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Launch of Saolta Arts and Health Policy and Strategy

Portiuncula University Hospital Artist in Residence Programme Credit Saolta Arts 2

In November 2019 the Saolta Arts and Health Policy and Strategy was launched. The Soalta Hospital Group is the largest in the country and includes Letterkenny University Hospital, Mayo University Hospital, Merlin Park University Hospital, Portiuncula University Hospital, Roscommon University Hospital, Sligo University Hospital and university Hospital Galway.

Portiuncula University Hospital Artist in Residence Programme Credit Saolta Arts

This policy was based on learnings from a comprehensive programme of exhibitions, events, and public engagement for all members if the hospital community including patients, all medical and nursing practioners, visitors and hospital support staff It is a partnership between Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust, Saolta University Health Care Group, Galway County Council Arts Service, Saolta’s Healthy Ireland Implementation Group, the Patient Experience Committee and the Patient Council.

Offset UHG Post Room Credit Ruby Wallis

Given the diverse nature of the Soalta Hospital Group Creative Ireland identified this as an excellent   model of collaboration and innovation with a national significance for a wider rollout of creative programmes in other hospital groups.

Offset Artwork Credit Saolta Arts

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Offset Artwork 2 Credit Saolta Arts

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