*Photograph: John Mangan A “major protest” is to take place on February 1st with the demand of getting better healthcare in the Mid-West.
Visiting has been banned at University Hospital Limerick until further notice as the hospital continues to manage high volumes of patients with influenza on the day recorded as the worst ever for overcrowding in Irish hospitals.
*Pictured at the library in the Clinical Education and Research Centre, UHL, with were Dara Walsh, Prof John Calvin Coffey and UL GEMS third year medical students Olwyn Conlon, Ross Book and Sophie Sabherwal. A pioneering surgeon and medical illustrator based at University Hospital Limerick are among the contributors to the first edition of Gray’s…
Ambulance turnaround times need to speed up at University Hospital Limerick, one Clare General Election candidate has stated.
*Cllr Mary Howard. Photograph: Gary Collins Politicians in Clare have hit out at “unacceptable staff shortages” at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) when it comes to diabetic services.
Staff at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) are investigating the outbreak of norovirus on one ward and it has prompted the decision to introduce visitor restrictions.
Minister for Health, Simon Harris has been written to by Clare County Council asking that GPs be given the power to refer patients to facilities in the private sector due to ongoing overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick.
A number of elective surgeries at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) have been cancelled with increased ward rounds conducted to transfer and discharge patients as staff attempt to cope with record overcrowding.
*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.
A West Clare woman has outlined the dilemma she is faced with should her elderly mother get seriously ill once again.