About Us


The Research & Education Foundation is a registered charity and limited company set up to support training, education and research in health care in Sligo University Hospital and its catchment area in the HSE North West Area. The Board of the Foundation consists of a number of staff members of Sligo University Hospital. Their efforts are entirely voluntary. Since 1992, the Foundation has worked towards supporting education and research at the hospital. The Foundation is a member of the Medical Research Charities Group (MRCG) and The Wheel.


The Research & Education Foundation is dedicated to the improvement of health and healthcare delivery by promoting the development of a culture of research and education at Sligo University Hospital and in the community served by SUH.


The Research & Education Foundation will work in a sustainable, collaborative and innovative manner to support healthcare research and educational activity in the Sligo Region.  We will facilitate staff development by encouraging research, supporting research funding and providing educational opportunities, as well as the promotion of wellness in our community. Our full strategic plan can be viewed here.   CRA: 20026189