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Cancer Care West supports new hospital based Psycho-oncology Service at University Hospital Galway

Cancer Care West supports new hospital based Psycho-oncology Service at University Hospital Galway

Cancer Care West has recently commenced an oncology psychological support service for in-patients being treated for cancer in University Hospital Galway. UHG is now only the third hospital in Ireland with a recognized psycho-oncology service, the other two being St James’ and St Vincent’s in Dublin.

Galway University Hospital sign contract to implement new electronic based patient record system

Galway University Hospital sign contract to implement new electronic based patient record system

A €2.5 million contract was signed this week between the HSE, the Saolta University Health Care Group, GUH and software company Kainos Evolve to implement a new electronic based patient record system in Galway University Hospitals. The contract includes software customisation and scanning over a five year period.

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.

Funding granted for state of the art X-ray machines at Donegal Community Hospitals

Following a submission to the Department of Health in 2016 funding of €900,000  has been granted to upgrade x-ray equipment in four Donegal Community Hospitals;  x-ray facilities in Donegal Town, Killybegs, Dungloe and Carndonagh Community Hospitals.  

Bike Fest 14 June 2017 UHG

Bike Fest 14 June 2017 UHG

BIKE FEST GALWAY UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL 14TH JUNE 2017

10am – 1pm:      Bike Tent Expert Advice
Location:             Main entrance

12pm – 2pm:      Staff Spinathon
Location:             Main entrance to staff canteen

 

RUH appoints the first Registered ANP in Plastic Surgery post in Ireland

RUH appoints the first Registered ANP in Plastic Surgery post in Ireland

Roscommon University Hospital’s Amanda O’Halloran has recently been appointed as a Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Plastic Surgery, the first RANP post in Plastic Surgery in Ireland

NIMIS Dexa to go live in Sligo

NIMIS Dexa to go live in Sligo

A culmination of several months work has led to both Sligo University Hospital and Our Ladys Hospital, Manorhamilton ready for a NIMIS (National Integrated Medical Imaging System) Dexa go live in both hospitals. With a collaborative team based effort by clinicians, clinical admin staff, nursing staff, IT and Radiology staff, this project has shown how

RUH catering department awarded Hear Me! registered certification

RUH catering department awarded Hear Me! registered certification

Hear Me! Communication Awareness Training is a training solution that was co-designed and co-produced by adults with communication impairments, staff and students from NUI Galway Speech and Language Therapy Department and HSE Speech and Language Therapists.

Children's Remembrance Day Committee to hold Special Mass of Remembrance

Children's Remembrance Day Committee to hold Special Mass of Remembrance

The Children's Remembrance Day Committee, University Hospital Galway is inviting parents and their families who have experienced the death of a child before birth, shortly after birth or at a later stage to remember their loved ones in a special Mass of Remembrance, which will take place on Sunday 28 May in the Holy Family Church, Mervue, Galway. 

Celebrate International Clinical Trials Day on Saturday 20th May

Celebrate International Clinical Trials Day on Saturday 20th May

The Clinical Research Facility at University Hospital Galway is marking International Clinical Trials Day on Saturday 20th May with an open day at their facility in the UHG campus.

The event is aimed at past and current participants in clinical trials and their families to thank them for their important contribution to research and is also open to the general public.

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