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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

Launch of ‘An Bhean Ghlúine’ at Portiuncula University Hospital as part of National Heritage Week

The launch of ‘An Bhean Ghlúine’ ebook and project took place at Portiuncula University Hospital yesterday as part of National Heritage Week. The project was funded by the Heritage Council and Galway County Council.

‘An Bhean Ghlúine’ or woman of the knee (midwife, handywoman) was researched and developed by Emma Laffey, a volunteer with the Skehana & District Heritage Group and a valued team member working as a healthcare assistant in Portiuncula Maternity Unit.

Portiuncula Consultant Nephrologist encourages everyone to ‘know your own kidney health’ for World Kidney Day

World Kidney Day which takes place on 10 March marks a global campaign aimed at raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys and encourages everyone worldwide to be aware of the disease and actively know what their own kidney health measures are.

Visiting Update for Portiuncula University Hospital

Following new national guidance on visiting, visitors to all hospitals will be asked to produce their EU Digital COVID Certificate or HSE COVID-19 Vaccination Record or other proof of immunity at the entrance.

There are exemptions from the requirement for the EU Digital COVID Certificate or HSE COVID-19 Vaccination Record or other proof of immunity, on compassionate grounds.

Portiuncula University Hospital launch colostrum harvesting packs during National Breastfeeding Week

During National Breastfeeding Week, the Maternity Department at Portiuncula University Hospital launched an Antenatal Expressing of Colostrum information leaflet and accompanying Colostrum or ‘Liquid Gold’ Harvesting Packs for pregnant women.

Top tips for breastfeeding from the Maternity Department in Portiuncula University Hospital

National Breastfeeding Week is marked each year from 01 to 07 October, it is an opportunity to discuss the importance of breastfeeding as the normal and healthy way to feed babies and young children. Breastfeeding gives babies the best start for a healthy life and it protects both mother and baby, the health benefits are undisputed. It is also crucial that women are empowered, enabled and supported on their breastfeeding journey.

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Photo Title Hospital Location Telephone
Information Services Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9624669
Laboratory Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648259
Maternity Unit PUH Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648233
Medical Records Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648257
MRI Unit Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9624653
Nutrition and Dietetics Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9624644
Occupational Health Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9624648
Occupational Therapy Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648355
Oncology Unit Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648293
Outpatients Department Appointments Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648372

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