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Kevin Dundon’s cookery demonstration

Kevin Dundon’s cookery demonstration

Kevin Dundon's cookery demonstration in the Clanree Hotel, Letterkenny, 12th September 2018 in aid of the Friends of LUH & Conwal Parish Church. Celebrity Chef Kevin Dundon's cookery demonstration was held in the Clanree Hotel, Letterkenny on...

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BizzPrint sponsors Friends Bus to Dublin

BizzPrint sponsors Friends Bus to Dublin

BizzPrint sponsors Friends of LUH bus to Dublin Paddy Campbell, proprietor of BizzPrint, Port Road, Letterkenny presents Peter Cutliffe, Chairman of The Friends of Letterkenny University Hospital with a cheque for €1,000 as sonsorship for the Friends bus...

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New CT Scanner delivered

New CT Scanner delivered

New CT Scanner delivered The Friends of LUH are delighted to announce the delivery and commissioning of a new CT Scanner. The new CT scanner is now fully functional since Monday, 26th February 2018. Chairman of the Friends, Mr Peter Cutliffe thanked all those who...

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25 Years Celebrations

25 Years Celebrations

25 Year Celebrations The Friends Function to mark the 25TH anniversary of the Friends of Letterkenny University Hospital – 21st December 2017 The Friends of Letterkenny University Hospital (LUH) celebrate their 25 years in existence this year. A function took place in...

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EBUS (Endo Bronchial Ultrasound) machine

EBUS (Endo Bronchial Ultrasound) machine

The EBUS (Endo Bronchial Ultrasound) for the Respiratory Medicine Department is currently under order from Olympus, expected delivery date in early December 2019. Once this equipment is delivered and commissioned, the Friends will engage with hospital management around the next major fund-raising project. with a particular emphasis on new service development. EBUS will be used by the Consultant Respiratory Physicians in the hospital to assist them in the earlier diagnosis of serious respiratory disease, such as lung cancer. There is much research to show that the earlier that lung cancer can be diagnosed, the quicker medical intervention can be initiated, the better the outcomes in relation to survival and cure rates.

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This voluntary organisation, which was granted charitable status in 1995, has been responsible for raising in excess of €7 million from membership fees, donations, church gate collections and various fund-raising events throughout the North West since 1992.

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Letterkenny University Hospital,
Letterkenny,
County Donegal,
Ireland
Tel: (074)91 04466
GPS: 54.955839,-7.734279