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Galway University Hospital receive their new Shimadzu Dart EFX

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Galway University Hospitals, comprising of University Hospital Galway (UHG) and Merlin Park University Hospital (MPUH), provide a comprehensive range of services to emergency and elective patients on an inpatient, outpatient and day care basis across the two sites.

GUH play a leadership role in acute service delivery providing regional services for a wide range of specialities and is also a designated supra regional centre for cancer and cardiac services serving a catchment area in the region of one million people along the West from Donegal to Tipperary North.

GUH is a Model 4 hospital providing 24/7 acute surgery, acute medicine, and critical care and is recognised for Higher Medical Training in all specialities.


Susan Coyle Radiology Services Manager in GUH commented

“We are delighted to have taken delivery of our new Shimadzu Mobile EFX DaRt from HSL (Hospital Services Ltd) This system will make a massive difference within our hospital in term of image quality, reduced dose and higher patient throughput. The system will be predominantly based in the ICU unit where we will now have the ability to acquire Digital images within 2 seconds. This is a fantastic advantage compared to our older systems as the Consultants can view the images at the bedside if needed. This system is also wireless so the images can be sent straight to PAC once they have been taken. With the complex nature of patients in ICU the fact that we now have a Wireless DR detector means that there will be less patient movement which is always positive.”


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Aileen Codd – Senior Radiographer

Gavin O’ Gara -Radiographer

Sinead Larkin – Radiographer

Kieran White – Radiographer

Eileen Kelly- Radiography Services Manager 1

Susan Coyle- Radiography Services Manager 2

Michael Leonard-  Territory Manager Hospital Services Ltd

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