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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...

Hospital scraps multi-storey carpark plan

Plans for a multi-storey carpark at University Hospital Galway (UHG) have been scrapped. Management of the hospital have conceded there is a problem with a...

Friends asked to wear Grace’s favourite colours for funeral

Just days before her eleventh birthday, schoolgirl Grace Kenneally died at home in Tirellan Heights after battling for more than half her short life...


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