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Portiuncula University Hospital

Portiuncula University Hospital is a Model 3 hospital providing 24/7 acute surgery, acute medicine and critical care along with Emergency Department and maternity services to adults and children in the catchment areas of East Galway, Westmeath, North Tipperary, Roscommon and Offaly. The hospital has natural referral pathways to the Midlands, particularly in respect of patients that are referred in via the Emergency Department and discharged back for appropriate care i.e. orthopaedics, elderly care services etc. In addition, the hospital’s paediatric service has linkages with Crumlin Children’s Hospital for shared care arrangement in relation to oncology.

Portiuncula has academic links with the University of Limerick post-graduate training, Medical Training Schemes for Interns, SHO’s and Registrars and an Overseas Medical Student Programme. In January 2013 a new medical academy opened on site in conjunction with NUI Galway.

Main Phone Number: (090) 964 8200

Portiuncula University Hospital rolls out COVID-19 vaccination programme

The roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign began in Portiuncula University Hospital today, Wednesday January 6th. Louise Ann McGrath, Clinical Nurse Manager 2, St John’s Ward was the first staff member in the hospital to receive the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine. Louise received the vaccine from her nursing colleague, Mary Barrett, Assistant Director of Nursing and Peer Vaccinator.

Significant work underway at Portiuncula University Hospital to improve facilities for patients

Work is continuing on a number of important projects at Portiuncula University Hospital which will significantly improve the facilities at the hospital for patients.

New Cardiology Services rolled out to Primary Care Centres in Galway and Roscommon as part of Sláintecare

New Cardiology Services rolled out to Primary Care Centres in Galway and Roscommon as part of Sláintecare

New cardiology services have been introduced to three Primary Care Centres in Galway (Ballinasloe, Mountbellew, Portumna) and to Monksland in Roscommon as part of the expansion of the Heart Failure Service developed by Portiuncula University Hospital and Galway Primary Care.

Virtual Visits Offer Continuity of Care for Paediatric Diabetes Patients at Portiuncula University Hospital

The Paediatric Diabetes Service at Portiuncula University Hospital (PUH) has changed the way it delivers outpatient appointments as a result of COVID-19 thanks to innovative ‘virtual clinics’ that provide access to the service instead of the traditional face-to-face appointment, at a time when social and physical distancing remains important.

Saolta Arts and Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture in partnership with Portiuncula University Hospital and Saolta University Health Care Group brings vocal performances to patients’ bedsides virtually

Saolta Arts and Galway 2020 are pleased to present Viriditas by Ceara Conway as part of The Deepest Shade of Green, an Arts and Health programme for Galway’s European Capital of Culture 2020. Viriditas is part of Saolta Arts’ wider programme The Deepest Shade of Green where nature and familiar landscapes of the West are brought into the wards, corridors, and waiting rooms of Saolta’s hospitals and used to imaginatively escape the clinical environment.

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Photo Title Hospital Location Telephone
Accident and Emergency Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648248
Acute Medical Assessment Unit Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9625127
Admissions Office Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9624569
Cardiac Investigations Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648318
Cardiac Rehabilitation Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9624545
Day Care Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648211
Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9625128
Finance Department Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648395
Human Resources Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648254
ICU/CCU Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648204

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