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Mayo University Hospital asks for your support to keep the hospital smoke free

Today, Monday 14 October, Mayo University Hospital has started a renewed focus on keeping the area around the hospital and the hospital grounds smoke free.

In 2014 the hospital introduced a smoke free campus policy and after an initial period of success, compliance with the policy has started to reduce with patients and visitors frequently seen smoking outside the main entrances of the hospital.

Sepsis Awareness Day at Mayo University Hospital

On Friday 13 September, to mark World Sepsis Day, the Sepsis Team at Mayo University Hospital will hold a Sepsis awareness event in the main foyer of the hospital.

Double win for Mayo University Hospital at the Hospital Professional Awards

The Infection Prevention and Control Team at Mayo University Hospital (MUH) won two categories at the recent Hospital Professional Awards – the GSK ViiV Infectious Diseases Project of the Year Award and the Consultant-led Hospital Team of the Year Award.

New Home First Team supporting older persons at Mayo University Hospital

The Home First Team is a specialist team supporting patients over the age of 75 who are treated in the Emergency Department (ED) and the Acute Medical Assessment Unit (AMAU) in Mayo University Hospital.

Mayo University Hospital using mobile computing to improve patient care

Mayo University Hospital has introduced 35 mobile ‘point of care’ computers which are available for staff in the wards throughout the hospital and in the Emergency Department. Each computer has a clinical grade keyboard and mouse which can be deep cleaned for infection control purposes.

Patient Experience Advisors at Mayo University Hospital

As part of Mayo University Hospital’s ongoing commitment to patient and family engagement, 18 Patient Experience Advisors have been selected to work with various hospital committees to bring the patients’ voice to the planning and delivery of care at the hospital.

Mayo University Hospital marks ‘International Stop the Pressure’ Day

Mayo University Hospital hosted its first awareness day to mark ‘International Stop the Pressure’ day on Thursday 15 November.

Mayo University Hospital Introduces new Booklets to support Bereaved Families

The Mayo University Hospital Bereavement Committee for the Women’s and Children’s Divisions have developed four new information booklets for parents bereaved through the death of a baby or the death of a child. They are a new initiative as part of a broader enhancement of bereavement care in Mayo University Hospital. The booklets are hoped to act as a resource to support families who experience the loss of a baby or a child. The booklets are titled:

Cheque Presentation to Mayo University Hospital

The Caulfield family from Swinford raised a total of €26,900 for the development of a Bereavement Room in Mayo University Hospital; this fundraising was dedicated to the memory of their daughter Hope Rose. The family presented a cheque to Hospital management and staff from the Women’s and Children’s division of the hospital on Tuesday 13 November.