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All Ireland Maternity and Midwifery Award for Sligo University Hospital

Roisin Lennon, the Registered Advanced Midwife Practitioner with the Maternity Services at Sligo University Hospital received an Innovation Award commendation at the recent All Ireland Maternity and Midwifery Festival Awards.

The Awards recognise outstanding achievement and commitment by midwifery and maternity staff and Roisin was nominated by the women she cares for in her clinic for her innovative practice and commitment above and beyond the call of duty.

Visiting Restrictions remain in place at Sligo University Hospital

The visiting restrictions at Sligo University Hospital remain in place this week.

Management at Sligo University Hospital are requesting that members of the public do not visit the hospital due to a number of cases of diarrhoea and vomiting in the hospital.

SUH welcomes new Buddy Beds to the Paediatric Unit

SUH welcomes new Buddy Beds to the Paediatric Unit

Sligo University Hospital (SUH) is delighted to introduce 21 new buddy beds to the Paediatric Department thanks to individual generous donations and a massive fundraising campaign by the local community.

Sligo University Hospital wins National ‘Golden Hip’ Award

Sligo University Hospital was awarded the ‘Golden Hip’ award for excellence in the management of hip fractures at the recent annual Irish Hip Fracture Meeting in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

Sligo University Hospital and the Saolta Staff Recognition Awards 2019

Sligo University Hospital (SUH) won Saolta Staff Recognition Awards in two categories at a ceremony in Mayo recently.

The Dermatology Team won the ‘Research Award’ for their work with members of the Traveller Community on the topic of skin health and the ‘Outstanding Employees Award’ was presented to Jackie Wallace and Hilda Harte who work in the Lake Isle Coffee Dock at the hospital.

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.

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