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Happy Heart Award for the Heart of the Hospital

Happy Heart Award for the Heart of the Hospital

The Catering department at Roscommon University Hospital were recently presented with the Silver Award at the Irish Heart Foundation’s Happy Heart Awards in recognition of the adoption of several healthy eating initiatives undertaken by the catering team in the Hospital restaurant. The aim of the awards program is to assist workplace restaurants to adopt healthier cooking practices and provide healthier food choices.

New Bereavement Room ‘Seomra Ciúin’ opened at University Hospital Galway

New Bereavement Room ‘Seomra Ciúin’ opened at University Hospital Galway

A new bereavement room for patients and families using the maternity services at University Hospital Galway was officially opened yesterday evening, Thursday, 07 December by Cathy Quinn, the First Midwife Consultant in Perinatal Bereavement Care appointed in Ireland. Semora Ciúin is the first in-patient bereavement room to be opened in the country.

Minister for Health launches Saolta University Health Care Group fifth Cancer Centre Annual Report

Minister for Health launches Saolta University Health Care Group fifth Cancer Centre Annual Report

The fifth annual report of the Saolta University Health Care Group Cancer Centre was recently launched by the Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD. The cancer programme in Saolta is the largest in the country and has been running since 2006 with a designated Cancer Centre at Galway University Hospital and multidisciplinary teams delivering treatment to thousands of cancer patients across the region.
 

UHG team nominated as finalists in HSE Excellence Awards

UHG team nominated as finalists in HSE Excellence Awards

The team behind UHG's 'Serum Eye Drop Programme' has been nominated as a finalist in the National HSE Excellence Awards, which take place in Farmleigh House on Thursday, December 14th. More than 300 projects were submitted to the awards programme, out of which 11 were nominated as finalists.

MPUH win Galway City Tidy Towns and Garden award for a second time

MPUH win Galway City Tidy Towns and Garden award for a second time

Merlin Park University Hospital Galway once again have won the Civic Building award in the ‘Public and Commercial Buildings Section’ of the Galway City Tidy Towns and Garden Competition for their recognition of people and businesses who work to improve their environment, foster civic pride and make Galway city a better place to live in, to work in and to visit at an awards ceremony on Monday, 27 November in the Menlo Park Hotel, Galway.

LUH - Winners at the Saolta University Health Care Group Staff Recognition Awards

LUH - Winners 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 Letterkenny University Hospital was presented with two awards at the event, the e-Rostering project at LUH won the Non-clinical Innovation award and  the Breast Unit at LUH won the Patient Experience award.
 

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:

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.

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.

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