Sligo University Hospital have officially opened a Family Bereavement room in the Maternity Department called the ‘Solas Beag’ room.
The room is to be dedicated to patients and parents who have experienced pregnancy or perinatal loss.
The family suite consists of a bed and a sofa where family members can stay. The room also consists of an en suite and catering facilities.
Bereavement Support Midwife Maria White and Director of Midwifery Juliana Henry spoke to Niall Delaney on this mornings North West Today program about how important a facility like this is to the hospital;