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RUH Sun Awareness Day in association with Roscommon GAA

The Department of Plastic Surgery, Roscommon University Hospital held a Safe Sun and Awareness Health Promotion Event in association with Roscommon GAA in Dr. Hyde Park recently as part of an Open Day for Roscommon GAA Supporters. During the campaign, staff from the Department of Plastic Surgery provided high quality, evidence-based information on preventative measures, safe sun practices and timely recognition of skin cancers.

SUH asks members of the public to join the hospital’s Patient Engagement Forum

SUH asks members of the public to join the hospital’s Patient Engagement Forum

Sligo University Hospital (SUH) would like to invite members of the public to apply to be part of hospital’s Patient Engagement Forum.

Cheque presentation to Patient Comfort Fund, Claddagh Ward, UHG

The family of Lily Flaherty recently visited University Hospital Galway and presented a cheque of €900.00 which was raised through a fitness fundraising event for the Patient Comfort Fund, Claddagh ward, University Hospital. Galway.

Saolta Board of Directors, Public Board Meeting 13 June, Roscommon

Public Board Meeting

Date:           Wednesday 13th June 2018

Time:           2 p.m.

Location:     The Abbey Hotel, Roscommon

A public meeting of the Board of Directors of the Saolta University Health Care Group is scheduled for Wednesday 13th June 2018 at 2 p.m.

'T H R I V E' an exhibition by artist Tory Irvine at UHG

'T H R I V E' by artist Tory Irvine, a contemporary abstract exhibition will launch on the Arts Corridor of University Hospital Galway at 6 pm on Thursday June 7th and will run until Sunday July 1st. Irvine is an abstract artist interested in emotional health. The exhibition features a series of paintings, which are vibrant, expressive & colourful. Working with acrylics on paper, Irvine layers washes and blocks of colour with a spontaneous energy. 

Galway University Hospitals to hold Stoma Care information evening

Galway University Hospitals Stoma Care Unit will hold their annual free public information meeting for anyone who has had or is contemplating stoma surgery on 31 May in Clayton Hotel, Galway from 6pm to 9pm. Family members, friends and carers are also welcome to attend. 

Entitled “A stoma in your life “, the evening will focus on quality of life issues and looking together at positive influences on living with a stoma. 

EU invests €8.8 million euros in cross border acute hospital services

An €8.8 million EU INTERREG VA funded cross-border project has been launched, 13,000 patients are to benefit from Cross border services. The CAWT Acute Services Project has recently secured this EU funding to assess and treat higher volumes of patients more effectively through improvements to and modernisation of current service delivery models.

UHG to hold special mass of remembrance

UHG to hold special mass of remembrance

The Children's Remembrance Day Committee, University Hospital Galway is inviting parents and their families who have experienced the death of a child before birth, shortly after birth or at a later stage to remember their loved ones in a special Mass of Remembrance, which will take place on Sunday 27 May in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Westside, Galway at 2.30pm.

International Clinical Trials day at UHG

Celebrating International #ClinicalTrialsDay at University Hospital Galway and celebrating the power of research.

The Maternity Whose Shoes Experience

Over 50 people recently attended the Whose Shoes event which was hosted by the Maternity Unit, UHG and facilitated by Croi. This was the first Whose Shoes event to be held in Ireland. The idea behind Whose Shoes is to facilitate discussion on topics related to personalisation in health and social services.

The event included members of the public, volunteer groups, obstetric and neonatal consultants, midwives both local and National and allied health care professionals.