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Hospitals at Saolta University Health Care Group


The Medical Directorate

The Medical Directorate incorporates Respiratory, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Gerontology, Acute medical and non invasive Cardiology. This directorate has more than 9000 inpatient discharges a year. MUH has a busy Emergency department with >37,000 attendances per annum with an admission conversion range of 26% - 31%. We have 6 day Renal Dialysis unit (watch short video), Stroke Unit (watch short video) and Oncology Day unit that compounds all its own chemotherapy locally. Its Coronary Care Unit is part of the joint ICU/ CCU. MUH has an Endoscopy unit with medical / surgical endoscopy 5 days a week.There is also a weekly visiting service for Dermatology, Haematology, Oncology and Nephrology.

The Peri-Operative Directorate

The Peri-Operative directorate incorporates Anaesthetics, General surgery and Orthopaedics, seeing approximately 1,250 elective and 2,500 non elective per year. We have a visiting service in outpatient for ENT and Urology. We have a 4 room operating theatres and minor procedures room in the DSU. It also incorporates the Intensive Care Unit and Anaesthetic department with outreach for critical care.

The Women’s Health and Children's Directorate

The Women’s Health and Children's Directorate incorporates an obstetric department with < 1700 births a year and a paediatric and special care baby unit. We have just recently set up a Paediatric Decision Unit to fast track children out of the ED and direct assessment by appropriate senior decision maker. Please Click Here to watch a short video about the MUH Paediatric Department.

The Radiology Directorate

The Radiology Directorate is leading the way nationally with integration with primary care (2018 National Health Care Awards Finalist and Overal Winner - Primary Care Centre Integration) and social care regarding direct access and service delivery in plain radiology and Ultrasound in Primary care centres. Please Click Here to watch a short video about the MUH Radiology Department.

The Laboratory Directorate

The Laboratory Directorate is a very strong department with a significant history of accreditation in all modalities.

Support Services

These directorates are well supported with clinical and non clinical departments including Health and Social Care professionals, Quality & Safety department and non clinical including Medical Records, HR, Maintenance and Finance. We work very closely with outside contractors in the supply of our Catering and Cleaning requirements.

MUH Application of Framework for Improving Quality

MUH is committed to delivering high quality patient centred services. Click Here to find out how we are achieving this through the application of the HSE’s Framework for Improving Quality 2016.

Please Click Here to learn more about the HSE's Framework for Improving Quality in our Health Service.

Promoting Patient Engagement

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As a patient, staff or member of the public we hope you will find this website a useful means of engagement with your Hospital.

We welcome and encourage feedback, suggestions or opportunities from you on the service we provide.

Please submit your feedback to the following email address which will be redirected back to Mayo University Hospital.

Please Click Here to learn more about our Patient Engagement Forum

Complaints Officer

Please Click Here to contact our Complaints Officer

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We also welcome and encourage feedback, suggestions or opportunities from our staff. Staff may email their feedback to

Please click here to learn more about our Staff Engagement Forum

Current Vacancies at MUH

If you are interested in joining our well established teams please Click Here for further information

Access To Your Health Records

Health Records - A Guide For Patients (PDF file format)


Photo Title Hospital Location Telephone
Pharmacy Department Mayo University Hospital 094 9042191
Physiotherapy Department Mayo University Hospital 094 9042483
Plaster Room Mayo University Hospital 094 9042693
Radiology Department Mayo University Hospital 094 9042448
Renal Dialysis Unit Mayo University Hospital 094 9042414
SCBU Mayo University Hospital 094 9042357
Theatre Mayo University Hospital 094 9042447


Car Parking Charges

  • There is a fixed charge of €2 for the first 3 hours
  • Every additional hour is charged at €1 per hour
  • The maximum daily charge is €5
  • Weekly tickets may be purchased in the hospital foyer. These cost €15.

The ticket machines only accept cash or coins, with change given. Cards are not currently accepted at the ticket machines.

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Mayo COVID-19 vaccination programme now up and running at Breaffy House Resort, Castlebar

The COVID-19 vaccination programme for County Mayo has now moved to the newly established Vaccination Centre in Breaffy House, Castlebar. Over the coming weeks the programme to vaccinate health care workers across hospital, community and other health care workers continues in the new facility and vaccination teams will prepare for the site to be used as a Vaccination Centre for the wider public.

Mayo University Hospital continues to be extremely busy

Mayo University Hospital continues to be extremely busy today (12 January) with resulting pressure on bed availability in the hospital.

The hospital is currently treating a large number of COVID-19 positive patients; at 8pm yesterday evening there were 91 patients in MUH with COVID-19.

COVID-19 Vaccination campaign begins in Mayo University Hospital

The roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign began in Mayo University Hospital today, Wednesday January 6th. Mary Neary Clinical Nurse Manager 2 on C Ward was the first staff member in the hospital to receive the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine.

New Covid Assessment Unit at Mayo University Hospital is working well and benefiting patients

New Covid Assessment Unit at Mayo University Hospital is working well and benefiting patients

The new modular Acute Covid Assessment Unit (ACAU) at Mayo University Hospital has been operational since 17 December and to date has treated 137 patients. 

Mayo University Hospital’s Pharmacy Team advise ‘Know, Check, Ask’

Mayo University Hospital’s Pharmacy Team advise ‘Know, Check, Ask’

The Pharmacy team in Mayo University Hospital are reminding the public to ‘Know, Check, Ask’ when it comes to managing their medication.

They are asking the public to:


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