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20 Jan

New day surgery hub will cut waiting times for Clare patients

A DAY surgery hub will cut waiting times for hundreds of Clare people undergoing high volume procedures such as urology, ear, nose and throat, orthopaedic, gynaecology, vascular and general surgery. Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey says that Limerick’s inclusion among five locations for the new surgery hubs will significantly reduce waiting lists for day  procedures […]

9 Jan

Carey seeks expanded role for Ennis in solving hospitals crisis 

A NEW strategy allowing ambulances responding to 112/999 calls to bring non-urgent cases to Ennis General Hospital has been welcomed as a positive development by Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey. Since 2009, University Hospital Limerick, which is designated as a model 4 hospital, has provided the only 24-hour emergency department service for a population of […]