed plans for a new Emergency Department at UHG without informing the Health...

Nurses and midwives announce strike dates

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has announced its members will go on strike at the end of this month, with the possibility of...

Two-thirds capacity at UHG sees hundreds of operations cancelled

Reduced theatre capacity at University Hospital Galway is resulting in long waiting lists for elective operations and is even affecting the scheduling of urgent...

Over 7000 on trolleys at UHG in worst year on record

2018 was the worst year on record for hospital overcrowding with nearly 7,500 patients at University Hospital Galway going without a hospital bed. End of...

No money for new nursing staff in HSE 2019 Service Plan warns INMO

The Irish Nurses and Midwives organisation has said there is no money included in the HSE's 2019 Service Plan to ensure adequate staffing of...

Donegal family donate €3,325 to Patient Fund at UHG

A couple from Donegal recently came down to Galway to present a €3,325 cheque for the Claddagh Ward Patient Comfort Fund at UHG. James Melly...

UHG is one of just nine hospitals signed up to provide abortion services

University Hospital Galway is one of just nine hospitals in the country that has signed up to provide medical abortions from January. University Hospital Galway...

Nurses and Midwives back strike over pay by huge margin

Ireland's nurses and midwives have overwhelmingly backed a strike action over pay, with 95% of INMO memebers voting in favour of striking. The vote to...

UHG to get additional funding for diagnostic services

University Hospital Galway has secured additional funding to improve on its diagnostic services. The funding will be used to secure additional capacity for patient diagnostic...

Turloughmore road reopens after crash injures three

The Turloughmore road has re-opened to traffic after gardaí attended the scene of a car accident late last night. At around 1am near Fallon's pub...

UHG is the most overcrowded hospital in Ireland today

Overcrowding at University Hospital Galway has topped the list of Irish hospitals today with 52 people waiting on trolleys. According to today's figures from the...

UHG first public hospital to use pioneering cancer treatment

University Hospital Galway is the first public hospital in Ireland to make use of a new treatment for prostate cancer. UHG recently began using high dose-rate...

Simon Harris asks people to reserve the A&E for emergencies amid trolley crisis

Health Minister Simon Harris has admitted that long waits at the A&E are "inevitable" this winter period as our hospitals are more overcrowded than...
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