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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

Saolta Arts and Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture in partnership with Portiuncula University Hospital and Saolta University Health Care Group brings vocal performances to patients’ bedsides virtually

Saolta Arts and Galway 2020 are pleased to present Viriditas by Ceara Conway as part of The Deepest Shade of Green, an Arts and Health programme for Galway’s European Capital of Culture 2020. Viriditas is part of Saolta Arts’ wider programme The Deepest Shade of Green where nature and familiar landscapes of the West are brought into the wards, corridors, and waiting rooms of Saolta’s hospitals and used to imaginatively escape the clinical environment.

Patient 81 days in ICU discharged from Portiuncula University Hospital

Patient 81 days in ICU discharged from Portiuncula University Hospital

A mother of two children and a grandmother of two, 66 year old Rose Mannion originally from Cloghan, County Offaly and now living in Lorrha in North Tipperary was admitted to Portiuncula University Hospital on 28 March with COVID-19. Rose spent a total of 81 days in the Intensive Care Unit between Portiuncula University Hospital and University Hospital Galway.

Service of Remembrance at Portiuncula University Hospital on Monday 03 February

Portiuncula University Hospital is inviting parents and their families who have experienced bereavement through the death of a child or who have lost a baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, still birth or shortly after birth, to a Service of Remembrance which will take place in the hospital on Monday 03 February.

Portiuncula University Hospital and Stroke Care

Portiuncula University Hospital is one of 10 hospitals nationally working together to improve the care of patients who present with ischaemic stroke (where blood supply to the brain is cut off or severely reduced). The quality improvement programme was developed by the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and the National Thrombectomy Service.

Portiuncula University Hospital and the Saolta Staff Recognition Awards 2019

Portiuncula University Hospital (PUH) won a Saolta Staff Recognition Award for ‘Outstanding Employee’ and was shortlisted in a further two categories at a recent awards ceremony.


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