Health

Roscommon Hospital Urgent Care Centre must treat more patients – Naughten

Denis Naughten has called on the Minister for Health and the Saolta Hospital Group to expand the services currently available at Roscommon Hospital to cater for more patients who need to see a doctor urgently. “Things have gone so bad…

Cuts to home help hours “make no sense whatsoever”

“On the canvass the cuts made to home help hours is something that is coming up time after time” That’s what Roscommon Galway Independent candidate Michael Fitzmaurice says today. “The cuts made to home help hours make no sense whatsoever.…

NowDoc service “not good enough” – Fitzmaurice

“The NowDoc out of hours service in the North Roscommon area is coming in for severe criticism on the canvass and it is an issue that must be tackled immediately” That’s the view of Independent candidate Michael Fitzmaurice today. “Many…

Health Services have got worse – Fitzmaurice

“Health services in this constituency will be once again one of the biggest issues in this election campaign, and the people of Roscommon and East Galway know that despite all the reports and fine words we have heard over the…

Visitor restrictions at Roscommon Hospital

Management have imposed visitor restrictions at Roscommon Hospital and are seeking the cooperation of the public in preventing the spread of flu They have asked people who intended visiting the Hospital to adhering to the following guidelines: – Visitors are…

Naughten reiterates commitment to fight for reinstatement of emergency services

Denis Naughten has reiterated his commitment to continue to fight to secure the reinstatement of emergency services at Roscommon Hospital in light of what he has described as “negative and misleading campaigning”. “I have proven my commitment to Roscommon Hospital…

Westdoc changes welcomed by Naughten

Roscommon Galway Independent election candidate Denis Naughten has welcomed the decision by Westdoc to stop Roscommon Town based doctors travelling 70km to cover the Loughrea and Craughwell areas of Co. Galway. As a direct result of the objections raised by…

Loughglynn Ambulance Base to be occupied

The Loughglynn Ambulance Base is finally set to be occupied from February 1st after agreement was reached at the Workplace Relations Commission between the HSE and the National Ambulance Service. Last July, the Minister for Health said that discussions (concerning…

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