Paediatric consultant staff expands at University Hospital Galway

Galway daily news UHG adds news paediatric consultant

University Hospital Galway is expanding its paediatric services with the appointment of new Endocrinology consultant Dr. Niamh McGrath.

Dr. McGrath’s role will be looking after patients with type 1 diabetes, endocrine conditions such as disorders of growth and puberty and general paediatric patients.

She is the first ever Paediatric Endocrinology Consultant appointed to UHG.

Commenting on her appointment Dr. McGrath said: “I am delighted to have started as a Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist and General Paediatrician here in Galway University Hospitals.

She graduated from UCD in 2007 with First Class Honours, and completed a year’s internship at the Mater Hospital.

Since the Dr. McGrath has worked at Temple Street Children’s University Hospital and Our Lady’s Children’s University Hospital, Crumlin.

Chris Kane, General Manager of Galway University Hospitals, welcomed her appointment, “The appointment of Dr McGrath will assist in delivering Endocrinology services to children and we are delighted to have her expertise.”