Limerick Hospital Halts Operations for Sometime

.

Limerick Hospital Halts Operations for Sometime

Big number of patients at the emergency department of the Mid West Regional Hospital in Limerick forced the authorities to temporarily cancel its procedures and operational activities.

Reports are confirming that Limerick hospital was forced to halt its operational activities due to the rush of big population of patients, both emergency cases and even non-urgent cases, in the emergency department of the hospital.

Seeing such severe situation in the hospital's emergency department yesterday, the Health Service Executive said in his recent revealed statement that non-urgent cases rather than visiting the emergency department must visit their GPs as this will not create any trouble for the hospital authorities and its patients too.

The HSE's statements further cleared that despite discharging numerous patients healthily from the hospital, it became very tough for the hospital staff to immediately accommodate the rise in the number of emergency attendances at the hospital (36 patients were yesterday evening waiting on trolleys to get their treatment).

Though by the evening, the situation improved slightly, the hospital staff had to halt their operations for time being to efficiently attend all the patients.

"We very much regret the inevitable delay and inconvenience but dealing with the situation in the Emergency Department must take priority", the hospital's Chief Executive Ms. Ann Doherty said.


Latest News

Biggest Daily Climb Noted in the Oil Markets in Past Six Years
According to Sources Marchionne to Take over as Both CEO and Chairman of Ferrari
Consumer Spending and Inflation Drops in Japan Adding Pressure on Policymakers
Patterson Companies, Inc reports $29.7 million First Quarter Profit
Gap Announced by Beginning of Next year It will Phase Out On-Call Scheduling
Next Month Amazon Plans to Launch Its Video Streaming Service Tailored for Custo
Burger King Proposes to Create McWhopper with McDonald
Schlumberger Acquiring Cameron in a Cash and Stock Deal
Former J.P. Morgan Analyst Indicted on Federal Charges for Insider Trading
US President Barack Obama Flies to the Nevada Desert to Support the Growth of So
Public Service Commission Approves Ownership Transfer of Wind Project to Xcel En
Crude Oil Prices Firm but Close to Six Year Low; Asian Stocks Continue to Slide