UHG to hold virtual memorial service for lost infants and pregnancies

Galway Daily news Memorial service Portiuncula Hospital

University Hospital Galway will be holding a virtual candle lighting memorial service next week to mark International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day.

The memorial ceremony will take place on Thursday, October 15 at 6.45pm in the hospital chapel, and can be viewed live online at www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/uhg-chapel

“Based on feedback from families who have taken part in previous ceremonies, we know that they appreciate the supportive value of the event,” Anne Brady, Bereavement and Loss Midwife at UHG.

“We would like to invite anyone who has been affected by the loss of a baby to join us on Thursday 15 October at 6.45pm to take time out to reflect and remember.”

The gable end of the Nurses’ Home in UHG will be illuminated with blue and pink light on Thursday 15 October to mark International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.

For further information on the virtual candle lighting ceremony taking place on 15 October, please contact Anne Brady on 091 893614 or 087 771 2329.