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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 Remembrance Ceremony

Portiuncula University Hospital Remembrance Ceremony

Portiuncula University Hospital holds a Ceremony of Remembrance on the first Monday in February for parents and their families who have experienced bereavement through the death of a child or who have lost a baby through miscarriage, still birth or neonatal death.

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.

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Photo Title Hospital Location Telephone
Information Services Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9624669
Laboratory Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648259
Maternity Unit PUH Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648233
Medical Records Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648257
MRI Unit Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9624653
Nutrition and Dietetics Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9624644
Occupational Health Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9624648
Occupational Therapy Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648355
Oncology Unit Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648293
Outpatients Department Appointments Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648372

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