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Twin cots for UHG's neonatal unit

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Twin babies can continue to experience the closeness they had in the womb now after birth thanks to the introduction of twin cots at University Hospital Galway's neonatal unit.

Swanick backs calls for Sepsis awareness campaign

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Mayo based Fianna Fáil Senator, Keith Swanick, has called for a nationwide awareness campaign to highlight the signs, symptoms and dangers of sepsis.

Mayo University Hospital focuses on Sepsis awareness

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On Thursday September 13, to mark World Sepsis Day, the Sepsis team at Mayo University Hospital will hold an awareness event in the main foyer of the hospital.

World Sepsis Day marked at Mayo University Hospital

World Sepsis Day took place this week, on Tuesday, September 13th and initiatives were carried out in all hospitals across the Saolta University Health Care Group to promote sepsis awareness amongst hospital staff, patients, relatives and members of the public. This day was marked this year in Mayo University Hospital (MUH) and the improvements made in sepsis identification and treatment throughout the hospital were highlighted for patients and staff.

New research into improving hand hygiene in intensive care units

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Although hand hygiene is known to be the key to preventing hospital acquired infections such as MRSA, compliance with good hygiene practices remains low. With healthcare-associated infections affecting, on average, five per cent of hospitalised patients in Ireland, NUI Galway is to lead a Health Research Board funded project to improve hand hygiene practice.

Portiuncula staff commence training on new telemedicine technology

Staff based at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, have commenced training on new telemedicine machines which will provide 24-hour services to the hospital, including an emergency stroke service that will save local lives.

Family raise €5,000 for neonatal intensive care units which treated premature baby

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A County Galway family whose baby was born prematurely a year ago was so impressed by the level of care their son received that they organised a fundraiser to benefit the facilities which looked after him.

Galway miracle tot stars in charity calendar

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A Galway toddler who was born weighing only 1.5lb has been chosen to feature in a charity calendar which is aiming to raise €40,000 to support premature babies and their parents.

NUI Galway researchers play key role in large-scale clinical trial of statin treatment

NUI Galway researchers have been part of a large-scale clinical trial of statin treatment in patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) which was published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).

On their bikes for premature babies — fundraising tour to visit Galway tomorrow

A group of 30 bikers will arrive in Galway tomorrow (Friday) as part of a nationwide tour delivering life-saving equipment to neonatal intensive care units around the country.

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