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Update in relation to services at Galway University Hospitals

Galway University Hospitals would like to remind the public that all inpatient and day cases remain cancelled at the hospital apart from urgent, time critical procedures.   Outpatient clinics are also currently cancelled with a very limited number of exceptions. Patients whose procedures or appointments are going ahead are being contacted directly by telephone and advised to attend.

Galway University Hospitals to hold free Men’s Health Information Evening

Galway University Hospitals (GUH) will hold a men’s health information evening as part of Movember Men’s health awareness month on 20 November in the Maldron Hotel, Sandy Road, Galway from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Men and their partners are welcome to attend the information evening which is free of charge.

The evening will focus on increasing awareness and providing information on the specific health needs of men and to encourage them to think about their health and lifestyle behaviours.

Galway University Hospitals and the Saolta Staff Recognition Awards 2019

Galway University Hospitals won Saolta Staff Recognition Awards in three categories at a ceremony in Mayo on Friday evening.

The Maternity Department won the ‘Award for Innovation in a Non Clinical Area’ for their work on a maternity website, the ‘Quality Improvement and Patient Experience Award’ was presented to the Patient Flow Improvement Team and the ‘Outstanding Employee Award’ was given to Catherine Cunniffe who works in the bed management office.

Galway University Hospitals are hosting a Career’s Evening for Secondary School Students

A group of health and social care professionals at Galway University Hospitals will be holding a Career’s Evening for secondary school students in Galway City and County on Wednesday 06 November from 6pm in the Clinical Sciences Institute on the grounds of University Hospital Galway.

New Consultant Surgeon appointed to Galway University Hospitals

Mr Paul Carroll, Consultant Oesophagogastric and General Surgeon has recently been appointed to Galway University Hospitals (GUH).

Of the new appointment, General Manager of GUH, Ms Chris Kane said, “We are delighted to welcome Mr Carroll to Galway where his expertise in the latest surgical techniques will help us to continue to deliver high quality care and services to our patients as one of the largest teaching hospitals in the country.”

New Consultant Vascular Surgeon appointed to Galway University Hospitals

Last month, Mr Mahmoud Alawy was appointed as a Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Galway University Hospitals (GUH).

University Hospital Galway welcomes Galway Senior Camogie Players to launch the staff flu vaccine campaign

Players from the All Ireland winning Camogie Team and the Chairperson of Galway Camogie visited University Hospital Galway yesterday (Monday 07 October) to launch the staff flu vaccine campaign.

Endocrinologist at Galway University Hospitals leads out on World’s First Diabetes Drone Mission from Irish mainland to Aran Islands

The first autonomous Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Vodafone connected Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) drone delivery of prescription medication and collection of patient blood sample for diabetes care

GUH Consultant presents TEDx Talk ‘Digital Doctors: The Future of Medicine’

Prof Derek O’Keeffe, Consultant Endocrinologist at Galway University Hospitals and Professor of Medical Device Technology at NUI Galway presented a TEDx Talk in Galway on the theme of ‘Digital Doctors: the future of medicine’, which explores new paradigms of healthcare delivery

GUH Staff Recognition Award

Galway University Hospitals (GUH) is delighted to announce that the second Staff Recognition Award was presented to Joe Kelly who has been providing the regional printing service for the hospital and other HSE services in the West for many years. Joe was presented with his award shortly before his retirement this week after 38 years of service.