You are here

Saolta News

UHG wins ‘BIG Switch Off’ Energy Saving Award

University Hospital Galway was named winner of the ‘BIG Switch Off’ competition for a staff awareness campaign during the month of October and the reduction of energy consumption over the October bank holiday weekend last year.

Service of Remembrance at Portiuncula University Hospital on Monday 03 February

Portiuncula University Hospital is inviting parents and their families who have experienced bereavement through the death of a child or who have lost a baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, still birth or shortly after birth, to a Service of Remembrance which will take place in the hospital on Monday 03 February.

Hand Hygiene Training at 100% for Medical Staff at Mayo University Hospital

The Infection Prevention and Control Team at Mayo University Hospital (MUH) are delivering a rolling schedule of hand hygiene training which has resulted in 100% attendance by the Medical Staff and an overall total of 98.41% attendance by all staff of Mayo University Hospital.

Portiuncula University Hospital and Stroke Care

Portiuncula University Hospital is one of 10 hospitals nationally working together to improve the care of patients who present with ischaemic stroke (where blood supply to the brain is cut off or severely reduced). The quality improvement programme was developed by the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and the National Thrombectomy Service.

Visiting Restrictions in place at University Hospital Galway

Due to an increase in the number of patients with flu in University Hospital Galway (UHG), visiting restrictions are in place on St Nicholas’s Ward.

The public are asked not to visit St Nicholas’s Ward in an effort to prevent the spread of the flu in the hospital and protect the many very sick patients 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.

The Emergency Department at Mayo University Hospital is extremely busy today

The Emergency Department at Mayo University Hospital is extremely busy today, Monday 30 December. The hospital has admitted a lot of seriously ill patients over the last three days; some patients from yesterday remain in the Emergency Department (ED) awaiting an inpatient bed.

Saolta e-Newsletter Issue 41 Winter 2019

Welcome to the Winter 2019 edition of the Saolta University Health Care Group newsletter. In this issue we feature Sligo University Hospital and highlight some of the developments and achievements that have been taking place there.

Click here to download a copy of the Saolta e-Newsletter Issue 41 Winter 2019

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.