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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 appoints a Bereavement Support Midwife

Portiuncula University Hospital is delighted to announce the appointment of Emma McArt as a Bereavement Support Midwife for the hospital. Emma has extensive clinical expertise and has experience of counselling with regard to non-complex bereavement issues.

Irish Cancer Society launches Cancer Information Point at PUH

The new Cancer Information Point was officially launched at Portiuncula University Hospital by the Irish Cancer Society and is now open and accessible to the public.The Information Point, located in the front foyer of the hospital, provides cancer information to hospital patients and out-patients as well as visitors and the general public.

External Independent Review of Maternity Services at Portiuncula University Hospital Published

External Independent Review of Maternity Services at Portiuncula University Hospital Published

The Saolta University Health Care Group has today, May 3rd 2018 published the report of the External Independent Clinical Review of Maternity Services at Portiuncula University Hospital (PUH).

Statement from Galway University Hospitals and Portiuncula University Hospital relating to the Status Red weather warning.

Statement from Galway University Hospitals and Portiuncula University Hospital relating to the Status Red weather warning.

Following the upgrade of the weather warning last night by Met Eireann to Status Red for the entire country today (Thursday March 1st), Galway University Hospitals (University Hospital Galway and Merlin Park University Hospital) and Portiuncula University Hospital have cancelled routine electives and outpatient appointments today and tomorrow (Friday 2nd).

Bernie wins Unsung Hero Award at the Staff Recognition Awards

Bernie wins Unsung Hero Award at the Staff Recognition Awards

The 3rd Saolta University Health Care Group Staff Recognition Awards took place recently in the Ardilaun Hotel Galway and Portiuncula University Hospital’s Bernie McGuire received the Unsung Hero award across the six hospitals in the Group.

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