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Five confirmed COVID-19 cases at UHG

The number of confirmed COVID-19 patients hospitalised in Galway has gone up to five people according to the latest figures. All five of the confirmed hospitalizations are at University Hospital Galway as of 8pm on Sunday night. Though the number of hospital patients has increased marginally, there remain no confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients in Intensive […] Galway Daily …


Young man in hospital after fall from building in city centre

A young man is in a serious condition at University Hospital Galway after falling from a height in the city centre yesterday morning. Emergency services were called to a house near Eyre Square in the early hours of Saturday morning and it is understood that the man fell ‘a number of storeys’, the Irish Mirror […] Galway Daily …


Decline in COVID-19 hospitalisations in Galway

There has been a significant decrease in the number of people hospitalised with COVID-19 in Galway according to the latest HSE figures. The latest data as of 8pm on Wednesday shows just 16 confirmed cases of COVID-19 between UHG and Portiuncula Hospitals, down from 20 the day before. There are 12 confirmed cases at University […] Galway Daily …


Hospitals update: 13 Confirmed Covid cases in Galway hospitals

There are now 13 people in hospital in Galway hospitals, an increase of one since Monday. Twelve confirmed cases are in University Hospital Galway, while there is one patient with Covid at Portiuncula Hospital. There are also three suspected coronavirus cases at UHG – which is three fewer suspected cases than Monday. There are no […] Galway Daily …


‘Clinical Pass’ app helping medical students safely carry out placements

NUI Galway and the Saolta Healthcare Group are rolling out a new app to help medical students safely carry out their hospital placements in the COVID-19 crisis. The “Clinical Pass” smartphone app requires medical students to fill out a COVID-19 registration form each day, with questions relating to their health and wellbeing. If they answer […] …



Galway scientist leading international study on detecting dementia risk

NUIG researcher Dr Emer McGrath has been awarded a Clinician Scientist Fellowship and €655,524 for her research into detecting a person’s risk of of dementia. The Health Research Board’s funding for Dr McGrath will help support  new Academic Consultant Neurologist post based at NUI Galway and UHG, as well as an international study with partners […] …