Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Health

Work progressing to resolve issues with orthopaedic surgery at Merlin Park

Officials from the Saolta Hospital Group have confirmed to me that works are underway on repairing the roof of the orthopaedic theatre building and on setting up temporary theatre facilities. The roof of the existing theatre facility was accidentally damaged during works on the air filtration system. The tender process to put in new temporary… Continue Reading

Update on Merlin Park Theatres 

At Government Buildings Galway Oireachtas representatives recently met with the Minister for Health, Simon Harris and officials from the Saolta Group on the status of the operating theatres at Merlin Park. Officials from the Saolta Group and the HSE briefed the representatives on what happened at Merlin Park and explained that damage to roofing was… Continue Reading

€2.4 million allocated to Galway for housing grants for older people and people with disabilities

€2.4 million has been allocated for housing grants for older people and people with disabilities in Galway. The funding includes €1.55 million for Galway County Council and €847,000 for Galway City Council and is augmented by the Councils’ own resources of €388,000 for the County and €211,000 for the City and will facilitate adaptations works… Continue Reading

Making Work Pay Report will help more people with disabilities in Galway and Mayo enter workplace

The ‘Making Work Pay’ Report has been launched and will, I believe, help support more people with disabilities in Galway and Mayo into the workplace.  Launched by Minister for Social Protection, Leo Varadkar and Minister for Health, Simon Harris the ‘Making Work Pay’ Report was compiled by an interdepartmental group chaired by economist, Professor Frances… Continue Reading

Menu