HSE officials are said to be considering the expansion of services provided at Ennis Hospital.
Ennis General Hospital
All elective surgeries scheduled to take place at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) have been cancelled for the remainder of the week as the hospital deals with “significant capacity challenges”.
Patient birthdays have not been forgotten in Ennis General Hospital despite COVID-19 with the catering staff within the hospital recognising the importance of such an occasion while visitor bans remain in place.
Nurses at Ennis General Hospital have said they now appreciate living in the moment more following the heroic efforts on the frontline during the current global pandemic having lived through the fear or bringing the virus home to their families.
A WOMAN who began life as a doctor in Ireland just two months before the first case of Covid-19 was diagnosed in the country says working in Ennis Hospital in the midst of a global pandemic has created added stress due her having a young family at home.