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Spiddal beaches superbug down to sewage flowing into sea

Bacteria that is immune to most antibiotics has been found at two beaches in County Galway where raw sewage flows into the sea. Researchers discovered...

Saolta confirms UHG hit by computer virus

Computer systems at University Hospital Galway (UHG) were infected with malware, management have confirmed. The ‘ransomware’ malware encrypts files on PCs and threatens to wipe...

Minister Varadkar has ‘unfinished business’ at UHG

Minister Leo Varadkar says he has ‘unfinished business' in health – and he's pushing the Government for greater investment in Galway. The Social Protection...

Mum forced to carry sick child home from hospital on her...

A mother of two carried her five-years-old sick child home from hospital to Salthill, because she couldn’t afford transport. The woman and children are asylum...

Increase in trolley figures in Galway’s public hospitals

New figures have revealed a significant increase in the number of people on trolleys at University Hospital Galway and Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe. A report from...

Extension of hours to tackle endoscopy waiting lists at UHG

HSE officials are planning to extend working hours in a bid to deal with growing waiting lists for endoscopy treatment at UHG. The matter was...


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