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Only ‘very urgent’ appointments taking place at UHG and Portiuncula

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Only “very urgent” inpatient, day surgery, diagnostic, and outpatient appointments are now taking place at Galway University Hospitals [UHG and Merlin Park] and Portiuncula University Hospital in Ballinasloe until further notice.

Portiuncula to spearhead new heart failure service

Local TD, Denis Naughten, has welcomed the approval of a new heart failure service for Portiuncula Hospital which will see patients diagnosed and treated quicker than in the past.

Hypnobirthing weekend classes at Portiuncula University Hospital

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Over the past two years, twelve midwives working at Portiuncula University Hospital in Balinasloe have completed a Diploma in Hypnobirthing which allows them to facilitate antenatal classes for birthing mothers planning to have their babies at the hospital.

Learn about hypnobirthing at Portiuncula University Hospital

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Twelve midwives working at Portiuncula University Hospital have completed diplomas in hypnobirthing which allows them to facilitate antenatal classes for birthing mothers planning to have their babies at the hospital.

Remembrance service at Portiuncula University Hospital

Portiuncula University Hospital is inviting parents and their families who have experienced bereavement through the death of a child or who have lost a baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, or shortly after birth to a service of remembrance, which will take place at the hospital chapel on Monday February 4 at 7.30pm.

First national survey of patient experience includes UHG and Portiuncula

University Hospital Galway and Portiuncula University Hospital are participating in the National Patient Experience Survey, a new nationwide survey asking patients for their views on hospital care.

Further delay on Portiuncula Hospital maternity care report

 

‘A powerhouse of prayer’

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The exact origins of the Poor Clare Sisters in Galway are not easy to trace. We know there was a convent of Clares, if not Poor Clares, here before 1640, based on an inscription on a headstone which read “Here lieth the body of Elizabeth Lynch, the Foundress of the Order of St. Clare who died 14th December 1626”. James Hardiman describes another headstone inscribed thus: “Here lieth the body of R. Mother Maria Gabriel, alias Helen Martin, first Abbess and religious of the Poor Clares of Galway who died on 14 January aged 68 in religion for 40. Pray for her Soul.” This suggests the nuns were in Galway since 1632 when she entered the order.

Galway Franciscans and Poor Clares celebrate launch of www.holyname.ie

If you’ve ever wondered about the significance of the little blue tiles over the doors of some of the older houses in Galway, then wonder no more as a new website launched by the Franciscans and Poor Clares will help shed some light.

Galway Franciscans and Poor Clares celebrate launch of www.holyname.ie

If you’ve ever wondered about the significance of the little blue tiles over the doors of some of the older houses in Galway, then wonder no more as a new website launched by the Franciscans and Poor Clares will help shed some light.

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