14 September 2023

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New bereavement room opens at Portiuncula Hospital maternity unit

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New bereavement room opens at Portiuncula Hospital maternity unit

Galway Bay FM newsroom-A new bereavement room has opened at the Maternity Unit at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe.

The Willow Suite has been designed to provide a protected and comfortable space for parents and families who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss.

It’s a single occupancy room overlooking the hospital gardens, with en-suite shower, kitchenette, speakers and oil diffusers.

The hospital says the loss of a baby is an incredibly traumatic event and is one of the most painful experiences that parents could possibly face.

 

 

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