Staff based at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe & Mayo General Hospital, Castlebar have commenced training on new telemedicine machines which will provide 24 hour services to the hospital including an emergency stroke service that will save local lives, according to Deputy Denis Naughten.
The approval of €60,000 in funding for the town of Ballinasloe under the Rural Economic Development Zone project has been welcomed by local TD Denis Naughten.
Denis Naughten TD has again been in contact with the Minister for Transport, appealing to him to take a new approach to routing the greenway between Ballinasloe & Galway.
Denis Naughten has contacted Irish Water seeking a meeting with the technical staff involved if the boil water notice is not lifted on the Ballygar water scheme next week.
Parents deserve truth now not next year! The disclosure today that the Portiuncula Hospital maternity inquiry has been delayed until the end of the year has been branded as “unacceptable” by local TD, Denis Naughten. “This issue has now been ongoing within the Saolta Group for nearly 12 months, yet parents first found out about concerns through the media, earlier this …
Denis Naughten TD has welcomed the approval of Government funding for development works by Caltra Community Playgroup
“The playgroup had applied for funding to upgrade the playschool facilities and provide a modern community playschool that will not only meet the existing demands but the future needs of parents and young children”.
St. Luke’s Unit must be reopened to take pressure off service Local TD, Denis Naughten has stated that “further industrial action at the acute psychiatric unit at University Hospital, Galway is as a direct result of the closure of St. Luke’s acute unit in Ballinasloe and the decision to send back €6m in funding at the end of last year”. …
Denis Naughten TD has today (Wednesday) called on the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, to ensure that the inquiry at Portiuncula Hospital is extended following the disclosure that 28% of all birth specific maternity incidents nationally, happened in the 5 maternity hospitals in the West/North West Hospital Group.
Local TD, Denis Naughten has stated that “the current crisis at the acute psychiatric unit at University Hospital, Galway is as a direct result of the closure of St. Luke’s acute unit in Ballinasloe and the decision to send back €6m in funding at the end of last year”.
Denis Naughten has today (Wednesday) asked the Taoiseach to withdraw new TB rules introduced by the Department of Agriculture which effectively ban treating sick cattle for up to 6 weeks, in advance of a herd test.