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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.

Sligo University Hospital Celebrates International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every May on the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth.

To mark the occasion, Sligo University Hospital held an event called “A celebration of nurses on International Nurses Day” on Thursday 16 May from 10am to 2pm in the main foyer of the hospital.

Sligo University Hospital opens a New Maternity Outreach Clinic in Ballymote

From Wednesday 24 April, Sligo University Hospital will be providing a weekly outreach antenatal and gynaecology service from the Ballymote Primary and Mental Health Care Centre.

Sligo University Hospital says “Falls Prevention Deserves Your Attention!”

On Tuesday 05 March, Sligo University Hospital (SUH) is holding a Falls Prevention Awareness Event for the public in the main foyer of the hospital from 10am to 2pm.

Staff at Sligo University Hospital share their flu experiences in a new video

Mr Fergal Hickey, Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Deirdre Staunton, Resuscitation Training Officer from Sligo University Hospital have shared their flu experiences in a new video (http://bit.ly/2Pql6Wa) aimed at promoting the uptake of the flu vaccine among healthcare workers.

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