New Relatives’ Room for Daisy Hill Hospital

Posted by
info@newrytimes.com
Friday, October 26th, 2018
Community

Thanks to generosity from the Friends of Daisy Hill Hospital, a new relatives’ room has been opened on the fifth floor of Daisy Hill Hospital.

The Meadows Room, which is on the Medical floor of the hospital, offers a comfortable, private space for staff to discuss a diagnosis with carers or for families who have been bereaved.

 

 

The Friends of Daisy Hill Hospital have been fundraising for 58 years and during this time have donated thousands of pounds towards improvements and equipment throughout the hospital.

Welcoming the opening of the new room, Kay Carroll, Head of Service for Medicine for the Southern Health and Social Care Trust said, “We aim to support families as best we can when discussing a prognosis or sharing news that their loved one has passed away. 

 

 

“The Meadows Room now offers a private space for families to take some time out, away from the clinical environment of the ward.

“We sincerely thank the Friends of Daisy Hill for helping us to create such a lovely, tranquil environment.

 

 

“The comfortable furniture, beautiful artwork and great view, will offer a welcome escape during a difficult time.

Kay added, “On behalf of all our staff throughout the Trust, we would like to pay tribute to the Friends for their tireless commitment to improving the experience of patients and families during their time at Daisy Hill.” 

 

 


Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Comments are closed

-->

This website does not share personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies. You can turn off the use of cookies at anytime by changing your specific browser settings.

We are not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission. This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on 16/01/2017. If you have any questions feel free to contact Newry Times by emailing editor@newrytimes.com

Log in