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Sligo University Hospital to light up in pink and blue on Friday to mark Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Sligo University Hospital will be lighting up in pink and blue on Friday 15 October at 7pm to mark pregnancy and infant loss as part of an international event aimed at raising awareness of the issues affecting families who have experienced the loss of a pregnancy or a baby.

Sligo University Hospital breastfeeding initiative launched by Sabina Higgins

An initiative at Sligo University Hospital to help breastfeeding mothers get off to a better start was launched by Sabina Higgins in Áras an Uachtaráin on 29 September.  

Calling all Cold Water Athletes - Do you Swim, Surf or Kayak? Sligo University Hospital has some advice for you!

As the summer approaches and more people take to open water, Dr Seamus Boyle who works in the ENT Department at Sligo University Hospital is on a mission to create greater awareness of Surfer’s Ear.

The condition, which can affect everyone who is exposed to cold water over time, causes bony growths to develop in the ear canals and can lead to repeated ear infections and even hearing loss. The advice on protecting your ears is very simple - wear ear plugs.

Sligo University Hospital - Big Switch Off

Over the August bank holiday weekend, Sligo University Hospital took part in the “Big Switch Off” organised by the Office of Public Works and the HSE’s National Health and Sustainability Office. The aim was to conserve as much electrical and thermal energy as possible across the campus over the weekend and the efforts will be repeated over the October bank holiday weekend.

Sligo University Hospital in conjunction with IT Sligo host Sustainability Seminar

Sligo University Hospital in conjunction with IT Sligo host Sustainability Seminar

Sligo University Hospital in conjunction with the Institute of Technology Sligo and the National Health Sustainability Office held a Sustainability Seminar in Sligo recently which was open to all interested organisations and individuals.
 

Sligo University Hospital signs up to NCHD E-Rostering

Sligo University Hospital signs up to NCHD E-Rostering

Sligo University Hospital Medical Specialty has partnered with Allocate Software to implement E-rostering software for NCHDs. A Project Board was set up with project clinical lead Katherine Finan  as executive sponsor. It approved a local team consisting of a Project Manager and Systems Administrator, to work with Allocate. The initial scope of the project is to deliver “Medics On-Line” and “Medics on-Duty” to 50 NCHD staff from the Medical Specialty.

Sligo University Hospital unveil ‘bench project’ as part of Health and Wellbeing initiative

Sligo University Hospital unveil ‘bench project’ as part of Health and Wellbeing initiative

As part of the HSE Healthy Ireland Policy and HIQA Nutritional & Hydration Standards Better Health & Well-being, Sligo University Hospital (SUH) is always actively promoting Healthy lifestyle initiatives, in efforts to support the health and wellbeing of staff, families, patients and service users and on Wednesday 01 March, 2017 saw the unveiling of the ‘bench project’ as part of their Health and Wellbeing initiative.

Sligo University Hospital launches Calorie Posting Policy as part of HSE’s Healthy Ireland Policy

Sligo University Hospital launches Calorie Posting Policy as part of HSE’s Healthy Ireland Policy

Sligo University Hospital officially launched their Calorie Posting Policy on Wednesday, 01 March, 2017. As part of the HSE’s Healthy Ireland Policy, Sligo University Hospital began rolling out the HSE Calorie Positing Policy back in October 2015 and introduced a 6 Phase Plan to complete this process for all hot and cold food items and beverages in the staff canteen/coffee dock.