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Gardaí investigate claim that hospital staff member attacked colleague with syringe

A criminal investigation is taking place following an incident at the Psychiatric Unit in University Hospital Galway in which one staff member is accused...

Mayor calls for heads to roll after 25-hour A&E nightmare

The Mayor of Galway has called on senior management of University Hospital Galway (UHG) to resign immediately following a nightmare experience in the Emergency...

HSE explains two-hour delay for ambulance to Knocknacarra

A delay of two hours and 23 minutes for an ambulance to arrive at the location of an emergency call in the Knocknacarra area...

Inspectors find hand hygiene at UHG is not what it should...

Hand hygiene at University Hospital Galway is not what it should be, according to independent inspectors. HIQA (the Health Information and Quality Authority), following an...

UHG shells out millions to private operator to store patients’ charts

University Hospital Galway (UHG) has paid almost €2.75 million to a private contractor to store patient charts away from its congested city campus during...

New greenfield hospital for city in the pipeline – but long-term

A new plan for a public hospital at a greenfield site in Galway isn’t going to happen ‘overnight’ but local health chiefs insist a...


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