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Roscommon Frailty Intervention Team (R-FIT) is a new, unique, fully staffed, clinical service introduced at Roscommon University Hospital (RUH) to provide a holistic assessment and brief intervention to patients over 65 presenting with frailty.
Roscommon University Hospital has made a prestigious clinical expert appointment with the ratification of Audrey Dalton Gleeson as the first Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner (RANP) in Acute Medicine at the Medical Assessment Unit.
A second Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner (RANP) in Emergency Nursing at Roscommon Injury Unit, which is located in the Urgent Care Centre at Roscommon University Hospital, has been appointed.
Local TD, Denis Naughten, has contacted the Minister for Health seeking his urgent intervention to fully open 29 beds to alleviate the current crisis in the Emergency Department of Portiuncula Hospital.
With the Christmas season fast approaching and the cold spell truly settled in, Roscommon University Hospital is reminding those within the vicinity that their injury unit is open from 8am to 8pm, 365 days per year to treat a wide range of injuries which are non-life or non-limb threatening as an alternative to visiting a busy Emergency Department.
In response to feedback from last year’s National Patient Experience Survey, Roscommon University Hospital has introduced a number of new initiatives to enhance the patients’ experience at the hospital. These include a new Patient Information Booklet and Folder and Patient Comfort Packs.
The endoscopy service at Roscommon Hospital has been developing year on year with a corresponding increase in activity resulting in almost 3900 procedures conducted in 2018.
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