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Portiuncula University Hospital

Portiuncula University Hospital is a Model 3 hospital providing 24/7 acute surgery, acute medicine and critical care along with Emergency Department and maternity services to adults and children in the catchment areas of East Galway, Westmeath, North Tipperary, Roscommon and Offaly. The hospital has natural referral pathways to the Midlands, particularly in respect of patients that are referred in via the Emergency Department and discharged back for appropriate care i.e. orthopaedics, elderly care services etc. In addition, the hospital’s paediatric service has linkages with Crumlin Children’s Hospital for shared care arrangement in relation to oncology.

Portiuncula has academic links with the University of Limerick post-graduate training, Medical Training Schemes for Interns, SHO’s and Registrars and an Overseas Medical Student Programme. In January 2013 a new medical academy opened on site in conjunction with NUI Galway.

Main Phone Number: (090) 964 8200

Visiting Restrictions eased at Portiuncula University Hospital

From Monday 5th July 2021, Portiuncula University Hospital will be easing general visiting restrictions and facilitating visits to patients in the ward areas by appointment. Appointments will be staggered across all ward areas each day between 3:00pm and 4:30pm.

Construction of new 50 bed ward at Portiuncula University Hospital progresses to next stage of development

A major capital project for the region with a budget of 15 million

COVID-19 vaccinations continue at the Galway Racecourse Vaccination Centre

COVID-19 vaccinations continue at Galway Racecourse Vaccination Centre, Ballybrit

Covid-19 vaccinations continue at the Galway Racecourse vaccination centre in Ballybrit. Hospitals in Saolta University Health Care Group are identifying patients who fall into Category 4a and 4 b (very high-risk patients) who require vaccination. This is a large group of patients, we are contacting them by text or telephone informing them of the date and time of vaccination appointment. Please follow the instructions and attend for your vaccination.

Portiuncula University Hospital Remembrance Ceremony

Portiuncula University Hospital Remembrance Ceremony

Portiuncula University Hospital holds a Ceremony of Remembrance on the first Monday in February for parents and their families who have experienced bereavement through the death of a child or who have lost a baby through miscarriage, still birth or neonatal death.

Portiuncula University Hospital rolls out COVID-19 vaccination programme

The roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign began in Portiuncula University Hospital today, Wednesday January 6th. Louise Ann McGrath, Clinical Nurse Manager 2, St John’s Ward was the first staff member in the hospital to receive the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine. Louise received the vaccine from her nursing colleague, Mary Barrett, Assistant Director of Nursing and Peer Vaccinator.


Photo Title Hospital Location Telephone
St Francis Ward Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648396
St Johns Ward Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648234
St Joseph's Ward Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648396
St Therese Paediatric Ward Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648298


Portiuncula University Hospital Map

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