The Radiology Department at Portiuncula University Hospital Ballinasloe has been awarded the 2016 Medray Radiology Department of the year award.
The award was presented at The Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy (IIRRT ) annual conference, which was held in Dublin on October 8.
James Keane, general manager, Portiuncula University Hospital, commented: “It is a credit to all the staff in the radiology department who work extremely hard on a daily basis to provide an excellent service to all patients in the hospital and to the local community”.
Three radiology departments were shortlisted for the award: Portiuncula University Hospital, Connolly Hospital, and the Mater Hospital. The winner was decided by combining the results of a public vote (30 per cent ) and the site visit (70 per cent ).
Margaret Dervan, radiology services manager at Portiuncula Hospital said: “This award is a tribute to the professionalism and caring nature of our radiographers, radiologists, and clerical staff. We are proud of our department, our service, and our other team members within the hospital.”