As the fight for better medical services across the Mid-West intensifies, a number of community health campaigns have merged together.
Members of the public contemplating presenting themselves to the emergency department at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) have been asked “to consider all their care options” before doing so.
Five weeks after undergoing a quadruple bypass, an ex local election candidate in Clare was forced to spend three days on a trolley despite experiencing five blackouts in a short period of time.
A bull caused the hospitalisation of one man in Ennis on Thursday morning as he ran along the streets of the county town.
Further frustration has been voiced with the current health offering for Ireland’s population in the Mid-West.
UL Hospitals Group have issued a renewed call for prospective patients to avoid their emergency department as the Dooradoyle facility continues to struggle with overcrowding.
Patients are being advised to avoid presenting themselves to the emergency department of University Hospital Limerick unless “absolutely necessary”.
*Cllr Ann Norton. Photograph: Gary Collins Five years on from bursting onto the political scene in Clare, Cllr Ann Norton has no intentions of leaving public office just yet.
*Marie McMahon. Photograph: John Mangan A North Clare woman has spoke publicly for the first time about the horrifying last days endured by her deceased husband on a trolley at University Hospital Limerick.
*Jennifer Hynes speaking at Sunday’s protest. Photograph: John Mangan An Ennis woman in full-time care who suffers from cerebral palsy, epilepsy and asthma had her phone stolen when admitted to University Hospital Limerick in the past fortnight.