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Letterkenny University Hospital

Letterkenny University Hospital is an acute general and maternity hospital delivering a patient-centred, quality-driven focused service and a wide range of diagnostic and support services. LGH is a teaching hospital with links to the National University of Ireland Galway, the Royal College of Surgeons and the Letterkenny Institute of Technology. Undergraduate Nurse, Midwifery, and AHP training and clinical placements are also provided at the hospital along with post graduate Medical and Nursing education.

Main Phone Number: +353 (0)74 9125888

Maternity Unit

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Visiting Restrictions eased at Letterkenny University Hospital

From Monday 28 June, Letterkenny University Hospital will be easing visiting restrictions and facilitating visits to patients in the ward areas by appointment. Appointments will be staggered across all ward areas each day at 6.30pm, 7.15pm and 8pm.

Seán Murphy, Hospital Manager said, “We are delighted to be in a position to re-introduce visiting from Monday. We will be arranging visits by appointment to minimise the risk of COVID-19 to patients, family members and staff.

Letterkenny University Hospital is extremely busy today

Please be advised that Letterkenny University Hospital is extremely busy today (22nd June).

This has resulted in the hospital being under severe pressure and a backlog in the Emergency Department.   

We regret that patients are currently experiencing long waiting times to be admitted from the Emergency Department to an acute bed in the hospital. We know these delays are very difficult for our patients and their families.

Significant Delays for Patients at Letterkenny University Hospital

Patients attending the Emergency Department, outpatient and other appointments at Letterkenny University Hospital are facing significant delays as the impact of the ransomware attack on the HSE IT systems continues to affect the delivery of hospital services.

Maternity Department at Letterkenny University Hospital eases visiting restrictions for birthing partners

From Monday May 31 birthing partners will be allowed a daily 30 minute visit to the Maternity Department at Letterkenny University Hospital after the birth of the baby. In addition birthing partners may accompany women to the dating scan as well as the anomaly scan.

New Donegal Integrated Heart Failure Service Established

New Donegal Integrated Heart Failure Service Established

To coincide with European Heart Failure Awareness Week (10 to 16 May), Letterkenny University Hospital and Community Healthcare Organisation Area 1 (CHO1) has established a new Heart Failure Service which aims to support the diagnosis and treatment of people with heart failure living in Donegal.


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