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.
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 […]
18th June 2018
St. Vincent’s University Hospital Wins Two Awards at the Hospital Professional Awards 2018
On the 9th June 2018, St. Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH) were successful in winning two categories at the prestigious Hospital Professional Awards which took place at the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road. SVUH were finalists in five categories and went on to receive the following awards; Excellence in Patient Safety Award 2018 – for the biennial […]
9th May 2018
University College Dublin Opens Ireland’s First Hospital Knowledge Transfer Offices at St. Vincent’s University Hospital
University College Dublin (UCD), in partnership with St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group (SVHG) and The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital (MMUH), recently announced the opening of Ireland’s first in-hospital Knowledge Transfer (KT) Offices. The KT Offices have been established to develop the commercial potential of the research outputs emerging from both hospitals and to extend the reach […]
1st May 2018
National Patient Experience Survey 2018 Now Live
On the 1st May this year, in-patients at SVUH will be invited to participate in the annual National Patient Experience (NPE) Survey which is being run by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) in partnership with the Health Service Executive (HSE) and the Department of Health during the month of May. The NPE Survey […]
5th April 2018
St. Vincent’s University Hospital Health Fair – Tuesday 10th April
Health Fair, 10th April, 1st Floor Atrium, 10.00 to 15.00Next Tuesday, St. Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH) is running a Health Fair providing a great opportunity to learn about many of the services available to; staff, patients and the community. There will be over 30 information stands on display with representation from both hospital departments, such […]
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