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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: 


New Nurse-Led Wax Clinic introduced at Letterkenny University Hospital

Letterkenny University Hospital held the first nurse-led Wax Clinic in the Outpatients Department earlier this month.

Staff nurse, Bridgene Bonner introduced the new clinic following specialised training in London and at the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital Dublin. The clinic runs under supervision from Prof Nash Patil, Consultant ENT Surgeon from Sligo University Hospital as part of the satellite ENT Outpatient Service for Donegal.

Letterkenny University Hospital experiencing significant pressure today

The Emergency Department at Letterkenny University Hospital is under significant pressure today with high attendances and long waiting times. Yesterday 113 people attended the Emergency Department.

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:


Letterkenny University Hospital Map

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