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Visiting Restrictions

Visiting restrictions continue at Letterkenny University Hospital

Management at Letterkenny University Hospital is reminding the public that strict visiting restrictions remain in place across the hospital in an effort to protect vulnerable patients and health care staff. Across the hospital visiting is only allowed in end of life circumstances and following discussion with the nursing manger on duty.

In the maternity department, patients are not allowed visitors other than in the following circumstances:

Deferrals at all hospitals in the Saolta Group

The hospitals in the Saolta University Health Care Group* are deferring all but very urgent inpatient, day surgery, diagnostics tests and outpatient appointments from today, Monday March 16th until further notice. This is to ensure that the hospital has the necessary capacity to deal with any increase in suspected and confirmed COVID 19 cases.

Visiting Restrictions in Place at Hospitals in the Saolta Group

All hospitals in the Saolta Group are implementing visiting restrictions from this evening, Friday March 6th. The restrictions will continue into next week and will be kept under review.

These restrictions are being put in place as an infection control measure and will apply to:

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.

Letterkenny University Hospital – Visiting is not permitted due to flu

Due to ongoing cases of flu, Letterkenny University Hospital is asking for the public’s assistance to prevent the spread of infection from the flu and to minimise the chances of it being brought into the hospital.

The hospital would like to remind members of the public that visiting is not permitted at this time.

Letterkenny University Hospital – Visiting Restrictions remain in place this week

Due to ongoing cases of flu, the visiting restrictions at Letterkenny University Hospital remain in place this week, including New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

The hospital is reminding members of the public not to visit the hospital.

Letterkenny University Hospital Visiting Restrictions Remain in Place This Weekend

Due to ongoing cases of flu, the visiting restrictions at Letterkenny University Hospital will remain in place this weekend (13-15 December).

The hospital is reminding members of the public not to visit the hospital.

Update on visiting restrictions University Hospital Galway

Update on visiting restrictions University Hospital Galway

Visiting restrictions will be eased at University Hospital Galway. From 4pm today (May 10th 2016) visiting restrictions at the Hospital will only apply to St Enda’s Ward and St Teresa’s Ward. The hospital is asking the public to comply with visitor restrictions on these wards as it continues to manage suspected cases of the Vomiting Bug (Norovirus).