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Hospitals’ €3.5 million profit from patient parking

The HSE took in over €3.5 million from car parking charges at UHG and Portiuncula over the past four years. Figure...

New ED hits yet another stumbling block

Health chiefs have conceded that a new emergency department for Galway has hit another delay, despite the existing fa...

Housing costs leave hospitals with staffing crisis

Skilled medical staff are declining job offers in County Galway because of the ongoing housing crisis – amid claims t...

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Sick pensioners left to wait on trolleys for hours

Almost 55% of patients aged seventy and over who attended the Emergency Department of University Hospital Galway last year waited on trolleys for m...

Healthy patient’s three year wait for hospital discharge

A patient who was deemed medically fit to leave a public hospital in Galway has spent over 1,150 days in a bed on a ward due to the complex problem...

Over 9,000 Galway patients seek cross-border treatment

More than 9,000 patients on waiting lists for procedures at public hospitals in Galway have been bussed to Northern Ireland for assessment and trea...


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Hospitals’ €3.5 million profit from patient parking
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