6 July 2023

~1 minutes read

Mental Health Unit at UHG almost at 100% capacity last year

Share story:
Mental Health Unit at UHG almost at 100% capacity last year

Galway Bay FM Newsroom – The Acute Adult Mental Health Unit at UHG was almost at 100 percent capacity last year.

Figures have been revealed at the HSE Health Forum West following a query raised by Councillor John Connolly.

The most demanding months were October, August and July, with a number of incidents of over-capacity.

HSE management said measures are in place to deal with overcapacity, including allocated emergency accommodation or transfer to other hospitals.

Councillor John Connolly has been speaking to David Nevin.

Share story:

Clare native Leonard Cleary approved as new Galway City Council chief executive

The Elected Members of Galway City Council today approved the appointment of Leonard Cleary as Chief Executive of Galway City Council. Mr. Cleary, whose a...

Councillor compares call for mandatory hi-viz for cyclists to banning black cars

A local councillor has compared calls for mandatory hi-viz for cyclists to banning black cars from the roads. A meeting of the City Joint Policing Committ...

Status Yellow wind warning for Galway from early tomorrow

A Status Yellow wind warning has been issued for Galway for early tomorrow morning. The warning of very strong and gusty southwest winds also includes Cla...

Fresh hurdle for well-known city pub's latest attempt to add restaurant

A well-known city pub’s latest attempt to add a restaurant has encountered fresh hurdles. Last year, plans to create a pizza restaurant upstairs at ...