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#University Hospital Galway

# university-hospital-galway - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Man sues HSE after wife dies day after being discharged from hospital following overdose

Angelo Cloonan is seeking a damages claim from the HSE.

# university-hospital-galway - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

'Nothing will ever remove our grief for the life Sadhbh lost': Settlement reached in brain damage case

Sadhbh Farrell was left with severe cerebral palsy after she failed to receive treatment for jaundice shortly after birth.

# university-hospital-galway - Friday 23 September, 2016

Investigation launched after woman in her 80s dies on hospital trolley

The woman presented at University Hospital Galway on 14 September, but died on a trolley in the emergency department several hours later.

# university-hospital-galway - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Men rescued from burning boat after explosion

The incident happened just out from the village of Oranmore shortly after 1pm yesterday.

# university-hospital-galway - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Woman killed after crash with truck

The incident happened at around 8.30am this morning.

# university-hospital-galway - Monday 1 February, 2016

Man killed and two gardaí injured in Galway crash

The incident happened shortly after 12.30am last night.

# university-hospital-galway - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Young man dies after his car crashes into a wall in Galway

The crash happened just before midnight in the town of An Spidéal.

# university-hospital-galway - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Young man critical after late night assault outside Galway fast food outlet

The incident happened at about 3.30am on Shop Street.

# university-hospital-galway - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Suicidal woman allegedly told to 'go home and overdose' if she wanted to be seen

The incident apparently happened at University Hospital Galway.

# university-hospital-galway - Monday 8 June, 2015

Elderly man has just been given a bed after 82 hours on trolley

The crisis in the A&E is hitting vulnerable patients.

# university-hospital-galway - Friday 5 December, 2014

The hospital where Savita died is improving, although not quickly enough in some areas

Reviews of services have found that significant progress has been made at University Hospital Galway.

# university-hospital-galway - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

"Overcrowded and understaffed": Nurses hold protest at Galway hospital

There were 13 patients on trolleys at University Hospital Galway yesterday.

# university-hospital-galway - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about the Oscar Pistorius verdict, staff at University Hospital Galway being disciplined and Leo Varadkar responding to criticism from the Taoiseach.

Staff disciplined over their role in the care of Savita Halappanavar

Her husband, Praveen, had not been informed of the disciplinary action.

# university-hospital-galway - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Elderly woman killed, four people injured in Roscommon crash

Six other people involved in the multi-car crash were uninjured.

# university-hospital-galway - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Woman dies in early morning Galway road crash

The woman’s car collided with a wall in Moycullen.

# university-hospital-galway - Monday 13 January, 2014

Three-year-old boy dies after becoming stuck in a lift shaft in Galway

The boy was pronounced dead at the scene at the Hynes Building on St. Augustine St.

# university-hospital-galway - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Man ‘in stable condition’ after stabbing on Inis Mór

A second man aged 67 sustained minor injuries and both remain in hospital in Galway this evening.

# university-hospital-galway - Friday 18 October, 2013

Hospital group will ‘review actions of all staff’ in care of Savita

The West/North West Hospital Group said that, if appropriate, staff will be referred to the proper authorities but that “in many instances there will be no case to answer.”

# university-hospital-galway - Thursday 17 October, 2013

HSE promises to be “very public” in its progress on Savita report

The executive said that the team looking at Hiqa’s recommendations will report “on a very frequent basis” but that at present “it’s very early days”.

# university-hospital-galway - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Lack of information means HIQA can't assure safety of maternity services

“Young patients don’t just die,” said Nuala Lucas of HIQA yesterday as she spoke of deficiencies in staffing, knowledge, guidelines and protocol.

# university-hospital-galway - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about Savita, arrests in connection with a murder, and a cash-in-transit robbery.

This shocking graph shows 13 "missed opportunities" in treatment of Savita

Red crosses show points at which intervention might have helped Savita in the four days before she died at University Hospital Galway one year ago.

# university-hospital-galway - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Post-mortem due on man found on Shop Street, Galway

The death is not currently being treated as suspicious.

# university-hospital-galway - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Lithuanian man drowns after going for a swim in Galway lake

The man, who is originally from Lithuania, went swimming in Ballyquike Lake in Moycullen.

# university-hospital-galway - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Inquest into Savita death enters fourth day

Proceedings are due to resume at 10am this morning.

# university-hospital-galway - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Doctor to be cross-examined on third day of Savita inquest

Consultant obstetrician Dr Katherine Astbury who treated Savita will be questioned over whether she referred to Ireland’s Catholic ethos when she refused to terminate her pregnancy.

# university-hospital-galway - Monday 8 April, 2013

Praveen Halappanavar: 'The next few days are going to be very tough'

The widower of Savita Halappanavar is among those giving evidence on the first day of an inquest into her death in Galway.

Inquest into death of Savita Halappanavar begins in Galway

The inquest will mark the first time that staff who treated Halappanavar at University Hospital Galway will give sworn evidence.

# university-hospital-galway - Friday 29 March, 2013

Praveen Halappanavar’s solicitor receives draft report on Savita death

Praveen Halappanavar will now be given the opportunity to offer feedback on the report before it is officially published.

# university-hospital-galway - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Man dies in Galway crash in early hours of the morning

The 31-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on the Headford to Galway Road.

# university-hospital-galway - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

HSE 'disappointed' with leak of draft Savita investigation report

In a statement the HSE said the investigation’s terms of reference required it to observe appropriate confidentiality.

Savita's husband should get first briefing on HSE report - Taoiseach

Enda Kenny was responding to the apparent leaking of a draft report into the controversial death of Savita Halappanavar last October.

Leaked Savita death report backs government's decision to legislate - Rabbitte

The Evening Herald has obtained a draft HSE report into the death of the Indian woman at University Hospital Galway last October.

# university-hospital-galway - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Staff bitten by fleas at University Hospital Galway

Being the biggest hospital in the west, it will be a major concern if it spreads from the outpatient department to the main hospital.

# university-hospital-galway - Friday 30 November, 2012

HIQA publishes details of investigation into Savita case

If the Authority believes there is a continuing risk, the investigation team will be able to extend the terms of reference.

# university-hospital-galway - Friday 23 November, 2012

Hospital group to "cooperate fully" with HIQA Savita investigation

HIQA announced today that it is to undertake an investigation, separate to the HSE investigation, into the death of Savita Halappanavar at University Hospital Galway.

# university-hospital-galway - Friday 16 November, 2012

International expert joins Savita Halappanavar inquiry - HSE

An international expert in obstetrics and gynaecology is to join the inquiry team reviewing the death of Savita Halappanavar in Galway.

# university-hospital-galway - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

'Over 2,000' attend sit-down protest for Savita at Leinster House

Demonstrators sat on the ground during a moment of silence, while speakers argued for legislation on abortion.

Dublin and London protests following the death of Savita Halappanavar

The 31-year-old dentist, who was 17 weeks pregnant, died from septicaemia from a miscarriage which lasted more than two days.

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