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Galway’s hospital waiting lists worst in country

Outpatient waiting lists at UHG and Merlin Park were the worst of all the public hospitals in the country again last ...

Galway’s public hospitals owed €49m in uncollected fees

Three public hospitals in Galway are owed more than €49 million by patients and insurers for unpaid fees – including ...

HSE confirms average logjam of almost eight hours at UHG’s ED

The average waiting time for patients presenting in UHG’s Emergency Department is seven and a half hours, according t...

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Galway’s Covid death toll passes 300 milestone

Galway’s Covid-19 death toll has passed the 300 milestone. The latest official mortality figures come as visitor restrictions remain in place at Ga...

Hospital trolley crisis hits new high

Overcrowding at Galway’s two main public hospitals in 2022 was the worst year on record. The number of patients on trolleys, without a hospital ...

Frontline staff taking care of us for Christmas

It’s going to be a marathon Christmas for Irene Flynn, staff nurse at Portiuncula University Hospital in Ballinasloe. Because as well as working...


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