An adverse impact of services across UL Hospitals Group including Ennis Hospital continues due to the ransomware attack on the IT systems of the HSE.
UL Hospitals Group
LONG delays are expected for patients attending services across UL Hospitals Group this Friday as a result of a serious ransomware attack on HSE IT systems but the operation of the Clare vaccination centre at Treacys West County Hotel remains unaffected.
Restrictions on access to University Maternity Hospital Limerick (UMHL) are to gradually decrease as local transmission of COVID-19 decreases and the vaccination programme rolls out across the Mid-West.
Overcrowding at the region’s main hospital has not gone away despite the onset of a pandemic, a Barefield representative has flagged while up to 90 percent of patients have been waiting for over a year for scheduled care which is causing anxiety within the county.
A South Clare councillor has called on the HSE to put in place necessary support to ensure general practitioners are not put under undue pressure when it comes to the administering of the COVID-19 vaccine.