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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 issues visiting update in light of rising RSV cases

Portiuncula University Hospital (PUH) is asking the public to not visit patients at the hospital if they are feeling unwell. Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is circulating in our communities and the hospital is currently treating patients, including infants, who are very sick with RSV.

Galway University Hospitals to host Interfaith Memorial Service to remember those who died in 2022

Galway University Hospitals, End of Life Committee are holding their 14th Interfaith Memorial Service in memory of our patients who have died, in The Ardilaun Hotel, Taylors Hill, Galway.

The service is being held on the 30th November 2023 at 7pm. 

Galway University Hospitals care for patients from a wide geographical area and the End of Life Committee want to reach out and acknowledge the loss felt by all families and friends who have been bereaved. 

Portiuncula University Hospital’s Echocardiography Department receives European Accreditation

Portiuncula University Hospital (PUH) has recently received European accreditation for the Echocardiography Department by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) following a process of quality standards and improvements.

Portiuncula University Hospital welcomes publication of HIQA report following inspection in May 2023

Portiuncula University Hospital (PUH) welcomes the publication by Health Information Quality Authority (HIQA) of its report into its inspection of the Emergency Department, St Joseph’s ward and St Francis’s ward at the hospital. An announced inspection was carried out in PUH on 09 and 10 May 2023, the focus of which was to monitor compliance with the National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare.

Portiuncula University Hospital Pilot new Midwifery Service to Enhance Postnatal Care

A new pilot service, which will further enhance midwifery care, has been launched by the Maternity Department at Portiuncula University Hospital (PUH). The pilot will offer postnatal clinic appointments to all women on day five and day ten after their baby is born.

This is in addition to the service currently being provided by GPs and Public Health Nursing.


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 090 962 4606
Oncology Unit Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648293
Outpatients Department Appointments Portiuncula University Hospital 090 9648372


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