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Collaboration between local company and Mayo University Hospital during pandemic

Local company Fort Wayne Metals reached out to management at Mayo University Hospital in April during the COVID-19 pandemic, to offer practical support and help. Through a series of calls and video conferences, the hospital was able to access a wide range of knowledge around process and quality improvement. The initial work included a brainstorming session that ultimately led to the establishment of an internal Champions Team, consisting of staff from a range of jobs in the hospital.

University Hospital Galway Offers Breastfeeding Education by Webinar

University Hospital Galway Offers Breastfeeding Education by Webinar

The Maternity Department at University Hospital Galway (UHG) has redesigned its breastfeeding support service to connect with women virtually instead of face-to-face antenatal workshops and drop-in clinics.

University Hospital Galway to hold virtual candle lighting ceremony to mark International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

As part of International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day, University Hospital Galway will hold a virtual candle lighting memorial ceremony on Thursday 15 October at 6.45pm in the hospital chapel which can be viewed live online at

Upgraded Paediatric Inpatient Rooms at Sligo University Hospital

Sligo University Hospital has recently upgraded three paediatric inpatient rooms following generous funding from a number of national and local charities and individual donations. The rooms now have profiling beds, Smart TVs with DVD players, hundreds of child-friendly movies, colourful wall murals, cardiac monitors, child friendly wardrobes, PlayStations and a Nintendo Switch.

Saolta e-Newsletter Issue 43 Autumn 2020

Welcome to the Autumn 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

HSE team in the West urges everyone in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon to continue their efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19

Hospital and Community Health Services Managers in the West, together with their colleagues in Public Health have today reiterated the appeal to everyone living and working in counties Galway, Roscommon and Mayo to continue with their efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Galway University Hospitals to host virtual Ecumenical Memorial Service

Galway University Hospitals (GUH) will host its 11th annual Ecumenical Memorial Service in remembrance of deceased patients of the hospital on Wednesday 07 October at 7pm. The service will be streamed live from the hospital chapel on

Global clinical trial for treatment of high blood pressure commences at Galway University Hospitals

A clinical trial to evaluate a new, investigational treatment for patients with high blood pressure commenced in Galway University Hospitals (GUH) this month

New Frailty Intervention Team at Roscommon University Hospital

Roscommon Frailty Intervention Team (R-FIT) is a new, unique, fully staffed, clinical service introduced at Roscommon University Hospital (RUH) to provide a holistic assessment and brief intervention to patients over 65 presenting with frailty.

Advice for Patients attending Sligo University Hospital for scheduled Outpatient appointments

Management at Sligo University Hospital would like to remind patients who are attending outpatient appointments to attend on their own except where they need the support or assistance of a family member or a carer, and to wear a face covering at all times.