Hospital Group: Saolta University Health Care Group
There are 5 public car parks on site. For the best value parking rates at University Hospital Galway, pre-book your parking on-line. This option is suitable for visitors who require flexible tickets to allow multiple entries or exits for a day or week. Click here for more details and to pre-book.
Information for visitors
Visiting times are:
Please do not visit a patient in the hospital if you are feeling unwell. If you have symptoms like a sore throat, cough, temperature, shortness of breath or please do not visit the hospital to help keep vulnerable patients safe.
Important information- there is limited visits in outbreak wards.
If the hospital is managing an infectious outbreak on a ward then access to visitors will be limited to protect patients and visitors.
Visitors need to follow public health guidance and use hand sanitiser regularly during their visit to the hospital. Face masks are available throughout the hospital.
Nominated support partners can visit between 9am and 8pm.
The hospital is served by many bus routes.
Plan your journey here: https://www.transportforireland.ie/
The Market Kitchen restaurant is located at the Nurses Home and is open Monday to Friday, 8am to 3pm.
An ATM is located in the main foyer of UHG.
Free public wifi is available in certain areas of the hospital.
A Chaplaincy Service is available to all patients.
Patient Advocacy Liaison Service (PALS)
Patient Advocacy Liaison Services are available at Galway University Hospitals. Phone the hospital on 091 524 544 or ask any member of staff if you wish to speak with a PALS officer.
Patients should phone the number on the back of their invoice to make a payment.
All our hospitals are smoke-free campuses. Smoking is not allowed throughout the hospital and the hospital grounds.
Supports available to give up smoking
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