Operating theatres closed

Operating theatres closed

first_imgLinkedin TAGSChristmasday wardsoperationssuspendeduniversity hospital limerick Numbers of Limerick hospital group staff sidelined by COVID-19 reduces by 162 in past 7 days RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Email WhatsApp Facebook NewsOperating theatres closedBy Bernie English – November 26, 2016 754 Twitter Previous articleUL is facing the chop!Next articleJan zones in on soaring rents Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. center_img University Hospital Limerick Christmas Gift appeal for children in Direct Provision Print Advertisement [email protected] Hospital Limerick.UL HOSPITALS Group has confirmed that all day procedures will be suspended for two weeks over the Christmas period at the four acute hospitals in the region.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up From December 23 to January 9, operating theatres in University Hospital Limerick (UHL), Ennis, Nenagh and Croom hospitals will be closed for elective surgery.The hospital group said that this is “traditionally a time of year when a high rate of patients request to postpone their planned surgery”. As a result, the day surgical wards in those hospitals will also close.“These closures have been planned months in advance and no patients were scheduled to have their surgery during this time. UHL will continue to operate an emergency theatre to manage any emergency or unplanned surgery.  64 patients waiting for beds in UHL Management at most overcrowded and most COVID-hit hospital apologise to patients ‘waiting over 100 hours’ for a bed Updated statement on service disruptions UL Hospitals Group 53 patients waiting for beds at UHL last_img

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