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Roscommon University Hospital

Roscommon University Hospital is part of the Saolta hospital group of the Wetsern Health Board. RUH has a walk in Injury Unit, which is open from 8am until 8pm, seven days per week which treats minor injuries for adults and children over the age of 5, this service is both for GP referral and walk in service.  The hospital also has a Medical Assessment Unit for GP referrals only which is open Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm and is staffed by a Consultant Physician, Non Consultant Hospital Doctors and nursing staff with access to other health care staff and diagnostic services.

Visting Hours are from 2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. &  6.30 p.m. to  8.30 p.m. each day

Main Phone Number: (090) 662 6200

Injury Unit: 090 663 2212 or 090 663 2120

Roscommon University Hospital and the Saolta Staff Recognition Awards 2019

Roscommon University Hospital (RUH) won Saolta Staff Recognition Awards in two categories at a ceremony in Mayo on Friday evening.

The Rapid Access Haematuria Service Team won the Award for ‘Award for Innovation in a Clinical Area’ and the ‘Outstanding Employee Award’ was presented to Noreen Fallon, Respiratory Clinical Nurse Specialist.

Roscommon University Hospital awarded Gold Happy Heart Award

Roscommon University Hospital awarded Gold Happy Heart Award

The Irish Heart Foundation has awarded the Gold Happy Heart Award to Roscommon University Hospital in recognition of the ongoing work at the hospital to promote healthy eating in the workplace.

RUH to provide skin cancer advice at the Ploughing Championships

RUH to provide skin cancer advice at the Ploughing Championships

Specialists from the department of Plastic Surgery at Roscommon University Hospital (RUH) will be at the HSE Health and Wellbeing Marquee at the National Ploughing Championships on Thursday 19 September to offer advice on how to reduce the risk of skin cancer and empower people with knowledge so that they can identify skin cancer at an early stage.

Successful Haematuria Pilot at Roscommon University Hospital forms part of National Urology Strategy

Roscommon University Hospital was delighted to host the launch of the new urology model of care for Ireland on Friday 06 September.

New Patient Experience Enhancement Initiatives launched at RUH

New Patient Experience Enhancement Initiatives launched at RUH

In response to feedback from last year’s National Patient Experience Survey, Roscommon University Hospital has introduced a number of new initiatives to enhance the patients’ experience at the hospital. These include a new Patient Information Booklet and Folder and Patient Comfort Packs.

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Useful Contact Numbers

Main Hospital Number

(090) 662 6200

Admissions Office

(090) 663 2201

General Manager’s Office

(090) 663 2218

Complaints/Comments/Quality & Safety

(090) 663 2192

St. Coman’s Ward

(090) 663 2223

St. Teresa’s Ward

(090) 663 2230

St. Bridget’s Ward

(090) 663 2214 / 2215

Day Surgical Ward

(090) 663 2339

Urgent Care Centre (Injury Unit /

Medical Assessment Unit / Medical Day Services)

(090) 663 2212 / 2120

Endoscopy Unit

(090) 663 2045 / 2046

Ambulatory Care & Diagnostics Department (ACAD)

(090) 663 2381

Outpatients Department

(090) 663 2300

Patient Accounts

(090) 663 2269/2272

Patient Services

(090) 663 2243

Radiology/X-Ray

(090) 663 2213 / 2261

Laboratory

(090) 663 2258/2176

Cardiac Investigations

(090) 663 2281

Please attempt to phone the direct number of the Department you require and avoid using the main hospital number where possible.

 

Visting Hours

2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m.

6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.

Here is a link to the Patient Information Booklet

INJURIES UNIT

Opening Hours:    8.00am to 8.00pm daily, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Contact details:    (090) 6632212 or (090) 6632120

How to Refer:      Self-referral walk in service
                               GP / Westdoc referral

Charges:               Medical Card Holders – No Charge
                               Medical / GP referral letter - No Charge
                               Review appointment – No Charge
                               Non-medical card holders (without a GP referral letter) – Currently €100
                               Non-EU short term visitors – Currently €200

After 8.00pm or for injuries outside the remit of the Injury Unit please contact your local GP or go to your nearest Emergency Department.

 

The Injuries Unit treats √

The Injuries Unit does not treat  x

  • Suspected broken bones in legs from knees to toes
  • Suspected broken bones in arms from collar bone to finger tips
  • All sprains and strains
  • Facial injuries (including oral and nasal injuries)
  • Minor scalds and burns
  • Wounds, bites, cuts, grazes and scalp lacerations
  • Small Abscesses and boils
  • Splinters and fish hooks
  • Foreign bodies in eyes/ears/nose
  • Minor chest injuries
  • Minor Head injuries (fully conscious patients, who did not experience loss of consciousness or vomit after the head injury)
  • Road Traffic Accident – delayed presentations only
  • Change of Indwelling Urinary Catheter (Adults only)
  • Peg tubes re-insertion (Adults only)
  • Dislocated shoulders (Adults only)
  • Any child younger than 5 years of age
  • Any child aged 5 years or older with a non-traumatic limp or non-use of a limb
  • Conditions due to “Medical Illness” fever, seizures, headache respiratory symptoms
  • Injuries following a fall from a height or a road traffic accident
  • Serious head injuries
  • Chest pain
  • Respiratory conditions
  • Abdominal pain
  • Gynaecological problems
  • Serious neck/back pain
  • Pregnancy related conditions
  • Pelvis or hip fractures

 

Roscommon Injury Unit Leaflet

In an emergency please go to your nearest Emergency Department or call an ambulance on 999 or 112.

 

Parking is available in designated car parks on the hospital campus and is free of charge. There are spaces allocated for patients
with restricted mobility. Overflow parking is available in the public car parking area outside Dr Hyde Park (GAA Grounds) adjacent
to the hospital. This public car parking area is also free of charge. If you or your passengers have restricted mobility and require
assistance, please contact the hospital switchboard on 090 662 6200.

Roscommon University Hospital Map

Roscommon County Hospital, Athlone Road, Roscommon, Ireland

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