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Sligo University Hospital is implementing changes to its traffic flow. The aim is to enhance patients’ journeys when attending the hospital and to facilitate ongoing and future works. At present, traffic backlogs occur to the front of the hospital entrance, leading to vehicles queuing on the Mall, resulting in unsafe…

Sligo University Hospital is dealing with Covid-19 outbreaks in numerous wards. Visiting restrictions remain in place as staff continue to deal with an outbreak since the beginning of September. People are asked to visit the hospital only in an emergency situation as keeping footfall to a minimum is essential to…

Sligo University Hospital had one of the highest number of patients in the country waiting for a bed today. The figure was 31, with 19 in the emergency department and 12 on wards and other areas. In Letterkenny University Hospital, 16 patients were waiting for a bed. For the country…

The Saolta University Healthcare Group, of which Sligo and Letterkenny hospitals are part, says COVID-19 infection rates are now at an all-time high across all age groups. In relation to the Covid vaccination programme, it says that in the first instance the vaccine is being offered to hospital staff directly…

More than 170 staff at Sligo University Hospital are unavailable to work because of Covid-19. The hospital is now taking all the measures it can as it strives to deal with the challenging situation. On Friday last, there are 172 Sligo University Hospital staff unavailable for work due to COVID-19.…

About 550 staff at Sligo University Hospital will receive the Covid-19 vaccine in the coming days. The first supply of the Pfizer vaccine arrived in Sligo yesterday. Staff midwife Mary Meade was the first person to get the jab in Sligo yesterday afternoon. Gráinne McCann is Hospital Manager at Sligo…

Funding has been approved to fill five new consultant positions at Sligo University Hospital. The funding is for the positions of consultant nephrologist, consultants in acute medicine; in ear, nose and throat surgery, infectious disease and trauma and orthopaedics. The announcement comes on the back of a number of construction…