UHL

5 Nov

Joe with Simon Harris

Approval for new 60-bed hospital unit

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has welcomed confirmation from Health Minister Simon Harris that work is to get under way on a new €14 million block at University Hospital Limerick with a view to having 60 additional beds available for next winter. “I have raised this issue repeatedly with Minister Harris on the floor […]

5 Oct

Joe Carey TD at the Mid-Western Regional Hospital, Ennis
Photograph by Yvonne Vaughan Photography.

Cabinet to consider new plan to tackle hospital overcrowding

A significant upgrade of surgical facilities at Ennis, Nenagh and St John's hospitals to relieve pressure on University Hospital Limerick (UHL) is to be considered by the cabinet following a Dáil debate on the overcrowding crisis.

16 Sep

Joe Carey TD at the Mid-Western Regional Hospital, Ennis
Photograph by Yvonne Vaughan Photography.

Carey seeks planning reform after hospital extension delayed

A call to have planning applications for major public service projects bypass local authorities and be dealt with directly by An Bord Pleanala has been made by Deputy Joe Carey

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