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Letterkenny University Hospital

Letterkenny University Hospital is an acute general and maternity hospital delivering a patient-centred, quality-driven focused service and a wide range of diagnostic and support services. LGH is a teaching hospital with links to the National University of Ireland Galway, the Royal College of Surgeons and the Letterkenny Institute of Technology. Undergraduate Nurse, Midwifery, and AHP training and clinical placements are also provided at the hospital along with post graduate Medical and Nursing education.

Main Phone Number: +353 (0)74 9125888

Maternity Unit

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Health Officials in Donegal urge the public to stay safe this St Patrick’s Day and help protect the hospitals

Over the St Patrick’s Day long weekend, health officials in the Northwest are encouraging the public to consider all care options before attending Emergency Departments in order to protect them for patients who need urgent and emergency care.

Letterkenny University Hospital is extremely busy today with long wait times at the Emergency Department

The Emergency Department at Letterkenny University Hospital is under significant pressure today with high attendances and long waiting times. A record number of 194 patients attended the Emergency Department in last 24 hours.

New Patient Advice and Liaison Service Coordinator for Letterkenny University Hospital

Letterkenny University Hospital is delighted to announce the appointment of Angela Mc Closkey to the role of Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) Coordinator. Angela is from Letterkenny and spent 19 years working as a Radiographer in Letterkenny University Hospital prior to her appointment as PALS Coordinator.

Letterkenny University Hospital awarded Silver Happy Heart Award

The Irish Heart Foundation has awarded the Silver Happy Heart Award to Letterkenny University Hospital in recognition of the ongoing work at the hospital to promote healthy eating in the workplace.

Letterkenny University Hospital remains under significant pressure

Letterkenny University Hospital (LUH) remains under significant pressure as a result of high attendances along with COVID-19 and flu outbreaks at the hospital.

There were 144 attendances at the Emergency Department yesterday, Thursday 29 December. As of 2pm today there are 31 patients awaiting admission in ED.  Many of those attending need to be admitted for ongoing treatment which is leading to pressure on bed availability. 


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