HSE officials are said to be considering the expansion of services provided at Ennis 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”.
Ennis General Hospital has a long-standing tumultuous relationship with the people living within its vast catchment area.
Day surgeries have resumed at Ennis General Hospital.
Resumption of services is “the biggest challenge” for health services in the Mid-West while planning permission has been granted for a new injury unit at Ennis General Hospital.
Mid-West Hospital Campaign have vowed to hold “major demonstrations” if overcrowding levels return at University Hospital Limerick.
CONSULTANT Physician at Ennis Hospital Tom Peirce says that “we were very fortunate at Ennis Hospital” in the overall context of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Household Attendant at Ennis General Hospital Florence Kelly has revealed that living in the “here and now” helped her to cope with the anxiety of working on the front line during the Covid-19 crisis.
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.
Ward Clerk Marian Reidy has said she found it difficult to enforce the no visitors policy at Ennis General Hospital during the Covid-19 restrictions.