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'T H R I V E' an exhibition by artist Tory Irvine at UHG

'T H R I V E' by artist Tory Irvine, a contemporary abstract exhibition will launch on the Arts Corridor of University Hospital Galway at 6 pm on Thursday June 7th and will run until Sunday July 1st. Irvine is an abstract artist interested in emotional health. The exhibition features a series of paintings, which are vibrant, expressive & colourful. Working with acrylics on paper, Irvine layers washes and blocks of colour with a spontaneous energy. 

Galway University Hospitals to hold Stoma Care information evening

Galway University Hospitals Stoma Care Unit will hold their annual free public information meeting for anyone who has had or is contemplating stoma surgery on 31 May in Clayton Hotel, Galway from 6pm to 9pm. Family members, friends and carers are also welcome to attend. 

Entitled “A stoma in your life “, the evening will focus on quality of life issues and looking together at positive influences on living with a stoma. 

Galway University Hospitals launch ‘Planning your discharge from Hospital Booklet’

Galway University Hospitals launch ‘Planning your discharge from Hospital Booklet’

Galway University Hospitals recently launched their ‘Planning your discharge from Hospital Booklet’ which will support patients, their carer’s and families to understand how their discharge or transfer from hospital will take place.

The need was identified to produce a booklet following the National Patient Experience Survey May 2017 results, where respondent’s to the survey at GUH said they would like to receive more information in relation to their discharge from hospital.

Patient Experience Fair Day at UHG

Patient Experience Fair Day at UHG

The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) along with the Patient Experience Committee, University Hospital Galway host their second Patient Experience Fair Day presenting their improvement plans and changes that have already been implemented for patients, their families, carers and staff.

New Bereavement Room ‘Seomra Ciúin’ opened at University Hospital Galway

New Bereavement Room ‘Seomra Ciúin’ opened at University Hospital Galway

A new bereavement room for patients and families using the maternity services at University Hospital Galway was officially opened yesterday evening, Thursday, 07 December by Cathy Quinn, the First Midwife Consultant in Perinatal Bereavement Care appointed in Ireland. Semora Ciúin is the first in-patient bereavement room to be opened in the country.

Children’s Remembrance Day Committee launch their annual ‘sponsor a Christmas Tree Light’

Children’s Remembrance Day Committee launch their annual ‘sponsor a Christmas Tree Light’

The Children’s Remembrance Day Committee at University Hospital Galway (UHG) launched their annual ‘sponsor a Christmas tree light’ last night in the staff canteen, UHG. 

Liam pays his debut visit to University Hospital Galway

Liam pays his debut visit to University Hospital Galway

Staff from University Hospital Galway pictured with the Liam Carthy cup and Irish Press Cup

Candle light ceremony to mark International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

Candle light ceremony to mark International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

The Midwifery team at University Hospital Galway will hold a candle lighting ceremony to mark International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day on Sunday, 15 October at 3.30pm in the staff canteen of the nurses home, University Hospital Galway. 

Collection of Poetry launches in UHG in aid of Breast Cancer Research

Collection of Poetry launches in UHG in aid of Breast Cancer Research

Eight women poets who live, or have lived, in Galway ­— Marie Cadden, Marion Cox, Mary Hanlon, Susan Lindsay, Mary Madec, Mari Maxwell, Robyn Rowland and Lorna Shaugnessy —  and who have had experiences with breast cancer are being published in a collection of poems called Bosom Pals, which deals with their experiences of breast cancer.

Cancer Care West supports new hospital based Psycho-oncology Service at University Hospital Galway

Cancer Care West supports new hospital based Psycho-oncology Service at University Hospital Galway

Cancer Care West has recently commenced an oncology psychological support service for in-patients being treated for cancer in University Hospital Galway. UHG is now only the third hospital in Ireland with a recognized psycho-oncology service, the other two being St James’ and St Vincent’s in Dublin.

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