Scheduled surgeries and outpatient appointments at Ennis Hospital, University Hospital Limerick, Nenagh Hospital, St John’s Hospital and Croom Orthopaedic Hospital have been deferred.
Staff Nurse Rosaline O’Brien this Monday morning became the first healthcare professional in the Mid-West to receive a vaccine against COVID-19.
Face to face and virtual clinics are being held by UL Hospitals Group to address the extensive delays at Ennis Hospital’s diabetes services.
Waiting times for gall stone surgeries announced by UL Hospitals Group are “aspirational rather than factual,” a West Clare councillor has claimed.
A new sixty bed block at University Hospital Limerick opened on Monday while funding for design of a new 96 bed ward has been granted.
A “significant number of staff” at Ennis Hospital and University Hospital Limerick are currently off work and self-isolating following recent outbreaks of COVID-19 while a spokesperson for UL Hospitals Group has refused to specify on how many people are affected.
An intermediate care facility at the University of Limerick has closed earlier than anticipated.
An intermediate care facility which has been established on the campus of the University of Limerick is to be stood down by November.
Elected representatives have stressed that levels of overcrowding cannot be let return to the Mid-West.
An East Clare councillor has encouraged hospitals to let individuals take personal responsibility for their medical records.