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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 Offers Advice and Support for National Breastfeeding Week

National Breastfeeding Week runs from 01-07 October and it’s a great opportunity to promote the importance of breastfeeding and the many positive health benefits it provides for both mother and baby. It’s also an opportunity to provide information on breastfeeding supports and to let parents and parents-to-be know where they can access this information and support.

Portiuncula University Hospital marks World Patient Safety Day with a focus on medication safety

Portiuncula University Hospital (PUH) is marking World Patient Safety Day on Saturday 17 September by raising awareness of safe medication practices. The Medication Safety Committee in PUH is encouraging the public to get to know their medication better with an awareness campaign called “Know, Check, Ask”.

Re-launch of protected mealtimes initiative in Portiuncula University Hospital

The protective mealtimes initiative has been relaunched in Portiuncula University Hospital, the aim of protected mealtimes is to help patients get the most from their meals. This is one of a number of initiatives being rolled out in PUH to improve quality patient care. An uninterrupted ward environment, presentation, timing and nutritional content of food are really important for a patient's recovery.

Portiuncula University Hospital launch ‘Seo Mise - This is Me’ to enhance quality dementia care

 

Portiuncula University Hospital (PUH) with support from the National Dementia Office launched ‘Seo Mise - This is Me’ in the hospital recently.

Launch of ‘An Bhean Ghlúine’ at Portiuncula University Hospital as part of National Heritage Week

The launch of ‘An Bhean Ghlúine’ ebook and project took place at Portiuncula University Hospital yesterday as part of National Heritage Week. The project was funded by the Heritage Council and Galway County Council.

‘An Bhean Ghlúine’ or woman of the knee (midwife, handywoman) was researched and developed by Emma Laffey, a volunteer with the Skehana & District Heritage Group and a valued team member working as a healthcare assistant in Portiuncula Maternity Unit.

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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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