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Radiology Department at Portiuncula University Hospital shortlisted for 2016 MEDRAY award - Public can support the Radiology Department by voting online before 14 September

Radiology Department at Portiuncula University Hospital shortlisted for 2016 MEDRAY award  - Public can support the Radiology Department by voting online before 14 September

The Radiology Department at Portiuncula University Hospital Ballinasloe has just been shortlisted for the 2016 MEDRAY Award. The Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy (IIRRT) once again have teamed up with MEDRAY Imaging Systems to the MEDRAY Award  to a Radiographer / Radiation Therapist / Radiology Department who deals with many difficult and challenging tasks while in practice. There are occasions where staff go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that their patients and clients receive the utmost of special care and attention and the MEDRAY award acknowledges this.

Three Radiology Departments have been shortlisted for the award and Portiuncula University Hospital is the only hospital outside of two of the main teaching hospitals in Dublin (Connolly Hospital and the Mater Hospital) to be shortlisted. 

Resulting in patient recognition/nomination, the Radiology Department at Portiuncula University Hospital was considered for inspection by Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiation and following on from a detailed inspection, department visit and patient interviews, the Radiology Department was shortlisted.

The winner will be decided by combining the results of a public vote (30%) and site visit (70%). The online voting system is now open until 14 September whereby the public will be allowed to vote for their favourite department. Votes can be cast online only by visiting www.iirrt.ie

The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on 08 October at the annual IIRRT conference.  

The article above is specific to the following Saolta hospitals:: 
Portiuncula University Hospital (PUH)