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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...

UHG staff in ICU charity cycle to Dublin aiming to raise €100,000

A group of Intensive Care Unit doctors, nurses and staff from University Hospital Galway are on their bikes across the country in the ICU...

‘Clinical Pass’ app helping medical students safely carry out placements

NUI Galway and the Saolta Healthcare Group are rolling out a new app to help medical students safely carry out their hospital placements in...

Gardaí investigating Eyre Square stabbing

Gardaí are investigating a stabbing incident that is reported to have occurred in Eyre Square, Galway City last night. The alleged stabbing took place at...

Neonatal ICU connecting parents with newborns via video at UHG

The Neonatal ICU at University Hospital Galway is using technology to help new parents be close to their newborns, even when it's not possible...

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...

Asthmatic woman thanks Galway hospital staff who saved her life in 90 day battle against COVID-19

A 66 year old asthmatic woman who spent the better part of three months fighting COVID-19 in Galway's hospitals thanked the incredible staff, without...

Galway scientist leading international study on detecting dementia risk

NUIG researcher Dr Emer McGrath has been awarded a Clinician Scientist Fellowship and €655,524 for her research into detecting a person's risk of of...

Extension of planning permission sought for new UHG Oncology Centre

An extension of planning permission is being sought for the construction of a new Oncology Centre at University Hospital Galway. When completed the oncology centre...

Staff cheer woman leaving Portiuncula hospital after more than 80 days fighting COVID-19

There were emotional scenes at Portiuncula Hospital as one patient departed after spending the better part of three months fighting, and recovering from, COVID-19. Rose...

Tablets to be sent to healthcare workers at 4 Galway locations

Fifty tablet devices are to be distributed to individuals and organisations across Ireland caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, as part of an...

Public reminded that visiting still not allowed at Galway hospitals

The public have been reminded that visiting is still not permitted at UHG or Merlin Park University Hospital - except in exceptional circumstances. People are...

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...

Cancer patients can’t get surgery although hospitals operating at 25% capacity – TD

Some people diagnosed with cancer have been unable to get surgery even though hospitals are operating at a fraction of their full capacity, a...

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...

ICU capacity doubled at Saolta hospitals in preparation for surge

ICU capacity in the Saolta Hospital Group in the west of Ireland has been doubled to deal with a potential surge in Covid-19 patients. Tony...

Galway GAA clubs raise money to help frontline workers

The GAA club championships might not be going ahead, and the clubs might be closed for the crisis, but that doesn't mean that Galway's...

Coronavirus: Galway sees small increase in cases as 17 people die in Republic

Seventeen more people have died in the Republic after being diagnosed with Covid-19, the National Public Health Emergency Team has announced. Fifteen deaths were located...

Cystic Fibrosis team at UHG turn to video conferencing for patient appointments

The Cystic Fibrosis team at University Hospital Galway are making greater use of technology than ever to keep up their work during the coronavirus...

Feeding the Tribe: Hospitality group serves over 1,000 meals to front line staff

Tribe Hospitality in Galway have been extending their tribe to provide over 1,000 meals to front line medical workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Over 12...
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Coronavirus: 396 new confirmed cases, 12 in Galway

No further deaths related to the coronavirus have been reported today, but 396 new cases have been confirmed. Twelve of the new cases are in...

Spring 2021 start date for construction of extension to OPW Headford offices

Work on an expansion of the Regional Headquarters for the OPW in Headford is progressing, with tenders for the construction contract expected to be...

Coronavirus: No further deaths, 274 cases confirmed today

No further deaths related to Covid-19 have been reported by the Department of Health today, but there are 274 new confirmed cases of the...

14-day Covid incidence rate for local areas revealed in new data

New figures released by the Department of Health today shows that just one local electoral area in Galway had a higher 14-day Covid incidence...
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