GALWAY CLINIC EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT 03/04/2020
The current global COVID-19 pandemic is causing major changes and disruptions in the delivery of medical care.
The HSE / Saolta University Health Care Group has recommended that, as part of an overall strategy to optimise the delivery of health care to the region during this current emergency, the Emergency Room in the Galway Clinic should close.
Accordingly, this temporary closure will take effect from 5 pm on today, Friday 3 April 2020 until further notice.
For information about HSE emergency services in your area and updates on the COVID-19 pandemic, please refer to the hse.ie website.
Prof Anthony Cunningham
COVID-19 Emergency Room Patients 16/03/2020
In the interest of public safety and the recent COVID-19 outbreak throughout Ireland the Galway Clinic Emergency Room will now operate on an appointment basis.
We are asking all patients attending the Galway Clinic Emergency Room phone us on 091 785999 and you will be screened via telephone and given a dedicated time to attend the Emergency Room.
Patients who have respiratory symptoms should call their GP for advice.
Patients who fear that they have contracted COVID-19 should phone their GP immediately to arrange testing.
Please DO NOT attend your GP or any public or private Emergency Departments if you have been:
In contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case
Traveled to one of the affected areas
Have any of the following symptoms:
- A Cough
- Shortness of breath
- Breathing difficulties
- High Temperature