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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

The Emergency Department at Portiuncula University Hospital is extremely busy this week

The Emergency Department at Portiuncula University Hospital is extremely busy with higher than average numbers of people attending.

There is ongoing pressure on bed availability in the hospital and we regret that many patients are currently experiencing long waiting times to be admitted from the ED to an acute bed in the hospital.

Emergency Departments in County Galway (University Hospital Galway and Portiuncula University Hospital ) extremely busy today Inbox

Emergency Departments in County Galway (University Hospital Galway and Portiuncula University Hospital ) extremely busy today

University Hospital Galway and Portiuncula University Hospital are extremely busy today (09 July) which has resulted in pressure on bed availability in the hospitals.

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

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.

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Photo Title Hospital Location Telephone
Pastoral Care Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648275
Patient Services Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648386
Phlebotomy Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9624615
Physiotherapy Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648279
Physiotherapy Department Portiuncula University Hospital
Radiology Department Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9625108
Respiratory Department Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9625106
Social Work Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648306
Special Care Baby Unit Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648283
St Clares Ward Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648227

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