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National Frailty Education Programme Launched at UHG

National Frailty Education Programme Launched at UHG

Population ageing is occurring rapidly. In Ireland, the population 65 years and over is projected to increase by between 58 and 63 per cent from 2015 to 2030 (ESRI 2017). A national education programme “The Fundamentals of Frailty” was developed to provide healthcare professionals with an understanding of frailty coupled with the knowledge and skills required to provide effective care to older people living with frailty as a long-term condition, wherever they access health services.

Saolta University Health Care Group holds first public Board meeting in Roscommon

Saolta University Health Care Group holds first public Board meeting in Roscommon

The first public meeting of the recently appointed Board of the Saolta University Health Care Group took place on 13th June 2018 in Roscommon.

Multi Disciplinary Research, Clinical Audit and Quality Improvement day at GUH

Multi Disciplinary Research, Clinical Audit and Quality Improvement day at GUH today with some of our amazing staff presenting their research.

Afternoon Tea in the Garden to benefit the arts programme at GUH

Afternoon Tea is being held at the home of Phyllis MacNamara on Sunday June 24th from 3-6pm to benefit the arts programme at Galway University Hospitals. It is a ticketed event with a maximum capacity of 100 people at a cost of €50 per person. On arrival guests will be offered a refreshing glass of homemade lemonade or prosecco. Guests are free to wander the beautiful surroundings with the garden being in full bloom.

Artist Tory Irvine officially launches art work ‘T H R I V E’ on the Arts Corridor of UHG

'T H R I V E' by artist Tory Irvine was officially launched on the Arts Corridor of University Hospital Galway at 6 pm on Thursday June 7th. Irvine is an abstract, contemporary artist interested in emotional health. The exhibition features a series of paintings, which are vibrant, expressive & colourful. Working with acrylics on paper, Irvine layers washes and blocks of colour with a spontaneous energy. 

RUH Sun Awareness Day in association with Roscommon GAA

The Department of Plastic Surgery, Roscommon University Hospital held a Safe Sun and Awareness Health Promotion Event in association with Roscommon GAA in Dr. Hyde Park recently as part of an Open Day for Roscommon GAA Supporters. During the campaign, staff from the Department of Plastic Surgery provided high quality, evidence-based information on preventative measures, safe sun practices and timely recognition of skin cancers.

SUH asks members of the public to join the hospital’s Patient Engagement Forum

SUH asks members of the public to join the hospital’s Patient Engagement Forum

Sligo University Hospital (SUH) would like to invite members of the public to apply to be part of hospital’s Patient Engagement Forum.

Cheque presentation to Patient Comfort Fund, Claddagh Ward, UHG

The family of Lily Flaherty recently visited University Hospital Galway and presented a cheque of €900.00 which was raised through a fitness fundraising event for the Patient Comfort Fund, Claddagh ward, University Hospital. Galway.

Saolta Board of Directors, Public Board Meeting 13 June, Roscommon

Public Board Meeting

Date:           Wednesday 13th June 2018

Time:           2 p.m.

Location:     The Abbey Hotel, Roscommon

A public meeting of the Board of Directors of the Saolta University Health Care Group is scheduled for Wednesday 13th June 2018 at 2 p.m.

'T H R I V E' an exhibition by artist Tory Irvine at UHG

'T H R I V E' by artist Tory Irvine, a contemporary abstract exhibition will launch on the Arts Corridor of University Hospital Galway at 6 pm on Thursday June 7th and will run until Sunday July 1st. Irvine is an abstract artist interested in emotional health. The exhibition features a series of paintings, which are vibrant, expressive & colourful. Working with acrylics on paper, Irvine layers washes and blocks of colour with a spontaneous energy. 

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