Bereavement room opens in maternity unit of LUH

first_img Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Pinterest By News Highland – January 24, 2019 Facebook Pinterest Google+ Evelyn Smith, (second from right) Head of midwifery at Letterkenny University Hospital pictured with staff at the opening if the Bereavement room. (North West Newspix)A new bereavement room has been opened in the maternity unit of Letterkenny University Hospital.The room will be known as the Butterfly Room, inspired by Féileacáin, the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Association of Ireland.The Butterfly Room at Letterkenny University Hospital has been designed for bereaved parents and their families.It is a private, spacious and soundproof area which will allow parents quiet time to spend with their baby and loved ones, while still receiving support and assistance from staff.Director of Midwifery, Evelyn Smith says the significance of this new development is to offer some small comfort to families whose baby has died before or shortly after birth.The room has been funded by HSE and Féileacáin, a double bed has also been donated by the parents of Beth Hope in her memory. Twitter WhatsApp Facebook Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic DL Debate – 24/05/21 Bereavement room opens in maternity unit of LUH Homepage BannerNews Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Previous articlePossible increase to Muff-Buncrana bus serviceNext articleCEO of Udaras clarifies details over empty units News Highland Harps come back to win in Waterford WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th last_img read more