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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 launch colostrum harvesting packs during National Breastfeeding Week

During National Breastfeeding Week, the Maternity Department at Portiuncula University Hospital launched an Antenatal Expressing of Colostrum information leaflet and accompanying Colostrum or ‘Liquid Gold’ Harvesting Packs for pregnant women.

Top tips for breastfeeding from the Maternity Department in Portiuncula University Hospital

National Breastfeeding Week is marked each year from 01 to 07 October, it is an opportunity to discuss the importance of breastfeeding as the normal and healthy way to feed babies and young children. Breastfeeding gives babies the best start for a healthy life and it protects both mother and baby, the health benefits are undisputed. It is also crucial that women are empowered, enabled and supported on their breastfeeding journey.

The Emergency Department at Portiuncula University Hospital is extremely busy this week

The Emergency Department at Portiuncula University Hospital is extremely busy with higher than average numbers of people attending.

There is ongoing pressure on bed availability in the hospital and we regret that many patients are currently experiencing long waiting times to be admitted from the ED to an acute bed in the hospital.

Emergency Departments in County Galway (University Hospital Galway and Portiuncula University Hospital ) extremely busy today Inbox

Emergency Departments in County Galway (University Hospital Galway and Portiuncula University Hospital ) extremely busy today

University Hospital Galway and Portiuncula University Hospital are extremely busy today (09 July) which has resulted in pressure on bed availability in the hospitals.

We regret that patients are currently experiencing long waiting times to be admitted from the Emergency Departments to an acute bed. We know these delays are very difficult for our patients and their families.

Visiting Restrictions eased at Portiuncula University Hospital

From Monday 5th July 2021, Portiuncula University Hospital will be easing general visiting restrictions and facilitating visits to patients in the ward areas by appointment. Appointments will be staggered across all ward areas each day between 3:00pm and 4:30pm.

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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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