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# hse-west - Friday 8 August, 2014

Galway mental health unit used new observation area 'as office space'
# Resources
# Resources

Galway mental health unit used new observation area 'as office space'

Aug 8th 2014, 8:46 AM 8,355 Views 20 Comments

HSE has responded saying that the new unit has not been comissioned for use, but this is being examined “in the context of new staff being employed”.

# hse-west - Friday 18 October, 2013

Children and Elderly Care patients evacuated from rooms after fire at Mayo General
# Castlebar
# Castlebar

Children and Elderly Care patients evacuated from rooms after fire at Mayo General

Oct 18th 2013, 1:57 PM 5,964 Views 0 Comments

Patients from three wards were moved due to the risk of smoke inhalation, after the fire sparked off in a service duct.

# hse-west - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

HSE West ordered to pay €70,000 to woman it discriminated against
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

HSE West ordered to pay €70,000 to woman it discriminated against

Aug 20th 2013, 10:01 AM 13,147 Views 17 Comments

The Employment Equality Tribunal ordered the HSE to pay almost the maximum in compensation to a woman it failed to suitably accommodate.

# hse-west - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Restoration of flooded hospital could take "months rather than weeks"
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

Restoration of flooded hospital could take "months rather than weeks"

Jul 30th 2013, 10:06 AM 5,730 Views 17 Comments

The Irish Association for Emergency Medicine – which represents doctors working in emergency departments – says the HSE needs to give the public a clear indication on the timescale for reconstruction.

# hse-west - 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.

# hse-west - Friday 1 March, 2013

HSE struggles to recruit consultants and junior doctors
# Recruitment
# Recruitment

HSE struggles to recruit consultants and junior doctors

Mar 1st 2013, 6:30 AM 10,390 Views 90 Comments

Two separate reports in the Medical Independent reveal difficulties filling health posts at either end of the spectrum.

# hse-west - 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 12,467 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.

# hse-west - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Councillor wants HSE funding for Viagra reviewed
# Health
# Health

Councillor wants HSE funding for Viagra reviewed

Jul 17th 2012, 12:33 PM 5,422 Views 42 Comments

Brian Meaney was reacting to figures from the HSE West which indicate a significant increase in spending on drugs to treat erectile dysfunction.

# hse-west - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Two die from flu outbreak at Roscommon nursing home
# Flu
# Flu

Two die from flu outbreak at Roscommon nursing home

May 3rd 2012, 4:13 PM 2,162 Views 1 Comment

42 of the 76 residents at Drumderrig Private Nursing Home in Boyle have been infected with the A H3 strain of seasonal flu.

# hse-west - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Emergency Department at Mayo hospital under 'extra pressure'
# HSE West
# HSE West

Emergency Department at Mayo hospital under 'extra pressure'

Apr 10th 2012, 10:52 AM 1,576 Views 7 Comments

The HSE has asked the public to only visit the Emergency Department in the case of real emergencies.

# hse-west - Friday 27 January, 2012

Vomiting bug infections more than double last year's rate
# Vomiting Bug
# Vomiting Bug

Vomiting bug infections more than double last year's rate

Jan 27th 2012, 12:50 PM 1,562 Views 4 Comments

The number of outbreaks of the winter vomiting bug in the first week of 2012 is more than double the rate from last year.

# hse-west - Friday 30 September, 2011

HSE West absenteeism "costs €60 million a year"
# HSE West
# HSE West

HSE West absenteeism "costs €60 million a year"

Sep 30th 2011, 7:59 AM 750 Views 36 Comments

The high rate of absenteeism by staff at the HSE has been criticised today. It emerged that the cost of absenteeism to HSE West is around €60 million annually.

# hse-west - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

More than 100 HSE staff off sick every day - at just one hospital
# Sickies
# Sickies

More than 100 HSE staff off sick every day - at just one hospital

Aug 2nd 2011, 11:37 AM 2,525 Views 23 Comments

Absenteeism rates are around twice the national average among nurses at several units, HSE figures show.

# hse-west - Saturday 14 August, 2010

Hospital protest
# HSE
# HSE

Hospital protest

Aug 14th 2010, 11:54 AM 191 Views 0 Comments

# hse-west - Monday 26 July, 2010

HSE West report: services being affected by staff ban
# Public Service
# Public Service

HSE West report: services being affected by staff ban

Jul 26th 2010, 7:09 PM 220 Views 0 Comments

Recruitment freeze having a negative impact on frontline services.