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Cody is a six year old Golden Retriever who lives a normal life like any other dog, mostly! Once a week, he puts on his Irish Therapy Dog uniform and trots through the door of the ICU in Portiuncula University Hospital (PUH), where his calming and comforting influence is felt in abundance.
Portiuncula Hospital is one of three hospitals nationally to participate in the HSE’s ‘Hand Hygiene Train the Trainer’ and hand hygiene awareness programme (Resist) which is aimed at all healthcare workers and everyone who comes to the hospital.
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.
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.
by mary O’Connor
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.
Portiuncula Hospital has announced the appointment of Emma McArt as a Bereavement Support Midwife for the health facility. Boasting extensive clinical expertise, Emma has vast experience of counselling with regard to non-complex bereavement issues.
More than 6,000 people nationally are waiting for an Ear, Nose,Throat (ENT) inpatient/day case appointment, with a quarter of those waiting for more than a year, according to recent figures released to Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy.
Portiuncula Hospital’s Bernie McGuire was presented with the Unsung Hero Award at the third Saolta University Health Care Group Staff Recognition Awards recently.
Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon-Galway Eugene Murphy has highlighted the fact that more than 90,000 bed days were lost in the hospital system so far this year owing to delayed discharges, including almost 4,000 in University Hospital Galway. A further 597 bed days were lost over the same period in Portiuncula University Hospital, Ballinasloe.