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Sligo University Hospital providing skin cancer advice at the Ploughing Championships

Experts from the Dermatology Department at Sligo University Hospital will be at the HSE Stand at the National Ploughing Championships from 18 to 20 September to offer skin cancer information to visitors.

Sligo University Hospital’s Endoscopy Department achieves JAG Accreditation

Last month, following completion of an in-depth accreditation checklist and site assessment, the Endoscopy Department at Sligo University Hospital was successfully awarded accreditation through the UK based accreditation programme for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy known as the Joint Advisory Group or JAG.

The JAG accreditation is regarded as one of the most innovative in the healthcare sector and focuses on a model of care which is patient-centred and work force based.

Sligo University Hospital - Big Switch Off

Over the August bank holiday weekend, Sligo University Hospital took part in the “Big Switch Off” organised by the Office of Public Works and the HSE’s National Health and Sustainability Office. The aim was to conserve as much electrical and thermal energy as possible across the campus over the weekend and the efforts will be repeated over the October bank holiday weekend.

Green Campus information and health screening day at Sligo University Hospital

To celebrate European Sustainability Energy day and European Obesity Day, Sligo University Hospital hosted a ‘Green Campus’ health screening day for staff, patients and service users in its main foyer on 16 May.

Step challenge 2018 at Sligo University Hospital

Sligo University hospital registered for the Smarter Travel Step to Health challenge which commenced on 23rd of April and concluded 27th of May 2018. The steps to health challenge was a 5 week step challenge which required participants to record their daily step counts using a pedometer. Participants were given a pedometer and record card to enable them to record their daily step counts. Participants were required to record their daily step counts 7 days a week for 5 weeks.

New visiting policy implemented at SUH maternity unit

New visiting policy implemented at SUH maternity unit

Sligo University Hospital is implementing a new visiting policy in its maternity unit from July 1st.