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Concerns for non-Covid patients at UHG as cases & hospitalisations increase

The manager at Galway University Hospitals has said that she is very concerned about how the increase of Covid-19 patients in hospital will affect...

Breastfeeding support service at UHG goes virtual

The breastfeeding support service at UHG has been redesigned so that it can connect with women virtually during the public health crisis. The webinars are...

Galway University Hospitals to host virtual Ecumenical Memorial Service

Galway University Hospitals will host its 11th annual Ecumenical Memorial Service in remembrance of deceased patients of the hospital on Wednesday 07 October at...

Galway hospitals encourage people to ‘Think Sepsis’ and know the signs

Today, Sunday September 13, is World Sepsis Day, and Galway's hospitals are using the day to highlight the global threat this issue poses to...

Galway University Hospitals perform over 36,000 virtual outpatient appointments

Galway University Hospitals have delivered over 36,000 virtual outpatient appointments since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.One of the earliest public health measures which...

Galway Cardiology trials new sensor to help patients with heart failure avoid hospital

The cardiology team at Galway University Hospitals has carried out a first-in-man clinical trial for a sensor that will hopefully allow patients with heart...

Professor at NUIG awarded prestigious Global Leadership Award

A Professor of Medicine at NUI Galway has been awarded the Dr John P. Bilezikian ISCD Global Leadership Award by the International Society for...

Tuam traveller community raises €1,000 to feed UHG staff

The past few weeks have seen incredible efforts from people of all walks of life to support the most vulnerable, and most essential, during...

UHG consultant honoured for his work with NASA and drones

Professor Derek O'Keefe, consultant endocrinologist at Galway University Hospitals, has won the inaugural St. Luke's Medal for his work on the future of medicine. Prof...

Galway University Hospitals to hold free Men’s Health Information Evening

Galway University Hospitals will hold a men’s health information evening as part of Movember Men’s health awareness month on November 20. This free men's health...

Galway hospitals launch new diet standard for patients with eating difficulties

University Hospital Galway has launched a new diet standardisation for patients with Dysphagia, the medical term for swallowing difficulties. According to Geraldine Keenan, Speech and...

Galway University Hospitals hosting Careers Evening for secondary school pupils

Galway University Hospitals will be holding a Careers Evening for secondary school students in Galway City and County interested in healthcare this week. A group...

New consultant surgeon appointed to Galway University Hospitals

Galway University Hospitals has continued to expand its surgical staff with the appointment of Dr Paul Carroll, Consultant Oesophagogastric and General Surgeon. Dr Carroll has...

Galway University Hospitals welcomes new Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Galway University Hospitals have welcomed a new addition to their ranks of surgical specialists with the appointment of dr Mahmoud Alawy as a Consultant...

Memorial service for those who have suffered bereavement

Galway University Hospitals End of Life Care Committee will hold their annual Ecumenical Memorial Service this month to acknowledge loss, bereavement, and memories of...

Galway University Hospitals collected nearly €1.5 million in parking fees a year

Galway University Hospitals collected just under €1.5 million in parking fees in 2017. The HSE released information on how much hospitals around Ireland gathered in...

Galway doctor delivers TED talk on the digital future of medicine

Technology could soon enable a great deal of routine medical work to be done in the comfort of our homes according to a TED...

Galway University Hospitals add new consultant for paediatric care

Galway University Hospitals are building on their paediatric services with the appointment of Dr Johannes Buca Letshwiti as a Consultant Neonatologist. Dr Letshwiti graduated from NUI...

Galway University Hospitals report high levels of dangerous superbug

Galway University Hospitals had the second highest number of infections reported of the deadly superbug CPE last year. A report from the Health Protection Surveillance...

Galway University Hospitals welcome three new consultant doctors

Three new consultants have recently been appointed to Galway University Hospitals to expand on the multidisciplinary care teams available in the city. The hospitals group...
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