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NEW CEO FOR GALWAY HOSPITALS

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Date Published: 08-May-2011

MAJOR management changes are underway at Galway’s University College Hospital Group as a new Chief Executive is being sought.

The new Chief Executive will have a significant track record of relevant achievements, and the personal presence and insight necessary to create positive and lasting change, according to the Chairperson of the HSE West Cllr Padraic Conneely.

He says health Minister Dr James Reilly was in Galway yesterday and he informed the city councillor of the proposed management changes that will take place in the Galway hospitals.

He says he has been urging the Minister to take a hands on approach to the problems at UHG since Dr Reilly took up office.

The issues he has highlighted with the minister include his claims that 12 million Euro is owed from private health insurance because some consultants may have not completed relevant claim forms on a timely basis.

The city councillor says, that apart from a new CEO, a new chief operating officer and a new chief financial officer will also be appointed.

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Retail industry trade body welcomes B&Q announcement

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Date Published: 07-May-2013

Retail Excellence Ireland, the country’s largest retail industry trade body, has welcomed the news that 60 jobs have been saved at the city branch of B&Q.

It’s after the home improvements store successfully exited examinership.

Under the scheme, 2.4 million euro is to be invested by parent company Kingfisher plc, and B and Q will continue to trade at eight stores

This means 640 jobs have been saved nationwide, including 60 at the outlet in Knocknacarra.

However, David Fitzsimons of Retail Excellence Ireland says landlords need to be willing to help out smaller retailers too.

 

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Foundation reports nine Galway heart deaths each week

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Date Published: 09-May-2013

Nine people die in Galway every week from heart disease and stroke.

That’s according to the Irish Heart Foundation, which is launching its Happy Hearts Appeal today. (9/5)

An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, launched the appeal today to help raise funds for the charity, which has seen increasing demand on its patient services.

The Foundation says it needs to raise at least half a million euro to maintain existing information services.

 

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Call to tackle delays at Oranmore rail crossing

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Date Published: 13-May-2013

Concerns have been raised over traffic delays at the railway crossing in Oranmore.

Councillor Jim Cuddy says he has received many representations from local motorists who have been experiencing extended delays.

He says the closed barrier can sometimes cause a traffic tailback as far as the roundabout near the Maldron hotel.

Cllr Cuddy has brought the matter to the attention of Iarnrod Eireann and has asked for an explanation as to why the crossing is closed for so long.

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