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Mayo University Hospital

Mayo University Hospital has a total of 306 inpatient beds across the specialities of general surgery, general medicine, orthopaedics, gynaecology, paediatrics, intensive/coronary care, obstetrics, radiology, pathology, anaesthetics, palliative care and emergency medicine.

Mayo Medical Academy developed in partnership with NUI Galway and GMIT for training of doctors.  Centre of Nurse and Midwifery Education at GMIT Castlebar.

Main Phone Number: +353 (0)94 9021733

MUH - Winner at the Saolta University Health Care Group Staff Recognition Awards

MUH - Winner at the Saolta University Health Care Group Staff Recognition Awards

The 3rd Saolta University Health Care Group Staff Recognition Awards took place recently in the Ardilaun Hotel Galway and Mayo University Hospital was presented with the award for:                     

Education and Training - Surgical Teachers of Mayo Medical Academy - Mr Humair Nasim, Mr Kevin Barry, Mr Ronan Waldron, Mr Iqbal Khan, Mr Waqar Khan, Michael Flood, Asif Khan

The hospital was also shortlisted in the following categories:

MUH hold nicotine replacement therapy day for staff

MUH hold nicotine replacement therapy day for staff

Mayo University Hospital Healthy Ireland team recently held a nicotine replacement therapy day for staff. The intention was to help clinical staff with more information about prescribing and encourage more nurse leaders to become even more involved in directing patients towards options to become healthier.

Donation to MUH Special Care Baby Unit

Donation to MUH Special Care Baby Unit

Pictured in Mayo University Hospital, Darragh McAndrew O’Connor, making a presentation of a cheque on behalf of his parents, Carmel and Nathan, from Belmullet.  Darragh spent some time in the Special Care Baby Unit seven years ago and his grateful parents wanted to make a donation as a thank you to the hospital. Front l-r; Sophie O’Connor, Carmel McAndrew, Joan Falsey, Clinical Nurse Manager, Darragh O’Connor.

Mayo University Hospital Hand Hygiene Awareness Day

Mayo University Hospital Hand Hygiene Awareness Day

Mayo University Hospital is a member of the WHO Save Lives: Clean Your Hands Initiative Hospitals and as part of that we hold a Hand Hygiene Awareness Day during May of each year to show commitment to improve Patient Safety by practicing better hand hygiene.  

This year the campaign theme is 'Fight Antibiotic Resistance - it's in your Hands’.

The objectives of hosting such an event are:

Patient Experience Survey Mayo University Hospital

Patient Experience Survey Mayo University Hospital

Tracy O'Carroll, HIQA visiting Mayo University Hospital to promote National Patient Experience Survey . 


Photo Title Hospital Location Telephone
A Ward Mayo University Hospital 094 9042401
Acute Medical Assessment Unit (A.M.A.U) Mayo University Hospital 094 9042642 / 094 9042640
B Ward Mayo University Hospital 094 9042407
C Ward Mayo University Hospital 094 9042524
Cystic Fibrosis Mayo University Hospital 094 9042388
D Ward Mayo University Hospital 094 9042668
Day Services Unit Mayo University Hospital 094 9042644 / 094 9042645
Delivery Suite Mayo University Hospital 094 9042359 / 094 9042360
Elderly Medicine & Stroke Unit Mayo University Hospital 094 9042695 / 094 9042696
Emergency Department Mayo University Hospital 094 9042379


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Saolta University Health Care Group (formally West/North West Hospitals Group) is one of six new hospital groups announced by the Minister for Health, Dr. James Reilly TD in May, 2013, as part of a re-organisation of public hospitals into more efficient and accountable hospital groups that will deliver improved outcomes for patients.

The Group's Academic Partner is NUI Galway.
By working in groups, hospital services will be provided by the hospitals in each group based on the evidence-based needs of their populations. Each group of hospitals will work together as single cohesive entities managed as one, to provide acute care for patients in their area, integrating with community and primary care. This will maximise the amount of care delivered locally, whilst ensuring complex care is safely provided in larger hospitals.
The objectives of the groups are to:
  • Achieve the highest standard of quality and uniformity in hospital care across the group;
  • Deliver cost effective hospital care in a timely and sustainable manner;
  • Encourage and support clinical and managerial leaders;
  • Ensure high standards of governance, both clinical and corporate and recruit and retain high quality nurses, NCHDs, consultants, allied health professionals and administrators in all our hospitals.
Saolta University Health Care Group has 1,770 beds and 7,620 staff and a budget of €600m.

Patients are at the heart of everything we do.  Our mission is to provide high quality and equitable services for all by delivering care based on excellence in clinical practice, teaching, and research, grounded in kindness, compassion and respect, whilst developing our staff and becoming a model employer.



Our Vision is to build on excellent foundations already laid, further developing and integrating our Group, fulfilling our role as an exemplar, and becoming the first Trust in Ireland.



Respect - We aim to be an organisation where privacy, dignity, and individual needs are respected, where staff are valued, supported and involved in decision–making, and where diversity is celebrated, recognising that working in a respectful environment will enable us to achieve more.

Compassion    We will treat all patients and family members with dignity, sensitivity and empathy.

Kindness  -  Whilst we develop our organisation as a business, we will remember it is a service, and treat our patients and each other with kindness and humanity.

Quality  -  We seek continuous quality improvement in all we do, through creativity, innovation, education and research.

Learning  -   We will nurture and encourage lifelong learning and continuous improvement, attracting, developing and retaining high quality staff, enabling them to fulfill their  potential.

Integrity  -  through our governance arrangements and or value system, we will ensure all of our services are transparent, trustworthy and reliable and delivered to the highest ethical standards, taking responsibility and accountability for our actions.

Teamworking  -  we will engage and empower our staff, sharing best practise and strengthening relationships with our partners and patients to achieve our Mission.

Communication  -  we aim to communicate with patients, the public, our staff and stakeholders, empowering them to actively participate in all aspects of the service, encouraging inclusiveness, openness and accountability.


These Values shape our strategy to create an organisational culture and ethos to deliver high quality and safe services for all we serve and that staff are rightly proud of.