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Village funds new family room for UHG cancer wing

Wednesday, 12th July, 2017 10:20am
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Village funds new family room for UHG cancer wing

The opening of the new Foxhall Room at UHG.jpg

Village funds new family room for UHG cancer wing

The opening of the new Foxhall Room at UHG.jpg

A SMALL North Galway village has funded a much-needed ‘family room’ in the new cancer treatment wing of University Hospital Galway.
The Family Room, the first of its kind in the hospital, will create what is being described as a “haven of comfort and privacy” where the families  of cancer patients will be able to rest, relax, meet friends and medical staff and if necessary stay overnight. And it has been funded by the Foxhall Great Tractor Run.
Up to now family members and relatives of patients receiving treatment at UHG have often had to spend days and nights sitting on chairs in busy, crowded wards, where there was little or no privacy, or walking the corridors of the hospital.
But that all changed last week with the opening of the Foxhall Family Room in the new state of the art Claddagh Ward on the hospital’s third floor.
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