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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

Visiting times are:

  • 2.30pm to 4pm
  • 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Maternity Unit

For a virtual tour of the Maternity Unit in Letterkenny University Hospital click here: 


World Patient Safety Day marked at Letterkenny University Hospital

World Patient Safety Day on 17 September is an opportunity to elevate the voice of patients and raise awareness of patient safety globally. To mark the event, the Quality and Patient Safety team in Letterkenny University Hospital have developed an important initiative to help patients become active partners in their own healthcare.

Family urge greater vigilance for silent killer Sepsis

As World Sepsis Day approaches a Donegal family is urging the public to know the signs of sepsis. 

Moninne Bradley, from Killygordon in Co Donegal, was left fighting for her life last year as the result of the rapid spread of sepsis.

Had it not been for the quick actions of her sister, Nurse Orla Noonan, she would not have survived.

Letterkenny University Hospital is extremely busy today

The Emergency Department (ED) at Letterkenny University Hospital has been extremely busy over the past few days with high numbers of people attending. Yesterday, Sunday August 20th, 119 people attended at the Emergency Department.

Tá lúcháir ar Otharlann na hOllscoile Leitir Ceanainn a bheith páirteach i Magnet4Europe

Tá lúcháir ar Otharlann na hOllscoile Leitir Ceanainn (LUH) a bheith páirteach i dtionscadal taighde a bhfuil sé mar aidhm aige timpeallacht oibre níos dearfaí a chruthú d’altraí, agus an bhéim ar chleachtas altranais den scoth. Tá LUH ar cheann de 67 otharlann ar fud na hEorpa atá rannpháirteach sa tionscadal Magnet4Europe.  Is clár idirnáisiúnta é a dearadh chun cultúr sármhaitheasa a chruthú, agus sláinte agus folláine na n-altraí ina n-ionad oibre a fheabhsú.

Letterkenny University Hospital is delighted to be participating in Magnet4Europe

Letterkenny University Hospital (LUH) is delighted be participating in a research project which aims to create a more positive work environment for nurses, with a focus on exemplary nursing practice. LUH is one of 67 hospitals across Europe participating in the Magnet4Europe project, it is an international programme designed to create a culture of excellence, and by doing so, improve the health and wellbeing of nurses in their workplace.


Letterkenny University Hospital Map

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