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#University Hospital Galway

# university-hospital-galway - Friday 21 February, 2020

University Hospital Galway kitchen operations suspended after dead mouse found
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# Deadmau5

University Hospital Galway kitchen operations suspended after dead mouse found

Feb 21st 2020, 4:37 PM 16,963 Views 10 Comments

Food production for the hospital has been moved to Merlin Park University Hospital.

# university-hospital-galway - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Gardaí appeal for information after man (80s) seriously injured in collision
# Galway
# Galway

Gardaí appeal for information after man (80s) seriously injured in collision

Jan 7th 2020, 10:01 AM 9,779 Views 0 Comments

The incident took place at around 5.20pm yesterday evening.

# university-hospital-galway - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Woman seriously injured in Clare cliff jumping accident airlifted to hospital
# Rescue 115
# Rescue 115

Woman seriously injured in Clare cliff jumping accident airlifted to hospital

Oct 13th 2019, 4:59 PM 43,794 Views 30 Comments

She’s understood to have jumped around 10 metres when she got into difficulty.

# university-hospital-galway - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

13-month-old admitted to intensive care after parents influenced by anti-vaccine material online
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

13-month-old admitted to intensive care after parents influenced by anti-vaccine material online

Jun 5th 2019, 12:46 PM 204,463 Views 152 Comments

The boy was admitted to University Hospital Galway.

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

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

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

Nov 9th 2017, 6:32 PM 32,742 Views 0 Comments

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
# Galway
# Galway

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

Feb 28th 2017, 2:27 PM 11,467 Views 4 Comments

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
# University Hospital Galway
# University Hospital Galway

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

Sep 23rd 2016, 6:10 PM 22,126 Views 55 Comments

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
# Galway
# Galway

Men rescued from burning boat after explosion

Apr 10th 2016, 10:47 AM 15,384 Views 6 Comments

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
# Galway
# Galway

Woman killed after crash with truck

Feb 27th 2016, 3:00 PM 19,005 Views 6 Comments

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
# Collision
# Collision

Man killed and two gardaí injured in Galway crash

Feb 1st 2016, 9:01 AM 32,323 Views 12 Comments

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
# Roads
# Roads

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

Jan 21st 2016, 9:24 AM 20,073 Views 2 Comments

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
# Head Injury
# Head Injury

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

Sep 6th 2015, 7:51 PM 39,362 Views 39 Comments

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
# Refused
# Refused

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

Jul 2nd 2015, 3:30 PM 51,176 Views 45 Comments

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
# Galway
# Galway

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

Jun 8th 2015, 10:46 PM 14,819 Views 79 Comments

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
# Galway
# Galway

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

Dec 5th 2014, 10:10 AM 4,643 Views 12 Comments

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
# Nurses
# Nurses

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

Sep 17th 2014, 9:41 AM 5,978 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Sep 11th 2014, 8:56 PM 9,136 Views 4 Comments

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
# Warnings
# Warnings

Staff disciplined over their role in the care of Savita Halappanavar

Sep 11th 2014, 11:02 AM 21,618 Views 107 Comments

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
# Road Death
# Road Death

Elderly woman killed, four people injured in Roscommon crash

Sep 2nd 2014, 9:00 AM 12,467 Views 6 Comments

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
# Roads
# Roads

Woman dies in early morning Galway road crash

Aug 2nd 2014, 9:08 AM 16,594 Views 12 Comments

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
# Galway
# Galway

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

Jan 13th 2014, 5:13 PM 59,121 Views 62 Comments

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
# Stabbing
# Stabbing

Man ‘in stable condition’ after stabbing on Inis Mór

Nov 12th 2013, 9:45 PM 30,842 Views 54 Comments

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
# Savita Halappanavar
# Savita Halappanavar

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

Oct 18th 2013, 11:01 PM 8,958 Views 58 Comments

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
# Savita
# Savita

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

Oct 17th 2013, 11:00 PM 4,711 Views 27 Comments

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
# Savita
# Savita

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

Oct 10th 2013, 6:15 AM 2,479 Views 9 Comments

“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
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Oct 9th 2013, 11:19 PM 13,034 Views 8 Comments

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
# Savita
# Savita

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

Oct 9th 2013, 3:31 PM 17,512 Views 70 Comments

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
# Shop St
# Shop St

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

Sep 18th 2013, 10:11 AM 11,715 Views 8 Comments

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
# Drowned
# Drowned

Lithuanian man drowns after going for a swim in Galway lake

Jun 9th 2013, 12:24 PM 10,516 Views 11 Comments

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
# Savita
# Savita

Inquest into Savita death enters fourth day

Apr 11th 2013, 8:21 AM 4,016 Views 4 Comments

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
# Savita
# Savita

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

Apr 10th 2013, 8:12 AM 5,913 Views 12 Comments

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'
# Savita
# Savita

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

Apr 8th 2013, 12:53 PM 4,900 Views 0 Comments

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
# Savita
# Savita

Inquest into death of Savita Halappanavar begins in Galway

Apr 8th 2013, 11:51 AM 5,979 Views 0 Comments

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
# Savita
# Savita

Praveen Halappanavar’s solicitor receives draft report on Savita death

Mar 29th 2013, 12:52 PM 6,148 Views 32 Comments

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
# Roads
# Roads

Man dies in Galway crash in early hours of the morning

Mar 5th 2013, 8:29 AM 7,575 Views 3 Comments

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
# Savita
# Savita

HSE 'disappointed' with leak of draft Savita investigation report

Feb 13th 2013, 6:55 PM 23,057 Views 22 Comments

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
# Savita
# Savita

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

Feb 13th 2013, 11:50 AM 5,257 Views 10 Comments

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
# Savita
# Savita

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

Feb 13th 2013, 10:22 AM 11,712 Views 92 Comments

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
# Fleas
# Fleas

Staff bitten by fleas at University Hospital Galway

Dec 12th 2012, 9:12 AM 12,469 Views 32 Comments

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
# Savita
# Savita

HIQA publishes details of investigation into Savita case

Nov 30th 2012, 2:22 PM 5,598 Views 23 Comments

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

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