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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# University Hospital Galway

This year
HIQA report says ED overcrowding at University Hospital Galway ‘compromises privacy and dignity’
HIQA reports also criticised overcrowding issues in St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny, and in Wexford General Hospital.
West of Ireland 'forgotten about' and left to suffer with higher cancer rates, says expert
The head of Saolta Hospital Group’s cancer network told The Journal that cancer care in Ireland is an ‘eircode lottery’ that allows some groups to suffer.
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University Hospital Galway kitchen operations suspended after dead mouse found
Food production for the hospital has been moved to Merlin Park University Hospital.
Gardaí appeal for information after man (80s) seriously injured in collision
The incident took place at around 5.20pm yesterday evening.
Woman seriously injured in Clare cliff jumping accident airlifted to hospital
She’s understood to have jumped around 10 metres when she got into difficulty.
13-month-old admitted to intensive care after parents influenced by anti-vaccine material online
The boy was admitted to University Hospital Galway.
Man sues HSE after wife dies day after being discharged from hospital following overdose
Angelo Cloonan is seeking a damages claim from the HSE.
'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.
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.
Men rescued from burning boat after explosion
The incident happened just out from the village of Oranmore shortly after 1pm yesterday.
Woman killed after crash with truck
The incident happened at around 8.30am this morning.
Man killed and two gardaí injured in Galway crash
The incident happened shortly after 12.30am last night.
Young man dies after his car crashes into a wall in Galway
The crash happened just before midnight in the town of An Spidéal.
Young man critical after late night assault outside Galway fast food outlet
The incident happened at about 3.30am on Shop Street.
Suicidal woman allegedly told to 'go home and overdose' if she wanted to be seen
The incident apparently happened at University Hospital Galway.
Elderly man has just been given a bed after 82 hours on trolley
The crisis in the A&E is hitting vulnerable patients.
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.
"Overcrowded and understaffed": Nurses hold protest at Galway hospital
There were 13 patients on trolleys at University Hospital Galway yesterday.
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.
Elderly woman killed, four people injured in Roscommon crash
Six other people involved in the multi-car crash were uninjured.
Woman dies in early morning Galway road crash
The woman’s car collided with a wall in Moycullen.
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.
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.
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.”
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”.
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.
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.
Post-mortem due on man found on Shop Street, Galway
The death is not currently being treated as suspicious.
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.
Inquest into Savita death enters fourth day
Proceedings are due to resume at 10am this morning.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.