Galway bay fm newsroom – A new mobile app to improve antibiotic use has been launched for use in Galway city’s public hospitals.
The technology will focus on antimicrobial prescribing guidelines and will co-incide with the intake of 197 Non-Consultant Doctors at the hospital in July.
University of Galway healthcare facility secures European accreditation
Galway Bay fm newsroom – A healthcare simulation facility at University of Galway has secured European accreditation.
The Irish Centre for Applied Patient Safety received the accreditation as part of the Network of Accredited Skills Centres in Europe.
The centre, based at the university’s School of Medicine, provides training for students and staff in Saolta hospitals.
Professor of Simulation Education Dara Byrne hopes the accreditation will lead to more collaborative work for the facility,
Workers at Corrib Oil station in Ballinasloe to take further strike action
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Workers at Corrib Oil filling station in Ballinasloe are to take further strike action tomorrow.
They’ll take to the picket line from 6.30am until 10pm – over the company’s alleged refusal to recognise their right to be represented by a union.
Mandate Trade Union claims Corrib Oil has refused to honour a pre-Christmas offer to engage with them.
It follows a one-day strike held last month.
Galway Bay fm contacted Corrib Oil about tomorrow’s action, but it has not commented
John Carty of Mandate says workers don’t want to strike – but management is leaving them no choice.
Tuam student wins award for outstanding business and accounting Leaving Cert results
Galway Bay fm newsroom – The inaugural N17 Plaza Business Award has been presented to University of Galway student, Eimhin Mulligan.
The award, exclusive to St Jarlath’s College in Tuam, is aimed at encouraging students to pursue careers related to business.
Eimhin, who did the Leaving Cert last year, excelled in both business and accounting exams
He’s now studying for a Commerce Degree at University of Galway.
Supermac’s MD, Pat McDonagh, presented the cash prize and a plaque at a function at the secondary school campus in Tuam