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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 ...

UHG imposes restrictions on foot of Covid outbreak

Visiting restrictions remain in place at University Hospital Galway (UHG) as a result of a Covid-19 outbreak on multi...

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 ...

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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 regulations as a result of chronic overc...

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 or screened. Saolta Univer...

Patients packed in like sardines

Patients were packed like sardines into two Emergency Departments of Galway’s public hospitals this week as the number of people waiting on trolley...

Third man confirmed dead after Galway tragedy

The third young man involved in last night’s tragedy at Menlo has died, Gardaí confirmed this evening. Two other youths – named as 16-year-old J...

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 ...

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 to the HSE – and those presenti...


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