As one of Ireland’s largest academic and teaching hospitals we host many conferences, seminars and events for our health professionals and staff. Keep up to date with our latest press releases and hospital news stories here.
13th March 2019
1 in 3 cases of delirium are misdiagnosed worldwide
“Misdiagnosed delirium is leading to poorer outcomes for patients, longer stays in hospital, malnutrition and higher risk of death.” said Dr. Rosa McNamara, Consultant in Emergency Medicine (specialising in care for the elderly), from St. Vincent’s University Hospital – at the launch of the hospital’s education day for World Delirium Awareness Day (Wednesday, March 13th). […]
6th March 2019
GP Study Day – Saturday 9th March 2019
Hear the latest on robotic surgery from Consultant Urologist, Mr. Barry Maguire, take part in a number of workshops throughout the day with specialists in cardiology, infectious diseases, nephrology and more. This Saturday over 100 GPs will attend the annual GP Study Day at St. Vincent’s University Hospital. Download a copy of the full programme […]
3rd March 2019
Visit our Health Fair on Tuesday 5th March – open to all patients, visitors and local community
Want to get your BMI and blood pressure checked? Get some handy nutrition tips or take part in a push-up challenge? St. Vincent’s University Hospital is holding a Health Fair on 5th March 2019 for all patients, staff, visitors and local community Over 30 exhibitors will be providing health advice, health tests and health challenges […]
8th February 2019
Frailty is a condition we can live with and manage – but bed rest is not the answer
“Frailty needs to be recognised and treated as a long-term condition, which can be managed – but we need to arm ourselves with a better understanding and the language to treat it effectively” said Dr. Diarmuid O’Shea, Consultant Geriatrician, St. Vincent’s University Hospital at the opening of ‘The Dynamics of Quality Care in Older People’ the […]
10th January 2019
Keen to stop smoking?
We're offering free six week stop smoking courses. Open to all smokers from 7th January to 11th February 2019 every Monday from 5.30pm - 7.00pm at St. Vincent's University Hospital
5th December 2018
Congratulations to the class of 2018!
The largest graduation ceremony of nurses in the country took place this week as 83 nursing students from St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group received their official nursing badges in The Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin. This year the majority (almost 80%) of these graduates will be staying in Ireland and taking up positions across the three hospitals: St. Vincent’s University Hospital, St. Vincent’s Private Hospital at Elm Park, Dublin 4 and St. Michael’s Hospital in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.
29th November 2018
Over nine in ten hip fracture patients in St. Vincent’s University Hospital receive surgery within 48 hours of emergency admission. Hospital performs well above the national average for treatment of hip fractures – says latest report.
Over nine in ten hip fracture patients at St. Vincent’s University Hospital received surgery within 48 hours of emergency admission. Hospital performs well above the national average for treatment of hip fractures A multi-disciplinary team, trained ambulance crew who ring ahead, 7 day theatre access and regular team meetings are just some of the ingredients […]
22nd November 2018
St. Vincent’s University Hospital’s ‘Working Backs’ programme helps staff manage back pain and reduce absenteeism.
The Occupational Health Department and the Physiotherapy Department at St. Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH) have won the ‘People’ category award for their Working Backs Programme, at a special awards ceremony in The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, No. 6 Kildare Street hosted by the National Treasury Management Agency / States Claims Agency.at Enterprise Risk Network Recognition Awards 2018
14th November 2018
Expand your NETwork campaign launched to increase awareness of slow growing cancers
Leading NETs consultants from National Centre for Neuroendocrine Tumours at St. Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH) support launch of the new campaign “Expand Your NETwork” to help raise awareness of NETs. The campaign aims to raise awareness of this group of rare slow growing cancers and will focus on real stories told by people living with […]
26th October 2018
“So you want to be a doctor?” Hospital’s transition year programme attracts over 100 students from Dublin schools
Over 100 students from schools around Dublin spent the week in St. Vincent’s University Hospital as part of their Transition Year programme. Students were given the opportunity to sit in on a number of different talks, hear from consultants and surgeons in different specialties, ask questions and find out what it takes to work in […]
27th August 2018
SVUH Achieves Gold Standard for Endoscopy Services with JAG Re-accreditation
On the 25th April 2018, St. Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH) Endoscopy Unit, were successful in achieving their JAG (Joint Advisory Group) Accreditation Assessment. JAG accreditation is a formal recognition that our Endoscopy Service had demonstrated that it was competent to deliver against the criteria set out in the JAG standards. The JAG Accreditation Scheme was […]
18th June 2018
St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group (SVHG) UCD Translational Medicine Symposium
Friday 8th June marked the St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group (SVHG) UCD Translational Medicine Symposium which took place at the Research Centre in St. Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH). This one day, CPD accredited Symposium covered an impressive array of expert clinical speakers on medical research innovations ranging from; colorectal cancer, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid Arthritis and on […]
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