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The number of patients being forced to wait for a bed in Sligo University Hospital has been steadily rising. On Monday and Tuesday, the Hospital had the 4th highest waiting times in the country with 31 and 34 respectively. Today, that figure is 40 which makes Sligo the 3rd worst…

Almost 400 support staff are on strike at Sligo University Hospital today. SIPTU members are out in force in Sligo and Letterkenny University Hospitals this afternoon over a pay dispute. Patients can expect disruptions to a wide variety of services including surgeries, inpatient and outpatient procedures. The dispute centres on…

An elderly man from Donegal whose quad bike toppled on top of him had to be been airlifted to Sligo University hospital. The 74-year-old farmer was driving the bike on his farm, east of Donegal town, yesterday afternoon when the accident occurred. The Sligo Coast Guard rescue helicopter 118 was…

A Sligo election candidate is condemning the delay in providing funding for a new diabetes unit at Sligo University Hospital. Fianna Fail candidate Donal Gilroy claims it has resulted in unsafe prefabs with no planning permission continuing to be used. Gilroy, who is also joint chair of the Sligo branch…