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Roscommon University Hospital

Roscommon University Hospital is a Model 2 hospital providing the majority of hospital activity including extended day surgery, selected acute medicine, local injuries, a large range of diagnostic services (including endoscopy, laboratory medicine, point of care testing and radiology) specialist rehabilitation medicine and palliative care. RH has a walk in Urgent Care Centre which is open from 8am until 8pm, seven days per week to treat minor injuries for adults and children over the age of 5. The hospital also has a Medical Assessment Unit for GP referrals which is open Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm and is staffed by a Consultant Physician, NCHDs and Nursing staff with access to other health care staff and diagnostic services.

Main Phone Number: (090) 662 6200
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Donation to Plastic Surgery Department and Palliative Care Services RUH

Ms. Madeline Carthy, Strokestown, County Roscommon recently presented a cheque in memory of her late brother, Mr. John Treacy, RIP to both the Plastic Surgery Department and Pallative Care Services at Roscommon University Hospital.   Ms Carthy made a donation of €2000 in recognition of the support and care her late brother John received during his time in Roscommon University Hospital.   Mary Garvey, General Manager, Roscommon University Hospital expressed her gratitude and appreciation to Ms Carthy for the

Ms. Madeline Carthy, Strokestown, County Roscommon recently presented a cheque in memory of her late brother, Mr. John Treacy, RIP to both the Plastic Surgery Department and Pallative Care Services at Roscommon University Hospital.

Ms Carthy made a donation of €2000 in recognition of the support and care her late brother John received during his time in Roscommon University Hospital.

Cheque presentation to Palliative Care Services, RUH

Cheque presentation to Palliative Care Services, RUH

Mr. Vincent Pierce on behalf of St. Dominic's GAA club, Knockcroghery today presented a cheque of €2,000 to Palliative Care Services, Roscommon University Hospital (RUH). The monies raised were from the Alan Gately Memorial Tournament from the club's annual Hurling and Camogie blitz.

RUH – Shortlisted at the Saolta University Health Care Group Staff Recognition Awards

RUH – Shortlisted 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 Roscommon University Hospital was shortlisted for awards in two categories.

Over 145 projects or initiatives from services and departments across all of the hospitals in the Saolta Group were nominated in seven different categories. Winners were presented with their awards by Saolta Group CEO Maurice Power and Group Director of Nursing and Midwifery Jean Kelly.

RUH is looking for Patient Council volunteers

Roscommon University Hospital is looking for Patient Council volunteers

Roscommon University Hospital is currently looking for people to volunteer to be part of a patient  council. The aim of the patient council is to work closely with staff in RUH to improve the  experience patients have when using the services of the hospital.

Professor Mary McAleese Officially Opens new Family Room and Refurbished Mortuary Viewing Room in RUH

Professor Mary McAleese Officially Opens new Family Room and Refurbished Mortuary Viewing Room in RUH

Former President of Ireland, Professor Mary McAleese visited Roscommon University Hospital yesterday, Monday, 25 September to officially open the Design and Dignity Family Room and Refurbished Mortuary Viewing Room.

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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.
 
OUR MISSION STATEMENT

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 STATEMENT

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.

 

OUR GUIDING VALUES

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.

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Roscommon County Hospital, Athlone Road, Roscommon, Ireland