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ED is bursting at the seams

The emergency department at University Hospital Galway is bursting at the seams, with health chiefs moving to cancel ...

Nurses call in Chief Fire Officer on ED overcrowding

The nurses’ union has formally urged the Chief Fire Officer to investigate 17 alleged breaches of the fire regulation...

Ten patients a day give up on ED without being seen

More than ten patients a day left the Emergency Department of University Hospital Galway last year without being seen...


Patients vent their spleen over ED chaos

Complaints about the Emergency Department of University Hospital Galway (UHG) jumped by 55% last year, the Connacht Tribune has learned. During ...

Massive ED delay sees patients give up the ghost

Fifteen patients every day who present for treatment at Galway’s two public Emergency Departments leave before being seen or treated. The new fi...

Hospital staff face winter of discontent

Nurses are warning of a catastrophic winter ahead with figures showing over 1,000 patients could not get a bed at the Galway emergency department l...


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