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PUH Oncology Unit

Portiuncula University Hospital Oncology Unit

All of our staff here are committed to giving you the best care possible and to support you on your journey.  Our aim is to treat you with dignity, respect and sensitivity. We will develop a treatment plan for you if you are diagnosed with cancer. 

If you have cancer, your consultant may recommend that you are treated with Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT) at our Oncology Unit at Portiuncula University Hospital. 

Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT) is any drug treatment used to control or treat cancer. 

The drug treatment types may include chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, hormonal therapy or a combination of these.

Our Oncology Unit is a day unit and is open plan with 6 reclining seats. 

Opening hours: Our Oncology Unit is open from Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5.30pm.

Phone (Reception): 0909648389

Phone (Oncology Unit): 0909648293

Acute Oncology Nurse Specialist phone: 087 2153055 from Monday to Thursday 10am to 4pm and Friday 10am to 2pm

Out of hours contact: If you are feeling unwell outside of our opening hours, you should contact your GP or attend the Emergency Department (ED).  If you are on chemotherapy, you should attend the ED at University Hospital Galway (UHG).

Phone (ED, Portiuncula): 090 9648248 / 090 9648375.

Phone (Switchboard, Portiuncula): 090 9648200 will divert straight to the Emergency Department out of hours.

Phone (ED, UHG): 091 544713

Phone (UHG switchboard): 091 524222 and ask for the Emergency Department

Address: Portiuncula University Hospital, Garbally Demesne, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, H53 T971

Directions: The Portiuncula University Hospital Oncology Unit is located to the left inside the main hospital door.

Parking: 6 parking spaces reserved for oncology patients outside the main hospital door.

Portiuncula University Hospital is accessible by public transport: