A local health activist group has raised €6000 worth of personal protective equipment for nursing homes in the county.
Mid West Hospital Campaign
*Marie McMahon. Photograph: John Mangan Much stricter punishments would be in place were animals treated the way patients attempting to access health care in the Mid-West, a local health activist has claimed.
Recently bereaved children spoke at the appalling treatment endured by their parents in different health facilities on either side of Clare at Monday’s meeting of the Mid-West Health Campaign.
*Noeleen Moran. Members of the public have been left in “a terribly unsafe situation” with such high overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick and University Hospital Galway, organisers of regional campaign group have stated.
Members of the Mid-West Hospital Campaign have claimed management at University Hospital Limerick are trying to mask the problem of overcrowding in the accident and emergency unit by ferrying patients to already packed wards throughout the hospital.
*Micheál Martin with Cllr Cathal Crowe at The Old Ground Hotel. Photograph: John O’Brien Reopening the Accident and Emergency Unit at Ennis General Hospital is not the solution to solving overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has stated.