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Visiting Restrictions to remain in place over the Weekend

The visiting restrictions at Letterkenny University Hospital will remain in place this weekend (06-09 December).

The hospital is reminding members of the public not to visit the hospital.

Seán Murphy, General Manager Letterkenny University Hospital said, “We are appealing to people to cooperate with the visiting restrictions so that we can protect the many very sick patients in the hospital.

Letterkenny University Hospital and the Saolta Staff Recognition Awards 2019

Letterkenny University Hospital (LUH) won Saolta Staff Recognition Awards in two categories at a ceremony in Mayo recently.

The Donegal Clinical Research Academy won the ‘Education and Training Award’ for their emergency abdominal surgery course for students and the ‘Outstanding Employee Award’ was presented to Dolores Devenney who works in phlebotomy services at the hospital.

World Stroke Day at Letterkenny University Hospital

Letterkenny University Hospital together with the Donegal Stroke Support Groups hosted a very successful stroke prevention information stand in Letterkenny Shopping centre to mark World Stroke Day on Tuesday 29 October.

Information was provided on stroke prevention; FAST ‘Time is Brain’; smoking cessation; blood pressure checks; dietary and lifestyle advice.

The Donegal Stroke Support Groups are as follows:

Letterkenny University Hospital leading Emergency Surgery Research

As part of the Centre for Personalised Medicine, Letterkenny University Hospital (LUH) is working with Altnagelvin Hospital, Ulster University and Letterkenny Institute of Technology to improve the treatment and care of patients requiring emergency surgery.

New Maternity Unit Visiting Times at Letterkenny University Hospital

Following feedback from new parents and in line with best practice guidelines internationally, the Maternity Unit at Letterkenny University Hospital is introducing new visiting times.


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