31 Jan

Carey calls for Mid West surgery hub to be based at Ennis Hospital

CLARE Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has asked Health Minister Stephen Donnelly to locate a proposed surgical hub for the Mid-West Region at Ennis General Hospital.  Limerick was initially proposed as one of five locations for a suite of fully staffed and equipped operating theatres either in new modular buildings or retrofitted commercial/retail centres. “The […]

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 […]