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Countdown to Smoke Free Campus at Roscommon Hospital

Roscommon Hospital is introducing a smoke free campus policy on Monday 06 January 2014.
From this date it will no longer be possible to smoke anywhere on the hospital grounds, for example entrances, doorways, walkways, internal roads, car parks, cars, bicycle shelters etc.

Sligo Regional Hospital holds a successful open day on “Planning your discharge from Hospital”

Sligo Regional Hospital recently hosted an Open Day on “Planning your discharge from hospital” in the front foyer of the hospital.

Presentation of cheque to the Special Care Baby Unit and Children's Ward at Portiuncula Hospital Ballinasloe

Arlene Lowe and Catherine Collins presented a cheque for €2,040 to the staff of the Special Care Baby Unit and Children’s ward at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe recently.
The funds were raised by a group of 17 Athlone mums who took part in the mini marathon in June. Many of the mums have children who had been treated at the hospital in the past.
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New information leaflets for the Urgent Care Centre at Roscommon Hospital

Elaine Prendergast, General Manager, Roscommon Hospital with staff from the Urgent Care Centre (UCC) with the new information leaflet on the UCC which has been distributed throughout the County at GP surgeries, pharmacies, banks, credit unions, local GAA centres, churches and schools.

Taoiseach turns sod to mark the beginning new Cystic Fibrosis building at Mayo General Hospital

The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, turned the first sod on the site of a new day care and outpatient Cystic Fibrosis facility for adults and children at Mayo General Hospital as part of an official visit to the hospital today, Monday 16 December 2013.

Taoiseach opens refurbished and expanded €2m Renal Dialysis Unit at Mayo General Hospital

The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, officially opened a newly refurbished and extended Renal Dialysis Unit (RDU) at Mayo General Hospital as part of an official visit to the hospital today, Monday 16 December 2013.

Annual Exhibition of staff artwork at Galway University Hospitals

Art@work is the annual exhibition organised by Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust that showcases art produced by the staff of Galway University Hospitals. The exhibition will be on view at the Arts Corridor of University Hospital Galway for colleagues, staff, patients and visitors to enjoy until January 29.

Inaugural Western Cancer Centre Conference at Galway University Hospitals

The West / North West Hospitals Group hosted the first Western Cancer Centre Conference at GUH today, Friday 13 December.
The conference brought together speakers from the National Agencies – the National Cancer Control Programme, the National Cancer Registry and the ESRI – along with experts in radiation oncology, haematology, colorectal/breast/lunch and prostate screening to discuss key issues and the development of cancer services in the West.

Project to build a new Paediatric Outpatient Unit for Patients with Cystic Fibrosis underway at Galway University Hospitals

Work on a new Outpatient unit for children with cystic fibrosis at Galway University Hospitals commenced today when the first sod was turned on the new build.

GUH Choral Society - Supporting Arts Projects for Hospital Patients

GUH Choral Society will perform a Christmas Carol Service on Saturday December 14 at 8.00pm in Christ the King Church in Salthill in aid of Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust. GUH Arts Trust runs the west of Ireland’s leading Arts and Health programme as a means of improving the hospital experience for patients, visitors and staff.