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The Sligo-based chairperson of the Irish Medical Organisation’s consultants’ committee says they have no choice but to take action in effort to obtain pay equality. Dr Clive Kilgallen, consultant histopathologist at Sligo University Hospital, says pay inequality has resulted in a consultant recruitment and retention crisis. The IMO has now…

Letterkenny University Hospital is the 3rd worst affect hospital in the country today when it comes to the number of people awaiting a bed. 46 patients are being forced to wait in Letterkenny with Sligo University Hospital also experiencing high waiting numbers with 35. The statistics come from the Irish…

Letterkenny University Hospital is the 4th worst affected hospital in the country today when it comes to trolley waiting figures. The figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation show there are 40 people waiting on trolleys or chairs with a further 17 waiting in Sligo University Hospital. Nationally, there…

The subject of diabetes services in Sligo University Hospital has been raised again in the Dail.   Sligo Leitrim Sinn Fein TD, Deputy Martin Kenny raised the matter once again this week   Deputy Kenny says the issue could easily be resolved by reversing the decision to relocate the diabetes…

Letterkenny and Sligo University Hospital are the joint 4th worst effected hospitals when it comes to trolley figures this morning. According to figures released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation 28 patients are waiting in each of the regions main hospitals. 25 are on trolleys in the emergency department…

Sligo University Hospital have officially opened a Family Bereavement room in the Maternity Department called the ‘Solas Beag’ room. The room is to be dedicated to patients and parents who have experienced pregnancy or perinatal loss. The family suite consists of a bed and a sofa where family members can…