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Hospitals at Saolta University Health Care Group

Letterkenny University Hospital under increasing pressure due to COVID-19 outbreaks and high ED attendances

Letterkenny University Hospital is dealing with a significant increase in COVID-19 positive patients while also seeing very high numbers of attendances through the Emergency Department.

Significant wait times at the Emergency Department in Letterkenny University Hospital

The Emergency Department at Letterkenny University Hospital has been extremely busy over the past few days with unusually high numbers patients presenting for treatment. Over the weekend 224 people attended the Emergency Department.

Stroke Signs and Symptoms Advice from Letterkenny University Hospital

Staff from the Acute Stroke Unit at Letterkenny University Hospital (LUH) are urging the people of Donegal to be aware of the signs and symptoms of stroke and to seek immediate medical attention if they, or a family member, develop any of the following:

Update on project to enhance the delivery and governance of services at Letterkenny University Hospital and Saolta University Health Care Group

Following the findings and recommendations from a number of external reviews of hospital services (including the HIQA Targeted Assurance Review), the Saolta University Health Care Group and Letterkenny University Hospital commenced a project to enhance the delivery and governance of services within Letterkenny University Hospital, as part of the Saolta University Health Care Group.

Update on Access for Visitors to Letterkenny University Hospital

Visiting by appointment has been re-introduced at Letterkenny University Hospital, patients may have one visit per day lasting up to 30 minutes.

To make an appointment to visit a patient in a ward area, family members / visitors are asked to contact the ward or unit in advance (before 3pm). Appointments will be staggered across all ward areas each day at 6.30pm, 7.15pm and 8pm.


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