Galway Bay fm newsroom – An area has been identified for the replacement of the CT scanner at Portiuncula Hospital n Ballinasloe.
Saolta officials advised that an area has been identified in the under-croft of the theatre which is adjacent to the ground floor of the hospital.
The East Galway facility is awaiting a work schedule and timeframe for the project and is working with the design team.
A meeting of the Regional Health Forum West was advised Saolta is currently renting a temporary CT scanner in the interim period.
Ballinasloe area councillor Evelyn Parsons said the project must be accelerated.