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Sligo University Hospital launches unique ‘Little Journey’ app for children

Sligo University Hospital launches unique ‘Little Journey’ app for children

Sligo University Hospital has launched the ‘Little Journey’ virtual reality app to help young children between the ages of 3 and 12, to prepare for surgery and reduce their anxiety in advance of their hospital stay.

The ‘Little Journey’ app provides 360 degree views of all the areas the children will visit at the hospital as well as useful information about anaesthesiology tailored to the age of the child.

Visiting Restrictions EXTENDED at Letterkenny University Hospital

Following an infection control meeting this afternoon, the visiting restrictions at Letterkenny University Hospital have been extended.

From this afternoon, no visitors are permitted to visit the hospital other than in exceptional circumstances and following prior arrangement with the ward manager.

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.

Letterkenny University Hospital and the Saolta Staff Recognition Awards 2019

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

The Donegal Clinical Research Academy won the ‘Education and Training Award’ for their emergency abdominal surgery course for students and the ‘Outstanding Employee Award’ was presented to Dolores Devenney who works in phlebotomy services at the hospital.

Endocrinologist at Galway University Hospitals awarded inaugural St Luke’s Medal

Professor Derek O’Keeffe, Consultant Endocrinologist at Galway University Hospitals and Professor of Medical Device Technology at NUI Galway was presented with the inaugural St Luke’s medal by the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) at the annual St Luke’s Symposium recently.

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.

Tá torthaí an Phróiseas Measúnaithe maidir le forbairt a dhéanamh ar na seirbhísí ospidéil i nGailllimh agus an Staidéar ar Ospidéal Roghnach Réigiúnach foilsithe ag Saolta An Grúpa Ospidéil um Chúram Sláinte, anois

D’fhoilsigh Saolta An Grúpa Ollscoile um Chúram Sláinte torthaí an phróisis measúnaithe a rinneadh faoi na bealaí is fearr chun na seirbhísí ospidéil a fhorbairt sa todhchaí ar mhaithe le sláinte na n-othar in Iarthar agus in Iarthuaisceart na hÉireann a aithint.

Outcome of Options Appraisal process for future development of hospital services in Galway and Regional Elective Hospital Scoping Study

The Saolta University Health Care Group today published the outcome of the options appraisal process undertaken to identify the most appropriate way to proceed with the future development of hospital services in Galway to enable the delivery of the best possible outcomes for patients across the West and North West of Ireland.

Portiuncula University Hospital and the Saolta Staff Recognition Awards 2019

Portiuncula University Hospital (PUH) won a Saolta Staff Recognition Award for ‘Outstanding Employee’ and was shortlisted in a further two categories at a recent awards ceremony.

The importance of using Antibiotics correctly. Know the Facts and be Winter ready

To mark European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) on Monday 18 November, Galway University Hospitals is highlighting awareness and knowledge around the correct use of antibiotics.

Winter is the the prime season for respiratory infections, colds and flu and so it is important to be able to identify illnesses where antibiotics are not the answer.

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