Nursing lecturers and HSE employees gathered in GMIT Mayo to take part in a formal consultation on the future of nursing education in Ireland. In attendance at GMIT Mayo in Castlebar were senior officials from the HSE, managers from Mayo General Hospital, Roscommon Hospital, Mayo Mental Health Services and other local agencies. Co-ordinated by An […]
James Michael Murphy from Louisburgh, Co. Mayo was the 100,000th baby in Ireland to be screened for hearing impairments, under the HSE’s universal newborn hearing screening programme, provided by Northgate Public Services, which is available at hospitals throughout Ireland. Photo: Keith Heneghan / Phocus James, who was born at Mayo General Hospital in February, and […]
Mayo General Hospital has introduced a smoke-free campus policy at the Castlebar facility that applies to staff, patients, visitors, contractors and anyone who enters the hospital buildings/grounds. Photo: Keith Heneghan / Phocus It is no longer possible to smoke anywhere on the hospital grounds, for example, entrances, doorways, walkways, internal roads, car parks, cars, bicycle […]
Mayo General Hospital Pathology Laboratory has achieved the Irish National Accreditation Board Standard award in all Departments. Photo: Keith Heneghan / Phocus An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD has congratulated the team at the Pathology Laboratory at Mayo General Hospital on its quality system as approved by the Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB). The laboratory was […]
The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, has turned the first sod on the site of a new daycare and outpatient Cystic Fibrosis facility for adults and children at Mayo General Hospital. The Taoiseach also officially opened a newly refurbished and extended Renal Dialysis Unit (RDU) at Mayo General Hospital as part of an official visit to […]
Mayo General Hospital has hosted an Antibiotic Awareness Day to promote antibiotic awareness both for the general public and for staff. The event was organised by the Castlebar hospital’s Infection Control Team who were on hand to answer any questions and to provide information. They also organised an antibiotic awareness quiz with prizes. Rose Cafferkey, […]
A number important projects underway at Mayo General Hospital are nearing completion, the Board of the West / North West Hospitals Group heard on its first visit to the Castlebar Hospital on Tuesday. Charlie Meehan, General Manager, Mayo General Hospital, said the projects will further enhance the services to patients. The new services include: A […]
‘Learn what a Heart Attack feels like – It could save your Life!’ is the message from Heart and Stroke Charity, Croí, who have launched a Heart Attack Awareness Campaign in Mayo for the month of October. The inaugural campaign, in collaboration with Mayo PCCC, HSE West, and Mayo General Hospital, will see the month […]
The National Newborn Hearing Screening Programme has been introduced at Mayo General Hospital. Newborn hearing screening has been part of the service at the hospital for a number of years and in 2011 the HSE contracted Northgate Information Solutions to roll out a national screening programme at all maternity hospitals in the country. Dr. Fox […]
Local Heart and Stroke Charity, Croí, has received the generous support of the public in Mayo, through a fundraising social dance which raised €1,500 to support work on stroke prevention and awareness in County Mayo. The month of March was designated as Mayo Stroke Awareness Month in a joint venture between Croí, Mayo PCCC, HSE […]
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has welcomed the announcement by NUI Galway President, Dr Jim Browne, that Galway University Foundation and NUI Galway are to invest €2 million to support clinical training facilities for medical students at Mayo General Hospital as part of the Mayo Medical Academy initiative.
In what has become an annual event, a group of motorbike enthusiasts will take to the roads on Thursday, 25th April to raise funds for life-saving equipment for Neo-Natal Intensive Care Units and Special Care Baby Units in hospitals from Letterkenny to Limerick including Mayo General in Castlebar.
A leading Mayo General Hospital physician has highlighted the importance of acting fast to save lives in stroke emergencies.
The Mullet Drama group performed ‘Love Thy Neighbour’ over three nights in Aras Inis Gluaire and raised €3,000 for the purchase of an infusion pump for the Special Care Baby Unit in Mayo General Hospital in Castlebar. The 3-act comedy, written by Jimmy Carney was well attended on all three nights by the people of […]
The Mol an Oige In-Home Family Services Programme, which is delivered in Mayo and Roscommon across a number of child care services, has led to improvements in parenting confidence and skills, child behaviour, family routines, and more generally in family life, according to an evaluation report which was launched at Mayo General Hospital.