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MPUH win Galway City Tidy Towns and Garden award for a second time

MPUH win Galway City Tidy Towns and Garden award for a second time

Merlin Park University Hospital Galway once again have won the Civic Building award in the ‘Public and Commercial Buildings Section’ of the Galway City Tidy Towns and Garden Competition for their recognition of people and businesses who work to improve their environment, foster civic pride and make Galway city a better place to live in, to work in and to visit at an awards ceremony on Monday, 27 November in the Menlo Park Hotel, Galway.

Accepting the award from Councillor and Deputy Mayor Mick Cubbard, Margaret O’ Toole, Business Manager said, “I am delighted to accept this award on behalf of Merlin Park University Hospital.  While we as a Hospital focus on patients and getting them back to their best possible health, our grounds are also important and adds value to our patients high standard of care.

“Winning the 2016 award gave us encouragement to look at what else we could do to enhance our environment. Since than we decided to take some positive steps in raising awareness of the importance of looking after our hospital grounds for the benefits of our patients visitors and staff.  In April this year we  held a very successful Environmental Appreciation day for staff.  In preperation for this a big site tidy up took place, including washing all the signage, upgraded the Lily Pond Area and planted over 50 trees to replace ones that died down through the years.  Staff share a sense of pride on receiving this award and going forward we are all determined to continue to work together to keep this Hospital looking well for our patients, visitors and staff.”

L:R  Sean Fergus, Head Gardener, Roisin Rodgers, MPUH; Margaret O’Toole, Business Manager, MPUH; and  Councillor and Deputy Mayor Mike Cubbard.

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Merlin Park University Hospital (MPUH)