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Dead woman in hospital toilet was not found for 10 hours

A woman lay dead, undiscovered for up to 10 hours, in the toilet of a city hospital. The deceased, believed to be a Polish national,...

Saolta seeks €1m funding for new hospital planning at Merlin Park

The Saolta University Healthcare Group – which operates Galway’s public hospitals – is progressing plans for a new hospital on the grounds of Merlin...

UHG ambulance times are worst in the country

University Hospital Galway (UHG) has the worst ambulance turnaround times of any hospital in the country, shock statistics confirm. Ambulances spent over 800 hours delayed...

Children and teens waiting over a year for psychological assessment

More than half of the children and teenagers in Galway on a list for a psychological assessment have been waiting over a year for...

Roundabout plan will dictate future of UHG helipad

The removal of the “temporary” helipad for University Hospital Galway is now predicated on the removal of the Browne roundabout, the HSE has revealed. Residents...

4,700 on trolleys in Galway’s public hospitals in first six months

Nearly 4,700 patients were left waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Galway and Portiuncula in Ballinasloe in the first six months of this year. Figures...


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