University Hospital Galway. File Photograph: Eric Luke

An investigation has been ordered into the death of a woman whose body may have lain undiscovered for up to 10 hours in a Galway hospital toilet. The(...)

NUI Galway: Prof William Wijns has paid tribute to “excellent facilities and world-class researchers” at the university

Sensors alerting people at risk of heart attacks to “triggers” such as stress or high blood pressure are being developed by a research team at NUI Ga(...)

Concerns emerged following an audit by two independent orthopaedic surgeons of spinal surgery procedures carried out by a surgeon at University Hospital Galway  and Merlin Park Hospital (above) between January 1st, 2013 and November 14th, 2014.

Surgery carried out by an orthopaedic surgeon in Galway contributed to the premature deaths of two seriously ill patients, according to an audit of th(...)

It is understood that theatre space had been booked for a patient who was due to have several toes amputated in one procedure.

University Hospital Galway has initiated a “review” into how an amputation scheduled for theatre took place in a general ward yesterday. The hospita(...)

HSE internal audit finds former Saolta chief executive Bill Maher confirmed he had a business involvement with Northgate as a consultant prior to his being seconded to work for the HSE in the West in January 2012.

The former chief executive of the Saolta group of public hospitals in the West should have declared to senior HSE management a business relationship h(...)

Councillor Catherine Connolly questioned why an “accountancy firm” had been hired to “review hospital procedures”. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

A former mayor of Galway has said that she is “aghast” at the identification of “apparent deficiencies” in the care of seven babies at the maternity u(...)