Short term measures introduced to ease Letterkenny General overcrowding

first_img By News Highland – January 13, 2014 Google+ Previous articleAstronaut Chris Hadfield talks of his delight at visiting DonegalNext articleFianna Fail confirm that they will not be supporting budget, Council to collapse for first time in its 118 year history News Highland Twitter WhatsApp Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton In an effort to ease overcrowding at Letterkenny General, patients from the south of the county are being diverted to Sligo General Hospital while GPs have been asked ‘treat people in the community.’This morning, the hospital had 27 people over its bed complement, many of them on trolleys, and some on chairs.The Management’s measures to ease the over-crowding were revealed to the INMO during a meeting with management this morning.Spokesperson Maura Hickey says that while they welcome the short term measures, the problem remains that Letterkenny General does not have enough staff to match demand:[podcast][/podcast] News WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Google+ Facebook Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Short term measures introduced to ease Letterkenny General overcrowding Pinterest Facebook Twitter Pinterest Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this weeklast_img

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