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Remembrance Prayer Service at Sligo University Hospital

Sligo University Hospital (SUH) is inviting parents and their families who have experienced bereavement, through the death of a baby or child or who have experienced pregnancy loss, to a Remembrance Prayer Service which will take place in the hospital on Wednesday 20 November at 7.30pm.

Bereavement Information and Awareness Event at Sligo University Hospital

Sligo University Hospital is holding a Bereavement Information and Awareness Event in the main foyer of the hospital on Wednesday 06 November from 10 am to 2.30pm.

This is the fourth year that the event has taken place in the hospital and it is open to members of the public and staff of the hospital.

Sligo University Hospital wins Healthcare Award for Surfer’s Ear Awareness Project

The Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Department at Sligo University Hospital (SUH) was the winner of the Irish Healthcare Centre Award for the Best Use of Social Media for their work to raise awareness of Surfer’s Ear. The condition, which is also called External Auditory Canal Exostoses, can affect anyone who takes to the open water regularly causing bony growths to develop in the ear canals and can lead to repeated ear infections and even hearing loss.

Official Opening of ‘Solas Beag’ Family Bereavement Room at SUH

Official Opening of ‘Solas Beag’ Family Bereavement Room at SUH

Sligo University Hospital has officially opened the ‘Solas Beag’ family bereavement room in the Maternity Department. The room is dedicated to all the parents and family members who have experienced pregnancy or perinatal loss.

Sligo University Hospital marks World Sepsis Day

Sligo University Hospital marks World Sepsis Day

To mark World Sepsis Day the Sepsis Team at Sligo University Hospital held a Sepsis awareness event in the main foyer of the hospital on Wednesday, 18 September.  

Dr Karen Harris, Consultant in Emergency Medicine at SUH said, “World Sepsis Day is important because it is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against sepsis which accounts for at least 8 million deaths worldwide annually.

Sligo University Hospital providing skin cancer advice at the Ploughing Championships

Experts from the Dermatology Department at Sligo University Hospital will be at the HSE Health and Wellbeing Marquee at the National Ploughing Championships from 17 to 19 September to offer skin cancer information to visitors.
 

Donation of Bird Boxes to Sligo University Hospital

Ballyshannon Men’s Shed has kindly donated bird boxes to be placed in suitable locations around Sligo University Hospital, for the enjoyment of both patients and staff.

The hospital is a participant in An Taisce’s Green-Campus Programme which aims to foster environmental awareness in everyday activities while also enhancing sustainability under a number of themes such as energy, litter/waste and biodiversity.

Record Numbers Attend Men’s Health and Wellbeing Event in Sligo

To celebrate and mark International Men’s Health Week, the Research & Education Foundation at Sligo University Hospital hosted a free Men’s Health and Wellbeing event at the Sligo Park Hotel this week.

New 46 bed extension at Sligo University Hospital received planning permission

Sligo University Hospital has received planning permission for a 46 single room development which will be over five floors.

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.

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