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Deferral of inpatient, day surgery and outpatient appointments at GUH

Deferral of inpatient, day surgery and outpatient appointments at GUH

Galway University Hospitals (University Hospital Galway and Merlin Park University Hospital) are deferring all but very urgent and time critical inpatient and day surgery from tomorrow January 5th. Outpatient clinics will also be cancelled however some of these will take place virtually unless it is absolutely necessary for patients to be seen.

Statement from Dr Breda Smyth HSE Director of Public Health in the West

Statement from Dr Breda Smyth HSE Director of Public Health in the West

“We must stay home to protect ourselves and our loved ones”

Dr Breda Smyth, Director of Public Health in the West has urged the people of Galway, Mayo and Roscommon to stay home unless absolutely necessary and double down in their efforts to follow the HSE’s public health advice to help reduce the rapid spread of COVID-19 across our community.

New Covid Assessment Unit at Mayo University Hospital is working well and benefiting patients

New Covid Assessment Unit at Mayo University Hospital is working well and benefiting patients

The new modular Acute Covid Assessment Unit (ACAU) at Mayo University Hospital has been operational since 17 December and to date has treated 137 patients. 

UHG administers its first dose of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

Staff in University Hospital Galway were among those who received the first doses of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine administered today, Tuesday December 29th. Lorna Quinn Assistant Director of Nursing and one of the peer vaccinators who will deliver the COVID-19 vaccine to staff based in University Hospital Galway was the first staff member in the hospital and the Saolta Group to receive the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine.

Saolta e-Newsletter Issue 44 Winter 2020

Welcome to the Winter 2020 edition of the Saolta University Health Care Group newsletter featuring some of the developments and achievements that have been taking place in hospitals throughout the Group.

Click here to download a copy of the Saolta e-Newsletter Issue 43 Autumn 2020

Saolta Hospital Group partners with the World Health Organisation to Deliver Public Lecture on Digital Health

A public lecture on Digital Health with Prof Derek O’Keeffe, Consultant Physician at University Hospital Galway and Mr Bernardo Mariano Jr, WHO Chief Information Officer is now available to view at: https://youtu.be/h9JvfPDRt98

Mayo University Hospital’s Pharmacy Team advise ‘Know, Check, Ask’

Mayo University Hospital’s Pharmacy Team advise ‘Know, Check, Ask’

The Pharmacy team in Mayo University Hospital are reminding the public to ‘Know, Check, Ask’ when it comes to managing their medication.

They are asking the public to:

Roscommon University Hospital appoints First Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Respiratory Care

Roscommon University Hospital appoints First Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Respiratory Care

Noreen Fallon, a Roscommon native, has recently been appointed as a Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner (RANP) in Respiratory Care at Roscommon University Hospital. Noreen is the first RANP specialising in Respiratory Care at Roscommon University Hospital. RANPs are the highest level of clinical experts in the nursing profession in Ireland today.

Letterkenny University Hospital undertakes significant hospital-wide recruitment campaign

Letterkenny University Hospital undertakes significant hospital-wide recruitment campaign

Letterkenny University Hospital undertakes significant hospital-wide recruitment campaign
Up to 120 posts to be recruited

University Hospital Galway extremely busy today

University Hospital Galway is extremely busy today, 16 December which has resulted in pressure on bed availability in the hospital.

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