Remembrance service to be held at Sligo University Hospital

Sligo University Hospital will welcome parents, their families and staff who have experienced the loss of a child to the annual remembrance service this week.

Taking place on Wednesday 20th of November in the Out-Patient department on Level 3 in the hospital, staff will welcome parents and family members to a multi denominational prayer service for those who have suffered the loss of a baby or child or experienced pregnancy loss.

The service will include, prayers, readings, songs and a chance to add their child name to a remembrance tree which will be kept in the church chapel.

Niamh McGarvey, Assistant Director of Midwifery/Nursing for Women’s and Children’s services at Sligo University Hospital, expresses how important a service like this can be: